TV Review: Once Upon a Time Season 4, Ep. 1

Once Upon a Time, the popular fairytale-based show, returned Sunday night. Having teased its ‘Frozen’ cast all summer, our reception to episode one was appropriately…icy. Season 3, which ended with the triumphant defeat of Zelina also introduced a set of new problems: the yet-unnoticed arrival of Elsa; a tragic love triangle between Regina, Robin Hood […]

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You are being lied to about Virtual Reality | GEGATT

I like to call this the Lawnmower Man effect. Or, the period at which home computers had gotten to a point where science fiction writers (especially for movies) could begin imagining a world where the immersion of intellect into a virtual world was possible. No. This is not the singularity. That idea has been around […]

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Sleepy Hollow 2.01: “This is War” brings back all the insanity that America was founded upon, with less heads.

  I’m not ashamed to admit that tuning into Sleepy Hollow after the nine months since its first season finale was daunting. The show has moved fast since the very beginning—tossing out references to demonic purgatory, magical cults, and encrypted patriotic bibles with such casual aplomb that it’s surprisingly similar to the way “hang out” […]

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To Live A Dragon’s Age 5: Story Time

Editorial note: Welcome to the fifth installment of  To Live a Dragon’s Age, the second of two web serials running on Geek Eccentric. To Live A Dragon’s Age, written by author MAJK, edited by Dionne Lister and illustrated by Lydia Kurnia and Isaia , will be published one installment at a time on the third Sunday of every month. For more exciting fiction check out DinoLand, written by author […]

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The Thing About Pesky SGML | GEGATT

Believe it or not, and regardless of your level of familiarity with the acronym, you are beholden to SGML standards every day of your life. SGML stands for standard generalized markup language and it allows any computer or data driven system to look at some simple tags and coding and interpret that coding into proper […]

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The Wonderful Art of Data Tethering | GEGATT

zv7qrnb Back in the day, when cell phones were more of a commodity than a necessity, and by necessity while I pay for an internet connection via the cable company and not cable or telephone and I haven’t spoken to a LAN line phone company in years I’ve consistently maintained my cell phone and upgraded […]

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DinoLand | Chapter 7: The Lost Child

Welcome to the latest chapter of DinoLand, by A.J. O’Connell and illustrated by Max Farinato. For the previous chapter, click here. To begin reading at Chapter One, click here. Perdita Patrone, vice president of communications at DinoLand Enterprises, Inc. Her voice has been rising for an hour now. Each time she speaks, she edges closer […]

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Review: Azure Striker Gunvolt

Even if Capcom may not pump out megaman games quite like they used to, the world will never lack spiritual successors to the blue bomber. Azure Striker Gunvolt is a modern day Megaman X, fasted paced running and gunning included, that manages to carve out it’s own place in Megaman copy-cats with some unique mechanics […]

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Marvel cancels ‘Elektra’ and it’s a bummer

After just five issues, Elektra is dead. Bleeding Cool wrote last week that Marvel cancelled the comic, written by William H. Blackman, with stunning art by Michael Del Mundo. (We reached out to Blackman for confirmation, but have not heard back.)  A source at my local comic shop tells me there are two more issues […]

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The CosView – So They Say You Shouldn’t Cosplay at BCC 2014

This year, The CosView and Geek Eccentric attended Boston Comic Con 2014. Packed with cosplays and tv heroes, BCC was an energetic and fun filled con that was great for all ages. The CosView photographer, Lazzaro Studios, stated that BCC “was the best comic con” he had been to all year, and we had been […]

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