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One of the best films from this past year is now available on video: Legends of the Knight, the excellent documentary film by writer director Brett Culp.

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Lightning Octopus: Why I’m optimistic about Arizona’s Geek Culture

February 2, 2012 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Jonathan Simon (Lightning Octopus)

For a guy who’s trying to build up Arizona’s Geek Culture, it can feel like a kick in the gut when nerd havens shut down – especially when I’ve gotten to know some of the owners. (This article originally appeared on — please leave your comments on the original post there.)

Live from your comic store … it’s Saturday Night Live!

February 1, 2012 – 7:50 pm |

[media-credit name=”Bluewater Productions” align=”alignleft” width=”175″][/media-credit]Pop culture book publisher Bluewater Productions has announced that this March, they will be releasing a comic book based on the 37-year history of Saturday Night Live. But did you know …

Before Watchmen: DC embarks on series of vigilante prequels

February 1, 2012 – 10:53 am |
Watchmen Rewound

Writer Alan Moore is out. Illustrator Dave Gibbons wishes it well but doesn’t see the need. Nevertheless, DC Entertainment is launching seven linked miniseries this summer that each will center on a specific character from the seminal late-’80s series “Watchmen.”

Feb. 16: The night that the geeks come out in Tempe

February 1, 2012 – 9:04 am |

MADCAP Theaters will be hosting Geeks’ Night Out, Tempe’s celebration of all things science, science fiction and technology 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 16. On tap: sci-fi trivia, video games, a ghost hunting tour and …

Volkswagen’s game day commercial bowls over Star Wars cantina

February 1, 2012 – 8:20 am |

Mos Eisley Spaceport: You will never find a more wretched hive of sensitive Sith Lords and Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial critics.