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January 2016

Feature: Magpie by Andrez Bergen and Frantz Kantor

Andrez Bergen, this time together with Frantz Kantor, is at it again, another glorious project. This time a comic with a definite Golden Age of Comics feel to it, please read on: MAGPIE words by Andrez Bergen / art by Frantz Kantor Magpie is done very much in the spirit …

Steampunk Music from France: Fandoryne – Ici Bas

It does not happen often that I get a message from France, except from Captain Bob, so I was rather delighted, when I found a message from the band Fandoryne in my inbox this morning. I had not heard of them before but I was delighted to watch the video …

Turns out, I am a wizard!

Some of you may know this running gag in the Role Playing Game Community: Everybody wants to know what they would look like on a character sheet or what role they would have as themselves in the game of their choice. I just recently came across a site (linked below) …

Rest in Peace, Alan Rickman (1946 – 2016)

Another Great One has left the stage, this time it is Alan Rickman and again it was cancer. Snape, Hans Gruber, The Metatron, and other iconic roles but to most he will always be Snape. Another great loss for the arts and 2016 can stop doing this to us right …

Rest in Peace David Bowie (1947-2016) – Another Legend passes on

David Bowie, another legend and iconic artist has passed on. No words can describe the scope of this man. He leaves a gap that cannot be filled by any contemporary artist. I am sure he is jamming with Freddy Mercury on the other side right now.

I think Kylo Ren is a Double Agent (but not for the Jedi)

Kylo Ren, the villain you hate to love but you love him anyway. He has already made it into the hearts of many Star Wars fans, has spawned memes and parodies and is in short a firmly entrenched part of Star Wars canon and geek/pop culture now. While he was …

Coding Go/Golang for Cthulhu #1 – Introduction to Go

I had this idea to combine two hobbies of mine and help spread knowledge at the same time. So what I did was starting a tutorial video series (may be just a mini-series) on programming using examples taken from the Cthulhu Mythos. The language I am using is Google Go, …