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Doctor Who

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    August 21, 2014

    Battlestar Galactica? Doctor Who? Where Will My Nerddom Take Me Next?

    It's time for something new. At the close of last year, I made a series of geek resolutions to guide me through the majesty of 2014. I've been slowly chipping away at most of them, but I've yet to touch one of the big ones: my resolution to take on a brand-new (to me) geek franchise in 2014. Frankly ... More >>

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    August 12, 2014

    Photos: The Modern Mythologists of MALCon

    There's a cosplay convention for everyone, it seems, from those obsessed with the world of anime to furry folk who dress up in shaggy animal suits. And then there's the Myths and Legends Con, which changes its overriding themes each year to include different sectors of mythology old and new. This pa ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in August

    If you're ready to get out of this unseasonal rain and have some good, clean (and dry) geek fun indoors, August will make you a very happy nerd. Two cons, one weird county fair and more movies than you can shake are just some of the highlights of a month packed full of great geek fun. Here are Augus ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014

    Getting started with Dungeons & Dragons

    Psst, hey kid -- want to go on an adventure? Fight some fearsome beasts, save the day, take home some loot? Maybe collect a shitload of polyhedral dice and a stack of arcane rulebooks as tall as you are? Sound fun? Then step into the world of pen-and-paper roleplaying -- so-called to distinguish the ... More >>

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    June 19, 2014
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    June 18, 2014

    The five best things about Denver Comic Con 2014

    A Doctor Who chats with the Queen of Dragons while Finn from Adventure Time peruses the art on the table behind them. This is Denver Comic Con 2014. This ever growing convention just keeps getting better. So what made this year so great? Here are the five best things about the 2014 Denver Comic Con. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Here's why Pujol is the perfect voice for our time

    Daniel Pujol is a rock and roll songwriter from Nashville playing tonight at Larimer Lounge, and he would like to communicate with you. He's at several disadvantages there, especially if he sticks to the methods we mostly rely on these days. He could send you a text message, but they are short and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    AnomalyCon performer Keldari Station on what makes good science fiction

    AnomalyCon (running March 28 to 30 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center) started as a steam punk and alternate history-themed convention but has since expanded to cover science fiction generally. In its fourth year, the convention is featuring guest speakers, artists, writers and performers that have ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    A glossary of geek, from nerdrage to fandom

    Like any subculture, geek culture has its own terminology. A lot of it is self-explanatory, but some of it requires some foreknowledge or insight to really understand. Naturally, most geeks reading this will have that terminology on lockdown, but for the merely geek-curious, it can all be a bit conf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Geek resolutions for 2014

    The clock is ticking on 2013. In less than a week, we'll be closing the door on yet another trip around the sun, and embracing the greatest of all arbitrary calendar events, the new year. That means it's time for that greatest of arbitrary life events: resolutions! No new year is complete without a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    Give thanks to be a geek this Thanskgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving, fellow geeks. Yes, it's a day early, but you'd rather read this while you wait for work to end today than tomorrow while you could be eating, watching football or MST3K, or whatever it is you do on Thanksgiving. Still, day early or not, I'm going to do my best to get you in the h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Photos: Local Whovians celebrate Doctor Who at Crash 45

    Whovians are desperately loyal, and they have been for fifty years, ever since William Hartnell first hit the BBC as the original Doctor Who. Ten doctors later, with British actor Peter Capaldi set to become the twelfth Doctor beginning with this year's Christmas special, the push to the future bega ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    My night as a Weeping Angel in a multimedia artist's tribute to Doctor Who

    In October I was booked for a one-night performance gig showcasing a Weeping Angel costume for multimedia artist Jenny Shumaker at a Denver RAW Artists event, dedicated to supporting emerging local artists. Based on an award-winning 2007 Doctor Who episode, "Blink," the costume came with a fan base ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), November 22-24

    Don't let the snow keep you inside this weekend. There are plenty of great events to lure you out of the cozy comfort of your home, from a comedy show with free pizza to a Doctor Who dance party. And get this: All of these events are under $10, and six are totally free. Did we overlook some bargains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Prepare for The Day of The Doctor with a crash course on Doctor Who

    The Day of the Doctor is upon us, and it has been fifty years in the making. The longest-running sci-fi series in television history, Doctor Who is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a

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    November 21, 2013
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    November 15, 2013

    Austin Wintory to bring award-winning Journey video game score to CSO's Comic Con tribute

    Denver native Austin Wintory says attending frequent Colorado Symphony Orchestra concerts and nerding out on video games and comic books inspired him just about equally as a kid, so Saturday's special concert "The Hero's Journey: A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con" at 7:30 p.m. at Boettcher Concert Ha ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013
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    November 1, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this weekend

    SUN | OF MONTREAL at MARQUIS THEATER | 11/3/13 Among the most popular and successful of the bands associated with the Elephant 6 collective, Of Montreal started off as a sort of indie pop band with an experimental edge. The band evolved dramatically across several records, fearlessly exploring lyric ... More >>

  • Music

    October 31, 2013

    Dissonance in Design

    Sentient
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    The top ten geek events in Denver in November

    The leaves have turned and the weather's gone cold, but we geeks aren't concerned -- all of our favorite activities take place indoors, anyway. And this November will give Denver geeks plenty to be thankful for between now and Thanksgiving. In addition to the usual buffet of turkey and pumpkin pie, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    The ten best geek events in September in Denver

