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Kevin Smith gives fans a chance to see him “Live From Behind”

As someone who has seen Kevin Smith speak live and in person, I would recommend seeing him at least once.  He has the type of personality that excels at speaking to large audiences, and he’s always candid about his work and personal life. Quite frankly, it took attending one of his talks to give me… Continue reading ‘Kevin Smith gives fans a chance to see him “Live From Behind”’



Harry Potter vs Twilight!

The last time I wrote a post about Twilight I flirted with incurring the wrath of Twi-hards across the country. I still don’t understand the phenomena, even after having several female friends – and my very own sister – yell at me “Edward’s love for Bella is pure!” until they were blue in the face.… Continue reading ‘Harry Potter vs Twilight!’



Web show “The Variants” deals in Comic books and comic laughs

Last week there was some hullaballoo over Kevin Smith‘s new reality series “Comic Book Men” which is to premiere on AMC next month.  Reportedly, the show was to feature the employees of Smith’s “Secret Stash” comic shop in Red Bank, NJ, but there were also auditions for additional roles.  It just so happened that a… Continue reading ‘Web show “The Variants” deals in Comic books and comic laughs’



Star Wars Music video “Moves Like Jabba” hits the internet

First they gave us “Tonight I’m Frakking You“, the geek dance-theme; now the folks over at Break.com give us another catchy tune with their take on “Moves Like Jagger” re-done as a Star Wars parody called “Moves Like Jabba“! Check it out: Moves Like Jabba – Watch MoreFunny Videos So, what do you think? Fun… Continue reading ‘Star Wars Music video “Moves Like Jabba” hits the internet’



Back To The Future skateboard scene re-scored A Capella

With all the attention that the Back to the Future films have been getting, they have been inspiring all sorts of geeky goodness. For example, the following video which takes the famous skateboard scene from the first BTTF movie and replaces the soundtrack with the musical stylings of an ‘a capella’ group: I wonder if… Continue reading ‘Back To The Future skateboard scene re-scored A Capella’



Netflix Fail Song: A musical response to the Quikster debacle

With so much venom flowing out on the internet over the announcement that Netflix was splitting off it’s DVD rental service from their streaming service to form Quikster, it’s nice to see someone having a chuckle over it. In the grand tradition of “Weird Al” Yankovic, we have a parody song called “Netflix Fail” from… Continue reading ‘Netflix Fail Song: A musical response to the Quikster debacle’



Dating gets geeky in “Awkward Embraces”

With the success of female comedy ensembles like the one in the hit film “Bridesmaids”, it’s only a matter of time before you start seeing more of them popping up in films at your local multiplex. But you only have to go as far as your PC to get a laugh from the female cast… Continue reading ‘Dating gets geeky in “Awkward Embraces”’