The Lady from Shanghai

Orson Welles once claimed he only saw thrillers as a means to an end, that if it wasn’t for the unfortunate necessity of getting films funded he wouldn’t have made any. As if to demonstrate this, he would often tell a story about the genesis

4-Panel 81 – Rise of the Planet of the Kevin Bacon’s

Strange tidings emerge from the gutters with Ben Affleck not wanting to play Batman, Mel Gibson tipped to direct Suicide Squad 2, and the graphic novelisation of Apple’s iTunes legal agreement? Our featured comics and manga are Night Post, Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur #14

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S14E07 – All Hail the Great Wiki Overlord

Another week, another episode, and another blast through the oddities of science and technology. This time we’ve got trips to the moon, Wikipedia bots, prank shows, the efforts of certain companies to keep their expansions moving, and slightly mad scientists. Tune in to The Geek

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

The Geek Show - On The Box

On The Box 71 – Mel and Sue’s Time-Space Adventures

It’s been a strange fortnight in television with Kevin Smith wanting to do a show about Spawn detectives Sam and Twitch, American Horror Story getting political and Neil Gaiman’s recommendations for the new Doctor. This week we’ve been watching Celebs Go Dating, The Graham Norton

Cordelia Fire Emblem Statue

There’s no doubting that Fire Emblem: Awakening was a winner for Nintendo, it’s fans and the franchise itself, ultimately saving the series from cancellation and giving the series the much-deserved attention in the west and with popularity came a series of figures including a Figma

Lost In France

The music industry is full of holy grail moments. A significant, chance meeting that launches a band that goes on to change the world, a landmark album, a legendary gig or the promise of what might have been.  It doesn’t matter what band, singer or

The Geek Show - S14E06 - Weaponised Pandas

S14E06 – Weaponised Pandas

We’re back for more wacky news from the realms of science, technology and beyond. This week we tackle panda libidos, super villain bases, smell wheels and a certain hip-hop star’s exploits in technology. Check in for all those and the usual mixing board of madness.