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Farewell, Chef Gormaanda – we hardly knew you (R.I.P Harvey Korman)

May 29, 2008 – 9:26 pm |
Farewell, Chef Gormaanda – we hardly knew you (R.I.P Harvey Korman)

Comedian Harvey Korman, a fixture on The Carol Burnett Show who played the celestial chef Gormaanda in the apocryphal 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special, has passed away at the age of 81.
Korman filled several other …

Putting the 'X' in Xbox: The role of sex in gaming

May 28, 2008 – 12:19 pm |
Putting the 'X' in Xbox: The role of sex in gaming

Daniel Floyd of the Savannah College of Art and Design put together this stimulating presentation on the role of sex in gaming’s history and its future. It’s something every art form has to deal with …

Bad DVDs: Invasion of the Title Snatchers

May 28, 2008 – 12:20 am |
Bad DVDs: Invasion of the Title Snatchers

“AVH.” “Transmorphers.” “Monster.” I discovered these doppelgängers while surfing Netflix recently. They popped up as recommendations in “Sci-Fi & Fantasy” under the “New Releases” category. These have got to be some of the most shameless non-pron (I think …) rip-offs in the history of film!

Hobbit movie details from Guillermo del Toro and Peter Jackson

May 27, 2008 – 7:58 pm |
Hobbit movie details from Guillermo del Toro and Peter Jackson

GUILLERMO DEL TORO (LEFT) AND PETER JACKSON (RIGHT) ANSWER FANS’ QUESTIONS.
The live Internet chat “An Unexpected Party” between The Hobbit director Guillermo del Toro, producer Peter Jackson and thousands of excited fans lasted only …

Geek in Review: Indiana Jones and the Video Games of Financial Ruin

May 27, 2008 – 12:07 am |
Geek in Review: Indiana Jones and the Video Games of Financial Ruin

Welcome to Geek in Review, a look back at the last seven days or so in the work of all things geeky.
This week we had the release of the long-awaited fourth Indiana Jones movie and …

Wii Fit review: A solid workout for your body and mind

May 22, 2008 – 10:17 am |
Wii Fit review: A solid workout for your body and mind

IMAGES COURTESY OF NINTENDO AND IGN
The Wii Fit hit stores yesterday in Nintendo’s attempt to help us all lose some weight, get fit and have fun. After trying out the four main activities (yoga, …

Windows XP Service Pack 3 woes

May 20, 2008 – 6:07 pm |
Windows XP Service Pack 3 woes

Windows XP holdouts were blinded by a ray of hope with the release of Service Pack 3, a major update consisting of existing patches with a few enhancements thrown in that has been widely reported …

Dungeons & Dragons goes Fourth

May 19, 2008 – 10:10 pm |
Dungeons & Dragons goes Fourth

Grab your +2 holy avenger sword and dust off that old Crown Royal bag stuffed with your hidden polyhedral dice: The fourth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game is nearly upon us.

Saboten-Con celebrates the best in anime over holiday weekend

May 19, 2008 – 12:00 am |
Saboten-Con celebrates the best in anime over holiday weekend

In Arizona, it’s always convention season for us otaku (that’s Japanese for fanboys and -girls). Stay tuned to Nerdvana for the latest in upcoming local conventions — and don’t forget to send me your con …

NerdWord: pwn

May 18, 2008 – 3:28 pm |
NerdWord: pwn

Now, this one is a little tricky …
To pwn: to wipe the floor with your opposition, usually in a multiplayer PC or next-gen console game.
The legends behind the coining of the term pwn are many, …