Free Comic Book Day

This Saturday, May 6th, is going to be Free Comic Book Day! The list of free titles can be found here. Most comics shops will be participating.  Star Comics in Lubbock will be participating along with several libraries. Maybe your local comic book shop will be as well? Looking the comic books which will be available  may be some […]

Full House: Wild Cards in Portales

This Friday marks the return of the annual Jack Williamson Lectureship to Portales, New Mexico.  This event is one of the prime examples of why this blog exists. Yes, I have talked about very general stuff, but there are some important parts of the geek subculture which do not always get the amount of attention […]

HUDCon Spring 2017

Today I spent a bit of time down at Mad Hatter’s House of Games in Lubbock, Texas. Across my twitter feed yesterday came news of an event called HUDCon. HUD, or Heads Up Display, is a student group at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.  They run a Youtube channel for game and television reviews. They […]

Vast and Sundry

So in case you are not aware a new method of media has developed over the last two years or so. That is the live-streamed role playing game. Penny Arcade has Acquisitions Inc., Hyper Rabbit Rpg has Pencils and Parsecs, and Geek and Sundry features, perhaps the most successful, Critical Role. I do not particularly […]