Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • GISHWHES 2013 – What Crazy Crap Awaits Us This Year?

    The time has come. GISHWHES registration has begun! For those of you who don’t know, GISHWHES stands for the “Greatest Internet Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen.” It was started back in 2011 by Misha Collins, a charismatic and incredibly creative actor who plays Castiel on Supernatural. He essentially has a cult following (and […]


  • Sherlock Season 3 Episode 2 – In Conclusion…

    We’ve been awfully quiet about Sherlock spoilers lately, haven’t we? Well, they’ve kind of hit a filming hiatus. It appears that episode two has finished, but everyone is busy until “late July.  So right now episode three is just being teased by the director with nothing really too solid at this point.  Nick Hurran will […]


  • Neil Gaiman Live at the Crystal Ballroom

    Neil Gaiman’s voice sounds like his writing. I suppose that’s not terribly surprising. Of course the man who puts words together with uncompromising directness, and yet imbues so many phrases with little conspiratorial smirks, would also speak plainly and with a dry sense of humor. But there is also something about the quality of his […]



  • Spread Nerdiness and Good Cheer, Free Comic Book Day is Here!

    Guess what, everyone! Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day, the most wonderful day of the year! Take note! On the first Saturday in May of every year (coincidentally also Star Wars Day this year, for double the nerd fun!), anyone can go to a comic book store and leave with a heaping stack of free […]


  • Nerdgasm at the Calgary Expo

    One of my favorite spectator sports is watching celebrities squee over each other. Jennifer Lawrence was adorable at the Oscars, with her face in a perpetual state of fangirl shock. Get James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in a room together (or Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, or Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, or Chris […]


  • Elizabeth: Bioshock Infinite’s Subversive Damsel

    WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS FOR BIOSHOCK INFINITE. PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK. Recently, I completed Irrational Games’ Bioshock Infinite. It was a thrilling, sometimes disturbing epic that not only took a hard look at America’s prejudiced past, but delved into the weird world of quantum physics and turned it all into a mind […]



  • Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 Spoiler Post

    It’s almost time for the beginning of Phase Two of Marvel’s epic Cinematic Universe project. Over the past several years, they’ve given us Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, all of which led up to the unbelievable The Avengers. Phase One was a smashing success, and […]