Tag: friday nerd blogging (page 1 of 5)

Friday Nerd Blogging: The End of Summer Movie Season

As the summer movie season ends, it makes sense to bring back Friday Nerd Blogging after spending most Fridays at the theatre.  This week’s invokes all kinds of IR, including resource conflicts, gender dynamics, and Tom Hardy:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: The Future Will Be 3-D Printed

I have been scoffing at the 3D printing revolution mostly out of ignorance and a concern about what the machines must eat to produce stuff, but no more.

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Everything is Awesome Edition

I am a huge fan of the Lego Movie, which is almost an IR movie, given that Will Moore is related to one of the movie’s creators.  But this somewhat critical take on the film is still delightful:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Star Wes Awakens

The folks here are big, big fans of Star Wars, so we were most happy this week with the new teaser. Many parodies have/will ensue. Here is the Wes Anderson take:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Princess Bride FTW

Check out this set of tweets tying together feminism and Princess Bride.  My guess is that you check out #feministprincessbride you will find many more.  The movie keeps on giving.

Friday Nerd Blogging: Awakened Edition

I have yet to see any video that plays upon the news that Star Wars Episode VII has a new title: The Force Awakens.  But twitter was abuzz yesterday with alternatives.  So, here is two of mine:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Belated Halloween Edition

I have fallen behind in my Friday Nerd Blogging contributions, so I have this belated Halloween video:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: NATO Week!

I have been lax in my Friday Nerd Blogging duties lately.  Partly because I have been so obsessed with NATO and its summit.  Now that the communiques are launched, it is time to relax and embrace that fave NATO song:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Stata and Death

Fun post that sorts the patterns of life and death in Westeros and beyond.

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Force for Change

A depressing series of news days lately.  What can make us feel good?  Jon Stewart?  Stephen Colbert?  Star Wars?  How about all three?

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Laugh It Up Fuzzball Edition

What epitomizes American summer more than baseball?  Star Wars!  Well, Star Wars + baseball: Continue reading

Friday Nerd Blogging: Independence Day Edition

Silly sci-fi covered in patriotism sauce?  There can be only one speech we can post here:

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Friday Nerd Blogging Extra: GoT Games

Too good and with the finale coming up, we need to double dip:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: GoT Music

With the finale of this season of Game of Thrones upon us, I thought this take on the theme might be a suitable Friday Nerd entry.

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Preparing for the Future or the Past

I was a fan of X-Men long before I was a fan of Poli Sci.  So, I am eagerly awaiting the chance to see Days of Future Past, which may or may not do kind things to one of the very best X-tales. +

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Godzilla Edition

Brian Cranston and Godzilla apparently did not get along that well:

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Friday Nerd Blogging Part Two: Who Says There is a Gap?

One of the constant refrains one will hear in civil-military relations is that there is a gap between the civilians and the military–a deep, wide gap in values, perceptions and so on.  Well, here is some proof (not great video) that the gap is over-rated:

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Make Mine Marvel

This summer may be the most Marvelous yet with Captain America 2, Spider-Man 2, X-Men Days of Future Past (otherwise X-Men First Class 2) and Guardians of the Galaxy.  Sure, not all are by Marvel Studios but all are based on Marvel Characters.

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Exceptional That Proves the Rule

I stopped collecting Spider-man long ago when it got all clone-tastic.  I tend to hate TV/movies/comic books that use clones in their plots.  However, there is one exception

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Friday Nerd Blogging: Delayed Yet Anticipating Edition

This fan-made combo of the old Benson show with Mad Men was mentioned by Jon Hamm at the Paleyfest panel.

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