Daisy gets to know the real Robbie Reyes, the new Director plans to bring SHIELD back into the public eye, and May ain’t afraid of no ghost. After a report comes in of family seeing a ghost, Fittz-Simmons discover a rare element in the crate taken from the Watchdogs that ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 71: Intro To Geekdom

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep71_Intro_To_Geekdom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreStacy, Danniel, and Katie chat about what got them into geekdom. Hear some tales of tragedy and humor. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” episode 71 is brought to you by audible.com – get a FREE audiobook ...

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Katie and Chelsea Invade Long Beach Comic Con 2016

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Convention season is in full swing. It has only been a week and we’re still feeling the con withdrawal. Last weekend, the Long Beach Convention Center became a mecca for con-goers, cosplayers, artists, and celebrities when it hosted Long Beach Comic Con 2016.  This year’s convention had quite the turn out. ...

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THE ToG MOVIE BUCKET LIST #5: The Terminator

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Given the level of fame he has required, as well as the fact that the 1991 sequel to The Terminator was the most expensive movie of all time when in production, and that he has become so well-known for the epic quality of his work, especially in his last two ...

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Geek Out – World of Warcraft Streaming and Transmog

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COMIC FLASHBACK #12: Batgirl (The New 52) Volume 2-Knightfall Descends

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Knightfall Descends, collecting issues #7-13, as well as issue #0, of Gail Simone’s run on The New 52 Batgirl, is more varied in terms of stories in comparison to the first six issues collected in The Darkest Reflection, but the variety offered here makes this second volume another engrossing read, ...

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Marvel’s Daredevil 2.12 Recap Review

Karen writes a profile on the now deceased Frank “The Punisher” Castle, and Elektra reflects on her past, while fighting for her future. After a boat explodes with a large shipment of heroin, along with the Blacksmith, his men, and Frank Castle, the NYPD spend the morning pulling bodies and ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.01 Season Premiere Recap Review

Quake hunts a ghostly rider on the streets of L. A., Fittz meets Dr. Radcliffe’s latest invention, and everyone gets attached to something. A lot of changes have taken place within SHIELD over the last six months. With the Sokovia Accords cracking down on enhanced global threats, the U. S. ...

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THE ToG MOVIE BUCKET LIST #4: Star Wars-Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back

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What is the statute of limitation on a plot spoiler? Yeah, you probably weren’t expecting a question like that to open this opinion piece on the second Star Wars movie and why it’s one of the greatest movies of all time and simply must be seen, but the question stands. ...

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10 Questions with Dave Keystone – Storyteller via SnapChat

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One day I was clicking through my SnapChat stories list when the story for WOW Air popped up. I had been following WOW Air for a while because one of my favorite Snapper’s traveled with them earlier in the summer. When the story began this guy with a scruffy beard, ...

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Nerd Rage – EA and Remastering the Mass Effect Trilogy

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American Horror Story: Roanoke, Chapter One

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  ****SPOILER ALERT**** PLEASE DO NOT CONTINUE TO READ UNLESS YOU HAVE WATCHED THE MOST RECENT EPISODE OF AMERICAN HORROR STORY:  ROANOKE, CHAPTER ONE   YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED     Months of teaser trailers that led us off the trail. Cast interviews were non-existent. We were haunted by entirely ...

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Marvel’s Daredevil Episode 11 Recap Review

The search is on for the Blacksmith, Karen and Frank get a cup of coffee, and Claire works to save more lives. The Hand lays siege to Metro-General Hospital to reclaim their drained victims. The Daredevil, and even Claire, put up a valiant effort to fight them off, but the ...

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COMIC FLASHBACK #11: Batgirl (The New 52)-Volume 1:The Darkest Reflection.

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The character of Barbara Gordon has one of the most emotionally pained story arcs in all of comics, probably down to it being one that was deeply intense and personality changing. The girl who was a Bat was at the heart of one of the most controversial stories in all ...

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September 15th – Today Isn’t Just My Birthday

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Today is September 15th and I’ve been sitting in front of the computer trying to figure out how I can get away with writing an article about my birthday without actually writing about myself. Well, after some Googling and Wikipedia searching, I realized I could just write about other people ...

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Be Prepared – Girl Scouts Invade Long Beach Comic Con

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Thanks to generous donations and grants, more than 400 Greater Los Angeles Girl Scouts in grades K-12 – including 100 girls from underserved communities – will take part in a special program. These girls will be meeting comic professionals and attending workshops where they can earn their Comic Artist, Drawing, ...

