Category: Geek Culture

American Gods Descends Upon our TV Screens

Geeks who love Neil Gaiman’s work get ready to celebrate!

The famous author of Sandman Comic Books along with Neverwhere and Stardust (both movies as well), brings us a treat with American Gods. This book, now a TV series received many awards including a Hugo Award in 2002, Nebula Award in 2003, Locus Award for Best Fantasy in 2002, The British Geffen Award in 2003, and the Bram Stoker Award in 2001.

Get the 10th Anniversary Edition of the novel here. 

American Gods takes place in modern america with characters who once lived as gods and the newly created gods coming into existence. Shadow, a convict who just got out of prison becomes entangled in a war between the old gods and the new. Mr. Wednesday leads the old gods (being a modern form of Odin) with the help of a leprechaun and Mr. Nancy. The Technical Boy leads a group of The Black Hats along with the intangibles and Media against the old gods.

War and chaos ensue as the book goes on between the old gods and the new. This TV show looks promising as Mr. Gaiman himself helped bring it to life.

Check out the trailer here.

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Wonder Woman Trailer Shows Origins

Great Hera!

Wonder Woman movie stands as a promising film in an otherwise mediocre lineup of DC superhero flicks. Gal Gadot really makes Princess Diana shine, even in the trailers. Watching her grow up in her origins story excites instead of bores the audience.

Almost every geek had a crush at one time on Wonder Woman, in cartoon or portrayed by Linda Carter. Its time a super hero film with a female lead stood front and center. Great stories know no gender or race.

Check out the video here.

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