NYCC 2013 Day 2 – Comic Apps, Time Lords and Cosplay of the Day!

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Day two at the 2013 New York Comic Con at the Javits Center on Manhattan’s west side was a long hard day for us here at Geeksville. After returning home after a great day one, Geeksville’s resident feline, Cat (yes we named him Cat) let us know in no uncertain terms that he was not well.   So after some judicious googling it was decided we had to run to vet, stat.   So at 4am we hopped Cat in a box, and headed down the 4 train to the Animal Medical Center on the Upper East Side.  It was a good … Continue reading

NYCC 2012 Day 4 – The Last Day, with Cosplay of the Day (of course)

Ah Sunday, that quiet restful day at the end of the week. Not at Comic Con!  Turn out look to be up on Sunday against last year, from my observation, with a lot of young kids and families on hand.  This makes me think a few things: Could NYCC be outgrowing the Jacob Javits Center? and if it is, where else in New York City could it move to?  Would it leave Manhattan? Would it go to Queens? or even (gasp) New Jersey? The economy, at least in the New York Metropolitan area, has improved somewhat, with what had to … Continue reading

Audio Review: Doctor Who – Big Finish titles for June 2012

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June is the last month of we will have three full cast Doctor Who audios from Big Finish for a bit, as the first season of the 4th Doctor adventures come to an end, and the second season (alongside Mary Tamm, as Romana) doesn’t start until January 2013. Sadly it will be the last time Mary Tamm will appear in a Big Finish production, as the lovely actress passed away this week. Big Finish has already announced a third series of Fourth Doctor Audios, again along side Leela (Louis Jameson) which will be released in late 13/early 2014. I am … Continue reading