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Music Box Masscare 7!

October 13, 2011

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Before you put away those crucifixes and holy water, make sure you stay well protected at this weekend’s MUSIC BOX MASSACRE 7!  The insanity level will be at an all-time, so beware of the things that go bump in the theater!  Check out all the amazing details below, as well as the coolest MBM poster […]

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Terror in the Aisles 9!

October 13, 2011

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Hey you groovy ghoulies!  Just in time for the year’s scariest holiday (no, not Rosh Hashanah), Mr. Rusty Nails come through once again with a stomach-flopping, spine-tingling, bladder-squelching movie marathon that will have you hiding behind your box of Milk Duds!  David Naughton from American Werewolf in London will be there IN PERSON!  Do yourself […]

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happy free slurpee day!

July 11, 2010

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Every year, there is a special day of remembrance we all look forward to, a day to pay our respects.  It’s on the 11th.  Of July. That’s right, you geeked-out sugar junkies.  It’s “Free Slurpee Day” at 7-11!  The cups they give you may be the size of a jigger, but hell!  It’s free SLURPEE! […]

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remember? MTV, 1997

July 8, 2010

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Lou Reed once said “I don’t like nostalgia unless it’s mine.”  There is some truth to that.  It’s something different for each of us, but nostalgia in general is an often visited thing.  It’s something that is, despite it’s various incarnations and interpretations, a tie that binds us all — especially the obsessive, geeky, and […]

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Nerd City Interview: Benjamin Nugent

May 13, 2010

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Benjamin Nugent is the author of “American Nerd“, pretty much the only book ever to look at the origin and historical impact of the word “Nerd”. I recently finished the book, and it is great. It’s well-researched, funny, and fascinating. I recently got a chance to speak with Nugent about his book and the current […]

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INCREDIBOX

March 12, 2010

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Everyone has found themselves beatboxing under their breath from time to time.  The only problem is, only a handful of us out there are actually good at it.  Thankfully, INCREDIBOX has taken the fun of beatbox and removed any of the skill necessary to make it happen. I was taken back to such videogames as […]

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Ok Go – This Too Shall Pass

March 3, 2010

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Direct Link to Youtube Video Chicago’s own Ok Go really started getting some attention after the release of their 2007 video for “Here It Goes Again”.  You remember, the one with the synchronized dancing on the treadmills?  I recall people being blown away and praising the band for doing something fresh and new.  And while […]

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Codeorgan

February 24, 2010

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This has got to be one of the coolest things I’ve seen in awhile.  The site Codeorgan will take any URL and process it into music by way of it HTML code!  Ever wanted to hear what Nerdcityonline.com sounds like?  No?  You’d rather hear what xtube.com sounds like?  Well, whatever, it’s your journey. CODEORGAN HERE!

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“The Crazies” trailer

October 8, 2009

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George A. Romero’s oft forgotten 1973 film The Crazies is being remade, with a projected release date of February 26th, 2010.  I’ve reported on my love/hate relationships with the current glut of remakes and ‘re-imaginings’, but this trailer gets nothing but love from me because it looks fucking insanely awesome.  If I’m lyin’, I’m flyin’, […]

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