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Geek Girl: Superhero smackdowns, Care Bears and zombies

October 15, 2014

Greetings, whoever still reads this!

Get Reel with Jesse Steele: From prank war to the apocalypse

October 10, 2014

Reviews of notable new releases …

‘Neighbors’ (R)

Starring: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne
Although “Neighbors,” at face value, has all the charms of any Seth Rogen movie (drug humor, outrageous sexual situations and more drug humor) the first thing I noticed about this film was its heart and how real each character felt.

Geek Girl: Deadpool movie in the works and DC shoots for the small screen

October 10, 2014

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Everybody else: Hi, Dr. Geek Girl!

Radio play to feature story of Death Valley Scotty

September 26, 2014

The Metabolic Studio IOU Theatre will be hosting another radio play this weekend. This time around, a local cast of voice actors will be telling the story of Death Valley Scotty.
All are invited to listen in on “Death Valley Scotty,” written by Ruth Woodman in 1931 and originally airing in 1955 in the “Death Valley Days” Series. This marks the fourth play in the IOU Theatre series, which began in June 2014 with readings of radio plays about the Owens Valley and surrounding area.

‘Dr. Who’ returns, ‘True Blood’ bids adieu

August 27, 2014

Hello, Geekers! Try to contain your enthusiasm: it’s time for this week in the geek world …

Geek Girl: Endings and Beginnings

August 23, 2014

Without further ado, this week in the geek world …At the Edinburgh International Literary Festival, author George R.R. Martin revealed that some fans have correctly guessed the ending to his “A Song of Ice and Fire”(Game of Thrones)series. I’m pretty sure this means that my theory that the entire saga is a dream of Bob Newhart’s will prove totally correct … For those of you who are Harry Potter fans, JK Rowling has released new info on pottermore.com about periphery character Celestina Warbeck, a jazz singer popular with Mrs. Weasley’s age group.

‘Batman’ backs down and the Terminator returns

August 13, 2014

Hello everybody! The long national nightmare is over: the New Geek Girl Column is here!

Geek Girl: 'Guardians' rules at box office and on iTunes

August 8, 2014

Before I begin, I would like to thank everyone for the positive feedback I and The Inyo Register have received for my inaugural column. I’d also like to address the piece of fan mail I got: Thanks for the compli-ments, Mom. I’ll be out to fix your computer tomorrow. This week in the Geek World …

Geek Girl: Comic-Con goings-on and the new Wonder Woman

August 2, 2014

This week in the Geek World …
Comic-Con International: San Diego, known simply as Comic-Con, took place in, you guessed it, San Diego this past weekend, July 24-27. Despite humble beginnings, Comic-Con is now one of the biggest events of the year in geek culture and pop culture in general. Now no longer spotlighting comics, the convention has branched out to include TV shows, movies and video games, some connected to comics, others not.

Mammoth Music Festival starts three-week run

July 18, 2014

The Mammoth Lakes Music Festival starts this Wednesday, July 23 and continues through Aug. 8 at Cerro Coso College’s Mammoth campus with evening concerts on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.
Violinist Rebecca Hang, and her husband, cellist Brian Schuldt, founded the music festival 12 years ago. Asked how she would describe the festival, Hang lightheartedly replied, “The World Cup of Chamber Music.”

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