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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 55, Free Speech and Free Expression

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In which, Andrew and Tracy step out of their comfort zones and into Dude’s, discussing the 1st Amendment and free speech–both what it means to us, and what it means in the context of comic books and broader geek culture.  A little heavier and pithier than our normal podcast topics, this one is timely given the current climate of the geek community.

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Editorial |Anchors in Times of Transition

I’m sitting here on my bed (the same bed, in case you were interested; just in a different place), with my legs crossed.  “Indian style” we used to call it, before such terms were beneath us.  I know what I want to say, but I’m trying to find the words to say it.  Andrew, the staff writers, and I all avoid talking too much about our private lives.  We know you guys come to Therefore I Geek for witty analysis of geek news, reviews of the most recent comics, and cool anecdotes about comics history.  However, sometimes real life interferes.  Almost a year ago, I graduated from the College of William & Mary, and then took a ten week trip around Europe.  However, since then, I’ve been occupied by a temporary job and a LOT of job applications.  Six months after the end of my travels, I finally landed the job of my dreams.  There was only one problem.  It was in a big city, four hours away from home. Continue reading

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 48, 2015 Year In Review

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In which, Andrew and Tracy review last year’s resolutions (many of which we failed to complete–but we usually had good reasons!).  We also map out our personal resolutions for the new year, some cool new stuff for the blog and podcast, and then discuss 2015 in geek culture and at large.  Bring it on, 2016, we’re ready for you!

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Staff Writer | Star Wars: I love the Universe, I don’t like the movies

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens released just a couple of weeks ago. Like many Star Wars fans I was there opening night. But as I purchased my tickets, I was stunned at how fast the time had passed by from when Disney bought the franchise from George Lucas back in 2012 and announced the next trilogy of films. I have been almost totally disengaged from the built-up to this movie. Yes, I checked out ever trailer and most every article I happened across, but I wasn’t jittery with excitement the way I was for The Hateful Eight this year. Continue reading

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