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#RoysRocketRadio #UK #SciFi/#Fantasy/#Horror #Podcast Ep 23 & 24 Starting Sun 12 Jan

Episode 23 (This Sunday): Just to fill that diabolical ennui of existence that is Sunday morning, Ill be recording another podcast.  You can expect more measured, thoughtful and learned discussions (or not, well maybe, but certainly better than that found … Continue reading

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#Nerds, #Writers, Earthians, Buy Me A Beer: Theron-Unpwned, Unwisely Consuming…, Old Olds…, Goat Attack, Grossip…, Prod-cast

Theron-Unpwned: Hi. Yeah, see, the thing about saying you’ve “gone-writing” is that it inevitably means that you’re not. So I thought I’d take a break from “not” and try to shake something loose by blahing on a bit.  So what … Continue reading

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PlayMobil and Ninjas!

Leaving the house can be hazardous with all that gorgeous loot out there ready to spirit cash away from the nerdly credit card.

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#Cult Stuff: Star Wars #Cassette Tape and #Damned Vinyl #SciFi #Music

Moving is sad, mostly because of the stuff that you have to let go.  You would know this if you share the otaku gene.  So it was with great glee that I recently surfed up copies of two treasured items … Continue reading

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Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: Blog Report 2012 #SciFi, Horror, #Fantasy

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 8,700 views in 2012. If every person who … Continue reading

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.tek: Razer's Gaming Tablet… Upcoming Maybe…

Project Fiona is Razer’s long-trumpeted foray into tablet market.  Razer say that they have been consulting with users and have thus far come up with something along the lines of a fairly standard looking tablet- i7 CPU, 10 inch display, … Continue reading

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Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket #Radio #Show: Nerdomundo #SciFi #Podcast #Christmas Edition OUT NOW! #Mauritius, #Africa, #UK, #Canada

Yes, here it is, in all its dubious glory.  As usual you can download the show utilising a veritable myriad of marvelous methods from here. In this week’s Christmas Edition we talk about: Seeking a Friend for the End of … Continue reading

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Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: One Year, 8000+ Visitors and 500+ Posts

I’ve just published the 500th post since Bold Voyaging the Multiverse started back in November last year and we’ve also just had our 8000th visitor a few minutes ago. Just wanted to say thanks people!

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Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show #Podcast Late, Rescheduled for Sunday

Sorry, but I’m experiencing a few network difficulties. (Basically, I have to find a better position for intercept my router’s erratic WiFi signal.)  It’ll be out by Sunday at the latest. Topics- Editorial: Media Jobs, African Nerdery, Real-life violence = … Continue reading

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Über #Nerd #Podcast: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show, Season 1, Episode 5, Out Friday!

V The next episode of the show will be out on Friday, possible topics- Movies: Argo, The Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire, Riddick: Dead Man Stalking, TV: Discovery’s SciFi Science, Arrow revisited, The Walking Dead, Books: Hyperion, Polar City Blues, … Continue reading

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YouTube Trawl: #BSG:B&C

BSG Blood and Chrome has been out for a week, but fresh to the Captain’s table a minute ago.  Have you guys been watching it?  Does the ultimate fate of the human race, endlessly doomed to build it’s own destroyers, … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Take This Job and Shove It: More Ways To Creatively Waste Time at the Office

Avoiding work seems to be a recurrent theme in this column and while I wouldn’t advocate not paying attention in the classroom, let’s face it, once you are out in the real world of work and woes, most jobs require … Continue reading

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.tek: Look At What Is Under My Bed

Some of my super geeky retro stuff just waiting to be played with again!  Actually the only thing that still works is the Sega Megadrive. Sega Mega Drive 16-Bit with Sonic the Hedghog, PGA Tour Golf, Dragons Fury, LHX Attack … Continue reading

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Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: #OMG 7000 Visitors! #Nerds #Geeks #Otaku #SciFi #Tech

Thank you, thank you, I’m not worthy etc… But keep visiting… or else!

