Category Archives: Pick of the Geek

Pick of the Geek – Re Creators

While the world has eyes on Season 2 of Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia, unfortunately, some great series are managing to slip through the cracks, and wow there are some great ones. Airing exclusively on Amazon Prime (yes, Amazon Prime does have a

Pick of the Geek: Sound! Euphonium

If you had to ask me what one of my favourite series of the past few years has been you would easily find Sound! Euphonium near the top of the list, a series not about epic intergalactic battles or being a sports superstar but instead

Bandcamp of the Week #2 – Panopticon

Perhaps calling it Bandcamp of the week was slightly ambitious, nonetheless, I return to look at my pick of the brightest and most interesting artists on the independent music platform, Bandcamp. In its debut outing, we looked at Japanese all-girl garage punk outfit Otoboke Beaver,

Pick of the Geek – No More Heroes

What drives someone to become a hero? What is the nature of good and evil? What impact can the actions of one person really make? Why would a supervillain blow up a polar bear with a bazooka? If these are the kind of questions you

Pick of the Geek – Hot Rats by Frank Zappa

If your only memory of Frank Zappa was that of a comedy rock virtuoso or a weird musical madman, then chances are, there is some great music from him that you’re missing out on. From the social satire early days of records like We’re Only

Bandcamp of the Week #1

Streaming is taking over the world of music with the notion of music ownership becoming and more marginal, whether that be CDs, the resurgent vinyl or that brief pocket of time where the super-hipster reclaimed the cassette. Reports claim that the day of digital music

Pick of the Geek – I Know You Know

Set in South Wales in 1989, I Know You Know tells the story of single parent father Charlie Callaghan (Robert Carlyle) and his eleven-year-old son Jamie (newcomer Arron Fuller). Written and directed by Human Traffic’s Justin Kerrigan, what is remarkable about this film is that

Pick of the Geek – Inuyashiki

A real rare gem in an industry jam-packed with fan service and sports manga. My Pick of the geek this time is Sci-fi manga Inuyashiki. This series really sets itself apart from others especially in this day and age and the main reason is it

Pick of the Geek – Jagaaaaaan!

This is one of those strange manga where the name ensnared me and once I read on the plot had me. Relativity young, this manga only began back in February and is already shaping up to be a must read. Jagaaaaaan follows the life of

Pick of the Geek – Particle Fiction

One of the great things about going to comic conventions, apart from the chance to dress up like a fictional character and not be judged by cruel unsympathetic eyes, is seeking out new material to feed your need for sequential art. Browsing the interwebs and