The future ain’t what it used to be…

The future ain’t what it used to be…

Oblivion (noun): 1) The state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening. 2) The state of sometimes being Tom Cruise in a science fiction landscape. 3) One of those Elder Scrolls games that makes throwing a twenty-sided dice seem a little obsolete. For me, Oblivion was the Sunday night…

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SIX OF THE BEST… gaming strategies my kid uses

SIX OF THE BEST… gaming strategies my kid uses

My daughter, who is now seven, started playing tabletop and card games with me at age four by taking away my phone while I was playing Settlers of Catan and trying to figure it out. Two years later, I taught her the “official” rules of the game, and about a year ago she beat me for…

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10 Things Back To The Future part II promised for 2015… And how to get them

10 Things Back To The Future part II promised for 2015… And how to get them

Ah, Back To The Future part II. It seems like forever since it came out, the smartest film in the trilogy and the one that’s divided the fans. It also divided the timeline, with an alternate 1985 (two, technically, since the one at the start is the alternate one Marty created at the end of…

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SIX OF THE BEST… casual games to distract you while someone else takes over the world

SIX OF THE BEST… casual games to distract you while someone else takes over the world

I spent about half an hour trying to come up with a shorter title for this piece, but let’s be honest, doesn’t a long title really make you wonder what the article is about? Especially since people don’t even bother to read past the headline anymore? Don’t believe me? How…

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Book Review: Flagg by Stephen King

Book Review: Flagg by Stephen King

(Hodder & Stoughton, 1414 pages hardcover) The light grew dim, the diner’s neon sign becoming a beacon to all the travelers who passed by. The parking lot filled slowly, a collection of old junkers, cars and trucks covered with the dust and dirt of their travels, many with smears on…

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SIX OF THE BEST… things to put in your con bag

SIX OF THE BEST… things to put in your con bag

Geeks love conventions. Well, most geeks do; if you have major social anxiety issues, you may not love them so much. And, to be fair, I don’t love it when they get really crowded, which is why I simply cannot go to DragonCon even though I live just outside Atlanta. I’m going to two…

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When Social Groups Collide: Trust, Relationships, and Real Names

When Social Groups Collide: Trust, Relationships, and Real Names

Recently, a friend in one of my social groups (call it Group A) told us that he and his partner are leaving the state and traveling to Far, Far Away so that he can become gainfully employed in his primary field of expertise. We were of course quite sad to see them go, and the appropriate words…

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*slow clap*
midtowncomics:

Patton Oswalt has been cast as Agent Koenig on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

*slow clap*

midtowncomics:

Patton Oswalt has been cast as Agent Koenig on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

The votes are in. We NEEDS this.

geekygeekweek:

Doctor Who TARDIS LEGO Set Up For Voting

This is the Doctor Who TARDIS LEGO set currently up for voting on the LEGO Cuuso website
You guys should check the site and vote cuz this set looks awesome!

(Source: geekologie.com)

We’re going to go with… NO!

popculturebrain:

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