got you down? Did last weekend's boozing, barbecuing and fireworking
set your expectations so high such that the prospect of a return the
weekend routine of eating ice cream and watching True Blood suddenly
seems so banal?Fear
not, because we have not one but TWO awesome weekend-long cons to save
you from the brink of desperation.
Unmitigated crapfest that was Green Lantern got you down? Worry not, because we've got plenty to tide you over until Cars 2. That
includes fantasy films, classics, and free TV preview screenings right
here in Boston, plus a great film festival in Nantucket. For the more
esoteric, there is also a film about a rubber tire that comes to life
and kills people.
Hear those thunderclaps overhead? It's the sound of a zillion neurons being blown in Cambridge. Yes, it's raining science in
People's Republic this weekend -- ever since the Cambridge Science Festival
kicked off last Saturday, you can't swing a Schroedinger's cat in
Central Square without hitting something brainy.
possible week: After learning about mushrooms, Nazi ciphers, and
cancer, I explore the depths of the human condition in Frankenstein, and
chill for a couple hours with Bruce Campbell and some Maltese puppies.
Then my Freestyle Full Beard wins top honors; and the next day,
Singularity happens at Oberon, whereupon nanomachines invent
themselves and cure hangovers, just in time for Spring Break 2011.
forecast: high chance of coolness all week in the MIT area, with a lull
Wednesday and Thursday to get ready for an action-packed weekend of
goth nights, video games, and movie screenings. Be sure to get tickets to PAX East soon -- time is running out fast. Also, if you've ever heard of a little thing called Lord of the Rings, the Conference On Middle-Earth is revived and happening March 26.
back, humans, for another episode of THE WEEK IN GEEK! You may have
thought this so-called "President's Day" would stop us, but oh no.
Would a giant laser-shooting robot pause world destruction to observe
any kind of human holiday? Get real. MONDAY, 2.21.11Science on Screen: DEATH IN VENICE with psychologist/author Dr.
The Week in Geek 02.14 - 02.18: [Valentine's Day week if you haven't been outside in like 1500 years]Hark
ye geeks, and discover Laser Orgy's newest feature: The Week In Geek, a
regular listing of geeky-awesome events in Boston. So next time you're
overfull of Cheetos and bored of launching rockets at Nazi zombies, you
can check this blog right here and find out what kind of dorky events
are going on in the Boston area, whether it be sci-fi cons, steampunk
museum exhibits, something to do with video games or lectures on
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