It has been too long since The Uncommon Geek and Neo were able to just geek out and have it be recorded. And when we had the opportunity to do so, we took it!
This episode was recorded in early’ish march, so some of the things mentioned in it have already happened. Wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey…
Today’s music is once again from The Virus Empire, but, this one isn;t directly Creative Commons! You can get today’s song, “Whispers” from the album “DuD Compilation Vol.9: #Sadchip 2004: Emotional Circuitry” on Bandcamp at
http://digitalunderdogs.bandcamp.com/album/dud-compilation-vol-9-sadchip-2004-emotional-circuitry and as always, you can get all your information about Creative Commons at http://creaticecommons.org
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This week on The Uncommon Geek, I get to explore the episode which features the original Shuttle Crash (TM), as well as Spock’s first command: “The Galileo Seven!” Continue Reading »
future, geek, retrospect, Review, Science Fiction, Star Trek | Tagged Bones, Dr. McCoy, Galileo, James T. Kirk, Leonard Nimoy, logic vs. emotion, Quasars, Shuttle Crash, Spock, star trek, Star Trek: The Original Series, The Galileo Seven, William Shatner | Leave a Comment »
Marvel’s newest entry in Phase Two of their Cinematic Universe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, has officially released today. Join me on The Uncommon Geek for a full review of Marvel’s latest blockbuster, a film that exceeded my personal expectations, and one that is easily the best follow-up to The Avengers yet. SPOILERS AWAIT! Continue Reading »
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When I first saw a trailer for this game, I thought it was one of the most stupid ideas for a game that I have ever seen. Playing the role of a goat that goes around terrorizing a city? And the bugs and glitches that were apparent in the trailer… Yeah. But, the more I watched it and read about it, I figured, what the hell! I’ll give it a try! And the closer the release date of April 1st, the more excited I became.
I’m not sure where to begin, exactly. You’re a goat. You go around a small city causing all sorts of mischief to gain points and to unlock achievements. And that’s pretty much the gist of it.
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Is a day of deception and treachery really a tradition worth upholding? An Uncommon Geek chimes in on this cultural phenomenon, in a bonus weekday post. Continue Reading »
experiment | Tagged April Fools' Day, Culture, Hoaxes, Jokes, meme, memetics, Pranks, The Who, tradition, Won't Get Fooled Again | Leave a Comment »
Fabric: Curtain from the thrift store
Pattern: From instructions from a panel done by Jessica of Ties that Bynde
Notions: Safety pins and twill tape
Time to complete: About an hour
First worn: Not yet
Wear again? Hopefully
Total Cost: $10 – $5 for the curtain, $5 for the safety pins and twill tape at the panel.
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cosplay, DIY, Sewing | Tagged bustle, crafting, crafty, DIY, green, sewing, sewing challenge, steampunk | Leave a Comment »
For the third foray into the world of yesteryear’s video games, I am taking a look back at what I consider to be the pinnacle of real-time strategy gaming: Command & Conquer: Red Alert.
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gaming, geek, music, retrospect, Review, video game | Tagged Albert Einstein, Allies, Alternate History, awesome game soundtracks, Command & Conquer, FMV, Frank Klepacki, Hell March, Kane, Real Time Strategy, Red Alert, retro gaming, RTS, Soviets, Stalin, Strategy Game, Time travel, video game, Westwood Studios, World War II | 2 Comments »