Day: August 4, 2014

August Staff Picks: Comics

Displaced Persons  Derek McCulloch (Writer) and Anthony Peruzzo (Artist) Image I don’t know much about Displaced Persons. It’s an OGN by an Eisner nominated writer, Derek McCulloch of STAGGER LEE and Gone to Amerikay, and Anthony Peruzzo, an artist I’m not familiar with. I haven’t seen much advance buzz. What I have seen is this cover…

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Studio Ghibli Considers Restructuring For Now

This past Sunday, Studio Ghibli representative director and co-founder Toshio Suzuki announced some changes in the studios future after rumors of the company’s demise for the last few years. Studio Ghibli has been responsible for many beloved animated movies, not limited to Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, and Howl’s Moving Castle. But they made no secret about…

Things to Play: Monster of the Week

Monster of the Week is a tabletop role-playing game that allows you to play as a character like Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Hellboy, hunting down monsters and saving innocents. Unlike Dungeons & Dragons and some other RPGs, Monster of the Week can take place in current times, so you can use modern technology like cellphones and…

Love, Lizzie: A Secret Diary Review

In 2012, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (fondly known as LBD) brought the familiar and beloved novel Pride and Prejudice to a relatively new online platform as a webseries, and the results were nothing less than extraordinary. Jane Austen’s characters shifted into grad students, aspiring fashion designers, medical students, and CEOs, their lives and uncertainties closer…

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#WWACNerdMovie Was Incredibly Fun

Wednesday July 30th was the inaugural #WWACNerdMovie Night, in which we get together to watch a classic nerd movie and live tweet our snarky little hearts out. This month’s movie was Barbarella, a film that practically whimpers with ecstatic joy to be snarked upon. And snark we did.