Jurassic Park 3D Review…a little behind schedule

In keeping with an earlier post, I’d like to offer a brief review-albeit a belated one-of Jurassic Park 3D. I’ll be keeping this short and sweet.

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Find something to nerd out about (and look forward to) on Kickstarter

If the title of this post wasn’t clear, perusing Kickstarter is one of the best ways to find (and hopefully support) something you really dig.  Now, let’s be honest–I know that you know that we all know that everyone and their brother has heard of the celebrated crowdfunding resource by now. Continue reading

Orangutans with spears…Fear them!

A photograph recently surfaced on primatology.net which stirred up a deep and primal sense of anxiety over here at Nerd Out With Me.  An orangutan in Borneo was soul-captured (read: got his picture taken) while SPEAR FISHING.   That’s right, folks.  These scary-strong apes are now wielding long, pointed shafts with what I am assuming is deadly force since, you know, they are hunting with them.

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No element of pop culture is safe from THE DEVASTATOR!

Looking for a pick me up?  Need a dose of wonky satire?  Do you feel like ruining yourself for all other pop culture publications for the rest of time?  If you replied “yes” to any of these questions (and even if you didn’t), you should probably check out The Devastator.

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My latent love affair with Kaiju

10 Films To See Before Pacific Rim | Godzilla Vs Mecha-Godzilla (1974)

With movies like July’s Pacific Rim and 2014’s Godzilla reboot on the horizon, my mind this spring has repeatedly wandered into Kaiju territory, as is only natural.  Kaiju (giant monster) films have definitely played a heavy-handed role in my taste’s development over the years, but strangely, they weren’t something I latched onto as a young boy.  Sure, I got an inkling of this genre from King Kong, parts of the Godzilla canon and Attack of the 50-foot Woman as a kid, but I didn’t start to genuinely dig the stuff until I was in college.  Why?  Honestly, no idea…but here are some thoughts. Continue reading