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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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Why You Should Watch ‘Mobile Suit GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans’

0 Submitted by on Tue, 24 January 2017, 14:59
Sunrise’s Gundam franchise, despite being on American TVs multiple times throughout the years, has never broken into the popular culture the way other properties such as Dragon Ball have. It is one of the biggest anime/manga/light novel properties in the world and arguably the most important name in the mecha genre, but here in the States it is often seen like Continue Reading...
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Westerns 101: An Eight Film Introduction

0 Submitted by on Mon, 12 December 2016, 11:59
The Western genre was once the biggest genre in all of film, with hundreds of movies made each year. These days only a handful are made, and they don’t get same level of attention as other genre fare such as sci-fi or superhero movies. As such, there are many people today who don’t know much about Westerns, and if inclined to learn, aren’t Continue Reading...
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