Rants, Raves & Observations

How-To Be Geek and Cool

Geeks used to be the outcasts. They were seen as “uncool” and if you were labeled as a geek, it was a sign that your place in the social hierarchy was low. All of that has changed, geeks are now considered to be the cool ones and they are looked up to, respected, and even emulated by others. Geeks, once on the bottom rung of the social ladder are now at the top. Suddenly, being a geek is cool and…

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Random Geekery

Cool Geeks Who Achieved Greatness!

Remember the kid in the school who sat alone at lunch? Who wandered aimlessly around the school, detached, seemingly anti-social? The kid everyone begged to slide them the answers to that impossible test question? The kid, whose picture in yearbook, no one could quite nail down? The kid you essentially never knew or saw because no one paid them any mind? Yes, that kid. Well some of these ‘Geeks’ may just be your boss. Some of the kids may just…

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Random Geekery

So You Want to be a Cosplayer?

From Tor.com – Don’t look now, but cosplayers—or people who dress up as fictional characters—are everywhere these days. They’re at conventions, they’re in every other web gallery, there may even be one behind you right now. And why wouldn’t cosplay be so popular? It’s a chance to become your favorite video game, anime or comics characters. It can be hard work, and expensive, but cosplayers get to live out a fantasy while also gaining membership in a community that loves…

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Collectibles & Memorabilia

Iron Man Returns! New Pop! Vinyl Figure

Actor Robert Downey, Jr.’s Iron Man suit from the Marvel movie Iron Man 3 looks great in Pop! Vinyl bobble head form with the Iron Man 3 Movie Pop! Vinyl Bobble Head! Standing 3 3/4-inches tall, Tony Stark has been transformed into a perfect bobbling display piece for your work or home desk. Order Iron Man 3 Movie Pop! Vinyl Bobble Head from Entertainment Earth!…

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