    September is here and school is back in session. Okay, now that you're all bummed out, here's the good news: September is also chock full of great geek events. As summer fades into autumn, Denver's geeks get to enjoy two great cons, lots of fantastic genre film and even a little geek-themed improv. ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    May 30, 2013
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    May 24, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), May 24-27

    A three-day weekend means an extra day of sleeping in, an extra day of fun -- but also a lot of opportunities to spend too much money. Still, this holiday weekend is also filled with lots of bargain events and entertainments, everything from outdoor festivals to an Arrested Development brunch to a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Joe Hill on NOS4A2's reality-bending horror and his appearance in Denver tomorrow

    A young woman with a supernatural talent for finding things goes looking for trouble and gets it in the form of a monstrous man who uses children for his own dark ends in Joe Hill's new novel NOS4A2. The book delves into a world where certain special people can make dreams real, then explores what h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Five retro foods and drinks that should be resurrected

    There are certain snacks and sips that were just too good to last forever -- but they damn well should have! Some really great ideas didn't last much past their initial hype; the companies responsible hurled them almost as quickly as they'd unfurled them. And while discontinued items do, on occasion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Killing Firefly was Fox's biggest fail ever

    Fuck Fox. Not for FoxNews or American Idol or any of the other questionable shit the network has thrown out there in the name of entertainment over the years. People like what people like, however inexplicable that may be, so I couldn't care less about any of that. No, Fox earned my everlasting ire ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    July 9, 2012

    Anthrax and Slayer at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, Mayhem Festival, 7/8/12

    ANTHRAX @ COMFORT DENTAL AMPHITHEATRE | 7.09.12 See Also: Mayhem in the mosh pit: The best crowd surfing photos from Mayhem Charlie Benante is looking ahead rather than reflecting on Anthrax's thirtieth anniversary Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Charlie Benante is looking ahead rather than reflecting on Anthrax's thirtieth anniversary

    See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012

    Videos: Top ten hacked road signs not created by Doctor Who fans

    Yesterday, Doctor Who fans in Boulder reportedly hacked a highway sign, changing its message to "WARNING DALECKS AHEAD." These sci-fi fanatics are hardly the first pranksters to pull off such a stunt. Here's a collection of ten more examples of road-sign hackery. Count down to the best ones below.

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    May 1, 2012

    Top five sci-fi films according to Dan Landes

    Science fiction isn't for everyone. But those who get it, really get it. "Comics and sci-fi are the new archetypes of our culture, we relate to Star Wars and Stan Lee's characters; we've created new mythologies through them," says Dan Landes, restaurateur and self confessed sci-fi geek. And this Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Director Adam Smith on The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think

    ​The Chemical Brothers have been touring as an electronic-music duo for more than a decade; the team has won Grammy awards and accolades for its hard-hitting dance music -- and the amazing visual show that the act puts together. On Wednesday, February 1, select movie theaters around town will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Scott Ian of Anthrax on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who, VH1 and interviewing Ozzy

    Scott Ian of Anthrax​Anthrax (due Wednesday, October 19, at Summit Music Hall) is one of the Big Four thrash bands from the '80s and the only one originally based on the East Coast. More than most metal bands, Anthrax seemed willing to smile and display a wicked yet playful sense of humor -- e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Neutrinos and the 10 coolest time travel methods in cinematic history

    ​While doing science last week, probably in an attempt to fit more tools into their army's knives, the Swiss broke the Universe. They recorded Neutrinos, a shape-shifting subatomic particle known for sounding like an awesome breakfast cereal, moving faster than light. Now their hills are aliv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Summer season suck: The 6 worst movies Hollywood crapped out this year

    Spoiler alert: This is one of them.​We generally try not to let our hipster cynicism and pessimism override us here at Show and Tell, but there's no way around the truth of hindsight. Now that it's September, and the official Summer movie season is over, we know: The tentpole Summer movies of ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Ten best fictional killer plants

    ​Tonight at the Denver Botanical Gardens, writer Amy Stewart will be presenting a history of killer plants of the very real variety. While that's all well and good, we prefer to keep our deadly botanical assassins in the realm of the fiction so we can still sleep through the night. Killer plan ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010
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    January 16, 2009

    Feds out of voucher money for digital conversion boxes, so I guess I'm quitting television.

    Well, the deadline for the big television conversion to digital is only a month away and I missed my shot at getting the government vouchers for the converter box. Last week, the Commerce Department announced they had hit the $1.34 billion funding limit set by Congress for the coupon program, which ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Electronic history: BBC Radiophonic Workshop

    There are few organizations In the history of electronic music that loom larger than the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.They helped develop techniques and technologies that went on to become the mainstay of electronic musicians to this day, not to mention helped condition the masses to accept, even love, ... More >>

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    August 8, 2008

    Denvention Day Two: Sci Fi in the Basement

    "What? No talking cats?" The annual Denvention has landed in Denver, and Jason Sheehan is there. Click here to read his first report from the science fiction convention. Many years ago -- long before I had this gig, long before I even really had a career to call my own -- I gave some thought to b ... More >>

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    August 18, 2005

    White Noise

    Who does Jack White think he is?

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    October 4, 2001

    Backwash

    Mr. Pacman scores at a newly opened Monkey Mania.

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    March 29, 2001

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    Tantalus

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    December 21, 2000

    City Sounds

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    October 26, 2000

    In the Name of the Gods

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