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Geek and Sundry’s new ‘Spooked’, and Dystopia

A new web series by Geek and Sundry, this supernatural comedy follows a paranormal investigations team as they investigate hauntings in possibly the most unprofessional manner ever. I liked the pilot, posted above. The guest stars were fantastic, and they’re … Continue reading

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In Your Eyes and Broken Age, Act I: Personal Journeys

In Your Eyes The Joss Whedon penned supernatural romance. I’m not big on romantic comedies–they just aren’t generally told in a way that appeals to me at all. So naturally, the parts of the movie that I most disliked were … Continue reading

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Movies in Real Life: Uplifting and Funny Web Series

Improv Everywhere is an organization that stages scenes to entertain and amuse people. They currently have a series going, where they enact a scene from a movie in a public place, and it’s fantastic. So far they’ve done The Matrix, … Continue reading

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Roundup: Mortal Kombat, Coppelion, Gastro Geek

Mortal Kombat: Legacy II For those of us who’d like to see more fantasy-esque web series with something resembling a budget, the second season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy came out last month. The Mortal Kombat games feature a tournament where … Continue reading

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More science in Defiance, plus a video roundup with medieval peasants, racial misunderstandings, and gorillas

Recent science in the media thing, that I’m actually pretty cool with: The 9th episode of Defiance had a plague. And instead of the silly medical-doctor-comes-up-with-a-cure-on-the-spot plot, the characters are waiting for a cure to arrive, since it’s been made … Continue reading

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Comedic Music, “Yo Mama Battle (of compliments)”

I decided that this video deserved its own post. This is the kind of stuff I love most from Rhett and Link. It’s funny, and it takes a concept and spins it around on its head. And of course, takes … Continue reading

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Women in Science, Big Bang Theory Style

Big Bang Theory did a women in science episode. I may be a week late (again), but I feel a little obligated to comment on it. That said, my personal focus tends to be less towards influencing any particular group … Continue reading

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The Simpsons on Grad School

End of the semester, going into the holidays. So how do I feel at the end of my first semester? Mostly tired. I’m sure you guys can imagine. Anyway, here’s a video comedy that gives an impression about how grad … Continue reading

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Brave, Modern Fairy Tale

A princess’ mother pushes her to choose a suitor from the men coming to compete for her hand at a tournament. Said princess wants something else for herself, and sets out to find a way to change the life that’s … Continue reading

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In Defense of The Big Bang Theory (the show)

One of the few sitcoms I actually like is Big Bang Theory. Interestingly enough, this has come under attack a few times. One of the criticisms I’ve heard is that it’s too stereotypical, which is definitely a fair point. The … Continue reading

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