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5/25: Geek Pride Day

May 24, 2011 – 10:47 am |

Wednesday the world celebrates Geek Pride Day. It’s a great run-up to the weekend fandemonium that is Phoenix Comicon.
Here’s how the St. Petersburg Times sums up the day’s meaning:
RIGHTS:
- The right to associate with other …

‘Weird Al’ is coming back to town

May 24, 2011 – 4:44 am |
Weird Al animated

Not even a year after his first show in a decade in Arizona outside of the State Fair, “Weird Al” Yankovic is coming back for more.
The pop-culture icon will perform 8 p.m. June 10 at …

It’s no myth: Adam Savage’s shocking ‘Doctor Who’ dance

May 23, 2011 – 11:45 pm |

Videos of people playing the Doctor Who theme music with Tesla coils aren’t that uncommon.
Videos of Mythbusters’ Adam Savage cage-dancing two Tesla coils are a bit more rare — and totally amazing.
From the Maker Faire …

*THIS* is how you do a movie trailer

May 23, 2011 – 10:18 pm |

In a world …

Miraculous new ‘Torchwood’ trailer

May 23, 2011 – 9:54 pm |

With the first full trailer for “Torchwood: Miracle Day,” the upcoming Starz relaunch of the Doctor Who spinoff, we are starting to piece together just how the new characters played by Bill Pullman and Mekhi Phifer will be integrated into the show’s mythos.