Denver Comic Con – Day 1 Roundup!

Wow!  W.O.W.  What a busy day!  When it comes to cons, Denver Comic Con is still in its adolescence, especially when you look at shows like San Diego, and New York, but don’t let its age fool you.  While it hasn’t been around as long as some of the others, DCC still brings it when it comes to geek game, and it certainly hits the ground running when it comes to programming. From the Pop Culture Classroom events, to its packed line-up of guests, the DCC team doesn’t take Friday…

Nerd Herd: Running In Style

One of the greatest (okay maybe the only great) things about running is the opportunity to run with reason. Between apps like CharityRun and the insanely popular 5k, you have a limitless options for how to do good while being good to your body. Some of us here at The Geekly Planet have decided to run with reason this season by participating in the Nerd Herd’s 4th annual virtual race series. As the title says, it’s a virtual run, meaning you can do this on your own time, anywhere in…

The Geek Grandfather

  People will remember Christopher Lee for a number of performances. For the Baby Boomers this will consist mainly of his appearances in Hammer horror films and especially his defining turn as Count Dracula. However, it was our generation that arguably brought him his greatest success. While his turn as Count Dracula was memorable, his performances in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, the Star Wars prequels, and just about every Tim Burton film of the new millennium that introduced the actor to a new generation that was…