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Out of Office AutoReply: I’m at DragonCon 2010!

Assuming all went well with air travel, I’ve been in Atlanta since yesterday evening!!! Me and 40,000 of my closest friends all weekend long! DragonCon is the largest multi-media and popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, pop art, designer toys, literature, art, music, and film in the US. It’s the […]


Once Upon a Geek has regenerated!

An update on some web site administration today.  Some of you may have noticed that ONCE UPON A GEEK looks a little different today.  The changes were cosmetically minor, so don’t feel bad if you didn’t see a difference.  While the changes will seem minor to you, they are tremendous to me!  Ever since I […]


Father’s Day for Geeks!

I hope all the geek-dads out there had an awesome Father’s Day!  Mine was fantastic and lasted the whole weekend!  Had some good solid family time, got to wander the aisles of a bookstore at my own pace (one of my favorite things to do!), ate an enormous Sonny’s BBQ feast for dinner Saturday, watched […]


Got New Cell Phones Last Night

Sorry… no post today.  Too busy playing with our new phones! My wife got the Samsung Reality and I got the LG EnV Touch.  We got them for a song through Verizon! See you tomorrow!


Spent Time Reading Comics This Past Week

In addition to blogging about comics this past week, I actually read some too! I’ve literally got stacks and stacks of comics I’m behind on reading. I got through over 60 comics and two digest this past week.  For some reason I had a hankerin’ for Marvel, so many of these are Siege and X-related. […]


They Are Iron Kids…

When you look at this picture, you’ve got to imagine Ozzy singing “They are Iron Kids…” My ten year old step-son and four year old daughter.  Forget Tony Stark, they are Iron Kids!


Slush Puppies and Marvel Saga – Take Two

The internet is truly amazing.  Back in February I wrote a post about Slush Puppies and sense memory.  In the post I talked about how much I enjoyed drinking lemon-lime Slush Puppies and reading Marvel Saga comics at my mom’s office when I was 13 years old.  Well, thanks to the internet I’m reliving my […]


Sense Memory and Slush Puppies

Have you heard of the term “Sense Memory”?  It’s used in acting, but it also refers to the interaction of the senses and the memory, and the ways in which certain sensory stimuli can trigger memories.  Have you ever caught the scent of a former girlfriend’s perfume, or heard a particular song, and it unexpectedly […]


Looking for Feedback from ONCE UPON A GEEK Readers

Hey gang! More of an administrative post today.  I was hoping to get some feedback from you readers about a change I’ve recently made to the blog. If you look in the right-hand sidebar I’ve added two Twitter feeds, one for comic books and one for Doctor Who (both popular topics here).  I thought this […]


Happy Valentine’s Day to the World’s Most Beautiful Woman

Happy Valentine’s Day to the most beautiful woman in the world… my wife, The Irrepressible Gena.

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