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Posts tagged geek
One Million Page Views
For the first time in my 20 year blogging career, I cracked one million page views in a year. Here’s how 2015 breaks down and how I plan to go bigger this year.
I Wrote Eight Episodes Of Star Wars Fan Fiction In 1979, When I Was 9 Years Old. Here They Are.
When I was 9 years old, I wrote 8 episodes of Star Wars fan fiction. As luck would have it, I uncovered the original scripts just before The Force Awakens debuted. Check it out.
INTERVIEW: Carl Weathers at The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo
In advance of the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, I had a chat with Carl Weathers about his impressive career and what he most fondly remembers.
Why I Use Hover To Register Domains
I use hover to register domains. They’re Canadian. They have an easy design. They have great customer service. It’s as simple as that. You should use them.
13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Invented By Canadians
From mashed potatoes to the zipper, the Caesar to 5 pin bowling, here’s a list of things you didn’t know were invented by Canadians.
Happy Star Wars Day! #MayThe4thBeWithYou
It is Star Wars Day, and to celebrate #maythe4thbewithyou, here are some silly e-cards of Little Darth Vader wandering around the universe.
Google Does Birthday Doodles
A special surprise will greet you on your birthday morning. Lots of clicks and likes from Facebook, and a Google Birthday Doodle. Here’s a list of some companies and what they do when it’s your birthday.
Gravity Cafe And Wine Bar In Inglewood Is The Blogger’s HQ
If you want a cafe with WIfi in Calgary where a blogger can get some quiet writing done, choose Gravity Cafe in Inglewood.
On Being A Fanboy And Finding Out Who Inspires You
I got up much earlier than normal, and waited a long time in the freezing cold for less than a minute with Commander Chris Hadfield. Because I’m a fanboy.
Life Hacks From The ER: How To Remove A Ring That’s Stuck On Your Finger
I cut my finger pretty badly and needed stitches. In order to freeze my finger, my ring had to come off. You’ll never guess the household product life hack I learned in the ER to remove a ring that’s stuck.
Seen In Calgary #17: Raygun Gothic Rocketship At Beakerhead
The Raygun Gothic Rocketship is visiting Calgary this week as a part of Beakerhead. It is a fantastically retro-futuristic space vehicle that will have your mind time traveling from the past to the future and back again. The climb up the precarious ladder to the ground floor of this 40 foot beauty is enough to give you vertigo.
Star Wars Cast Rumors: Isaiah Mustafa As Lando Calrissian?
Some Star Wars casting rumors are starting to float around. With one tweet, Isaiah Mustafa might just turn Lando Calrissian into the Old Spice Guy.
The Coolest Pen You’ve Ever Seen
Need the conference schedule? It’s in your pen. Huh? Check out this, the coolest pen I’ve ever seen.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield To Be 2013 Calgary Stampede Parade Marshall
[twitter]He said yes! In search of a parade marshall for the 2013 Calgary Stampede, the Stampede Committee started pitching Chris Hadfield via Twitter yesterday and YouTube today. .@calgarystampede Calgary in July sounds lovely! Anything worth…
Spreading Myself Too Thin
[twitter]I am my own worst critic. Before publishing anything, I will write draft after draft after draft. Rarely does something get written in one sitting and then put out. I will stir topic ideas around…