Category Archives: Music

The 2017 Denver Comic Con Just Got Weird

The 2017 Denver Comic Con Just Got Weird

Best known for his musical parodies such as “Eat It!”, “White and Nerdy”, and “Amish Paradise”, Yankovic has also penned two children’s books, ‘When I Grow Up’ and ‘My New Teacher and Me!’, and wrote and starred in the cult classic ‘UHF’. In recent years, “Weird Al” has lent his voice talents to geek favorite television shows such as ‘Gravity Falls’, ‘Teen Titans Go!’, ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’, and ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’. Read More

Using Geek Culture to Bring a Love of Music to the Masses

Using Geek Culture to Bring a Love of Music to the Masses

In the heart of the Ozarks, Conductor and Music Director of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Kyle Wiley Pickett, uses geek culture to introduce instrumental music to a broader, non-traditional audience. I sat down with the Conductor to talk about his influences, his approach to programming, and how to instill a love of music in children. Read More