Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games. His work has appeared in The A.V. Club, Topless Robot, Colorado Public Radio, The Zombie Research Society and, of course, Westword.
19 hours ago | Geek Speak
Geek culture is big, but even in the vast, loosely defined ocean of "geek" there are a few universal touchstones. That's not to say that everyone agrees on them — hell, if you can get five geeks together in a room who agree on more than two separa...
8 days ago | Film and TV
How does such a sure thing fail so badly? A casual glance at the cast tells you that the studio that made Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (showing Wednesday, May 20 as this month’s Science Friction selection at the Alamo Drafthouse) fully ex...
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15 days ago | Geek Speak
On a scale of one to Mad Max, how prepared are you for the end of the world? Chances are if you're reading this — i.e. you're an American who loves pop culture enough to read analysis and commentary about it — you're as well prepared for humanity'...
17 days ago | Film and TV
Two powerhouses of modern comedy — one intentional, one less so — come together for one glorious night tomorrow at RiffTrax Live: The Room. The original RiffTrax for the film is one of the crew's most popular ever, but for this live event they’ve ...