Posts From Robert Walker

Ex Libris Excelsior! 8 Geeky Bookplates

Often referred to as an Ex-Libris, a bookplate was a pictorial device, usually stamped in the front cover of a book and adorned with a name and creative illustrations, indicating

A MYST linking book now exists in our own ‘age’

For those of us who played video games in the 90s, it was impossible to make it through the decade without playing ‘point and click’ adventure games. But while games

‘Prisoners of Gravity’ created thoughtful debate in scifi

It’s difficult to believe, with comic book films topping the box office every year and science fiction/fantasy literature being taught in classrooms, geek/nerd culture wasn’t always mainstream. There was a

Allie Goertz sends love letter to Rob Bottin with ‘Special Affect’

Allie Goertz is a singer/songwriter who has found success by pairing music with her interests and it so happens that Goertz’s interests run to the “geeky” side of culture. She

‘SHERLOCK: The Network’ mobile game is a mixed bag

SHERLOCK: The Network is mobile game for iPhone and iPad that gives players a chance to step into the role of one of Holmes’ “Homeless Network” and help the Baker

‘SHERLOCK: The Sign of Three’ is a wedding wrapped mystery

There’s no denying that SHERLOCK Series 3 has been more based in characters and relationships than the previous installments. However, in a series that is crafted in sets of three

‘Future Cinema’ brings movies to life

You don’t have to be a Hollywood executive to notice that our movie-going culture has changed. We’ve gone from the cinema, to VHS, to DVD and now home theaters. We’ve

‘SHERLOCK: The Empty Hearse’ is one for the fans

[For more detailed descriptions of this episode, I encourage you look at the wonderful articles by Holly and Laura. In this article, I wanted to examine the first episode from

Animeland Wasabi heads to Colorado starting February 28th

This upcoming February, I have the opportunity to attend my very first anime convention. Animeland Wasabi will be taking over the Crown Plaza Hotel in Denver, Colorado February 28th through

007 meets ‘Zork’ in ‘Device 6’

I was clattering away at my keyboard the other day when I received a communique from my sister. She usually has a pretty good feel for my sensibilities, so I

‘From Dusk till Dawn’ The Series premieres March 11

If you like action, crime and vampires you might be in luck. Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is bringing his cult film From Dusk till Dawn to the small screen, and it’s

5 shows the writers of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ should be watching

Matt Webb Mitovitch in an article for TVLine, recently discussed comparisons between Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the CW’s Arrow, citing that “…one TVLine reader assigned Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Stephen Hawking!

On the short list of recognizable, modern, scientific luminaries, Dr. Stephen Hawking is at the top. A former professor of mathematics at Cambridge, Hawking became a celebrity when the publication

‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ coming to the big screen

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s and had an attraction to the macabre, then you are probably familiar with the “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”

6 films in…’The Twilight Zone’

A friend and I were talking the other day and he mentioned an episode of the Twilight Zone Podcast with Tom Elliot, wherein he interviews the author of the “Twilight

‘SHERLOCK’ mini-episode ‘Many Happy Returns’

Originally rumored to be a released as a part of BBC’s Red Button service, it looks like Christmas came a day early for all Sherlockians this year. “Many Happy Returns”

Pirates, princesses, & the gender conundrum

io9 posted a piece earlier this week, which detailed a recent episode of Kevin Smith’s podcast “Fatman on Batman” in which writer Paul Dini (Batman the Animated Series, creator of

A concerned letter about the new ‘Sandman’ movie

FROM THE DESK OF ROB WALKER RE: DREAM?   Dear Warner Brothers, I just want you to know that I’m writing this letter as a friend. I’ve long been a

Fan Fiction: ‘Gotham’

Fox is going ahead with a show based on the “GCPD” comic series called Gotham. This new show will feature a young Jim Gordon investigating the deaths of Thomas and

The game is afoot with SHERLOCK’s new ‘interactive’ trailer

The clues just keep coming in BBC’s run up to SHERLOCK series 3. Last week we brought you a string of new images as well as news of a minisode