Rock ’em Sock the Vote!

I found this video, quite by accident, on CBC.ca. It appears pretty much without context, although I guess it doesn’t really need any. I mean, politicians? Getting into schoolyard brawls? Is that not awesome? It’s always reassuring to see how the people who run our countries are no more mature, and in some case are […]

Happy 427th Birthday, Antikas!

If you know anything about anything, surely you’re aware that today is Antikas’ birthday. Our resident programmer and curmudgeon celebrates his 427th birthday today so, in commemoration, I thought we’d run through some important historical events which took place on Antikas’ past birthdays. 2004 – The last Po’ouli (Black-faced honeycreeper) dies of Avian malaria in […]

ComicsAlliance.com: Geek Masculinity and the Myth of the Fake Geek Girl

www.ComicsAlliance.com (my go-to place for comics-related news) has just posted an article by Rachel Edidin, an associate editor for Dark Horse Comics. It deals with the strange relation male geeks have toward female geeks– that peculiar, insular, occasionally misogynist tendencies that our lot, as a whole, often tend to display. Of course, we’re not all […]

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