POSTED // Dec 3,2013 - It’s holiday time again, and you’re probably looking to buy something for the geek in your life. Otherwise, you probably wouldn’t be looking at this column for help. But have no fear: There’s something for everyone.
POSTED // Nov 26,2013 - By now, you’ve likely heard that Salt Lake Comic Con was so successful this year that the organizers have decided to split the con into two events—the Fan Xperience in April 2014, and a return of the Comic Con in September 2014—with very different flavors.
POSTED // Nov 19,2013 - It’s been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember to give (and play) board games for the holidays. It turns those dramatic family arguments, discussions of politics and general disrespect into disputes over interpreting game rules. And let’s be honest: It’s way more fun to have an argument over a board game than the politics of your crazy conservative uncle.
POSTED // Oct 1,2013 - I’m online so much for work that I just naturally assume that everyone has heard of Kickstarter. But the more I talk to people, the more I realize how many aren’t quite sure what it is, what it does or how it works.
POSTED // Sep 10,2013 - Every once in a while, I break out of the routine of pontificating about issues central to the geek life and actually get to reading comics. It’s a grueling task, but someone has to do it.
POSTED // Sep 3,2013 - Maybe things have changed significantly since my formative years, but the thing that defined me as a geek as I was growing up was my unyielding passion for things no one else cared about.
POSTED // Aug 13,2013 - More and more these days, it seems as though we’re asked to take sides on everything, even things that aren’t necessarily opposite in nature. Marvel versus DC. Comics versus comic-book movies. Superman versus Batman.
POSTED // Jul 30,2013 - Another San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone, with all of the stress and crowds that implies. I was there, in person, seeing all the things so you didn’t have to. Before I left, I felt as thoug