Period Pieces: Marvel’s Summer 2011 Comic Book Movies: X-Men First Class, Thor, and Captain America.

On September 12, 2011, in Movies and Film, News, by Paul Weimer

Hello again.  A few months ago, I looked at three movies that were directly or indirectly inspired by Philip K. Dick.  With the summer season drawing toward a close, I thought I would look at three more movies, the Marvel comic book movies X-Men First Class, Thor, and most recently, Captain America. I discovered an […]

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Philip K Dick Invades Hollywood: Unknown, The Adjustment Bureau and Source Code

On May 4, 2011, in Movies and Film, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

But when Worlds Collide Said George Pal to his Bride I’m going to give you some terrible thrills. –Science Fiction Double Feature Picture Show My collection of movies on DVD rivals my all-too-large book collection. While I might not have seen a movie in a movie theater until I was into my teens¹, I’ve been […]

May Round Table Discussion

On May 4, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

The Functional Nerds – Round Table Discussion May 2010 This is a special bonus episode of The Functional Nerds! The concept here is simple – we take several topics to discuss and we invite some friends to join us for a round table discussion – which we record for posterity.  Similar to inviting a bunch […]

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Episode 007

On April 30, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

007 The Functional Nerds In the seventh episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by the second recruit in the 3rd Nerd Army: Clifton Hill! Together, we venture forth to discuss such varied and diverse topics as: Hulu’s new subscription service, Yahoo’s new movie rental service, #boobquake, torturing the 3rd […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 22, 2010

On April 22, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

I’m back! Sorry for the absence – technical firewall issues!  All fixed now! Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy i09: Cameron’s Next Project May Not Be Avatar 2 Or Battle Angel Book Cover Smackdown! ‘Ender’s Game’ vs. ‘Crossovers 2’ vs. ‘The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard’ SF Tidbits for 4/22/10 MIND MELD: What […]

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