Archive for the Star Trek Category

11.10.2009

Star Trek DVD and Blu-Ray Retail Exclusives

Next Tuesday (November 17th), Paramount Home Entertainment will release STAR TREK on DVD & Blu-ray!!!  Hot dog!  I loved this movie and can’t wait for the release.  To capitalize on this release, several retailers are offering incentives for you to purchase your copy from their store (as opposed to their competition). Here is a rundown […]

10.8.2009

Geek Apparel – T-shirts, Hats, and Boxers

Today we are presenting the latest collection of geek related t-shirts from my closet.  This time around I’ve included some baseball caps and even one pair of new boxers.  For past entries featuring geek apparel, please click here.  These shirts are all fairly recent acquisitions.  Please note nearly all of these were gifts.  My wife […]

09.30.2009

Star Trek Enterprise Wallpapers

I’m in a Star Trek mood.  Here are some cool wallpapers featuring our favorite Starfleet ships.  I don’t claim ownership of any of these images, they were simply found while surfing.  Click on the images to enlarge. The original Enterprise, circa TOS.  NCC-1701 The replacement Enterprise, circa Star Trek V.  NCC-1701-A The first Enterprise in […]

09.29.2009

A Great Birthday Celebration

I had a fantastic birthday celebration this past weekend with my family!  I was out of town for work on my actual birthday, so we chose to postpone the festivities until the weekend.  The best present of all was seeing my children after being on the road for five days. We started the birthday fun […]

09.17.2009

Best of DragonCon 2009 Costumes!

I’m closing out my DragonCon 2009 coverage with my favorite costume photos. Some have been shown here previously, but they bear repeating. To see all of my DragonCon photos, be sure to visit my Flickr page. If you have a favorite costume that I left out, be sure to mention it in the comments. A […]

09.16.2009

DragonCon 2009 Days 3 & 4 – Jean-Luc, Shopping, Games, and Dinner for 21

Coverage of Dragon*Con 2009 continues here!  I’ve already recapped Friday and Saturday, so today will cover Sunday and Monday.  If you’d like to see over 600 pictures I took at the event, you can view them on Flickr and THE UNIQUE GEEK photo gallery. SUNDAY After going to sleep around 5am the night before, we […]

09.15.2009

DragonCon 2009 Recap Day Two – Celebrities, Parade, Costumes, and All-Night Film Fest

Coverage of Dragon*Con 2009 continues here!  To read about Friday, click here.  If you’d like to see over 600 pictures I took at the event, you can view them on Flickr and THE UNIQUE GEEK photo gallery. Saturday After the WAR OF THE SNORE the night before, Choco Taco and I decided to grab some […]

09.4.2009

Out of Office AutoReply: Dragon*Con At Last!

Assuming all is well with air travel, I should be in Atlanta this morning!!! Me and 30,000 of my closest friends all weekend long! Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US.  It’s the 6th largest convention in the […]

08.5.2009

Lore (the irredeemable brother) Has Arrived

We’ve got a special treat today… I’m pleased to present today’s ONCE UPON A GEEK Special Correspondent, Lore (the irredeemable brother)!  That’s right, my brother.  Not exactly my evil twin (as the name might suggest to you Next-Gen-savvy folks), but close enough.  Today’s post is an opportunity for Lore to introduce himself to you readers… […]

07.31.2009

You Gotta Go Anyway, So Why Not Go Geek

Today’s post is a bit morbid, but something we all have to think about eventually.  None of us really want to face it, but the truth of the matter is that the ONLY guarantee in life is that it’s going to end someday.  Once you accept that you’re gonna go no matter what, then you […]

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