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News & culture magazine, community hub & more for Geeks in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area of Minnesota!
News & culture magazine, community hub & more for Geeks in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area of Minnesota!

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Rick and Morty: Total Rickall is a fun way to get schwifty, just in time for season 3!

The wait for season 3 of Rick and Morty—the highlight of our lives—has moved so slowly, the clocks have practically started going backwards. But hey, at least we discovered time travel, right? So many rumors had floated around about the date the series…

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Need a quick movie opinion from a couple of pros? MPR's new Cube Critics podcast can help.

With most podcasts lasting over 30 minutes, it’s a breath of fresh air to find a short one. Cube Critics is part of MPR’s (Minnesota Public Radio’s) podcast family. Both hosts, Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr, lend their knowledgeable selves to the cinema…

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Minnesota game shops welcomed Magic fans last weekend for the Hour of Devastation prerelease.

Magic: The Gathering fans waited with bated breath leading up to last weekend: it was the prerelease event for Hour of Devastation, their first chance to get their hands on the newest Magic card set. Hour of Devastation features planeswalker Nicoal Bolas,…

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It's official: the 13th Doctor is Jodie Whittaker. Start speculating! #Doctor13

Over the past 54 years, we’ve seen more than a dozen actors helm BBC’s flagship program, Doctor Who. Today, after what seemed like an eternity of men’s tennis at Wimbledon, our newest lead was announced: Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th Doctor and the…

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This week, try out Star Trek VR, solve a murder mystery, celebrate Jane Austen, and more!

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 17th through Sunday, July 23rd. National Puppetry Festival What: Theater & Comedy, Educational When: Monday, July 17th at 10:00…

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Sonatine is not your usual gangster film #TBT

Throwback Thursday examines films from the past, “classic” films that might not be in the current cultural zeitgeist but can still be important, interesting, fun, or all of the above. Most movie gangsters are portrayed as gritty and passionate. That is…

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Magic: The Gathering goes beyond the cards with its beautiful, tabletop-friendly art books from VIZ Media.

As I’ve described in an earlier article, Magic: The Gathering has undergone a dramatic shift in recent years. The story of the game has moved front and center on the cards themselves, depicting key moments in the plot via the cards’ art, gameplay…

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Net neutrality is in trouble. We're joining other sites today to bring attention to the fight.

On July 12, 2017, Twin Cities Geek is joining other sites across the web in an Internet-Wide Day of Action to bring attention to the fight for net neutrality. What Is Net Neutrality and Why Should I Care? Net neutrality is the idea that Internet service…

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The Nintendo Switch features plenty of handy tricks in one versatile package!

I’m not sure what it was exactly that flipped my internal “switch” about the Nintendo Switch console, but at some point between when they became available to preorder and the release date, the Switch went from a curiosity-piquing concept to something I…

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Weird Al-themed Burlesque show? Beer with dogs? Dinosaur art exhibition? All this week!

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 10th through Sunday, July 16th. Gaymer Space: Pride in the Cities What: Gaming, Meetup, Community When: Tuesday, July 11th at 5:00…
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