Opinion

Best Geek Shops Around Champaign, IL

101 Militia Gaming is based in the University city of Champaign, IL. Not only is it the home of the 101, it's the home of some of the coolest geek stores in the midwest! If you're in the market to blow your money at some of the coolest, small businesses, look no further. Check out… Continue reading Best Geek Shops Around Champaign, IL

Opinion

Geek Life Nostalgia: Yu-Gi-Oh

Man, 2013-2014 was some of the best, and hardest years of my life. Going to highschool and working almost 40 hours a week was some of the hardest work I've ever done. However, there was a light in the dark. No matter what was going on in my life, whether it was our electricity being… Continue reading Geek Life Nostalgia: Yu-Gi-Oh

Anime, Opinion, T.V. Series

Why Cardcaptor Sakura Should Become an Anime Staple

We all have a soft spot for a classic anime or two. My repertoire happens to include many old-school titles from the 90s and early 2000s. What can I say? I am drawn by that nostalgic art style and the feel-good storylines that send me back to a time where things felt just a little… Continue reading Why Cardcaptor Sakura Should Become an Anime Staple

Anime

The Evil That Lies Within.

Hello again, gang, and welcome back. For the last month or so we’ve been taking a look at a handful of animated shows you’ve probably never seen before but should, and this week we wrap up the series with a doozey. So far, we’ve gone into the depths of space, portal hoped across the globe,… Continue reading The Evil That Lies Within.

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Noragami’s Yukine

Welcome back to this week's installment of The Bad Rap! For those of you new to the scene, The Bad Rap is a continuing saga featured once or twice a month that showcases a character from an anime or manga that is routinely hated on by the general viewer. I like to shed light on… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Noragami’s Yukine

Anime

Space is Cold, But War is Colder.

Hello again, guys, and welcome back for the third entry in our animated shows you’ve probably never seen but should series. The last couple weeks we’ve taken a look at two shows with strong action/adventure and light horror elements, going back to 1993 and 1994 to revisit Mighty Max and Skeleton Warriors. For this week,… Continue reading Space is Cold, But War is Colder.

Opinion

You’re An Adult Geek And That’s OKAY

We've all heard it before. People shocked that we play video games at our age for hours of a time. People comment that your recreational room is decorated with Funko figures and a poster of a Brotherhood of Steel recruitment propaganda. I'm here to tell you that all of that is OKAY. We're adults, what… Continue reading You’re An Adult Geek And That’s OKAY

Anime

For the Legion of Light!

Greetings, everyone, and welcome back for another go around. I hope you’ve all been doing well considering the tumultuousness of our current environment. Last week we began our journey together in taking a look at a few animated series that you’ve probably never seen before but should, kicking things off with 1993’s Mighty Max. I… Continue reading For the Legion of Light!

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura

Oh, Sakura. For years she has been the character many have loved to hate in the Naruto series. But why is that? Well, it is up to discussion in today's installment of The Bad Rap! Sakura Haruno in Naruto We first meet Sakura Haruno in the original Naruto series. Originally, she is seen as a… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura