Greg Howley

Married white male, avid indoorsman, enjoys long walks in West Hartford center, lindy hop, heavy warjacks, the circle of fifths, common table expressions, and THAC0.

Preparing for Season Two of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

The second season of Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' comes out on July 31, 2020. In preparation, I've re-watched the first season.…

July 10, 2020

Revisiting HBO’s ‘Watchmen’

When I heard about a television series being made based on 'The Watchmen,' I was immediately skeptical, as I've seen…

June 13, 2020

3 Off-Brand X-Men Movies to Stream During Quarantine

They're not technically X-Men movies, but these three films all have a similar theme: individuals with special powers who are…

April 28, 2020

Quarantine Streaming: Science Fiction You May Have Missed

With all of us quarantined at home, it's likely you've already streamed all the Tiger King you can stomach. Perhaps…

April 2, 2020

2020 Is The Year of The Dresden Files: “Peace Talks” & More!

Jim Butcher has announced not one but two new novels in The Dresden Files series this year. After Peace Talks…

March 24, 2020

Internet Classics: Eric Conveys an Emotion

Back in the late '90s, when no websites had video and many had no pictures, it took far less to…

February 14, 2020

‘The Tick’: Twenty-Five Years, Three Series, One Great Character

Mitch Roush and Jake Owens of the Watching Comics Podcast have just come out with an episode in which they…

February 9, 2020

Thoughts on the MCU and Secret Identities

Have you noticed that superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have either lost their secret identities, or else never had…

January 23, 2020

Thoughts on the ‘Morbius’ Trailer

The new Morbius trailer had some interesting easter eggs that are worth a closer look.

January 16, 2020

Internet Classics: Homestar Runner

If you've never heard of Homestar Runner, you either weren't online in the early 2000s, or else you just plain…

January 14, 2020

‘Wheel of Time’ Casting Update

If you're not familiar with the 'Wheel of Time' book series, you may not know these characters. But those of…

January 10, 2020

Upcoming SciFi Shows in 2020

With streaming services, there's a lot of science fiction coming out for TV this year. What sounds the best?

January 9, 2020

Science Fiction Books Coming to the Screen

Big screen, small screen, no matter. In 2020, the lines are sometimes blurred.

December 18, 2019

Internet Classics: Real Ultimate Power

Real Ultimate Power was ostensibly dedicated to a teen boy's fascination with ninjas, but was in fact a parody. The…

December 11, 2019

Celebrating the Second Season of Amazon’s ‘The Tick’

In the past few years, Amazon has re-imagined 'The Tick' as series geared towards adults, and while the initial season…

December 7, 2019

“Black Widow” Trailer

Marvel has released a trailer for the upcoming 2020 movie "Black Widow". Click through to watch the trailer for Natasha…

December 3, 2019

A Geekdad Preview of 2020 Movies

For someone who enjoys good movies as much as myself, I've had trouble finding non-Marvel films that I've really enjoyed…

November 21, 2019

Internet Classics: All Your Base Are Belong to Us

"All Your Base Are Belong to Us" is one of the internet's earliest memes. The astoundingly poor Chinese to English…

November 12, 2019

Internet Classics: Radiskull and Devil Doll

The meme-riddled internet moves pretty quickly, and many of the internet's original viral sensations have sunk into near obscurity. Hence,…

October 31, 2019

‘Steven Universe: The Movie’

'Steven Universe' is heartwarming, inclusive, and a lot of fun. It's the kind of show that's suitable for young kids,…

September 17, 2019

Everything We Know About Upcoming Disney Plus MCU Television Series

Disney Plus launches in November, and while we won't see any of the new Marvel shows for a good year,…

September 11, 2019

Amazon’s ‘Wheel of Time’ Series Casts the Emond’s Field Crew

Earlier this week, for #WOTWednesday, Amazon's @WoTonPrime Twitter account announced the casting for the show's main characters. We haven't yet…

August 16, 2019

‘Stranger Things 3’ Celebrates Nostalgia, Nerdiness, and Horror

The third season of Stranger Things continues the kids' nostalgia-soaked adventures in Hawkins, Indiana. They're getting noticeably older, and the…

July 24, 2019

Fun and Games at Connecticon 2019

We were only able to get to Connecticon on Sunday, so time was short---we'd have to make every minute count.

July 19, 2019

You Must Gather Your Party Before Watching This ‘Baldur’s Gate III’ Teaser

It looks like they're going to be making a third 'Baldur's Gate' game. I have some thoughts.

June 6, 2019

Ten Can’t-Miss Comics Coming to Television in 2019

In 2019, capes and cowls rule the box office. As the third phase of the MCU winds down, comic book…

May 23, 2019

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer

There's a brand new trailer out today for 'Terminator: Dark Fate,' which will be in theaters this year on November…

May 23, 2019

After ‘EndGame’: What’s Next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

'Avengers: Endgame' has been in the theaters for weeks now, and the no-spoilers window is closed. Marvel has made no…

May 11, 2019

Beyond Hit Points: The Evolution of RPG Combat Mechanics

The mechanics in Obsidian's 'Pillars of Eternity' are excellent. This article is not a review. This is not a strategy…

April 26, 2019

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Three

It's been eleven years and more than twenty films, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is closing its third and final…

March 31, 2019

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