Our interview this week is with Steampunk designer and artist Daniel Lee Hawk and his therapeutic relationship with his artwork. He has unique perspectives on what steampunk is and what the community is becoming. He is a famous Icon in steampunk and ComiCon circles and graciously agreed to take time off some magnificent builds to ...
As my followers know, my new episode of NerdBeards dropped last Saturday. As you also already know, it is a review of the Smurfs. My cohort convinced me that we should improve on the Smurf costumes and dress as Smurfs for Phoenix Comicon this past weekend. And of course, I said yes…with caveats. Firstly, we ...
Photos from Space City Con 2014 held at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas from January 3-5.
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These are my notes from the events of Friday May 29, 2015 at Phoenix Comicon. 9:45 Day two of the annual Convention has commenced, and Darth Anexandros and I have arrived early, so we can get good parking and he can find his way to the morning panel he wants to attend. Nothing was open ...
See our amazing pictures taken from 2014 Phoenix Comicon Held from June 5-8 2014 at the Phoenix Convention Center
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So I went to Phoenix Fan Fest 2015 at the Arizona Cardinals Stadium this weekend. I went last year and noticed it was 95 % dealer’s room and 5% the three conference rooms, outside area and the autographs area. This year that did not change. It sounds like this was a bad thing, but it wasn’t ...
I know many of you are thinking that the ouroborus, the snake eating it’s own tail is not a really cool magical lount, but I think you might change your mind when you realize that the serpent is awesome. Jormundgandr Jormundgandr is so large that he encircles the earth with his tail in his mouth. Jormundgandr ...
OK, today we are talking about Pegasus. Yes, the Greek god Pegasus, the one that you hear less about, but everybody likes. now I like Pegasus cause he is a horse with wings. He doesn’t need magic or a horn to fly. He is a normal flying horse (Horses Flying is normal?)that has wings. This ...
This month is Magical Mount Month at Land of the Nerds, and we’ve done a lot of focusing on My Little Pony, Dragons, and other creatures ridden into battles and such. But there are several creatures in myth, film, and stories that can be seen as “non-conventional mounts.” Now, generally, when I talk about “mounts” ...
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Dr. Horrible. Batman. Iron Man. Darryl Dixon & Rick Grimes. Bo (Jangles?). Lisbeth Salander from the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy. Daria Morgendorffer. These names are but a few nontraditional heroes. Are antiheroes going to be the new traditional heroes? Let’s talk! Modern pop culture loves an anti-hero. A hero that, unlike Superman or Robin Hood, is ...
Ok, nerdlings. Come on in, sit on down and get ready for nerducation. Pop Quiz 1: What is the purpose of a conjunction? 2: How does a bill get passed? 3: What two elements make up the sun? What exactly is a sun? 4: Write down the 3 times tables for 1-10. From using catchy ...
Ok, nerdlings. Come on in, sit on down and get ready for nerducation. Pop Quiz. 1) In The Walking Dead episode “A,” when Rick is showing Carl how to create a snare trap, what literary device is the writer using? 2) What elements of satire is used in the Family Guy clip labeled “Undecided Voters”? Bonus point: Is ...
Shudder in fear! The Star Wars Christmas Holiday Special review is here! Enjoy the antics of Capt. Blackheart, Anexandros and Minion as they go over their holiday special viewing experience. If you enjoy this Please Share it with the nerd world.
Now, the video we’ve all been waiting for…. Nerd Beards tackle the Smurfs. What happens when the Smurfs sue the Robear Berbils for being too similar? What does Smurf mean? And will Anexandros stop singing the Eiffel 65 Song? Check out this awesome episode of Nerd Beards! Source
For the first episode of Nerd Beards, Captain Blackheart and Anexandros asked me to look into the history of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. The question my bearded friends had was, “Moon, which came first, the toy or the toon?” The answer is simple: the toy. It began in 1976, when Mattel declined […]
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Mystery Babylon is a weekly web comic created by artist Val Hochberg (now known by Val Brazier). I had a chance to meet and interview the artist at Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest. The premise of the comic is loosely based on the book of Revelation’s idea of a post-Apocalyptic society. There was a great and ...
So, I’m moving from the city where I’ve made my home the last eleven years, across the great stretches of Interstate-10, westward. I am leaving Houston to go to Phoenix. Well, the Dire Schnauzers, Anexandros, and myself. Moving is hard, whether you’re moving ‘just across the hall,’ as I did a few times when I […]
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Moulin Rouge is the third movie of Baz Luhrmann’s Act/Dance/Sing trilogy. Starring Ewan MacGregor, Nicole Kidman, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent and Richard Roxburgh, Moulin Rouge is a festival for the eyes and ears. Using music from David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs” and Nirvana’s “Smells like Teen Spirit” to Elton John’s “Your Song” and Joe Cocker’s “Love ...
One of the highlights at Space City Con this year was the cast and crew of the new series More Than Human. Now, I briefly talked about this amazing cast and crew during my video blog “Six Awesome things about Space City Con” but now I want to take the time to tell you more about this […]
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