Books, TV

It’s Like (but not love) with Syfy’s “The Expanse”

So I’ve now watched the pilot episode of Syfy’s The Expanse three times. Twice, I watched it by myself. The first time, I was distracted. The second time, I tried to take it all in -- really give it a fair shot, without picking up my phone midway. The third time, I watched it in… Continue reading It’s Like (but not love) with Syfy’s “The Expanse”

Games, Movies, TV

What’s Coming in 2013 for Geeks Like Me

First off, happy new year to everybody reading! This blog has been a lot of fun to write for the past several months, and I plan to keep it going in the new year. I really appreciate the subscribers and all of the conversations we get going in the comments, and I wish you all… Continue reading What’s Coming in 2013 for Geeks Like Me

Books

Leviathan Wakes, the First of Many Space Operas for the Year

This summer I read the sci-fi novel Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey -- actually a pseudonym for writing duo Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. I'll admit that I haven't read much science fiction besides Dune. I adore Dune because it conjures a bigger universe with its own cultures and problems -- and it doesn't include a host of unbelievable aliens, either.… Continue reading Leviathan Wakes, the First of Many Space Operas for the Year