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Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.

How a Brooklyn Artist Followed His Passion and Became a Success
SonofaSaint's art is distinctive, raw, and genuine—and that’s in no small part thanks to the distinctive, raw, genuine creativity of Angel Manuel Lopez, the genius behind the canvas.
Wade Stewart5 days ago
Starcraft: The Board Game at 10
StarCraft: The Board Game would have reached its 10th birthday this year if it wasn’t for its untimely death in 2011. In its four-year lifespan, the candle burned twice as bright with a Brood Wars exp...
Disney Gets Ready to Stream the Magic Kingdom
Technology has blown a hole in the traditional entertainment business model. That’s been true for some time — at least since 2007 when Netflix vastly reduced its position in the DVD rental business an...
Maurice Bernier6 days ago
Whatever Happened to My TV?
Times are a changing, folks. What once was no longer is. Go to your closet. Put on that shirt, if it has not been thrown away, from 10 years ago. If it is loose, you’re very lucky. If not, I understan...
Grace Lynch15 days ago
Disney's 'Weird' Period
Disney has been bringing animated and live action films to our screens for years and whilst I am a huge Disney fan I find that most of these films fall into the same cookie cutter category. Disney fou...
Jacob Elyachar16 days ago
Voiceover and Casting Director Andrea Romano Retires
Multiple pop culture news websites such as Comic Book Resources, IGN, and Newsarama have confirmed that after 33 years of bringing some of the most iconic pop culture characters to life, voice over an...
Paul Levinson17 days ago
Review of Game of Thrones 7.3
A conversation for the ages between Jon and Daenerys on Game of Thrones 7.3 last night, with each not giving an inch, dignified and persuasive, and in the end, Daenerys agreeing more or less to help i...
Gracia Emedi18 days ago
How To Be Like Kim Kardashian
Since 2007 all we have been doing is keeping up with the Kardashians. From what they wear, what they eat, how much weight they’ve gained, who they’re dating, and of course, what they’re wearing. They ...
Sean Bw Parker21 days ago
Hey Duckface Selfie, Whatever Happened to the Weird?
In the same way that the pejorative "gay" continues to mean effeminate, non-realistic, or light from some mouths, "weird" has long meant non-mainstream and possibly threatening. When David Bowie’s Zig...
Jacob Elyachar21 days ago
Previewing "Once Upon A Time: Season Seven"
Once Upon a Time (OUAT) is casting a different spell for its seventh season. Over the past few weeks, show creators Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis crucial information regarding the latest installment...
Candace Reid22 days ago
My Love and Hate Relationship With Netflix
It all starts out innocently enough. We get lured into streaming an endless amount of shows for a sliver of the cost of cable or satellite TV. I was on board with Netflix since the good old days of ac...
Kate Quinna month ago
Johnny Depp: A True Artist and Humanitarian
NOTE: This is largely an opinion piece based on research garnered through study of Johnny Depp's career and the recent scandals surrounding him. Sources for much of the information relayed are cited i...
Jacob Elyachara month ago
Stan Lee, 'Game of Thrones,' & 'The Defenders' Grab the SDCC Spotlight
Friday, July 21 is day two of the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC)! Have a craving for panels? GEEKS has picked out the must-see panels that all SDCC should have in their planners.
The Birth of a Commotion
It wasn’t exactly the shot heard ‘round the world, and it didn’t need to be; it was the press release sent and resent around the Twitterverse. On July 19, HBO announced some of its post-Game of Throne...
Jae Calcutta month ago
The Inescapable Imbalance
Spider-Man was a fun film. I mentioned in my review of it however that there is a flatness, a not-quite-there-ness about the whole affair. Wrapped in the hype of the Marvel Cinematic Universe I wonder...
Sophie Wilksa month ago
Are Werewolf/Vampire Books Worth Writing?
Remus And Sirius in Harry Potter. Sam, Grace, and Cole in Shiver. Luke Graymark in The Mortal Instruments. All brilliant examples of werewolves in books (ones I’ve read anyway). Oh! And don’t forget J...
Jacob Elyachara month ago
Barrowman, Johns, Kirkman & Simone; Highlights Day One of SDCC
The 2017 San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is finally here! Hundreds of thousands of pop culture aficionados are expected to congregate to San Diego to celebrate the best of comics, movies, television, and a...
Anecia Lewisa month ago
Even the Vampire Queen Battles Insecurity
Insecurity has plagued every single one of us in some shape or form. Sometimes it's because we beat ourselves up and at other times, it's because of external forces; i.e: people we may know or hardly ...