Jun 052017
 
Tales from the FLGS - The Beginning

After a long hiatus, I thought it time to once again start posting here on Starbasegeek.com. The first topic I want to write about is a tale concerning the hobby/game shop (FLGS) I owned forĀ  just over 10 years and specifically focus on the very beginning. My friends and I had always dreamed of owing [Read more…]

Oct 212015
 
Binge Watching Arrow On Netflix

I’ve been a lifelong fan of comic books, and my father used them to help me learn how to read as a young child. (To be precise, he used Walt Disney comics.) While I haven’t picked up an issue in ten years, mainly due to budgetary concerns, I still love them, especially DC comics. With [Read more…]

Aug 112015
 
Loving the Westworld and Supergirl Trailers

One thing that us geeky types have to look forward to is a number of interesting TV shows coming our way. Recently we got to take a look at a teaser trailer for Westworld and the official Supergirl trailer. The Westworld trailer is only thirty seconds long, but it does provide someĀ  insight into how [Read more…]

Jun 212015
 
Remembering My Dad on Father's Day

Today is Father’s Day where we give thanks to the men who raised us. I would like to take this time to talk about my father and give credit to him for being a large part of who I am today. The impact he had upon my life is tremendous, and he is one of [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…]

Mar 232015
 
Russo Brothers To Direct Avengers: Infinity Wars

Avengers fever is riding high with the imminent release of Age of Ultron. Joss Whedon has done a phenomenal job with the Marvel franchise, so it was surprising that news broke today that the Russo brothers will direct both Part 1 and Part 2 of Avengers: Infinity War. While I am sad to see that [Read more…]