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About: John Eckes

Nine months before John was born his parents had sex. Born and raised in the cultural bubble that is the far Upper-Midwest, geek culture was John’s outlet to the outside world. John’s love of imagination and storytelling led him to passionately embrace the worlds of comics, TV, and film. It is a source of constant joy in John’s life that he wakes up every day with new avenues of geekdom to explore. In his brief stint on the planet, John has been everything from a dishwasher to a soldier serving a single tour in Iraq. John graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BA in English and currently resides in Grand Forks, ND, where he does stuff (and also things).

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Big Finishing Move: ‘Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 4’

0 Submitted by on Fri, 10 November 2017, 13:59
Hola, mis amigos, and welcome to the one and only Big Finishing Move. For anyone not already aware, this handy-dandy little series was created as justification for all the money I blow on the many releases from audio drama giant, Big Finish. I joke, but there is the distinct sting of truth buried in that statement. Today we’re covering the Continue Reading...
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The Top Five Anime of the 2017 Fall Season

0 Submitted by on Wed, 18 October 2017, 16:59
The fall is here and that means once again I have a whole batch of anime to check out. I park my butt in front of a screen and check out the first episode(s) of all the anime I can and give you the what I think will be be some of the top stuff. Many other places will make Continue Reading...
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Why You Need To Watch ‘American Vandal’

1 Submitted by on Fri, 22 September 2017, 16:59
One of the most intriguing things about comedy is its ability to to sneak intelligent thoughts and commentary behind admittedly and purposeful dumb jokes. There is a strict balance you have to hit to make it work, but when it it is done correctly it shocks the audience into awareness and you can watch their eyes as they begin to Continue Reading...
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Is Breaking The Fourth Wall Good For The WWE?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 21 September 2017, 14:59
“Kayfabe” is a word that doesn’t hold as much meaning as it used to. The term means “treating the events in professional wrestling as true and real,” that what is seen in a show was 100% authentic as opposed to a staged production imitating an actual sports competition. For decades kayfabe was protected, wrestlers were expected to be in character Continue Reading...
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