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Slade vs. Amazing Houston: A Con That Is Every Bit Of Amazing

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Another week, another convention for the Temple of Geek crew. This time, we traveled to Houston Texas to attend the Amazing Houston Comic Con. This convention has been going strong for three years in the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. This year the convention brought out their ...

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Marvel’s Daredevil Episode 10 Recap Review

These are hectic days in Hell’s Kitchen, DA Reyes comes clean about the Castle murders, and Claire gets new patients. Mahoney and the NYPD fine a frightening scene of five victims with their blood drained, barely clinging to life. The Daredevil called in an anonymous tip and strongly suggests they ...

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Happy Supernatural Day – Katie’s Top 12 Episodes

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Today is Tuesday, September 13, 2016, on this day 11 years ago Supernatural premiered on the WB/CW. Two brother’s from Lawrence, Kansas hit the road looking for their father who is on a hunting trip and hasn’t been home in a few days. The Winchester’s are involved in a family business that is ...

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THE ToG MOVIE BUCKET LIST #3: Star Wars-Episode IV:A New Hope

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Why bother writing about Star Wars? I mean, we’ve all seen it, it must surely be one of the most watched films on the planet and, even if you haven’t seen it, you know all about it. It’s one of those films that has perforated popular culture in such a ...

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Long Beach Comic Con – Sept. 17th & 18th – Highlights

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The 8th Annual Long Beach Comic Con will take place Saturday, September 17th and 18th, 2016 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This year’s convention will feature an impressive array of more than 120 pop culture guests, more than 130 panels, and unique partnerships with the Columbia Memorial Space Center and Girl Scouts ...

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Geek Out World of Warcraft Legion

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Marvel’s Daredevil Episode 9 Recap Review

Karen tries to bring the truth to light, Matt needs to fight his war alone, and there’s only room for one Kingpin. Matt and Electra are ambushed in Matt’s apartment by the Hand, ending in Electra killing a young, scared boy to keep him from returning to his superiors. This ...

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COMIC FLASHBACK #10: The Dark Knight Returns

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One of the most famous comic book stories ever published, and one of two medium defining works celebrating a thirtieth anniversary this year, Frank Miler’s The Dark Knight Returns is so celebrated and admired that it almost seems redundant to even contemplate saying anything more about it, but since there ...

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Slade vs. Geekinomicon: A New Convention in Oklahoma

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I visited the great state of Oklahoma this Labor Day weekend to attend Geekinomicon. This con is a first year convention that ran for three days in the Cox Convention Center located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. When I entered the Cox Center, I learned very quickly that this was not a going ...

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NerdCon 2016 – A Show for Nerds by Nerds

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NerdCon began back in 2014 when 4 Nerds decided to build a nerd convention from the ground up for other nerds like them. This idea transformed into what is now their motto “A Show for Nerds by Nerds.” By creating this convention and continuing to be completely immersed in nerd ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 70: Pure Imagination- The Life of Gene Wilder

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep70_Pure_Imagination_The_Life_Of_Gene_Wilder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreStacy, Danniel, Paul, Katie, Chelsea, and Rooster celebrate the life of Gene Wilder! The team discusses their favorite moments and movies. Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” episode 70 is brought to you by audible.com – ...

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Dragon Con 2016: An appreciation for smaller cons

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THE ToG MOVIE BUCKET LIST #2-Blade Runner

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I have a confession to make. The first time I watched Blade Runner, I didn’t like it.  I remember the first time I laid eyes on the movie (because nobody forgets the first time they watch Blade Runner) in the summer of 2000. It was a year after The Matrix and I ...

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COMIC FLASHBACK #9: Green Arrow By Kevin Smith

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Kevin Smith. Filmmaker. Writer. Comedian. Podcaster. Entertainer. Director. Geek. If you were to look any of those words up in the dictionary, chances are a little picture of him would accompany the description. Kevin Smith, you do a lot and you are everywhere. The fact that, so far, Kevin Smith ...

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10 Questions with Nico Raineau

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Nico Raineau is an award-winning filmmaker living in Los Angeles. His short film, Brix and the Bitch recently won Best Action Film at the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. After leaving film school, Nico jumped head first into the film industry and after just a few years has ...

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DC Comics & Marvel Superhero Inspired Suits from FUN Suits

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Do you love comic books? How about comic book inspired movies? Do you have in-depth conversations about who is a better Batman or which side of Captain America: Civil War you are on? Do you also happen to wear a suit to work? Well, if you answered YES to any of the above ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 69: A Conversation With Bill Ramey

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep69_A_Conversation_With_Bill_Ramey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, and Paul chat with Bill Ramey of Batman on Film, a website dedicated to all things on the Batman film franchise. We discuss the current DC cinematic universe films and what we expect ...

