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Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Geek Retrospective: Andromeda (TV Series)

    Posted on August 12, 2013 by Tao

    Andromeda the TV Series (not to be confused with the galaxy) aired between 2001 and 2006 for 5 seasons and starred, among many; Kevin Sorbo. Yes, Mr. Hercules himself.  In fact, here's a picture of the cast and crew of Andromeda:

    Andromeda Crew

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    This post was posted in TV Series and was tagged with andromeda, retrospective, review, scifi, tv

  • Pacific Rim Review

    Posted on August 9, 2013 by Tao

    Have you heard about Pacific Rim? If not, what rock have you been living under? This movie has been the talk of Geek Town for over a year now, and after finally catching it, I have to say - it's up to the hype.

    Let's be clear - this is not a movie that will stretch your mind in any manner.  It's a big summer action blockbuster, it's just a big summer action blockbuster that's been engineered for geeks.  It's not smart, not innovative but it is very cool.  It's a big screen, live action Mechs vs Monsters and if you go in expecting that you'll love it.

    Now for the spoiler discussion. Stop reading if you don't want some minor spoilers.

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    This post was posted in Movies and was tagged with hollywood, movies, pacific rim, the usual

  • Fantasy Writers & Medieval Martial Arts

    Posted on August 2, 2013 by Tao

    It's strange. I'm reading the Incomplete Enchanter currently by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt.  It's not a bad series really, filled with short stories about Harold Shea (a psychologist) who manages to move himself to different, parallel worlds where the laws of science / magic alter depending on the worlds shared beliefs of [...]

    This post was posted in Books and was tagged with authors, books, hema, martial arts, wma, writing

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