Category Archives: Geek of Note

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

UPDATED: Three lucky Canadian families, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Waterloo, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

Princess. Bride. Rock. Musical! Wait! Don’t roll your eyes just yet! It’s actually really good. I mean really. My first reaction upon learning this exists was a fair amount of trepidation and doubt. And then, I took the time to listen. It’s really nice when fans make things based upon the things they love. These creations can be such marvelous things, as is the case with this 15-song tribute to The Princess Bride by Copy Red Leader.Continue

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

If you are unaware of Paul and Storm’s Kickstarter campaign for their soon-t0-be newest album Ball Pit, the above video has most of the information you will need. The reason for this post is pretty simple. I really, really, really, REALLY want Paul and Storm to reach their next stretched goal: The PaulandStormonomicon, an anthology of very short stories and illustrations based on and/or inspired by Paul and Storm and their songs.Continue

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

My favourite art comes with imperfections. Sure, I enjoy things that are meticulous and perfectly ordered. Symmetry and things containing patterns are calming. But, when it comes to art, I prefer the type of order that is achieved through the flawed, the gritty, the imperfect, the messy, the vulnerable. Marian Call’s newest album Sketchbook is filled with many such nuances, resulting in an album filled with heartfelt truths and an abundance of warmth. The result is splendid.Continue

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

Yesterday, the much anticipated An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth by astronaut superstar Col. Chris Hadfield was published. Leading up to the release, a series of “An Astronaut’s Guide To” videos were released. To coincide with yesterday’s release of the book, the final video was published. If you’ve yet to see yesterday’s video, or have missed one or all of them, I’ve created a handy-dandy playlist for your convenience.Continue

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

One lucky Canadian family, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Oakville/Mississauga, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, Whitby, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Frozen, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

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