Mar 042016
 
Dragon Con 2015 Roundup - Friday

My Dragon Con 2015 roundup continues with Friday. I woke up at 8am and got ready to hit the mean streets of Atlanta. My brother and I both went to see Julian Glover in the Hilton Grand Ballroom as we both want to see the older actors we enjoyed so much while growing up. Julian [Read more…]

Mar 032016
 
Dragon Con 2015 Roundup - Thursday

This Dragon Con 2015 roundup is way, way overdue. As I’ve expressed in an earlier post, I stepped away from Starbasegeek for a few months due to a variety of reasons. I’m back now and figured it was high time to share my thoughts on the most recent Dragon Con. While I lived through the [Read more…]

Aug 192015
 
RIP Yvonne Craig

2015 continues to be a brutal year in regards to those performers who gave me a lot of fond childhood memories. While I understand that the performers who starred in the movies and TV shows I watched growing up are getting along in years (as I was born in 1970), it’s still sad to see [Read more…]

Jun 262015
 
Patrick Macnee Passes Away at Age 93

It just seems that the icons of my youth are passing away in droves. We recently had Christopher Lee pass away at the ripe old age of 93, and news came out yesterday that Patrick Macnee had also passed away. An interesting coincidence is that both actors died at the same age and had performed [Read more…]

Jun 112015
 
Christopher Lee Passes Away at Age 93

Sad news today as it’s being reported that the mighty Christopher Lee passed away a few days ago at the age of 93. Like many of those of my generation, my introduction to him was through the many Hammer horror films that he made, especially the Dracula movies. While Bela Lugosi will always be my [Read more…]

May 272015
 
Not All Geeks Are The Same

An interesting thing happened a few years ago at a Dragon Panel I was attending. The purpose of the panel was to essentially chew out the SyFy channel over their numerous shortcomings, especially how they viewed their target audience. It was a fun panel with people in the crowd giving their two cents. I particularly [Read more…]