JAYNE: That’s why I don’t kiss ’em on the mouth.
— Firefly, “Our Mrs. Reynolds” (01.06)
Geek Speak Status: Associate Editor (not-in-Chief), Staff Writer
Preferred Nationality: Brown Coatian
Known Alias(es): Kai
Michael Bay is… not to be allowed near another Transformers movie until he looks up the definition of “robot”.
Gateway Fandom: Star Wars/The Last Starfighter
Favorite Movie: Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen (only kidding!).
Favorite TV Show(s): Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly
Favorite Book: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein.
Favorite Author: Orson Scott Card.
Guilty Pleasure: Smallville, old He-Man/She-Ra cartoons.
Crush(es): Sarah Walker, not-so-evil-anymore-Faith.
Vendetta(s): The world is all sunshine and puppies. I have no vendetta against anyone or anything. [Oh, come on! – Ed.]
Fan Fiction: Pro or Con? Con (with few exceptions. Keep the characters in character, people!).
THE FINAL 5
Trek or Wars: Wars! Lightsabers trump Tribbles.
DC or Marvel: DC.
Vampires or Werewolves: Vampires. If only to facilitate meeting the inevitable hot slayer.
Dragons or Unicorns: Dragons. Way more intriguing plot possibilities, plus lack the whole “only virgins may apply” aspect.
Time Travel: Pro or Con? Pro. What else could cause so many geek arguments (besides this very question, at least)?!
THE TOP 13
- Superheroes Without Superpowers (Contributor), Issue 6, August, 2010
- Nameless Extras Made Good (Contributor), Issue 9, November 2010
- Geek Speak Recommendations
GEEK VS GEEK
- Tremors (1990)
TV – ON DVD
- Redwall (series) by Brian Jacques
- Sad Monsters by Frank Lesser
- Shadow King by Gav Thorpe
- Side Jobs by Jim Butcher
- Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn
- Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein
- Stone Cold Seduction by Jess Macallan
- Storm Front by Jim Butcher
- Surrender None by Elizabeth Moon
- The Age of Zeus by James Lovegrove
- The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century, edited by Harry Turtledove
- The Chronicles of Prydain (series) by Lloyd Alexander
- The Complete Stories, Vol. 1
- -;p, by Isaac Asimov
- The Conqueror’s Shadow by Ari Marmell
- The Deed of Paksenarrion by Elizabeth Moon
- The Eye of the Storm by John Ringo
- The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
- The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
- The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card
- The Magician King by Lev Grossman
- The Magicians by Lev Grossman
- The Myriad by R. M. Meluch
- The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
- The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Snow
- The Paradise Prophecy by Robert Browne
- The Philip K. Dick Reader by Philip K. Dick
- The Ultimate Dragon, edited by Byron Preiss, et al.
- Treason by Orson Scott Card
- T-Rex Trying by Hugh Murphy
- Twilight Fulfilled by Maggie Shayne
- Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
- Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
- Ward Against Death by Melanie Card
- Way of the Wolf by E. E. Knight
- You Suck by Christopher Moore