FanExpo: Nerd Speed Dating and the Tale of the Nazi Jedi

"Nerd Speed Dating". Reading those three words on a convention program inspired a bit of amusement from me. Nerds have always been (often unjustly) stereotyped as a group of people with little-to-no social skills, so putting them all together in a room with only minutes to make good first impressions seemed like a recipe for disaster

10 Reasons Final Fantasy VI
is the World of Tomorrow

Throughout history mankind has been witness to many visioneers of the future. The Oracle of Lesbos. Nostradamus. Marty McFly. But despite all the renditions and predictions, evidence has arisen that the Earth has but one impending future – the world of Squaresoft’s Nintendo game Final Fantasy VI (Or III to everyone in North America). Our […]

Mega Man Bosses: Behind the Metal

Mega Man Bosses: Behind the Metal – Where Are They Now? Mega Man bosses never really die, they just lie around for a while until Dr. Wily fixes them back up again. While he has made plenty of mechanical menaces, his early creations still hold the heaviest spot in his heart – for it was […]

If Movie Posters Used Bad Reviews

We all know movies put their best foot forward when it comes to poster blurbs.  Hollywood blockbusters are quick to use what Roger Ebert or A.O. Scott have to say about a movie, if it makes them look good.  But even if Ebert and his posse of real film critics don’t like a film, you’ll […]