The Grown-Up Geek

October 3rd, 2015
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It's one of history's greatest rivalries. Just like Edison vs. Tesla, Coke vs. Pepsi, and McDonald's vs. Burger King, the super hero universes created by Marvel and DC have been battling for geek marketshare for decades. However, while the...
July 31st, 2015
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In 1993, Steven Spielberg set the world's imagination on fire with the debut of a little film called Jurassic Park. The idea that one day the scientific community could resurrect the behemoth dinosaurs of millions of years ago seemed so far-fetched...
July 5th, 2015
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This week has been full of announcements big and small all across geekdom, so let's get the ball rolling! Politics Presidential Candidate Channels Inner Simpson in Odd BuzzFeed Video There are a lot of different things that Ted Cruz,...
July 3rd, 2015
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Recently, well-known actress Zoë Saldana, appeared on PBS' long-running The Tavis Smiley Show. The show is featured both on PBS and on NPR and features various famous entertainers, and other people-of-note, sharing poignant conversation about...
June 24th, 2015
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Since the premiere of his half-hour comedy news-show Last Week Tonight on HBO last year, John Oliver's reputation has taken flight, so much so that his weekly fifteen-minute segments have started influencing global politics. This phenomenon has...
June 10th, 2015
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For those of us old enough to remember gaming before 2005, a new Guitar Hero game is about as innovative as a new flavor of Mountain Dew. Yeah, it's always cool to see what color chemical dye they've managed to make edible this time--but the end...
May 27th, 2015
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Things are getting harder than ever for creatives at the big networks because the Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers that they used to pander to have passed the remote control onto their kids. Millennials now hold the proverbial torch, and its hard enough as...