Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Frakking Labels! A Geek..Nerd..Oh Who Gives a Fuck Manifesto

If you read my blog with any regularity you know how much I respect and admire Felicia Day. It is not easy to have a career in Hollywood. It is particularly hard to do it on your own terms. She has accomplished a lot with intelligence and sheer force of will. Recently, Ms. Day made […]

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Goodbye Ray

I waited a day to write this. I wanted a chance to really think about how I felt. Put into words what Ray Bradbury meant to me. A day didn’t help. I still feel a little sad. My words feel inadequate. I have had authors I really admired pass away in my lifetime but Ray […]

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I Am A Geek: A Tale of Redundancy

You know how you know your a geek? When you see an article online about a star going super nova and possibly allowing our skyline to have two suns in the year 2012. This then sends me scurrying all over the internet looking for other research confirming the science and ultimately causing me to burst […]

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Geeks Like Me

I admit it I am a sucker for nice round numbers (except for anything with 7. As a seventh son I am partial to 7). Today is blog post number 600. Even more crazy is this is the 530th day in a row I have written a blog. I am not going to lie, I […]

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Alien Ash Cloud!

Stephen Hawking is a smart man. I am certain he has forgotten more than half of what my brain has ever learned. He probably knows information that would make my brain seize up and explode. Despite all that knowledge Mr. Hawking thinks there are probably intergalactic space aliens out there and we should be afraid […]

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Embrace the Inner Geek

I fought it for a long time growing up, my inner geek that is. I spent much of my early years of childhood (up until about age 11) trying to fit in. Be like every other kid in my school. I was athletic and it allowed me to hide amongst the so called popular kids. […]

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Comfort Books

Neil Gaiman posted a tweet this week about comfort books. I really liked the concept of it and realized that like many avid readers I do have comfort books, books I go to when I am depressed or mad. For a lot of people it was old favorites. Books that they returned to and reread […]

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