Convention Survival Guide – 7 Tips

        I made a lot of mistakes when I went to my first comic book convention, and I’m not talking about overpaying for limited edition items or tee shirts.  I’m talking about mistakes that took away from my enjoyment of the convention itself.            Some of these were simply…

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Arrow: ‘Nuff with the Flashbacks Already…

Okay, let’s face it. There are a lot of problems with Arrow lately. And this season, the flashbacks might not be its biggest issue but it’s the one that stands out to me right now. When the show first started, Oliver “Ollie” Queen’s flashbacks to his time on the island of Lian Yu were absolutely…

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Board Games Scammer on the Prowl

The latest board games scam is in and it looks like Jim has abused some goodwill.   For the uninitiated, BoardGameGeek.com is the best (English speaking) place on the web for all things related to tabletop board games.  It is a close-knit, hobby obsessed community where designers, publishers and gamers get together to share the…

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Computer Hardware: To Buy or Not to Buy

Symptoms: As a PC builder enthusiast this questions comes up often, whether to buy now or wait for the ‘next big thing’?  First of all, the PC market is one that is constantly improving and offering increased speeds, efficiencies and new form factors for the ascetics in a build.  That being said, the ‘next big…

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