Category Archives: Pick of the Geek

Refresh Your Trading Cards

Trading cards, from YuGiOh to Magic the Gathering and even Weiβ Schwarz and Pokemon. If you are a hardcore geek chances are you will of came into contact with them at some point. Chances are high that you will of started to collect them at

Pick of the Geek – L’humanité

A prime example of the kind of film that made Bruno Dumont the best new hope for European arthouse/an enemy of the people (delete according to taste), L’humanité provoked furious amounts of booing when it won three awards at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival and

Pick of the Geek – Beck’s Mutations

One of the many mysteries of late-’90s rock criticism is why so much effort was expended trying to work out whether Beck is a serious artist who, y’know, means it, man. Entire critical reputations were staked on trying to work out if he was expressing

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Pick of the Geek – Mockingbird (2016)

Marvel’s recent focus on diversity has seen a wide range of titles come and go over the past few years, and this has led to a few surprising breakout hits. No-one could have predicted that an alternate-universe version of Gwen Stacy would resonate strongly enough

Pick of the Geek - The Rising of the Shield Hero

Pick of the Geek – The Rising of the Shield Hero

This is another one of those manga series that seems to be slowly gaining popularity and it’s almost certain for an anime adaptation. We’ve recently seen a rise in the number of “transported to another world” stories, the main example being the hit series Re:Zero -Starting

Pick of the Geek – Hinomaru Zumou

You can’t have failed to notice the rise in sports anime and manga in recent years, and now we have an almost Olympiad selection with swimming, cycling, soccer, rugby, basketball, volleyball, tennis and many more. The fact that many are accurate and true to the sports they

Pick of the Geek – Intel DN2820FYKH Barebone Desktop

Intel DN2820FYKH Barebone Desktop (Celeron N2820 2.39GHz, HD Graphics, WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0) (£115.99) This is a recent purchase but I have to include this as a highly recommended product. This is a barebones media PC which fluctuates a sale price of £79.99 when not fully

Pick of the Geek – The Psychopath Test

For Jon Ronson, journalism is about offering a fair hearing to people who might not otherwise get, or even deserve, it. Over the course of his eight books he’s done this to Ku Klux Klansmen, anthrax hoaxers, cult leaders, paedophiles and people who tweeted insensitive