On Geek Superficiality

Ready Player One purports to be a work celebrating pop culture. In many ways, it does a poor job of it.

Tom’s Geek Year In Review

2015 is over in a few more hours, so how was the year we just had?  You know, from a Geek Perspective? Some good, some bad.  Like every year.

Gabbing Geek 51: Battle Lines

Gabbing Geek 51, Battle Lines, is so contentious you’ll think it was a presidential debate where every single candidate is Donald Trump. We talk about corporate wars at Marvel, the … Read More

Podcast Reaction: Yippee Ki-Yay Mister Falcon Edition

On this week’s podcast, listener Wachnroll asked via Geek Mail an innocent enough question.  When the podcast bleeps out bad language, is it just for comedic effect or did one of … Read More

Ernest Cline Talks Ready Player One Sequels, Driving With George R R Martin, And More

Last night in Austin’s own best bookstore ever, BookPeople, beloved geek author Ernest “Ernie” Cline, gave a presentation on his geek roots, answered the audience’s questions about Ready Player One … Read More

Podcast Reaction: Villains Edition

This week the podcast came out a day early, but I got a new Kindle Fire and don’t know yet how to download the show before going to work to … Read More

Geek Lit: Ernest Cline’s Armada (With SPOILERS)

Last week, Ryan posted a spoiler-free review of Ernest Cline’s second novel, Armada.  Now, Ryan is on-record of being a big fan of Cline’s first novel, Ready Player One.  Seriously, you don’t … Read More