Just your average ordinary Black Superhero

Archive for the ‘Comics and Sci-Fi’ Category

New Year Technology project: 2007 MacBook Pro Upgrade

Saturday, January 18th, 2014 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, New Media, Tech Training, Technology | No Comments »

I am upgrading the standard hard drive in my 2007 17in MacBook Pro to a solid state drive (SSD). "Winona" has been showing her age in recently years and I wanted to spruce her up a little bit. And yes, ...

Don’t worry, baby girl. I got this!

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Lifestyle, Norway | No Comments »

I saw my girl off to the airport today as she heads to Norway for a few weeks to catch up with family and friends. We are gonna miss her. The upside, the kids and I are planning a series ...

Your Jedi Mind Tricks won’t work on me!

Sunday, December 29th, 2013 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Lifestyle | No Comments »

I got the Obi Wan Kenobi lightsaber for Christmas to finish out my Ultimate FX saber collection. Hasbro makes a Darth Vader, Anakin Skywalker, Luke Skywalker, Darth Maul. Qui-Gon Jinn, and a Obi Wan version. The problem is that I think my ...

I love Christmas!

Thursday, December 26th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, Doctor Who, Lifestyle | No Comments »

Ever since I was a little kid Christmas has been my favorite holiday by far. All of my family members have known this for years. I guess when all is said and done, I just love getting presents, and this ...

Here is to another 50 years

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Doctor Who | No Comments »

I was never really a fan of the Doctor Who series until the reboot of the franchise in 2005. Just like most of people born in the US, the show always had seemed entirely too "British" for me. You always ...

New York Cine Radio – The Halloween Podcast

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, Gaming, New York Cine Radio | No Comments »

Tom Seymour and the rest of the guys over at New York Cine Radio asked me to Skype in for their Halloween podcast special and do a small comic book and nerd culture segment. It was a new idea that they ...

No more excuses

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, IPS, Krav Maga, Martial Arts | No Comments »

The other day I was talking to my old martial arts instructor, Kyoshi Giles, and musing over the fact that only fellow martial artists seem to understand how getting together with close friends to punch, kick, and stab one another ...

Arkham Origins is gonna be sick!!!

Friday, October 25th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Entertainment, Gaming, Martial Arts, Technology | No Comments »

After months of waiting Batman: Arkham Origins dropped tonight. The new Arkham is the followup to the wildly popular Batman inspired video games Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. I just picked up my copy from GameStop. There was a surprisingly small line ...

You’re not afraid of the dark are you?

Friday, September 6th, 2013 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Entertainment | No Comments »

"Paris P. Olgilvie. Antiquities dealer, entrepreneur" "Richard B. Riddick. Escaped convict. Murderer." My son and I just got back from the new movie Riddick. This was one of the summer movies we had been waiting to see since both of us are die hard ...

Open letter to Ben Affleck, or please shut up Matt Damon

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, Entertainment | No Comments »

Matt Damon was recently asked about his take on the Ben Affleck as Batman controversy. Damon, who is a long time friend of Affleck, stated that "Bruce Wayne is the more challenging part of the role, and Ben will be ...