July 26, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Shawna Joins the Geeks in Geekerati Episode 2 “Downloading the Upfronts”

The second episode of the Geekerati Radio Podcast aired on May 21st, 2007 and focused on the television upfronts for that year. The upfronts are when television networks announce their new television lineups for the fall in front of advertisers in order to solicit the advertising revenue that provides the main stream of finances for […]

Geek News , Geekerati Radio , Television

Read the Original ‘Stranger Things’ Pilot Episode ‘Montauk’

One of the great privileges of the modern era is that the a quick search of the internet can allow journalists, genre fans, and struggling screenwriters to get a deeper look at the productions that entertain and inspire us. One thing in particular this has lead to is the wider availability of the original screenplays […]

Fantasy , Gaming , Geek News , Horror , Television

Episode 159 — Discussing SHATTERED SHIELDS with Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt

While the genre of Military SF has been firmly entrenched in the publishing industry and is one of the more popular sub-genre in the industry. Often overlooked is the rich tales of military campaigns and the struggles of individuals soldiers that make up some of the best Fantasy stories. These tales include seminal Fantasy like […]

Fantasy , Gaming , Geek News , Geekerati Radio , Roleplaying Games

CW’s Trailer for THE FLASH Captures Barry Allen Goodness

From Professor Zoom to the Weather Wizard, the recently released 5 minute extended trailer for CW’s upcoming series THE FLASH seems to be firing on all cylinders. From the looks of the trailer, the current FLASH series will be drawing heavily from the “Speed Force” era of stories where Professor Zoom aggressively antagonized the FLASH, […]

Geek News , Television

Halt and Catch Fire — 80s Silicon Prairie on the Silver Screen

There are those who may think of the Texas to Geek connection as a recent development, but it has long held a place in the heart of this Geekerati writer and not just because I was born in El Paso. The first time Texas made a deep impression on my geek affectations was the film […]

Geek News , Television

CW Developing HOURMAN TV Series…Will it Be an Hour Long Drama?

I learned to read by reading comic books. Given how much I love to read to this day, I’d say that my friendly local bookstore should send thank you letters to some of the comic book writers who sparked my passion. My absolute favorite writer as a kid was Roy Thomas. From Man-Thing to Conan, […]

Fantasy , Television

Geekerati Book Pick of the Week: Kell’s Legend

Kell’s Legend (Angry Robot Books) Who Wrote It: Andy Remic (BioHell, SIM, Spiral) What Genre is It: Kell’s Legend is a fusion of Vampire horror, skull shattering sword and sorcery, and steampulp. What is it About: The city has fallen. The land of Falanor is invaded by an albino army, the Army of Iron. A […]

Fantasy , Pulp , Roleplaying Games

TV Pick of the Week: The Writer’s Room

As mentioned on this week’s episode, Shawna’s pick this week for TV viewing is The Writers’ Room on The Sundance Channel.  It’s a great insight to some of the biggest shows on TV today — Breaking Bad, New Girl, Parks & Recreation, Dexter, Game of Thrones, etc.  Each half hour episode is hosted by Jim […]

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