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[ Jul 2012 ]

With the hotly-anticipated The Dark Knight Rises newly in theaters, we ponder all things Bat-related…
by the Geek Speak Staff
with an Introduction by Kim Sorensen
Batman. Bruce Wayne. The Dark Knight. There are so many things to say …

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[ Jul 2012 ]
Comic Book Guy

When a 10c investment can reap a million dollars or more, maybe its time to consider comic book collecting?
by Rachel Hyland
With all the Bat-hoopla fluttering about us at present with the advent of The Dark …

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[ Jul 2012 ]

Looking back at a time when Anne McCaffrey’s Thread-defeating dragons  were the only way to fly.
by Kate Nagy
For an entire generation of young women, Anne McCaffrey opened up the sky.
If you were a thirteen-year-old girl …

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[ Jul 2012 ]
Sailor Moon

Soon to be remade in its native Japan, a look at  the definitive 90s anime phenomenon.
by Cassandra Chin
Fighting evil by moonlight
Winning love by daylight
Never running from a real fight
She is the one named Sailor Moon
It …

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[ Jul 2012 ]

 Why The Top 13?
Sure, there’s Saturn 3, Babylon 5, Blake’s 7 and District 9. But what number could be geekier than 13? Not only is there its inherent creepiness, but there’s also The 13th Immortal, The 13th Warrior and The 13th …

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[ Jul 2012 ]

In her review of Seduced by Blood by Laurie London in last month’s issue, Geek Speak’s Paranormal Romance expert Amy Sharma said this:
“… vampire lore needs some sort of IEEE standard. Aside from the ridiculous Twilight …

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[ Jul 2012 ]

First, I must thank my colleague Rachel Hyland for her thoughts on the other side of this debate. I mean, she called me funny, and flattery will get you a lot of places. Based on …

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[ Jul 2012 ]

Will McAvoy and the News Night team are here to save the world…
by Rachel Hyland
Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO show, The Newsroom, has been savaged by critics and viewers all over, from the venerable New York …

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[ Jul 2012 ]

Another busy month in the Geek Speak mailroom – aw, shucks, guys – with a particular focus on our treatise on all things mutant, Bugs vs. Sharks vs. Snakes vs…. Kitties? When Mutant Animals Attack.
First …

In Theaters, Movies »

[ Jul 2012 ]
Safety Not Guaranteed

Written by: Derek Connolly
Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake M. Johnson, Karan Soni
In Short: Believe.
Recommended: Hell Yes!
KENNETH: Have you ever faced certain death?
DARIUS: If it was so certain, I wouldn’t be here, …