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July 26th, 2013 — Coming this Weekend.

July 25, 2013 cltgeeks

Hello again my geeky friends. This is the last weekend of the last official Month of the Summer movie season. Yes, August is a Summer Month and there are several decent sized films coming during the Month, but traditionally, all of the biggest guns have been fired by the end […]


The Big Tent: Jay Requard

July 24, 2013 cltgeeks

Our author this week is Jay Requard, a Sword & Sorcery author, with a “penchant for thrilling action, grand heroes, and high-adventure” according to his biography on Amazon.  He hosts the well-reviewed Sword & Sorcery blog, “Sit. Write. Bleed.” and is the current head organizer of the Charlotte Writers.   […]

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July 19th, 2013 — Coming this Weekend.

July 18, 2013 cltgeeks

Hello again, my geeky friends! This group of days brings us to the 3rd weekend of July and the first week where no one is sure where the chips are going to fall at the box-office. We have four major releases and based on tracking numbers, the studio’s don’t have faith in […]


Don’t Forget Where You Came From: Edward McKeown

July 17, 2013 cltgeeks

This week’s guest writer is Edward McKeown.  Some of his previous works include the Robert Fenaday/Shasti Rainhell series, the “Lair of the Lesbian Love Goddess” shorts, the “Knight Templar” fantasy series.      Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – Victory Lap Lyrics And they say, “Don’t forget where you come from […]

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July 12, 2013 cltgeeks

There has been a slow change in film heroes over that last few decades. In the 1940’s all the way through the mid to late 1960’s heroes heard the call of duty and they answered it, bravely and willingly. They did what was right because it was right. That was […]

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July 12th, 2013 — Coming this Weekend.

July 11, 2013 cltgeeks

Hello again, my geeky friends. This week brings us to the 2nd weekend of July and we can see the end of Summer just up on the horizon. This in an interesting week because there are several films opening in limited release around the Country, but only a couple are […]


Faith Hunter: It’s All a Mystery

July 10, 2013 cltgeeks

This week’s guest writer is Faith Hunter.  Some of her previous work includes the Skinwalker series, featuring Jane Yellowrock as the protagonist. A long time ago (if not far, far away) I started my career writing police procedurals with a co-writer, a former undercover cop named Gary Leveille. The novels […]


Newsday Tuesday: 5 Questions/Answers about StormCon

July 9, 2013 cltgeeks

  This weekend is the first StormCon, a brand new 3-day gaming convention in Charleston, SC. Many, many moons ago (sorry guys that it took so long!) I had the opportunity to chat with StormCon founders Keith Mageau and Barry Lewis and ask them my typical 5 questions.    1) […]


5 Questions with DJ Spider

July 8, 2013 cltgeeks

 DJ Spider is a local DJ in Charlotte with an eclectic style.  She spends her time spinning at clubs and also at sci-fi conventions.  She has been voted “Best Party DJ” for the last six years by the readers of Creative Loafing. 1.  How did you first get into DJing? […]

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July 5th, 2013 — Coming this weekend.

July 4, 2013 cltgeeks

Hello again my geeky friends!  I will say upfront that the title of this weeks Theater Thursday article is misleading. With this being the July 4th holiday, all the major film releases are actually already out, having opened on Wed, the 3rd, but I am just beginning to build this […]