Archive for March 2008

03.31.2008

Re-subscribe to the RSS, please

Sorry about this… Due to a one-time update on my site, I’d like to ask anyone who has already subscribed to my RSS feed to re-subscribe. The easiest way would be to delete your current subscription, and then subscribe again. Sorry about this inconvenience.  It shouldn’t happen again.  It’s not that your current feed won’t […]

03.31.2008

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome to ONCE UPON A GEEK, the blog of the Irredeemable Shag! For those that don’t know me, I’m one of the regulars on THE UNIQUE GEEK podcast and THE UNIQUE GEEK listserv. I’m also a semi-regular on the VIEWS FROM THE LONGBOX podcast. If you don’t listen to these podcasts or follow the listserv, […]

03.30.2008

Supervillain names

Sadly, these are the kinds of things I find myself thinking about… If I was a supervillain, I think I would avoid a name based around my arch-nemesis.  It just seems to make sense if you take the time to think about it.  While the name Reverse-Flash is totally bad ass, it hinges completely on the […]

03.29.2008

Dr Who Returns April 5

I’m so excited about the start of Doctor Who Season Four!  It begins airing in England on BBC One next Saturday, April 5.  For us here in the U.S.A., it starts airing two weeks later on the Sci-Fi channel on April 18.  This is really unprecedented for Doctor Who.  In the U.S.A. we’ve always been […]

03.27.2008

Podcast Appearance

Just a heads-up… I appeared in a recent episode of The Unique Geek podcast with the rest of the usual gang. It can be found here – The Unique Geek Issue #62.  In this episode we discuss geek movie hangovers.  These are movies we enjoyed the first time around, but then eventually woke up with […]

03.26.2008

Fun with toys

See what you can accomplish with too much time and far too many action figures?  Sometimes I frighten myself… For you nutso comic-collector completists…. the following is for comparison purposes…

03.25.2008

Ambush Bug

Have ya heard?  They’re bringing back Ambush Bug in all his glory!  I’m totally thrilled about this!  Check out the DC Nation column regarding this.  Also, you can read more at this Newsarama article. If you know nothing about Ambush Bug, below are some relevant links.  If you like fun in your comics, I highly […]

03.24.2008

Loeb Report on Word Balloon

Wow…  I just finished listening to the marathon Loeb Report on Word Balloon from January.  John Siuntres did a Q&A with Jeph Loeb (with questions coming from the Brian Michael Bendis’ message board) on things like Ultimates, Heroes, Hulk, Tim Sale, etc.  It was pretty good, but damn… six hours all together.  I listened to it […]

03.23.2008

Podcast Appearance

Just a heads-up… I appeared in a recent episode of The Unique Geek podcast with the rest of the usual gang. It can be found here – The Unique Geek Issue #61.  In this episode we discuss characters and stories we’d like to see be made into movies.

03.22.2008

Motivational Posters

Here are a few geek-related motivational posters I just had to share.  Thanks to Michael Bailey of Views from the Longbox for creating these and allowing me to post them.

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