December 2010

FANTASY HOOP TAKES

As we come to the end of 2010, I continue to hate Vince Carter. He may be my Don Nelson for this year at this point. I got him in the tenth round of a draft and I actually thought to myself that that was going to be a bargain....

Richard Fairgray's Christmas Specials

While other cartoonists sleep or eat turkeys, I work. So now, as you desperately check the internet for some distraction from the inevitable Christmas Day bickering and squabbling, enjoy these 3 Christmas Day Specials as my gift to you. I FIGHT CRIME CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: THE CHEWING ZOMBIES CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: THE...

FANTASY HOOP TAKES: Merry Xmas, Vince Carter

Merry Christmas and thanks for nothing Vince Carter. You get traded into a situation that can finally bring you back to Vinsanity. You got tradedto the Phoenix Suns, a team that plays a high-octane offense that would compliment your style and put the ball in your hands a majority of...

FOOTBALL: Pickin' Winners - Week 16

Only two weeks to go in your Pick 'Em Pool! Need a little help? Check ot our picks vs. the spread, courtesy of TheFantasyGeek.com — Stop by today for tips on making picks and everything fantasy football! With every game played, we learn more about each of the 32 NFL...

Extra Credit: Six Million Dollar Man Box Set

Go ahead and scratch off one of the last great television series to make the jump to the great home entertainment frontier. This latest installment of ‘Extra Credit’ spotlights “The Six Million Dollar Man: The Complete Collection” from Time Life. This is a behemoth of a DVD set, a time...

FANTASY FOOTBALL: Week 15 Recap & Week 16 Advice

Fantasy football championship time is here! Get the scoop on Week 16 and analysis of everything that went down in Week 15. Here's a quick recap and some advice, courtesy of TheFantasyGeek.com. This is an excerpt from The Geekly Update. To read the whole column, click here...

Don West Returns To GeekWeek Tonight

The legendary Don West returns to the GeekWeek airwaves tonight with his second special edition of WILD WEST DEALS. West - the innovator of home shopping madness - will be back with a mix of sports and entertainment collectibles at prices nobody else can match, delivered with the passion and...

GeekWeek's Extremely Last Minute Holiday Home Video Buying Guide

It’s Christmas Week 2010. You’ve been too busy playing BLACK OPS for the last six weeks straight to remember that you need to buy presents. Short of making macaroni-and-paper-plate sculptures, what do get for the discerning Geek on your Wish List? Here are the Twelve Days Of Geekmas— Home Video...

ACTIVISION Sues EA (Again!)

Here we go again, kids. As initially reported by IGN, Activision has indeed filed a proposed first amended cross-complaint stating that "Electronic Arts (EA) conspired with former Infinity Ward executives Jason West and Vince Zampella to "derail Activision's Call of Duty franchise, disrupt its Infinity Ward development studio and inflict...

Team Unicorn Teaches You How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

The lovely, geeky ladies of Team Unicorn are back with a new - and quite seasonal - video, full of holiday cheer and, of course, zombies. After all, what holiday would be complete without a 50s-era zombie apocalypse? A VERY ZOMBIE HOLIDAY is the second project from Michele Boyd, Clare...

Marvel Announces FEAR ITSELF Event Series

At New York's Midtown Comics earlier today, Marvel unveiled a new event titled FEAR ITSELF, which will span seven issues next year and involve major players in the Marvel Universe. The series, helmed by a creative team of Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen (with Ed Brubaker and Scot Eaton working...

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE Rolls Out In January

Sony has announced an official release date for DC UNIVERSE ONLINE, its DC-themed massively multiplayer online game for the PS3 and PC. The game will be available on both platforms worldwide beginning January 11, 2011. Here is a press release from Sony with more details on the release, courtesy of...

Academy Disqualifies Four Contenders For Best Original Score

According to Variety, the Academy has deemed BLACK SWAN, TRUE GRIT, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, and THE FIGHTER ineligible for Oscar consideration in the best score category. BLACK SWAN and TRUE GRIT have been disqualified because their scores were "diluted by the use of tracked themes or other pre-existing...

See The First Concept Art From BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: BLOOD AND CHROME

SyFy has released four concept images from its upcoming two-hour pilot for BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: BLOOD AND CHROME, which follows a young William Adama during the first Cylon War: "Ensign William Adama, barely in his 20's and a recent Academy graduate, finds himself assigned to the newest battlestar in the Colonial...

Last-Minute Gifts for the Non-Geek in Your Life

Being a Geek entails certain responsibilities. Perhaps the most important is paying it forward. We nerds may sometimes come off a bit overbearing in our passionate support of the shows/movies/comics/games we love, but it’s only because we want others to share in our Geekery. And while these are flush times...