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Crossovers so crazy they just might work and other questions bothering me so…

December 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Apparently, the Hollywood news cycle didn’t pause while I was busy being thankful for Michael Fassbender and sharing my Christmas list with everyone, so this week’s Geek Beat column is a catch-up of sorts. In looking over the big headlines of the past month or so, a few big questions came to mind about the […]

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An amazing R2-D2 charger and more gifts for the geek on your list…

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments

It’s that time of year when I get asked about holiday gifts for my brothers and sisters in nerdery, and my first gift guide of the season can be found in this week’s column for Movies.com. For obvious reasons, there was a Hollywood theme to the list of geek-friendly gifts I chose to highlight in […]

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I startled him easily, and now I’m afraid he’ll be back soon, and in greater numbers.

November 10th, 2013 · No Comments

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Some things you may have missed during all the Comic-Con chaos…

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

I may not be out in San Diego for Comic-Con this year, but that didn’t stop me from covering the show from afar. (Technology!) After each of the three major news days for the show, I compiled up a list of announcements, events, or generally cool sights that seemed to fly under the radar amid […]

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From us to all of you, Happy Star Wars Day & Free Comic Book Day!

May 4th, 2013 · No Comments

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Talking Star Wars, Disney, and why we (probably) won’t see Boba Fett vs. Punisher

November 1st, 2012 · No Comments

As you can imagine, the big news regarding Disney’s purchase of LucasFilm — and therefore, the Star Wars franchise — falls right into the middle of the whole “professional geek” thing I have going these days. I’ve shared some of my feelings about the deal online (in short: I think it’s going to be a […]

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Jar Jar in Carbonite and more from Toy Fair 2012…

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

The second half of my report on Hasbro’s Toy Fair kickoff event is now up on Newsarama. In it, I describe more of the fun stuff coming up from the team responsible for the Star Wars, G.I. Joe, and Transformers toys — including a special Jar Jar Binks figure that might actually be worth owning […]

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