Geeking Out

  • We don’t usually cover sports here but we’re happy to see some diversity on our American team in the World Cup!
  • 20th Century Fox is rebooting Predator, with Shane Black set to write and direct.
  • Did you know it’s been 10 years since The Notebook came out? Read this hilarious Vulture post as one writer watches it for the first time.
  • Speaking of anniversaries: 30 years ago Purple Rain (the album) dropped. Re-read this beauty: Questlove’s Master Class on the Gospel of Prince.
  • “What the extraordinary Orphan Black proves is that the geek community is not just ready for one type of badass woman; it’s ready for (at least) five.” (Spoilers alert!)
  • Friendships that make us giggle: Michael Dorn and Marina Sirtis. Watch them take a friendship quiz about each other. Bonus – SHE CALLS HIM DORNY, AHH!
  • A long but worthwhile Star Trek related read, breaking down the linguistic patterns of the Tamarians.
  • Need a little pick-me-up? Have some adorable pugs dressed as Game of Thrones characters.
  • asked comic artists to draw Batman with their eyes closed.
  • Gail Simone has a message for aspiring female comic creators.
  • Rarity’s Boutique on Etsy has released three new Studio Ghibli-inspired hoodies.
  • Some wise words from Mindy Kaling.
  • This Tumblr had us cackling and simultaneously dying inside.
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