Distance from Nerdom

Distance from Nerdom

Despite our greatest efforts our fortress has been breached by the daily struggle that is “work”. While I am sure no one really wants to hear the madness that is a normal work day for a senior network engineer or the sheer insanity of a marketing coordinator, we want it to be know that although we have been unable to post, our nerdy ventures have continued. I have started reading Otaku- Japan’s Database Animals by Hiroki Azuma, resisting the urge…

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Geekout: Bee and Puppycat

Geekout: Bee and Puppycat

Bee and puppycat is a traditional animated cartoon created by Natasha Allegri and Frederator Studios.  This cartoon is surreal awesomeness wrapped in a 5 minute adventure in space-temp work.  We all can have to pay the bills, Bee just does it with her new friend Puppycat. Watch and learn more here http://beeandpuppycat.cartoonhangover.com/ http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/frederator/bee-and-puppycat-the-series https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOG_UtLxh58      by

Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

Happy almost Halloween fellow Geeks! We have been updating our site to ensure that it is as user friendly as possible so please excuse the mess and delay in posting items. Our Facebook page is up and we are on ze Twitter as well.  Head on over to either of those sites to continue to follow our geek story while we take a short break to honor the geekiest of holidays and finish our site updates.       by

Geekout: Interview with Ken Pisani (part 2)

Geekout: Interview with Ken Pisani (part 2)

“Q: While writing do you do anything special to get you in the mood to write sci-fi? What is your process? A: For me, the “sci” is nearly as important as the “fi.” Most of Colonus is at least partially gounded in reality and scientific fact — including the possibility of floatin cities… (Really!) and the great thing about that kind of accuracy is, the more I researched the physicality of Mars and Venus, the more story I continued to…

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Geekout: Interview with Ken Pisani (part 1)

Geekout: Interview with Ken Pisani (part 1)

As promised, this post will be sharing my interview with Ken but before I jump into the Q&A I wanted to share more about his work. Picture it, a future where Earth has become a dead planet and what remains are survivors destined to colonize Mars and the muck of the world (criminals, sociopaths, outsiders, etc) who have fled to Venus.  Colonus opens three generations later where those on Mars have begun to destroy their colony with overindulgence and colonists…

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Fish and Big Al Geek Out – Episode 1

Fish and Big Al Geek Out – Episode 1

This week, we geek out over V for Vendetta, starting with the graphic novel and moving on to the movie. Then at the end, we cover what we are geeking out about this week. I say “uh” a lot, and Fish agrees a lot (it is our first podcast). Follow us on Twitter. by