Author: Geek Girl Authority

THE STORY COLLIDER Returns to Los Angeles for an Evening of Science and Storytelling Fun

The Story Collider is headed back to Los Angeles and bringing its unique science spin on storytelling. The Story Collider’s mission is to bring true, personal stories about science to life. The idea is that everyone’s life is touched by science in some way and that we all have a story about its singular effect.  The theme of the January 25th show is Journeys and the line up is spectacular and boasts men and women form the worlds of science and entertainment.  The upcoming L.A. show is being produced and hosted by Cassie Soliday and GGA’s own Audrey Kearns, and...

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5 Action-Packed Anime for Beginners

– A.J. Wolfe If you’re an avid lover of action and are looking for an introduction into the fantastical world of Japanese Anime then these five anime are your way in. Cowboy Bebop 26 Episodes Cowboy Bebop is a well-balanced, high density action and light-hearted comedy, a space Western classic and an homage to the smooth and improvised music it is named after. For avid fans of Firefly, Guardians of the Galaxy, or Star Wars, Cowboy Bebop is space adventure like no other. Jazz, space travel, and westerns are not a combo you’d think would work, but this show...

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Elon Musk’s Mission To Mars (Is This Even Possible?)

~by John Hawthorne In the movie The Martian, Matt Damon is stranded on the planet Mars after his crew is caught in a rip-roaring sand storm. The crew is forced to evacuate the planet, leaving Damon to fend for himself and survive the harsh climate. Thankfully, Damon is the ultimate survivor. He’s survived numerous assassination attempts in the Bourne Identity series, fought off freakish monsters in The Wall, and somehow survived another space disaster in Interstellar. If anything, he can handle a little loneliness on Mars.   Thanks to his ingenuity and mechanical genius, he manages to create a...

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Life Hack on How to Stay Updated with Your TV Shows without Spoilers!

~by Ashley Bulayo It’s OK. There are no SPOILER ALERT notices in this article. This is more of a guide on how to not avoid ~spoiler alerts~ on every social media platform. Lord knows you’ve scrolled through your feeds and glanced at something you didn’t mean to in the first place. You, my friend, are not alone. You are never alone. In fact, the chances are people do that ten times a day! Don’t quote me on the statistic but it’s true. With so many television shows, it’s almost impossible to keep up with all your favorite shows PLUS...

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HOUSE OF CARDS Recap: 10 Things You Probably Forgot About Last Season

It would be an understatement to say there’s a lot of hype around the new season of House of Cards, which hit Netflix today with an all-new season 5. But it’s been over 15 months since the last season, and most of us are going to need a refresher of what happened last season before jumping in to Season 5. This recap will jog your memory in two minutes, so you’re not spending all of season 5 going, “wait, who’s that again?” Thanks to reelgood.com for putting this video together. Here’s a cheat sheet of 10 things you need to know from...

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RIVERDALE Recap and Review: (S01E04) The Last Picture Show

~Andrew Buckley Let me start by explaining the relationship I have with Archie comics. I lived in the UK until I was 17. Archie comics didn’t exist over there. But I visited Canada with my family several times between ages 8 and 13 and was spellbound by these thick comic books being sold at the end of every grocery store checkout. I loved the comedic elements of the Archie comics, the diverse characters, and the relationships throughout. The characterization of a bumbling Archie, Betty the girl next door, Veronica the rich girl, Jughead the anti-teen, Reggie the asshole, and...

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New SPIDER-MAN Project Will Focus on Miles Morales

by Jason Doyle Sony Pictures has announced that the upcoming animated Spider-Man movie, due in theaters at Christmas 2018, will feature not the traditional Spider-Man, Peter Parker, but a newer alternate version, Miles Morales. Miles Morales, a black Latino teenager, was introduced as Spider-Man in 2011 after Peter Parker was killed off in the comic book series Ultimate Spider-Man. This was part of the Ultimates line of comics, an offshoot of the regular Marvel Universe with its own continuity. When the Ultimates line was closed down in 2015, Morales was moved to the regular Marvel Universe, where he currently...

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Tabletop Review – DOOM

by M. Pending Düüm Body Armor? Check. Chainsaw? Check. BFG 9000? Check. LET’S FRAG SOME DEMONS!!! In Fantasy Flight Game’s miniature-tastic new DOOM: The Board Game (based on the mega-hit DOOM video game series) a horde of horrifying, weapon-toting demons engage in bloody, fast-paced combat with an elite unit of human Marines in the depths of a Martian research facility. One player controls the Invader force, while one to four players join together as the Marines to cooperatively eliminate the hellish threat. With smart, balanced, and inventive game design by Jonathan Ying (Star Wars: Imperial Assault; BattleLore; Game of Thrones: the...

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The Bizarre and Hilarious World of INVADER BRIAN

By Brian Bradley What do you do when your invasion fleet isn’t responding to your emails anymore? Start a talk show and chase down internet fame! So once in awhile we stumble across something on the interwebs that tickles us where it counts. Invader Brian is just such a tickler. Created, written, performed and every other gosh-darned thing by Damian Baldet, this Youtube gem features an alien named Brian (a puppet… built by Baldet) who has come to Earth to host a talk show of sorts. Brian’s co-host and music director is his best friend, Pinecone (actual pinecone built...

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Can Amazon Win the War Against Netflix?

~Jason Doyle A heated battle for streaming video dominance has been actively fought by Amazon and Netflix since 2015. Tech analysts and fans of quality programming are speculating that these two streaming video giants will once again fight for market share in 2017; Amazon is currently trying to catch up to Netflix and there are strong reasons to believe that this will happen this year. With Jeff Bezos as Amazon CEO, the company could conceivably catch up to Netflix if the executive board decides that this would fit within a bigger picture. One look at the board of directors suggests that...

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