2007-2008 TV season post-mortem

Here’s a mostly comprehensive of the scripted shows I watched this last year and my commentary.  More in-depth hashing out of individual shows will likely follow soon. Pushing Daisies I watched the pilot to this early, sometime last summer, and expected to cherish the four or so episodes I’d get of it before it got…

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Tech, Transmedia and Geek Acceptance

In my introductory post, http://geektheory.wordpress.com/2008/05/21/hello-world/#comments Chad made a response with enough meat that I’ve decided to respond in a full post here. —- I’d agree that technology has changed music distribution moreso than a lot of other things, but I think it’d be unwise to dismiss other changes due to technology. The internet has created…

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Re-Post — Review: David J. Williams’ The Mirrored Heavens

Re-post review #3: —– David J. Williams’ The Mirrored Heavens is 21st century, next-gen cyberpunk, a grim imagining of a possible future our current international climate could easily produce. Four separate but inter-reliant plotlines fire like lasers, closing and eventually colliding in a breathtaking finale. Twists and turns are matched with breakneck pacing as Williams…

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Hello world

Welcome to 21st Century Geeks, an academic blog focusing on geek cultures and media convergence. Here are the stakes: We are entering and/or are already in a golden age of geek culture. Geek movies continually rock the box offices (Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, Transformers, Iron Man), video games have become an immensely profitable entertainment…

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