About Author: Freshmaker

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Andy Grieser is a writer and editor, as well as an all-around geek and one of the founding Misfits. He lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Follow him @Freshmaker

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  • Still looking for essential movies to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know about the genre? By now, you’ve been exposed to two full lists of essential sci-fi. They’re very good lists, and when you saunter up to that special geek in a bar, they’ll help you at […]

    Sci-Fi Essentials: The Bloodening

    Still looking for essential movies to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know about the genre? By now, you’ve been exposed to two full lists of essential sci-fi. They’re very good lists, and when you saunter up to that special geek in a bar, they’ll help you at […]

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  • <p><strong><a onclick=Xplay_240 Andy: Ryan, when last we met, I was the learner. And based on the fact that I argued everyone should be psyched about the fourth Indiana Jones movie, I'm still the learner. I even considered writing a longer mea culpa, but then something shiny distracted me and I didn't.

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    Versus: Attack of the Show! versus X-Play

    Xplay_240 Andy: Ryan, when last we met, I was the learner. And based on the fact that I argued everyone should be psyched about the fourth Indiana Jones movie, I'm still the learner. I even considered writing a longer mea culpa, but then something shiny distracted me and I didn't.

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  • <p><a onclick=Codemonkeys_240 Unless you're a the sort of game-obsessed geek who watches G4 regularly (guilty as charged), you probably haven't been exposed to Code Monkeys. That'd be a shame, because the show is the funniest (in a wrong way) animation this side of South Park.

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    Premierewatch: ‘Code Monkeys’ Season Two

    Codemonkeys_240 Unless you're a the sort of game-obsessed geek who watches G4 regularly (guilty as charged), you probably haven't been exposed to Code Monkeys. That'd be a shame, because the show is the funniest (in a wrong way) animation this side of South Park.

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  • <p><a onclick=Kingofkong1_240 I spent many of my formative years -- like much of G4's viewership, I suspect -- pumping quarters into arcade games. Everything from Space Invaders and Pac-Man to Heavy Barrel, Cyberball, Dragon's Lair... Oh, and Donkey Kong, whether it was the greasy machine at a local pizza place or the knock-off Crazy Kong in my dentist's office. There were days I longed for a way to spend the rest of my life playing those games.

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    ‘The King of Kong’ pushes the right buttons

    Kingofkong1_240 I spent many of my formative years -- like much of G4's viewership, I suspect -- pumping quarters into arcade games. Everything from Space Invaders and Pac-Man to Heavy Barrel, Cyberball, Dragon's Lair... Oh, and Donkey Kong, whether it was the greasy machine at a local pizza place or the knock-off Crazy Kong in my dentist's office. There were days I longed for a way to spend the rest of my life playing those games.

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  • <p><a onclick=Marymcdonnell_battlestargalactica_2 I've been pretty clearly frustrated with this final season of Battlestar Galactica. " title="Recap: ‘Battlestar Galactica’ – Betrayal" />

    Recap: ‘Battlestar Galactica’ – Betrayal

    Marymcdonnell_battlestargalactica_2 I've been pretty clearly frustrated with this final season of Battlestar Galactica.

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