Archive for January, 2011

Might be a little outta my price range.

Thinking of Getting a Model Rocket

January 31, 2011 | Comments (4)

When I was a kid I remember building and launching a couple of model rockets with my little brother.  So now 25 years later I think my two girls might have fun doing it.  Something with a camera would be pretty cool.  They were out of our price range back in the 80′s and were […]

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What's the hold up?

When is Diablo 3 Coming Out? Poll

January 31, 2011 | Comments (0)

What’s the hold up? Is this another Duke Nukem Forever disaster? Blizzard’s Official FAQ lists the release date as “Too early to say”.  My Godly Plate of the Whale is getting rusty waiting on this one. When do you think it’s coming out? QuestionsView Results

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Resistance is Futile

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Jeri Ryan

January 30, 2011 | Comments (6)

You probably recognize her most for her role as 7 of 9, the outrageously-attractive ex-Borg of Voyager. Perhaps you know her as Ronnie Cooke on Boston Public. Or maybe you half-remember the scandalous particulars of her divorce from former Senate candidate Jack Ryan. No matter how she caught your attention, Jeri Ryan is a force […]

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This has never happened before

The Ten Worst Cliches of Fantasy and Sci-Fi

January 18, 2011 | Comments (3)

While it is true there is nothing new under the sun and that there are only seven stories in the world, some plot elements are over-used so often that the mere mention of them in a new piece of fiction is anathema. Whether you’re a budding writer, avid reader, or a film aficionado, here are […]

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Star Wars Swag: R2D2 Edition

Star Wars Swag: R2D2 Edition

January 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

The world’s most-beloved beeping trash can has been the subject of everything from t-shirts to lunch boxes ever since the first movie premiered on May 25th, 1977. Inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame in 2003, Artoo and his robotic life-partner C3PO have appeared on Sesame Street, on USPS boxes, and were the co-hosts of […]

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Pac Man Oven Mitt

The Geekly Gourmet: Cookie Edition

January 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

Searching for some nerd-o-rific nibbling ideas for your next all-night sci-fi marathon? Look no further. Here are some amazing, simple cookie ideas for the next Black Ops tournament or coding session. With Valentine’s Day looming next month, it’s also a good idea to order now and perfect your technique if you plan to make some […]

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