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THE ToG MOVIE BUCKET LIST #1-2001: A Space Odyssey

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Monkeys. Monkeys growling and screaming and beating each other up. That was my first thought when I first caught a glimpse of Stanley Kubrick’s epic, genre defining and incredibly famous science fiction film, a movie he made in an attempt to make the proverbial “good science fiction film” (his words). ...

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COMIC FLASHBACK #8: Batwoman-Elegy

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If there is one thing I adore in a good love story, it’s a “meet cute”. The best movies, television shows and books that dabble in that thing called love, really know how to sell the idea of a soon-to-be-couple meeting under the most adorable circumstances. Comics are no exception ...

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10 Questions With Lorraine Cink

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If you follow Marvel on any of their social media sites, you may have stumbled across Lorraine Cink. Lorraine currently hosts and writes two shows for Marvel. She is also an improviser who performs weekly in NYC. I reached out to Lorraine to see if she would answer a couple ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 68: Star Wars, Marvel, DC, and Stuff

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep68_StarWars_Marvel_DC_And_Stuff.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Paul, and Stacy discuss Star Wars and other topics. There is some talk about Marvel and DC and we even sprinkle in some Transformers 5 chat near the end. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” ...

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The 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival Winners Are….

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During the Awards Gala of the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, the winners of the festival were announced to a packed and energized room of attendee’s and filmmakers. These dedicated filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, and producers worked tirelessly to create one of a kind works of art that deserve to be ...

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World of Warcraft, The Broken Shore: What’s in store for the leaders of Azeroth?

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COMIC FLASHBACK #7: Wytches-Volume 1

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Chit. Chit. Chit. Of course there are no sounds in comic books, you have to use your imagination, but just seeing those words dotted throughout Volume One of Scott Snyder’s Wytches is enough to give you chills every time it appears, just one of many powerful moments throughout his Image ...

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Supernatural Retrospective: My Favorite Season 1 Episodes

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The summer hellatus is the worst, 3-4 months of waiting for the next season of your favorite show to return is absolute torture, especially if your show ends on a cliffhanger….. Like Supernatural has a tendency to do! So while we wait, I thought we should go back and remember why we ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 67: Suicide Squad

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep67_Suicide_Squad.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Katie, Paul, and Stacy discuss Suicide Squad. They talk about what they like and what they don’t like. Please bear in mind that this episode contains spoilers. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” episode ...

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New Digital Content This Week for Nintendo Systems – August 18, 2016

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It is Thursday, time to see what Nintendo is cooking with this week’s digital downloads: Nintendo eShop on Wii U Tadpole Treble – Get ready for a creative adventure as you swim through sheet music and avoid the notes of the game’s catchy soundtrack. Along the way, you’ll encounter massive bosses, ...

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Anime Fest 2016

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Anime Fest was held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on August 12th-15th. I arrived with my friends at the hotel Friday afternoon and it was the most clustered I had seen the hotel all weekend. Parking and valet garage full, about a 15 minute wait to get our car up ...

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Suicide Squad: Have I been too biased against DC?

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 66: San Diego Comic Con 2016

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep66_San_Diego_Comic_Con_2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel chats with Chelsea and Katie about San Diego Comic Con 2016. In this episode they discuss their favorite movie and television trailers and what they saw when they attended. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” episode ...

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Daniel Kaminsky’s The Deal, Set To Premiere at HollyShorts Opening Night

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The Deal, Daniel Kaminsky’s supernatural thriller short film is set to premiere at the HollyShorts Film Festival’s opening night celebration on Thursday, August 11th at the TCL Chinese Theater. Kaminsky, writer and director, began his career as Joss Whedon’s assistant on Marvel’s The Avengers.  The Deal stars Jake Weary (It Follows, Animal Kingdom), ...

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BETTER ANGELS: Looking Back at Supergirl Season One (Spoilers)

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As Superman and the DC Extended Universe has found itself becoming ever more grim and depressing on the big screen under the eyes of Zack Snyder, Greg Berlanti has flown the flag for more fun characters, via the DC Television Universe, with Arrow and The Flash, and this year the ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Is it just fan fiction?

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Suicide Squad Review: Glorious Mess or Fun Thrill Ride? (Spoilers…duh!)

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Ever since we got the news that Suicide Squad would feature our first live action movie version of Harley Quinn I have been excited. I’m a DC guy who loves Batman and his amazing rogue’s gallery. After DC had a stellar Comic Con with what looked to get the DC ...

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