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From Geek Goes Rogue TV Editor Zach Lorton, as told to by the spiky-haired, spandex-clad frontman who's been hanging around his front porch for the last 23 years... As I write this, early albums from Journey are shuffling on my media player. Don't judge me. Music has always been the first passion in my life.  From a young age when I would play a 45-rpm record over and over again until it drove my mother nuts, I remember discovering the thrill of playing brass instruments, weathering … [Read more...]

“Breaking Bad” Celebrated With Calendar, Exhibit, Hollywood Screening

From Geek Goes Rogue TV Editor Zach Lorton, as told to by the sleeping wife one day after their 10th anniversary: "I'm sorry, Dave.  I can't do that." "Breaking Bad" has become one of those television shows that influences the culture it was introduced to.  I've seen food products, clothing, stickers, room decor, and even bath salts that have been based on the characters in the program. And it's no surprise.  Breaking Bad made waves when it was first picked up by AMC in 2007 as … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Bringing 17 TV Shows to San Diego Comic Con

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From Geek Goes Rogue TV Editor Zach Lorton, who is biding his time while rendering video: One thing I've always wanted to check out was the International Comic-Con in San Diego.  Many consider the SDCC the Mecca of geek pop culture, mostly due to its close proximity to movie and television studios, so it's not surprising to hear that Warner Bros. is charging into Comic-Con this July with 17 of its television shows. Many of the studio's successful shows are returning, including "The Big … [Read more...]

The Chemistry of “Breaking Bad”

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From Geek Goes Rogue TV Editor Zach Lorton, as told to by his keyboard: I'm sitting in front of my television, where I have taken many a late-night mini-vacation while my wife sleeps.  Our tastes in entertainment are somewhat different.  For instance, she's not a Star Trek fan, so she thought Star Trek Into Darkness was "really, really good".  And we geeks understand why that's frustrating. Because I want to talk about "Breaking Bad."  When was the last time the science of a show … [Read more...]


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