The Alter-nerd-tive: Zombies

When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the Earth. Scary stuff right? But what happens when there’s no more room in your own brain? Unfortunately for me, there are so many zombie movies, zombie comics, zombie books, zombie tv shows, zombie weddings, zombie flash mobs, zombie …

The Sweet Science of Fantasy

  Now more than ever, in my life at least, literary fantasy is at the forefront of popular culture. It is owed, at least in part, to a few spectacular book adaptations in cinema and television. Of course I’m talking about Harry Potter, the unstoppable franchise by J.K. Rowling, and …

The Vidocq Society

If you’re anything like me, you love a good murder mystery.  Well, I suppose you don’t have to truly be anything like me, but it stands that murder mysteries are interesting, and have the tendency to suck the viewer, or reader, right in.  Why do you think there are so …

The Super Jawncast Episode 13 – Emilio

Hello Jawnstronauts! Episode 13 is here to entertain and inform. Tom brings us some sadness with the misfortune of the Ugandan Little League Team before Martin starts ranting and raving about Paul “Weird Science” Anderson and his views on what makes a good video game movie adaptation. Also on the …

Retrospective: Manhunt

This is the first in an occasional series exploring the hidden gems of gaming, exposing their strengths and weaknesses. Relax, we won’t be revisiting The Legend of Zelda or Silent Hill like everyone and their dog. And before the emails start coming in, yes, “gem” is a very subjective term …

You Should Be Reading A Song of Ice and Fire

George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy series is the current “it” literature for geeks of all stripes. … (Editors note: this is being posted on behalf of Steve) I have a confession: I have a difficult time getting into fantasy series and I have a habit of picking up the first book only …

Washington vs. Washington

I know that it is a common human fallacy to believe that one is living in a special time and place where everything will change and important things will happen. However, the global events of the past few weeks and months have definitely caused many to believe that we may …

In the name of the moon…I’ll inspire you to get a nerdy tattoo (sort of)!

When I was 14, I fell in love.  The love I felt was so strong, and so true, that 14 years later I decided to tattoo myself with  a reminder of that love. No, I’m not talking about my high school sweetheart,

Nerdy Etsy Finds – Plush Edition

I am a big fan of Etsy, the online mecca for all things handmade. I am also a big fan of a site called Regretsy, a humor site which showcases some of the craziest crap Etsy (and other places online) have to offer. As an amateur craftard myself, I love …

The Super Jawncast Episode 12 – A Man-Sized Human

Episode 12 is here and no jawn is safe from its grasp! The guys talk about another stupid person who shouldn’t be allowed on Twitter and discuss the biggest fighting game tournament in North America – EVO 2011. They then take you down memory lane with their tales, the trials …