Giaco Furino

Stuff

Why 2015 Was Another Good Year to Be a Geek

From Marvel's diverse new comics to the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" reboot, a look back at the best of 2015's geeky pop culture.
Giaco Furino
12.23.15
Stuff

Of the Top Ten Books Americans Want Banned, Eight Feature Diversity

To grapple with why so many Americans are bent on banning books that have non-white or LGBTQ characters, I spoke with the manager of the reader services department of the New York Public Library.
Giaco Furino
4.15.15
Stuff

The New Generation of Sex-Centric Tabletop RPGs

Role-playing games are finally allowing player characters to fall in love and have sex, with decidedly mixed results.
Giaco Furino
4.7.15
Film

'Blade Runner' Critics and Fans Make Predictions About the Upcoming Sequel

People are freaking out about the forthcoming "Blade Runner 2," even though the plot has yet to be revealed.
Giaco Furino
3.4.15
Film

​Critics React to Neill Blomkamp Directing the New 'Alien' Sequel

The internet's freaking out over the announcement that Neill Blomkamp will direct a new movie in the 'Alien' franchise. I thought I'd ask some reputable sources what they thought about the news.
Giaco Furino
2.22.15
Film

The 'Halloween' Franchise Is Getting Resurrected Yet Again

John Carpenter's 1978 original is a horror classic, but the sequels and remakes that followed have been mostly unwatchable. So why is it coming back?
Giaco Furino
2.12.15
neckbeards

Company Seeks Skilled, Motivated Dungeon Master

The online roleplaying game community Roll20 just posted a job opening that is basically a nerd's dream come true.
Giaco Furino
2.10.15
neckbeards

The Year in Geekdom

Geek out with me as I take a look back at the year's best comics, board games, webseries and gadgets.
Giaco Furino
12.19.14
neckbeards

Board Game Creators Are Making Assloads of Money on Kickstarter

In 2013, games overtook film as the largest Kickstarter category by money pledged.
Giaco Furino
9.18.14
neckbeards

Dungeons & Dragons Is Officially Cool Again

More and more hipsters are flocking to the game.
Giaco Furino
8.21.14