Ryan Thomason

Geek Dad Report: Traffic School

Geek Dad Report: Traffic School

Yeah, Everyone made fun of me for having to spend 2 hours of my Thursday night at Traffic School. At least all the citations I had on the single ticket were wiped from my record and my car insurance isn’t going to go up. Honestly, though, even though I had to fork over $125 to […]

 Ryan Thomason

Get in the Charitable Spirit for Childs Play!

Get in the Charitable Spirit for Childs Play!

If you haven’t heard of it, Childs Play is a charity setup by the good folks at Penny Arcade. Every year it raises Millions of dollars that goes toward buying video games and such for various childrens hospitals around the world. If you have a soul and want to help kids who are sick and […]

 Ryan Thomason

New Lucius Fogg Novel, Tweeting it Live

New Lucius Fogg Novel, Tweeting it Live

Dan Wickline is attempting something that I haven’t quite seen before. He is writing his new novella The Werewolves of Paddington Court: a Lucius Fogg Mystery via twitter updates. Yes, every part of his novella update will be in 140 characters or less. Essentially, you get to watch him write in a semi-live type of […]

 Ryan Thomason

Firefly: Still Flying, Book Review

Firefly: Still Flying, Book Review

Any Firefly fan of note should know about this book, if you’re a Browncoat wearing, Jayne knitted hat wearing fan of the show this is a definite add to your collection. This 160 page compilation of 4 new short stories, behind the scenes pictures, Prop pictures, even a in dept look at the costuming compliment […]

 Ryan Thomason

Why Hello There Wonder Woman, Come Here Often?

Why Hello There Wonder Woman, Come Here Often?

Wonder Woman has been given a ‘modern’ costume upgrade, starting with Issue #600 releasing today. what do you think? At least she didn’t go on that Project Runway show and have someone design it, I have to say though, I like it. I’m no fashion expert, my wife will account for that, but it does […]

 Ryan Thomason

Hulu Launches Premium Subscription Service

Hulu Launches Premium Subscription Service

Good news everyone! Hulu now can cost you money, but for a good reason. Currently, only select super cool members on Hulu have access to it, but soon the masses will be given access to the service. How cool is it going to be? How screwed are the cable/satellite providers? Will I be canceling my […]

 Ryan Thomason

Geek Dad Report: This is Why I love Being a Dad

Geek Dad Report: This is Why I love Being a Dad

I can’t possibly think of my life now without my kids in it. Being a dad has made it a gillion times better. Now that my son is about two and a half, he is being a lot more imaginative. Just the other day, he climbed up into my computer chair by himself, and started […]

 Ryan Thomason

Barnes and Noble: Comics on the CHEAP!

Barnes and Noble: Comics on the CHEAP!

Alright all you cheap bastards like me who don’t buy anything unless the deals are too good to be true. Barnes and Noble are unloading their graphic novel collections, and it’s not a measly $2 price drop, most are 75% to 80% price cuts. If you’ve been holding on graphic novels, now is the time […]

 Ryan Thomason

Here is the Green Hornet Trailer

Screw Jimmy Kimmel, if you didn’t catch the trailer that dropped last night, you can now see it here! What are your thoughts? Honestly, I didn’t have an opinion of this movie, I couldn’t see past Seth Rogen as anything but a “funnies guy”. I have to say, after seeing the trailer, it looks like […]

 Ryan Thomason

Are We at a Cusp of the eReader Price Wars?

Are We at a Cusp of the eReader Price Wars?

I got an email yesterday from Barnes and Noble touting some new pricing changes to their Nook eReader device. It raised my eyebrows at the least because I was considering the Nook as the reader I wanted from these current options available. I was even more curious when I learned that Amazon cut nearly $75 […]

 Ryan Thomason

New Green Hornet Trailer TONIGHT!

New Green Hornet Trailer TONIGHT!

The first trailer for Columbia Pictures’ The Green Hornet will debut on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Monday, June 21st, reports IGN. Seth Rogen, who plays the title role, will be Kimmel’s guest that night and will introduce the trailer. There you go comic fans, a reason to watch a mediocre show very, very late at […]

 Ryan Thomason

Your TV Reminder This Week: Futurama is BACK!

Your TV Reminder This Week: Futurama is BACK!

So, for those of you guys that love this show, you probably know it’s coming back…THIS THURSDAY June 24th, 2010! Remember to DVR it and watch it, over and over. Whatever we have to do to give the people at comedy central a virtual blowjob so that we can keep getting new episodes. We here […]

 Ryan Thomason

Fallout: New Vegas, Pre-sell packs

Fallout: New Vegas, Pre-sell packs

I can’t believe I forgot to put this up! In case you didn’t know, depending on where you put your Fallout: New Vegas on reserve, you’ll get special loot. If this doesn’t make you want to have this game day 1, it sure as hell will at least nudge you closer to reserving a copy […]

 Ryan Thomason

I Love SCIENCE!

I Love SCIENCE!

Alright, I may not understand most of this, but I honestly love this type of stuff. Give the article a looksie if you like SCIENCE! and the Maths. According to New Scientist (Where did the old ones go?) Andrew Wade made a breaking discovery in the field of…life. These are the type of breakthroughs that […]

 Ryan Thomason

Fallout: New Vegas

Fallout: New Vegas

You know what, if I were still not married with kids, I’d had been paying a lot closer attention to E3 this year. Especially the fact that my favorite gaming franchise of all time was pumping out stuff for our viewing pleasure. Here you go guys, take a look.