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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 27, Return of the Federali

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The lemongrass incident one, in which Mike Federali returns to the Therefore I Geek podcast with more whimsical conversation than ever before.  Topics include the upcoming spring Tidewater Comicon show, Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion’s new project Con Man, whether or not J. R. R. Tolkien’s middle initials stand for “Really Rad” (hint: they do), and an impassioned plea for all Disney stores to sell Marvel comics from now on.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 26, All Grown Up: Childhood Rebooted

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In which, Tracy, Andrew, Kyle, and Shane McNulty converse about stuff from our childhoods that has been rebooted, specifically Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, and GI Joe.  We also get a little sidetracked into discussions of Game of ThronesHannibal, Blair Witch Project, and whether or not Jason Statham is actually a good actor.  Shane would also like to shout out to his niece Rhiana for getting into Harvard!

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Why I’m Reading Shorter Fiction

This past summer I successfully read Dune for the first time after at least ten failed attempts. In part, I think those earlier aborted attempts were due to my failure to connect with the book, but there was definitely another factor that definitely had an impact:  the length. The version of Dune that I finished was nearly 800 pages long and required a serious time commitment on my part. Fortunately for me, I was working nights for a while and had some time on my hands but that was not my normal schedule. Though I enjoyed the book, I came to one inescapable conclusion: it was way too long. Continue reading

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 21, 2014 Year In Review

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In which, Tracy and Andrew talk about the WHOLE year in geekdom.  Yes.  The whole year.  Also, we are joined by Kurt Klein, one of our new staff members.  Tracy reveals her favorite numbers, and Andrew (for the first time!) avoids telling an offensive joke.

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