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    Wizard World Chicago 2014 Recap

    This past weekend, Wizard held its largest event ever.  Wizard World Chicago 2014…and 8daysageek was there.  Our Editor-in-Chief and I made the long 315 mile drive to Rosemont, Illinois to partake in the festivities.  We even took some video of our excruciating trip that will […]

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    A Mythbuster Farewell

    Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman dropped a bomb during Thursday night’s episode of the hit Discovery channel show.  Unlike most episodes of the show, this wasn’t a bomb meant to teach us all something about science.  This was a bomb that has some fans up […]

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    Android App-Aholics Anonymous: [Netflix]

    App Name: Netflix Developer: Netflix, Inc. Launch Date: May, 2011 Price: Free (app is free, Netflix service is not) App-Aholic Rating: 5/5   Surely by now we all know what Netflix is all about. The streaming service has been around for quite some time and has made a definite impact […]

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    Top 8 Highlights of Wizard World St. Louis 2014

    It is hard to believe it, but another Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con has come and gone.  This year was AMAZING!  When Wizard announced last year that they would be coming back to the 8daysageek hometown, they didn’t mention they would be bringing one […]

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    Top 8 Character Actors on Television

    It is time once again for an 8daysageek top 8 list!  As regular readers may have recognized, I am a huge fan of television and today’s list will be no exception.  We happen to be right in the heart of “sweeps” ratings season, and I […]

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    Fill That Doctor Who Gap in Your Life

    Whovians had a bit of an overdose these past few months with the 50th Anniversary special, and then the Christmas Special. However, now begins the long, dark, teatime of our soul, as the new series with Capaldi’s premiere isn’t due until Autumn 2014. The good […]

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    Doctor Who 50th Anniversary

    Spoilers Ahead! The hype around the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who has been intense. Made more so by the appearance of John Hurt as the unnamed Doctor at the end of this past season. How have we never heard of him? Is Moffat screwing with […]

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    8 Easy and Geeky Pumpkin Carving Ideas Volume II

    With Halloween just five days away, it’s that time again.  It’s time for me to give the geeks out there some easy ideas for celebrating their geekdom on the face of a pumpkin.  Just like last year’s list, we’re going to try and keep ‘em […]

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    Top 8 TV Characters to Spend Your Time With

    Now that fall TV season has quieted down after the first few weeks of craziness, and we’ve all overloaded our DVRs, and stuffed our HuluPlus queues, it’s time to take a moment and reflect. Mainly, it’s time to step away from the hype and evaluate […]

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    TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    The new ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiered last night as part of ABC’s new fall line up and Marvel’s stellar attempt at bringing the Marvel U to the masses. The show is based in the same universe as the Marvel Films of recent history, […]

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    Dexter Series Finale

    LAst night Dexter wrapped up a series eight seasons long in the making. We’ve watched the Bay Harbor Butcher (wrongfully accused anyways), the Tooth Fairy, The Trinity Killer, The Ice Truck Killer, and the Doomsday Killer. We’ve watched Sgt. Doakes, Lt. Laguerta, and Dexter’s own […]

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    New Doctor Revealed

    Today is the day that Whovians always look forward to, dread, rant about. It’s time for a new Doctor. My first Doctor was Tom Baker. I was introduced to him when my mom sat me down in front of PBS on a refular basis. Doctor […]

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    Geekend Review

    Sunday yet again. Time to review. The Netflix Orginal Orange Is The New Black premiered this week. Critically it has been praised as a success. Having watched every episode I can tell you it was a good series. The best of the Netflix Originals to […]

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    Top 8 Summertime Shows to Watch

    Have you been frantically checking the 8daysageek website, wondering when there would be a new top 8 list?  Have you been scratching yourself like a meth addict needing a fix, awaiting my completely biased opinions on whatever geeky topic suits my fancy this week?  Well, […]

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    Arrested Development Season 4

    Arrested Development is finally back! Arrested Development originally had 3 seasons on Fox from 2003 until 2006 when it was pulled from us too soon. Despite the cancellation of Arrested Development, the fanbase has never dwindled. Rumors circulated for years about a revival of the […]

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    “The Name of the Doctor”…finally, we get some answers

    HERE BE SPOILERS! Remember that Simpsons episode where Bart and Lisa go to complain to a famous director/writer about ruining one of their favorite science fiction series? How they complained he had ruined their childhood? Well, that’s about how Whovians have felt this season. Betrayed, […]

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    Arrow, you made me love you

    Here Be Spoilers… When Arrow premiered this year, I wanted to be optimistic, but I had my doubts, which I shared here. But something happened over Arrow’s mid-season break- they fixed the problems that had kept the show from being great. Gone were the gratuitous […]

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    Supernatural Season 7 Companion Guide

    Recently I finished the Supernatural Season 7 Companion Guide. It wasn’t the first companion guide I’ve read. The Tardis Companion Guide, the Super Mario Bros 2 Companion Guide. Me and Companion Guides have history. This one wasn’t as in depth as Mario 2′s strategy guide, […]

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    Game of Thrones S3 Premier

    Winter has come in the world of Westros. John Snow is in the lands beyond the wall in the presence of their King. The once brother of the Knights Watch and Crow like himself, Mance Rayder. Daenerys Stormborne or Daenerys Targaryen has come across some […]

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    Doctor Who: 7.7 The Bells of St. John

    Are you a Whovian who has waited since the Christmas episode to learn who Clara Oswald/Oswin is? Or waited even longer since “Asylum of the Daleks”? I had high hopes, especially with the release of the prequel which I thought was cute and clever. Well […]

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