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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 17, Comic Book Round Up Rides Again

 

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This podcast will be discussing plot points which may be considered spoilers. Consider yourselves warned.

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In which, Andrew has a conversation with Santana Perez and Andrew Piovane about the hottest comics on the shelves this fall.  Of course, Death of Wolverine is the big one, but there is a lot that is happening in the comic book world.  There is also a discussion of up-coming comic book movies–especially Marvel’s Age of Ultron.  As always, hilarity ensues.  Continue reading

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Editorial | Norse Mythology in Popular Culture

Chances are, any purveyor of contemporary pop culture is steeped in Norse mythology—perhaps without even realizing it.  Of course, there are some media that directly reference Norse mythology, such as Marvel’s Avenger, Thor, his brother Loki, and their father Odin.  In some parts of geek culture, however, the references are far more subtle.avengers,eidolon,fanart,loki,thor-fbc4072ef25557e562027b6efca5cb0c_h Continue reading

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Around the Web September 5, 2014

Most geeks I know are looking forward to the premeire of Gotham in just a few weeks.  Unfortunately, most of the people I know also lead busy lives and might miss an episode or two. With DVRs that’s less of a worry, but is not completely alleviated. I know from experience that I have both forgotten to record shows or the DVR has screwed up and only recorded five minutes. As far as Gotham is concerned, it’s no longer a worry because Netflix has already acquired the rights to the show. In a fairly unprecedented move, Netflix has obtained the rights to a completely untested show (that isn’t a Netflix original), and it will be the international source for video-on-demand services.

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It’s worth noting that Amazon did something similar with Under the Dome, though not to the same extent as Netflix. Continue reading

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Saturday Review: Thor & Loki, The Tenth Realm

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This summer, as with every summer for the last seven years, I have found myself eyeballs deep in the latest comic book event. This year it is Marvel’s Original Sin, which to my surprise has been pretty enjoyable. What is even more surprising is how much I’m liking the tie-in, especially this week’s Thor & Loki: The Tenth Realm #2.

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