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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The Ultimate Summer Drink: Gin & Tonic

On June 1, 2011, in Andy Romine, The Booze Nerd, by Andy Romine

When the heat of summer weighs heavily upon me, there’s one sure-fire cure. Others may reach for their margaritas and tropical tiki drinks, but the Booze Nerd finds no better solace than in a crisp, refreshing classic: the Gin & Tonic. This cocktail has been a mainstay against the tropical heat ever since the days […]

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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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