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30 01, 2015

Countdown to Avengers 2: Iron Man 3

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The time of the second Avengers movie is upon us. The first Avengers was an unprecedented film. It was historic in how it brought multiple movie franchises together in one team up film. And most importantly, it was a satisfying film that appeased almost every fan. Our excitement for the film inspired three blogs to [...]

31 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Emergency Operations Officer

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Two weeks of Christmas vacation means more time to think about Star Trek.  Today, we’re following up our recent discussion of one of the unsung heroes of the Enterprise-D, the Environmental Systems Officer, with a purely fanon creation: the Emergency Operations Officer.As with many of our Back of the Bridge articles, we start with a [...]

29 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Relief Bridge Officer

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We’ve been talking about some of the less celebrated position in Starfleet, specifically the consoles along the back of the bridge on the Enterprise-D — two Science stations, Environmental Systems, Mission Operations, and Engineering.  Although there are some good reasons to make some permanent assignments to these positions, even on a big ship like the [...]

27 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Environmental Systems Officer

By | December 27th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We’re taking a look at the back of the bridge on the Enterprise-D and the brave young men / women / others who perform semi-critical duties and throw their bodies between exploding work stations and the senior staff.  Let’s talk about Starfleet’s most consistent performers: the Environmental Systems Officers.Fun fact: that first season of ST: [...]

20 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Mission Operations Officer

By | December 20th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Star Trek fandom comes in many different varieties.  Me, I’ve never learned Klingon or dressed up as Kirk or played three-dimensional chess, but I’ve done a lot of digging into various semi-canonical sources just to try to get a better understanding of how life works in the 24th century, particularly ife in Starfleet.  Some out-of-print [...]

13 11, 2014

The (Non-Sinister) 6 Things Sony Should Do with the Spider-Man Movie Franchise

By | November 13th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , |0 Comments

I was a huge fan of the Sam Raimi Spider-Man film even before it came out. After it came out, I was overjoyed with what it was and what they were able to accomplish...despite its flaws. Then Spider-Man 2 came out and it was even better. While Spider-Man 3 had a lot of flaws, it [...]

4 10, 2014

The Nerd Lunch Podcast Report: Year 3

By | October 4th, 2014|Categories: Article|0 Comments

With three years and 150+ episodes of podcasting under our belt, I thought it would be fun to look back and analyze the data about our show. Also, having discovered this cool service called Piktochart, I thought maybe I could import the date into an infographic and share it with our readers and listeners. It's [...]

7 06, 2014

LXB: Shelf Expression

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I haven't done a LXB post in a while. Thought I'd jump in on this one. The directive was simple: Shelf Expression. Take a picture of your shelves, featuring a few of your favorite things. I realize that I still haven't given a full photo tour of Nerd Lunch HQ. This isn't the full overview, [...]

26 04, 2014

6 Thoughts About the New ComiXology App

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ComiXology announced today that several of their existing apps would be defunct and no longer contain an in-app storefront. Also, a new app was available that stripped out any existence of a storefront and would now be (sort of) the only app available in the Apple store. Purchases will now have to be made at [...]

10 04, 2014

6 Thoughts about The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

By | April 10th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thanks to Tom McAuliffe for this awesome graphic Stephen Colbert will take over as host of The Late Show in 2015 replacing the long-running David Letterman. I will miss Dave, but honestly, I haven't really watched him much in recent years. I have really enjoyed The Colbert Report and look forward to him taking over. [...]