April can be a truly beautiful month. The dawn of spring and rebirth of nature make for one of the most unique times of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also the time that Americans are forced to file tax returns. Every year at this time, I find myself crouched over my computer analyzing W-2s, 1098Es, 1099s,… Read More Tax Returns and A Geek’s Guide to $pending It!
2015 was full of key moments in Pop Culture! Jenna and Aaron gives you their picks for their favorite moment in this crazy world of Pop of Culture we all love! The Return of Star Wars to the Big Screen! 2015 was a great year all around for all of Geekdom: a new Avengers movie… Read More Monster Lists! Best of 2105: Pop Culture Moment!
After writing long and extensively about ambient music I’ve decided to hop to a very different genre, the diverse and powerful world of metal. Since I am not as experienced in the ways of metal, I’ll keep this to one article and three albums. These three albums each represent a different type of metal and… Read More Turning It Up To 11: Chris’ Favorite Metal Albums!
Blue Snaggletooth. He’s a funny named alien from the days when the first Star Wars movie was just known as Star Wars, not Episode 4 or A New Hope. Blue Snaggletooth was one of the many patrons of Chalmun’s Cantina on Mos Eisley, or was he? Ignoring all the stories that have been created on the background… Read More The Star Wars Universe’s Blue Man! The Story of Blue Snaggletooth’s Action Figure Rarity!
The Monsters of Geek have been tasked with coming up with some lists of different highlights for 2014 now that the year is winding down. I’m not doing a traditional “Best of 2014” style list. We have plenty of those throughout the month and the other geeks are better equipped to handle those anyway. I… Read More Monsters Present…Monster Lists! Best of 2014: Travis’ Favorite Additions to his Pop Culture Collection
Blu-Ray is great. Digital HD is wonderful. VHS is heavenly. Wait, what? Yep. you read that right. I am an advocate for VHS. I can’t sit here and say that VHS is superior with advanced quality video and sound, but there is just something about the now defunct medium that appeals to me, at least… Read More Monsters Present…Monster Lists!: Travis’ Best Movies To Watch On VHS!
I thought it was hard coming up with ten books to read in October; however, it could not be as hard as deciding what to write about for my Rapid Reviews post for today. In fact, I had been wracking my brain for several days trying to come up with a few things to review… Read More Monsters Present…Rapid Reviews! (November 2014)
[Editor’s Note: All pictures were taken by Travis Giles] The vintage Kenner Star Wars line is filled with wonderful toys such as the huge AT-AT, the awe inspiring Rancor, and the Tauntaun with the open belly for rescuing your freezing action figures. These are all really great, but one of my favorites is the small… Read More You Can’t Teach Speed, Kids! Travis Looks at the Speeder Bike from the Star Wars Black Series Line!
Star Wars Black Series is an excellent line of action figures and it has been a long time dream for many toy lovers to finally get their hands on Star Wars toys in this scale. There have been several waves released so far, as well as some pretty cool convention exclusives and, of course, one… Read More Star Wars Black Series Boba Fett is Worth The Purchase (and a Better Death, George!)