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Geek in Gear: Cartoons are not just for kids

There’s this weird belief going around that cartoons are for kids. It’s not a new misconception. Certainly not one that’s going to go away any time soon, either. But it is, well, more than a little bit wrong. Just because something is animated does not mean it’s “just for kids.” Just because it’s on a […]

I don’t even know where to begin talking about the Academy Awards this past Sunday. There was Jared Leto’s shout-out to not just Ukraine, but also Venezuela, as well as the LGBT community. Then there was Lupita Nyong’o’s beautiful acceptance speech and Steve McQueen’s celebratory onstage jump of joy. And Benedict Cumberbatch photobombing U2 on […]

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Last Wednesday, I drove out to a building on a hill in West Valley City. The reason? One of several orientations for volunteers gearing up for Salt Lake Comic Con FanX in April. I don’t know why I was so surprised at this, but there were quite a lot of people crowded into that large […]

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I have found a new crush, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Because I have seen the future of gaming. Well, at least the future as far as my gaming is concerned. First, I should quickly mention that I just built myself a new computer, tailored specifically for gaming, graphic design and my budget. I’ve […]

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We have reached the end of times. Gmail broke on Friday. For, like, a full hour. And the Internet panicked. All right, maybe it wasn’t that dramatic, but it was fairly entertaining to watch all the fun tweets on Twitter. Like, wow. There are really a lot of people who depend on this technology. And […]

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Not to brag or anything, but I have dozens of friends all around the world. Most are in the United States and Canada, but there are a few as far away as Singapore and New Zealand. At least a dozen of them are people I’ve known for almost seven years. We’ve got history. We’ve got […]

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