Monthly Archives: February 2013

#Fantasy #Books: Sword and Sorcery’s Hall of Forgotten Heroes

OK, so we’ve all heard of Conan, Robert E. Howard’s most popular creation who strides the earth in search of loot, women, adventure and a kingdom to call his own and we’re yawning with Tolkien (thank you very much Mr. … Continue reading

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Web #TV: Angel of Death, Dancing on the Edge, Psychos, Secret State

I’ve been watching way too much telly as usual, and it’s got even worse now that I’ve found a sweet-low-bandwidth-usage-period in our house’s shared router during which I can stream web TV right to my phone. Angel of Death on … Continue reading

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.tek: Will-i-am Wants You To Code Zzzzzz…

Code: So the cult of celebrity has finally brought much needed credibility to us poor nerds.  (Yes, heavy sarcasm).  Will-I-Am and The Zuck, no-less, are encouraging American kids to learn to program.  Too late suckers- China, India and Eastern Europe … Continue reading

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Get Episode 11 of Roy’s Rocket Radio #SciFi #Horror #Fantasy #Podcast Now!

The highlights of this extra-long episode are- Chico and Rita, Following, Jack The Giant Slayer, Robot and Frank, Silver Lining’s Playbook, Terry Pratchett movies, The Master, Wake Wood, The Following, Fringe, Once Upon a Time, Touch, The Walking Dead, Hammer … Continue reading

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Seemingly Random: Kevin Bacon, Fig Rolls, Podcast and Boots

That Kevin Bacon ad is not working for me.  I’ve had to Google to see what product they (Saachi and Saachi apparently) are trying to push… Turns out to be EE’s 4G rollout.  Ohhh… But it’s late morning now and … Continue reading

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#Web #TV #Review: Angel of Death, Starring Zoë Bell on Crackle

Hey, this morning I just discovered Sony’s Crackle, a web-only TV station.  I just watched a little of Angel of Death with Zoë Bell as a hit-woman with a slight problem in the shape of a big wedge of metal stuck … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Sony PlayStation 4: The PS4 Event

Last night Sony hosted the much-hyped PS4 event in New York City presenting an opportunity for lots of unphotogenic nerds to step into the limelight. Though less polished than an Apple launch (a good thing) Sony did manage to drop … Continue reading

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