They’re Real?

They’re Real?

In today’s modern age of gaming developers will often base their creations on real people. In the past it was jarring to see an “actor” pop up as a video game character, especially if they were were relatively well known. Can you imagine the nightmare of plopping in Super Mario 4 and seeing a CG version of Danny Devito hurling fireballs from his swollen quasi-dwarven finger tips?

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Super Meat Boy Responds To PETA

Super Meat Boy responds to PETA

Look, I'm not for or against PeTA. I'm heavily in favor of the proper treatment of animals, but I also like a hamburger now and again. I think PeTA has a worthwhile message but at times can be a bit...out…

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Why Parry Gripp Is So Nerd Appropriate!

Why Parry Gripp is so Nerd Appropriate!

Many of you know the name Parry Gripp, but for those that don’t I’m here to educate you. In the mid 1990s I remember wandering into an awful record store in the middle of ghetto in Tampa. After digging through the “Punk” section one band caught my eye, Nerf Herder. I must admit I bought the CD simply for the name. Nerf Herder is what one very famous Princess of Alderan calls one very suave Corellian smuggler in a moment of anger.

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Get ’em Hooked: A Comics Primer

Get ’em hooked: A comics primer

So you have a nerdy circle one(husband, boyfriend, wife, girlfriend, friend, crush, sibling, child) and you want to get them into comics. Well that is how comics work best, much like the crack dealer on the corner (we all have one right?) you get them started on a freebie and before you know it they will be making weekly trips to the comic shop of choice and picking up their scrips (its what the cool kids call a subscription) and reading joyously all night.

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