Category Archives: GEEK LIFE

Foundation – some spectacle – but generally bland and contrary to the books

Exploring cerebral themes of economics and culture, Foundation was always going to struggle as a series. Decades ago, as a teenager, I really loved the books. The TV show is well produced and has some spectacular scenes and moments, such … Continue reading

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The Mig-25 – a story of BLUFF and unintended consequences

This is my pick for this month’s Weird History prize!

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I’m a bit skeptical about the Metaverse

Some rambling thoughts – but I think “The Metaverse” is currently overhyped and will go the way of 3d Television. There’s some things that are cool in Sci-Fi shows – but leave you a little dizzy and disorientated in the … Continue reading

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Dies Irae

There are many Dies Irae in many movies, from Star Wars when Luke sees his uncle and aunt have been murdered, Simba watching the Lion King stampeded underfoot, and of course the Hobbit and LOTR and Sweeny Todd. But this … Continue reading

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Youtube endorsement for Michael West media

Michael West is independent, fair, and high quality journalism. While I don’t have time to read everything on his news website, a short 2 or 3 minute tour through it from the man himself doesn’t hurt. That’s why I subscribe … Continue reading

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