Geek Issues #1 : Fans Hating on Fandoms

Don’t be a jerk It’s human nature to have differing opinions, yet how we handle those differences make the difference between being  jerks or geeks, and yes i do not believe jerks can be true geeks, where is the brotherly/sisterly Geek bond when we tear people apart for enjoying a show/game we no longer enjoy? move along.. its healthy! I can feel your anger.. Just look at the reddits for The Walking Dead,Fear the Walking Dead,Star Wars,Almost every MMO ever

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Fear the Walking Dead : Yes yes, no no

Yes people are over reacting. You have probably heard how Fear the Walking dead had been destroyed by Gimple and his changes, and honestly.. that is simply not true, since day one FTWD has been a pretty good show with a few high and low points, Season 4 is very different to prior series but is no better or worse for it, it is simply Fear the Walking Dead being Fear the Walking Dead. Yes Madison was a strong character. Madison was

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Lost in Space: Original Series – Sci Fi of the 60s

Quick Change of Premise, From Thrilling to Silly. The ominous music, the sinister scowl, the heavy dark eye liner, Dr Smith was a crazed manic clearly in the pocket of the Russians!, he would stop at nothing, yes even murder of children to accomplish his wicked communist masters evil goals! GASP he has rigged the robot to kill them all, is there no end to this mans treachery? they will be slain in their ship the Jupiter 2 and the

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Lost Lores of the 1990s : Escape from Jupiter.

To be young again. Young adult Sci Fi, the domain of plucky kids who somehow know more than adults about.. well about everything! Escape from Jupiter was very much part of this trend, the show while poorly made by today’s CGI standards was very good for its day, in 1994 tv shows made for children had no where near this level of costuming and special effects, and while the story was very much streamlined for children, it wasn’t actually bad,

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1# Idiots Guide to BattleStar Galactica

Space Mormons for the Win. Battlestar Galactia is a rather bizzare mix of Mormon theology and Star Wars (1977)  on the outside that sounds like a recipe for disaster, but its frankly not that bad, the main plot is 12 tribes/planets of  mankind seek out earth after an evil empire destroys their democratic goverment. (sound familiar?) . The series is full of angels, God, satan like characters, supernatural force like powers, Han Solo rip off (Starbuck), Luke Skywalker wanna be

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#3 Idiots Guide to Star Wars : Jedi, Dark Jedi and Sith.. Oh my!

The Path of Light. We are told in 1977’s A new hope that the Jedi have been guardians of the old republic for a 1000 generations before the rise of the Empire, which brought about a Jedi purge, Purges while devastating were not new, Jedi purges had happened several times in the past, the most noticeable of these occurred several years after the end of Darth Malak’s war against the Jedi, the Sith Triumvirate hunted the Jedi Order to extinction. by

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#2 Idiots Guide to Star Wars: What is the Force?

The Force has evolved. The way the Saga has portrayed the Force over the years has changed a lot, from a mashup of Christianity and Buddhism in the original trilogy, to.. I have no idea what to call the plot nightmare which was Midichlorians mixed with Anakin being a Christ figure that filled the prequel trilogy, from strong Taoist and New Age themes in some of the 90’s legends books to the Judeo-Christian themes of the new Jedi Order and

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#1 Idiots Guide to Star Wars: The Basics

A long, long time ago… The year was 1977, america was at a point of great change, the disco ruled and bell bottoms were radical.. it was a time of big hair and short skirts.. a time of galactic upheaval star wars was born, a classic tale of an Evil Lords (Darth Vader), a peasant boy (Luke Skywalker) a Wizard (Jedi Knight Obiwan Kenobi), a Beautiful Princess (Princess Leia), A charming rogue (Han Solo), his trusty steed (Millennium Falcon), fantastical

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1# Idiots Guide to Star Trek: The Original Series.

Boldly going where no man has gone before. Star Trek a series about a group of middle aged men who spend most of their life looking dramatically at each other while speaking in SciFiesque nerd speak, the concept of the show is a exploration vessel going deep into the unknown of space on b 5 year mission of discovery, along the way they run into plenty of adventure.. adventure normally taking the form of scantily clad alien women or enemy

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1# Idiots Guide to World of Warcraft: The Basics

To sum up World of Warcraft in a single post would be like summing up the history of America on a postcard, its simply too vast for a single entry, and so begins our series on World of Warcraft, this will be at first a once a month series, but depending on feedback may move to a weekly schedule. The Basics Azeroth is the world in which all of Wow takes place, and while there are several smaller and unaligned

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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.

Whats Happening? The forces of good and evil are moving their armies into place for the final battles of the age, the Kingdom of Gondor flounders under the stewardship of Denethor II, who does not wish to lose what little of Gondor remains, already many former holdings of the Kingdom lie in ruin, occupied by the forces of Mordor, a fact which does little to aid the Stewards poor mental state. Driven insane by the Palantíri, a forbidden and magical

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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Whats Happening? Lord of the Rings the Two Towers is one of the most important entries in The Lord of the Rings Lore, it contains some of the most epic battles to be seen in the Lore, as well as introducing one of the central factions that contributes to the the ending of The Third Age, that’s right, I am talking about the kingdom of Rohan led by King Theodin, a faction which consists almost entirely of mulleted men riding horses,

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