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Category Archive: Spotlight

Remembering: Doris Day

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We at the House of Geekery were saddened to learn of the passing of Hollywood icon Doris Day. Day got her first taste of show business as a singer in the 1930’s and… Continue reading

Spotlight On: The Million Dollar Quartet

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As some of you may have gathered from reading my work here over the years, I am proud to be a citizen of Memphis, Tennessee. Around the world this city on the banks… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Larry Cohen

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We at the House of Geekery are saddened to learn over the weekend fan favorite cult filmmaker Larry Cohen has passed away at the age of 77.  A native of New York, Cohen… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Hannah Raven of ‘A Midnight Visit’

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A few weeks back we got out of our comfort zone and reviewed a theatre piece. If you’ve been in my general vicinity since then you’ll have tolerated me telling you to get… Continue reading

Theatre Review: ‘A Midnight Visit’

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February in Perth, Western Australia, means one thing: The Fringe Festival. For locals this is a time when our isolated metropolis gets delightfully weird. It’s a month of art shows, burlesque, stand-up comedies,… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Edward D. Wood Jr.

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Usually when you were regarded as the worst at something you are not remembered for it. That is what makes filmmaker Edward D. Wood Jr. so special, often dubbed “the Worst Director who… Continue reading

In Memoriam: The ‘X-Men’ Movie Franchise

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It is with a heavy heart that today we lay to rest a long standing and highly successful movie franchise, a series on the very cusp of renewed vigour suddenly struck down by… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Fred Williamson

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For years Fred Williamson was known for his action on the gridiron. As a player for the Oakland Raiders and later the Kansas City Chiefs, this hard hitting player even won a Super… Continue reading

Tribute to William Goldman

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This week marked the passing on not just one but two legendary writers in the world of pop culture. William Goldman died on the 16th November aged 87 years old. Although he’s not… Continue reading

15 Weird Stan Lee Characters You Haven’t Heard Of

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This morning we woke to the said news that comic writer Stan Lee had passed away. The industry legend played a major hand in building the Marvel Universe as we now know it… Continue reading