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2014 Stories by Cory Casciato

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  • Ween Machine

    published July 17, 2014

    For more than twenty years, Ween made some of the most absurd, original and delightful music of all time. It may take years for the band’s... More >>

  • Costume Couture

    published July 10, 2014

    You’ll see them at every gathering of geeks: elaborately costumed people repping their favorite characters from film, television, comics and... More >>

  • Caught in the Net

    published June 26, 2014

    Aaron Swartz isn’t a household name, but in the age of threatened net neutrality, NSA spying and the fight for a free Internet, he should... More >>

  • A Trip to Montreal

    published June 19, 2014

    Give Of Montreal’s back catalogue even a casual listen and you’ll find a little bit of everything — glam rock, disco,... More >>

  • Knowledge is Power

    published June 19, 2014

    Learning is always more fun when you have a beer in hand. That’s the basic idea behind Nerd Nite Denver, a lecture (and drinking)... More >>

  • Dress to Impress

    published June 12, 2014

    Half the fun of any convention is seeing all the cosplayers — the dedicated fans who spend countless hours and way too much money... More >>

  • Con-Ventional Wisdom

    published June 12, 2014

    For its third year, Denver Comic Con is pulling out all the stops. The lineup of guests reads like a who’s-who of geek history, from... More >>

  • Shwing!

    published June 5, 2014

    The hardest part about making Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's Wayne’s World Quote-Along work isn’t finding good lines –... More >>

  • Bronze Star

    published May 29, 2014

    Art and science may seem like strange bedfellows, but the two fields cross over more often than most people imagine. Their intertwined... More >>

  • Out of This World!

    published May 29, 2014

    Next to the indelible image of Darth Vader, there’s nothing more iconic of the Star Wars mythos than John Williams’s stirring... More >>

  • Home on the Range

    published May 22, 2014

    Kirk Hanna was a cattle rancher, a conservationist and a Colorado legend before his untimely death at age 43. His pursuit of a utopian vision for... More >>

  • Dune Buggy

    published May 22, 2014

    Some things are just too good to be true, like a Dune film starring Mick Jagger, Salvador Dalí, Orson Welles and David Carradine,... More >>

  • Geeking Out

    published May 15, 2014

    If you’ve ever wanted to own an action-figure version of yourself, Geekshow II is your chance to make that happen. “We’re... More >>

  • Caped Crusaders

    published May 8, 2014

    Everyone loves Batman. The world’s greatest detective has managed to become the world’s most popular superhero over the course of his... More >>

  • Zapped By App

    published May 8, 2014

    The power our phones have over us is scary. We stare at them constantly. They contain huge amounts of sensitive, personal data. They can be used... More >>

  • Rebel Alliance

    published May 1, 2014

    Celebrate the geeky side of life all weekend at the third annual May the Fourth Be With You. As in past years, organizer Dan Landes and his... More >>

  • Stars Align

    published May 1, 2014

    For the first time ever, May the Fourth — aka Star Wars Day — falls on the same weekend as the annual StarFest... More >>

  • Scary Good

    published April 24, 2014

    The Stanley Film Festival is back for its second year, with no sign of sophomore slump. The fest, which takes place at the historic Stanley... More >>

  • A Novel Film

    published April 17, 2014

    In 1984, the epic space opera of Frank Herbert crashed headlong into the hallucinatory weirdness of David Lynch, and the film version of... More >>

  • Viral Affection

    published April 17, 2014

    The Internet has enabled a new era of fascinating filmmaking. From bizarre, artistic short films to videos of guys getting hit in the nuts,... More >>

  • Machine Dreams

    published April 10, 2014

    From deep-space exploration to the front lines of conflict to mundane tasks like cleaning your floor, robots are taking over. Why go all John... More >>

  • Pinball Wizards

    published April 10, 2014

    No matter how advanced video games get, there’s still something special about smacking a metal ball around a ringing, blinking maze of... More >>

  • Time Out

    published March 20, 2014

    If there’s one thing science-fiction writers love as much as the idea of exploring space and meeting aliens, it’s traveling back in... More >>

  • Make Your Day

    published March 13, 2014

    When the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema screens the ’70s rogue-cop classic Dirty Harry as part of its On the Case series of crime... More >>

  • Data Point

    published March 13, 2014

    We live in the era of Big Data, and business and political decisions are increasingly driven by that fact. But what does that mean to the typical... More >>

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