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Category Archive: Geek Rant

Comics are Racist

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Are comics racist? There is a massive imbalance between white-as-the-driven-snow characters and non-Caucasians. To rub salt in the wound, those who aren’t white are often shocking stereotypes. I know what you’re thinking: Storm,… Continue reading

Who is the Better Slasher Freddy Krueger or Michael Myers?

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Tis truly moments like these when I ask myself the profound question: Who do I like better Freddy Krueger or Michael Myers? Both characters had drastically different MOs. And like all great characters… Continue reading

The Scariest Movie Not Found in the Horror Section

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It’s Hallowe’en. You want to watch a scary movie so you head down to the video library and mosey on over to the horror section. Sadly, everyone who got out of bed before… Continue reading

Ten Improved Versions of the ‘Entourage’ Finale

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This year saw the popular HBO series come to an end after almost eight years on the air. It was never the most complex or thought provoking of television entertainment, focusing on the… Continue reading

Why I Didn’t Care That Spider-Man Died

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Originally I sat down with the intention of knocking together a review of the ‘Death of Spider-Man’ story arc that has taken place across the pages of ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ and ‘The Ultimates’. Instead… Continue reading

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Hates Geeks

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ is the most successful of the recent pop-culture trend towards geek culture. The show centres around a group of four geeks and the non-geek girl who lives across the… Continue reading

How a Film Trailer Nearly Crushed My Soul

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by Appa the Gypsy The year was 2008. I was young (sixteen, to be exact), I was approaching my first set of high school examinations, and I was an angsty teenager, meaning that… Continue reading

Expectations Divided: ‘The Avengers’ vs ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

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The world might end in 2012 (especially if you believe every dumb thing you’re told), but that’s hardly what we need to be worried about. The REAL issue of 2012 is obvious: what… Continue reading

I Want to Hit Jennifer Aniston With a Water Bottle

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Seven months ago the Glacéau company (don’t be fooled by the French name, it’s just another branch of the Coca-Cola company) proudly announced to the internet that they were presenting Jennifer Aniston in… Continue reading

‘Kick-Ass 2’ Has Taken Things Too Far

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I’m not one who is easily offended by violence in the media. Content has to pretty extreme or excessively gratuitous before I’d be put off by it. With its fourth issue, Kick-Ass 2… Continue reading