Sherlock Holmes and Other Literary Action Heroes

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I saw Sherlock Holmes this weekend and what the New York Times calls “intermittently diverting” I would reclassify as “wildly entertaining,” but then, I realized that perhaps I just have a fondness for literary-characters-turned-action-heroes. No, it’s not for the Holmes purist; we all know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes […]

Geeky Christmas Trees [Pics]

Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, it’s kind of hard to avoid the decorations. Of course, after seeing your millionth tree-topping star, strand of silver garland, and candy cane reindeer ornament, the trimmed trees all start to look the same. So here’s a few that stand out from the pack. O Christmas tree, thy hardware […]

“Avatar” Grosses $242.5 Million on Opening Weekend!

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] The title really says it all, but there are some other interesting details to share. Avatar, the big hit movie that has everyone talking, really scored big time as opening weekends go.  According to the latest numbers by 20th Century Fox, Avatar earned $77.0 million in America and $165.5 million in the […]