Today Warner Bros. announced the sequel to Man of Steel would be called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the Internet immediately lost its mind and pounced on the title like a bunch of ghouls feasting on a newborn. And as I watched the vitriol flow across social media, all I could do is sit back and wonder why everyone is so angry… Continue reading Geeks Are Entering The Age of Instant Backlash And It's Getting Really Tiresome
Love is in the air this week, and whether you’re paired up or flying solo on Valentine’s Day, it’s difficult not to feel the holiday’s unavoidable influence in one way or another. And no matter how you feel about roses, greeting cards, and bow-wielding cherubs, February 14 doesn’t have to mean a break from your regularly scheduled geekery – quite the opposite, in fact.
While the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Best Valentine's Day Movies for Geeks
This week Topher Grace launched his own pop culture blog called Cereal Prize. Why? Well, why not? He’s a huge movie geek, and he’s already had enough massive success in his acting career that he could sit back, collect royalties, and post YouTube videos for the rest of his life if he wanted to, and I don’t think anyone would judge him for it. He’s… Continue reading What's the Most Obscure Movie Reference You Can Spot in This Elaborate Tribute to Geeks?