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Even when I was single, I loved Valentine’s Day. I used it as an excuse to go out to dinner with friends and buy myself something nice (after all, I was saving money not being in a relationship– so I figured I deserved it!). So whether you’re looking for a gift for a special someone, or you’re just looking to get gift for yourself (which I highly recommend), here are some geeky Valentine’s gift ideas, for men and women, the committed and single alike.

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More Christmas Geekery

Ashley Walton —  December 22, 2012 — 2 Comments

We’ve been busily enjoying time off from work and general holiday merriment, but we wanted to share a quick post with some more of our Christmas geekery. We hope everyone has a happy winter solstice with good memories and, of course, good food!

geek presents(wrapping paper from ThinkGeek: Christmas bots, zombies, and bacon patterns)

geek tree(tree)

skull ornament(skull ornament, Target)

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A Very Geeky Wedding

Ashley Walton —  August 16, 2012 — 1 Comment
I’ve been a slacker about the blog, mostly because right after Comic-Con I married my best friend and ran away on a honeymoon. But I wanted to share some of the details from our geeky wedding reception. It was everything I hoped it would be and more: casual, fun, and completely suited to our personalities.
(walkway)
Our announcement was written and illustrated by Mike Walton (creator of Dual and falsepositivecomic.com). For an even better viewing experience, you can see it on imgur: http://imgur.com/a/qoR4L .

Before seeing Prometheus, I was bombarded by mini-reviews from Facebook and Twitter friends saying, “meh,” and I have to say, I think this film is better than mediocre. Perhaps everyone set my expectations low, but I thought it was enjoyable and engaging. Having said that, it definitely has its problems.

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Feminism and Avengers

Ashley Walton —  May 16, 2012 — 1 Comment

I’ve now seen Avengers a couple of times, but I hadn’t written a post because I didn’t know what I could say that hadn’t already been said. It was awesome, everything I hoped it would be. Whedon stood tall and rose to all my expectations. The arrangement of strong characters was well-balanced and well-written, each contributing a unique personality to the whole. Roger Ebert is an idiot. Moviefone is sexist. The end.

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Behold, my new favorite web comic: False Positive. In this short-story compilation, influenced by the likes of Hitchcock and The Twilight Zone, the stories never turn out the way you expect. The writing is fun and engaging and the artwork is downright gorgeous. Plus, the comments always buzz with interesting guesses about where the stories are going (almost always wrong, but still fun). Check it out: http://www.falsepositivecomic.com/