Emmy’s are Diggin’ the Geeks

The Emmy Award Nominations are out and the geeks seem to be doing the same as always.  But hey, the folks who do all the technical stuff work hard on it.  Let’s congratulate the great crew of our favorite geeky shows on jobs well done.  (And there are some major ones in there.)

  • Robot Chicken – Animation Series,  and Voiceover for the Star Wars Episode II episode
  • The Big Bang Theory – Best Comedic Actor, Art Direction
  • Lost – Best Drama Series, Best Supporting Actor, Sound Editing (Series), Writing (Drama)
  • Heroes – Art Direction, Visual Effects (Series)
  • Battlestar Galactica – Directing (Drama), Single-Camera Editing (Hour-Long), Sound Editing (Episode), Sound Editing (Series), Visual Effects (Series) and Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Program
  • Legend of the Seeker – Original Music Composition
  • Smallville – Sound Editing
  • Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog – Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Program
  • Terminator – Sound Editing
  • Sanctuary – Visual Effects (Series)
  • Chuck – Stunts

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Morning news sarcasm: High culture, low culture

operaHigh culture, with bunnies. A friend of mine actually went to see this production of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre involving lightsabers, but us uncultured barbarians are probably better off with Chuck Jones and DVDs.

High culture, geek edition. Does the world really need another Tolkien book? Apparently, yes.

It’s on TV! Variety’s Season Pass blog has a great interview with Lost‘s Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof. Sorry, no snark here: If you watch the show, this is a must-read.

Video games. Bad reviews make creators sad? Come on guys, you work for LucasArts. Embrace the pain.

The catchup: Links from Twitter

Here are some of the things I’ve micro-blogged over @clubjade in the past few days.

Vintage Dharma ad by Adam Campbell, AKA hotmeteor @ FlickrDesign! Mockery! Jumpsuits! Vintage Dharma Initiative ads are by Lost fan Adam Campbell and awesome. (via)

Important questions of our time. How does Star Wars end?

The blogside. Author Sarah Zettel on her love/hate relationship with Star Wars.

Bacta! Dutch scientists have created a healing goo based on the liquid that protects embryos in the womb, but they’re calling it “baby butter.” Eww.

Tips. Authors behaving badly is common sense advice from a bookseller.