Archive for the movies Category

10.5.2010

Calvin and Hobbes Did Inception Years Ago

Just in case you’re wondering, Calvin and Hobbes did Inception years ago.  Christopher Nolan clearly ripped off Bill Watterson.  Geez…

09.22.2010

REVIEW: Geeky T-Shirts from MyTeeSpot.com

If you’ve been reading ONCE UPON A GEEK for awhile, then you know I love me some geeky apparel.  In preparation for Dragon*Con this year, I acquired a couple new geeky t-shirts to wear with pride at the event.  Check out these awesome new shirts! I absolutely love these designs!  I tend to gravitate towards […]

09.15.2010

Dragon*Con 2010 Recap – My Weekend of Insanity (lots of pics!)

Dragon*Con, my home away from home.  I believe this was my 10th appearance at this convention and it was definitely one of the better ones! Attended lots of panels, hung out with my friends, met some celebrities, drank far too much, took over 600 photos, and generally had a great time.  Sometime in the near […]

08.30.2010

Who You Gonna Call this Halloween? My buddy Robby!

This October IDW will release Ghostbusters Holiday Special: What in Samhain Just Happened?!, written by Peter David with art by Dan Schoening.  Why am I pimping this particular comic you ask?  Well, beside the fact that Ghostbusters are cool, my buddy Robby was used as a cover model for this comic! The cover artist for […]

08.25.2010

Just What You Need in the Middle of the Week

Here is a little something to help you get through the rest of the week.  Why?  Because it’s awesome and so are you. If you can’t view the embedded video above, please click here.

08.18.2010

Marvel Comics’ The Avengers trailer from 1952

I figure most people saw this last week as it made it’s rounds on the interwebs.  In case you missed it, here is the trailer to Marvel Comics’ feature film The Avengers made in 1952! If you can’t see the embedded video above, please click here. My thanks to Ed for directing me to this.  […]

08.11.2010

Empire Strikes Back Dack figure with retro packaging

Dack from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back has taken on near-mythical status with geeks.  When we first meet Dack he demonstrates his boundless enthusiasm with the line: “Right now I feel like I could take on the whole Empire myself!” As someone that’s watched the film a few times, this line is quite sad […]

08.9.2010

Empire Strikes Back was a remake?!?!

Holy Crud!  I didn’t realize Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was a remake of an old 1950s 3-D film!  Who knew?!?!? Check out the trailer below for the original. If you can’t see the embedded video above, please click here. Thanks to my good friend Billy Penn for sending this my way.  For details […]

08.5.2010

Countdown to Dragon*Con 2010!

You may have noticed the countdown timer in the upper-right hand corner of ONCE UPON A GEEK.  This is counting down my arrival at Dragon*Con 2010!  We’re about 28 days away and it can’t get here soon enough! Over on THE UNIQUE GEEK, they’re doing their own version of a countdown called 40 Days Of […]

08.2.2010

Most Unexpected Doctor Who Cameo I’ve Ever Seen

I was watching the movie Looney Tunes: Back in Action with my ten-year-old step-son when this scene blew both our minds. Crazy!!!  We totally weren’t expecting that!  This movie was made in 2003, during the Doctor Who “wilderness years”.  Meaning this film was released between 1989 and 2005, when the Doctor Who series wasn’t being […]

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