Tag: geek

Nybrandt touches past experiences

Nybrandt touches past experiences

It seems protests are being held almost daily and the world feels—almost—hopeless as people express their hatred for one another. In such turbulent times, a positive story about overcoming challenges—despite the politics standing in the way—is needed, and Dreams in Thin Air provides that. Dreams in Thin Air, written by Michael M. Nybrandt and illustrated … Continue reading Nybrandt touches past experiences

Sympathy for the Cannibal

Sympathy for the Cannibal

The cover of The Abominable Mr. Seabrook looks like the beginning of a horror story—a single man between two bottles of booze, a horrified expression crossing his face as he looks up. So begins the tale of famed journalist William Seabrook (1884-1945), the writer who popularized the term “zombie”. The memoir was written by Joe … Continue reading Sympathy for the Cannibal

Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions

Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions

Let’s admit it—every time a new update for any Apple product pops up on a screen, most people scroll through the dozens of paragraphs to the bottom, and check the damn box. Rarely does anyone read the entire document. Then, a nagging anxiety wells up. What did we really agree to? Did we just fork … Continue reading Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions

September’s YEG POPNOW!

A monthly round-up of the various pop culture events happening throughout the Edmonton area. September at the Metro Throughout September Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre September means colder weather and warm drinks. Which is great because the Metro Cinema is located beside Transcend Coffee, La Poutine and several other warm places to grab fall-related … Continue reading September’s YEG POPNOW!

The Weekly Comics Binge – June 16

Each week, I will be posting the newly released comics I have read and why you, gentle reader, should be reading them and why I loved/hated them and to justify buying them. The comics will vary from various publishers and will span genres and will never give away spoilers. Green Arrow issue 1 / Benjamin … Continue reading The Weekly Comics Binge – June 16

The joys of phone backgrounds

One thing I love to do to freshen things up, especially now that spring has arrived, is my iPhone lock screen and home screen. Normally, I change it when I’m aggravated and starved for change, or I find an image that I love from one of my favourite comics, TV shows, anime, or video games. … Continue reading The joys of phone backgrounds