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[ Dec 2012 ]
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Christmas came early to us here at Geek Speak, with this panoply of wondrous gifts from you fine, fine folks…
First this, from Launa:
Thanks for a great year of speaking geek, GeekSpeak! What a blast, don’t …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
futurama xmas tree

Because what could be more Christmassy than ghosts, demons, aliens and clay-mation? Well… definitely that last one, anyway.
by the Geek Speak Staff
‘Tis, as they say, the season to be jolly, and then there are a …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
Blossom

Why I’d Be a Superhero
Or, How Could Anyone Even Contemplate Being Anything Else?
Did you know that there are people who, if gifted with superpowers in some way or another (radioactive spider bite, doused with radioactive …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
lex_luthor

Why I’d Be A Supervillain
Or, There Are Only Superheroes Because They Don’t Think Big Enough
by Brad Crammond
Right now there are over 1 billion people in the world living on less than US$2 a day. Starvation …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
Jack Reacher Movie 2

Ahead of the Tom Cruise movie adaptation, a look at Lee Child’s phenomenal mystery series
by K. Burtt
I sometimes feel like a traitor to the cause when I read non-genre books. But the truth must come …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
Tony Stark

Yes, it’s another year end list!
by The Geek Speak Staff
The end of each year brings with it a time of joyous celebration and deep introspection. We get misty-eyed over the good times and maudlin over …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
The Hobbit

By filming J. R. R. Tolkien’s epic works, has Peter Jackson unwittingly taken ownership of them?
By Rachel Hyland
The year was 2001, and the world awaited breathlessly the release of The Lord of the Rings: The …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
Depp

From Beetlejuice and Batman to remake after remake after remake – what went so horribly wrong?
by Kim Sorensen
What happened to Tim Burton? How did a gifted director whose early movies combined a beautifully haunted expressiveness …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
Simpsons 13x17 - Gump Roast [rl]

This New Year, is it time to clean out your television schedule?
by Amy Sharma
Breaking up is hard to do. We all fear change, and the crappy situation you know is at times preferable to the …

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[ Dec 2012 ]
Django_Unchained_Poster

Written by: Quentin Tarantino
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio
US Release Date: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
In Short: Imperfect, but wildly entertaining from beginning to end.
Recommended: Wholeheartedly.

CANDIE: Gentlemen, you had my curiosity. …