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.tek: An Industrial Design (For #Geeks): #Spock Chair!

Vladimir Tomilov’s Spock Armchair–    

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.tek: Check Out My Current Movie Viewing Setup

It’s all a bit Heath Robinson, but it works. I have my Netbook perched on my ukulele case and plugged into a cheap USB powered speaker.  I bought the speaker at PC World on special offer for three UK pounds … Continue reading

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Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show Episode 3 #scifi #nerd #podcast

This week- The Hobbit, Elysium, The Possession and Berberian Sound Studio. You can get it here, subscribe here, or wait until Apple pulls its finger out and updates the iTunes webpage here. Apologies for the sound quality, content quality, my … Continue reading

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#Tired, #Coffee, #Hobgoblin, #Comic #Books, #Nerdvana and #Bhutan

I’m so tired this morning.  I finally got my podcast into iTunes and spruced up my main website. It all took a bit longer than I thought it would, but now I’m almost everywhere!  Apple have approved my podcast content … Continue reading

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Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: New Nerd Forum Launched! #Nerds #Geeks #Otaku #SciFi

Yes, now we have a forum too- Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: Probably the Best Nerd Forum in the Multiverse! “If you build it, they will come.” Not sure about that, but hope to see lots, some, a few more than … Continue reading

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#Nerd #Dating: I Broke E-Harmony

Before I was married (briefly, but not briefly enough), I signed on to a number of dating sites. The best and worst was Shaadi.com, the Desi (Indian Diaspora) dating service. Sure, they found me lots of dates, but the women … Continue reading

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Objects of Desire for #Nerds, #Geeks and #Otaku: #Scarface, #Playmobil, #Mr.T

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YouTube Trawl: Cockney Neck (The IT Crowd) #tv

The phrase “cockney neck” was my favourite from the whole show.  It’s right up there with Blakes Seven‘s Vila describing the architecture of a monstrous gothic church on dark, desolate Cynus Alpha as “reminiscent of early maniac.”

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Renaissance Nerd

As my ridiculous and unsustainable pace to become a fully-rounded Renaissance nerd continues, later tonight I’m going to be watching that episode of TNG where Picard plays the tin-whistle.  Hopefully, this will inspire my own musical ambitions.

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I, Nerd

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Geek Pride

Dad looked over my newspaper tech column yesterday and said in a slightly shaky voice- “You know, they’re going to think you’re a geek!” He had JUST realised his son was a geek.  You’d have thought the books, comics, games, … Continue reading

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Pod Me Amadeus: Great Nerdcentric Podcasts

These are the podcasts I regularly listen to, you might want to check them out yourself- Geek Stuff Sofanauts Comic Book Outsiders Geek Syndicate (collective) Luke Burrage’s Science Fiction Book Review Podcast Women Talk SciFi Geeks Guide to the Galaxy … Continue reading

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Mauritius and World: Kung Shee Fat Choy! Happy New Year!

On the way to the shops today I noticed all the spent red remains of about a zillion fire crackers strewn across the streets to remind me that it’s now the year of the dragon! Kung Shee Fat Choy! Have … Continue reading

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My New Weekly Tech Column in 'The Independent Daily', Mauritius!

Today is an unbelievably exciting day for me.  So exciting that I have not slept or ate anything and have only sustained myself on coffee and Red Bull since yesterday. I have finally, FINALLY got my name into print! Thanks … Continue reading

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Stuff I want for Christmas… Oh Please… You know You Want it Too…

  From top left, clockwise- Meccanno Multi-Model Kit, Lego Millennium Falcon and mini-figs, Playmobil Egyptiana- Sphinx and Pyramid and Hornby Mallard locomotive. Nuff said.

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Nerd Song

Please allow me to introduce myself I’m a man of questionable taste I’ve been around for a long, long time But I still play with trains I was around when Han Solo Was frozen in carbomite And live in hope … Continue reading

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