Game of Throne's Jack Gleeson out on a romantic evening.
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We open on my new favorite character to love-hate, Eugene — whom I will be referring to as “Doctor Mullet” for the rest of ever — who is saying, “Looking at the fossil records, you cannot say for certain that this infection isn’t what killed the dinosaurs.” Um. Um? No. I’m pretty sure I can say for certain that it wasn’t, because there aren’t zombie dinosaurs currently walking around. Although I’m going to make a note of that idea for my next pitch meeting with Asylum Entertainment.
Read the rest of our recap of The Walking Dead 4x15, “Us.”
Black Widow ain’t here to play games, girls.
We have fun here.
Learn the History of the Term “Winter Soldier” and Why Ed Brubaker Used the Name in Captain America
With Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming out, soon I was curious about where the name “Winter Soldier” came from. It turns out it’s a lot more than just a cool-sounding name comic book writer Ed Brubaker came up with. It has its roots in the Vietnam War and even goes back to Thomas Paine.
I first became curious about the origins of the term “Winter Soldier” after hearing podcast host Jesse Thorn mention it a few times on his show Jordan, Jesse, Go! He was put off by Marvel’s use of the phrase due to its association with the Vietnam War’s Winter Soldier Hearings.
Rather than paraphrasing him, I reached out to Thorn about his feelings on the situation. Here is his reply: […]
Everyone knows that Dungeons & Dragons is a secret tool of the devil to lure young, impressionable minds away from their rightful savior and forever trap their souls in unholy perdition, right? Well, in case you didn’t know, the upcoming Zombie Orpheus Entertainment-produced film Dark Dungeons is going to set you straight this summer.
That Chick Tract About Dungeons & Dragons Is Getting Made Into a Movie
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced this morning that Star Wars Episode VII will take place 30 years after Return Of The Jedi and will start filming in May.
Enjoy this fun fan-made poster.
NASA Releases First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole.
This week on the Geekosystem podcast, Dan and Glen button themselves to each other’s shirts to test their friendship. We also talk abut SXSW, Bill Nye, DRM, Flixster, Veronica Mars, Cosmic Inflation, and more!
The Geekosystem Podcast Episode 22: “The Power of Friendship”