We all remember what we thought when Matt Smith first appeared in a blinding flash of light where David Tennant’s face had just been. Who is this guy? He’ll never fill those Converse high tops. But fill them he did, and now we can’t believe the time has come to say goodbye. Peter Capaldi will […]
If it seems like there are a lot of shows on television, well, that’s because there are. Unfortunately, lesser known quality shows tend to get looked over for the buzz worthy AMC and HBO offerings. To steer you in the right direction, we’ve compiled 5 TV gems you should be watching, and for whatever reason, might […]
Two weeks ago, Starcraft II was nothing much more to me than the background noise that leaked from my boyfriend’s laptop at 3 a.m. We would head up to bed, and there the laptop would lie, our very own third wheel, shouting about “Zergs”, “scouting” and some guy known as “Bomber”. Slowly, the Starcraft II […]
This PSA goes out to everyone in the world who has ever complained about the inaccuracy of auto-correct. TURN OFF AUTO-CORRECT AND LEARN HOW TO SPELL. I suffer from undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD (that is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and I can spell “definitely” and “beautiful” without hesitating or second-guessing myself. I […]
Today, we take a look at the third installment in Vin Diesel’s sci-fi franchise. Not a perfect film, but not exactly horrible either.
Dear all, I know that Tolkien is sacred, but personally I think that a comic take on his epic trilogy should exist and can produce quality. This is my take on the tale, the PROLOGUE. More is to come and I planned this as a series of short stories that condense the narrative of the […]
Yeah, that headline is a doozy, but strap in. This is big. George Orwell is commonly attributed as being the pioneer of dystopian fiction. If a piece of fiction is dreary, featuring totalitarian omnipotencies and automaton people, it’s described as “Orwellian.” However, very few people know that Nineteen Eighty Four, arguably Orwell’s most famous work, is based very […]
The goal of Nerdy Academia is to encourage, and provide examples of, close readings and academic-style analyses of nerdy works. There’s a billion essays about War And Peace out there but a scant few about fun things like nerdy fiction. I want to examine science fiction, fantasy, comics, video games, etc. just like I would […]