Female Star Wars character walking
06 January 2016

As of this writing, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has beaten out both 1997's Titanic and 2009's Avatar to become the all-time highest-grossing film in America. It has been a massive success, both commercially and critically, thrilling...

Star Wars character John Boyega in space suit
23 December 2015

A note on those notorious spoilers: I'll be talking about plot elements of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in this review, some of which might not have been revealed in the copious pre-release trailers, but I'll steer clear of anything...

Looks like a big gear
09 December 2015

It’s been a busy month for me, saving the Commonwealth. Preston Garvey has had me running around founding, building and then defending new settlements so...

Arcade sign
28 October 2015

Like Transformers, skinny jeans and Donald Trump, something else that was popular in the 1980s is making a big comeback: the arcade. And the new arcades —...

Cartoon Crossroads poster
29 September 2015

It’s no secret to anyone who lives here — especially those who have ever wandered into Kafé Kerouac or the Laughing Ogre and seen the shelves of local indie comics — that Columbus has a thriving community of cartoonists and comic...

Picture of Hugo Award
05 September 2015

Whenever there is significant social progress, there is a backlash, and recent movements like Gamergate (covered by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an actual hate group) have proven that geek culture is by no means immune....

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