Category Archives: Entertainment

“Secrets of the Universe” campaign has begun!

I’ve been quite busy the past two weeks, but I just wanted to drop a short note to let folks know that a really cool new science cinematic experience is being crowdfunded on Indiegogo: Secrets of the Universe! This project, … Continue reading

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The comics moment that most inspires me: Suicide Squad

Update: Forgot to say “thank you” to my Dad for mailing me my complete “Suicide Squad” collection, which made this whole post possible! I suspect that people who don’t read comics fail to realize how much kids can be inspired … Continue reading

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The Lost Skeleton Walks Among Us! (hopefully)

Proving once again that you can’t keep a good undead down, at least not the first or second time, it was recently announced that there will be a third film in the Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (soon-to-be) trilogy! Being that … Continue reading

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My favorite video games of all time (an incomplete list)

It is not much of an exaggeration to say that I’ve been playing video games since the beginning.  I was one of those kids who spent tons of time in arcades throwing away quarter after quarter, and our family owned … Continue reading

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Artologica at ScienceOnline (and online)!

Update: Michele will be showing off her work tonight, Friday the first of February, in the Marriott hotel lobby between 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm! This week I’m attending ScienceOnline 2013, the yearly online science communication conference in Raleigh, NC. … Continue reading

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Invaders from Mars! Reports from the 1938 invasion

Note: One of a couple of Halloween-themed posts for the season! While researching a post for my new Tumblr “Science Chamber of Horrors“*, I ended up reading the October 31st, 1938 edition of The Evening Independent newspaper of St. Petersburg, … Continue reading

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Movie sequels that completely miss the point

The recent release of the prequel “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” got me thinking about the very odd sequels to the original 1968 “Planet of the Apes” and about sequels in general.  Sequels are common in both literature … Continue reading

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