Shut up, Ned! 

By G. P. Avants When a superhero takes a new turn in the direction of their life they are not the only one to adapt to a new situation. Like Micheal Keaton stated in Spider-man Homecoming, “The world is changing, boys. It’s time for us to change, too.” There is something about a retelling of a…

Iron Fist “Duality of Life”

          By: John D. Pepe       The first time I watched the Iron Fist series I was left with a feeling of disappointment. It just seemed to miss that “something” that the other Netflix Marvel Series had.  I reluctantly decided to give it a second viewing, but watched with…

The Fast Track of Destiny

  By G.P. Avants   I finally got into the second season of the Flash. It’s taking me time to get up to speed, but we have now learned along with Barry Allen, what the Speed Force is. His journey has taken him places that he could never imagine and has affected all us in…

Rogue One: Must We Fear the Man from Mustafar?

  By G. P. Avants   We all saw it coming. His unmistakable shadow was cast across the big screen. In the murky air of a volatile planet, Darth Vader loomed larger than life, though he was a harbinger of death. Rogue One took us to his castle on the fiery planet of Mustafa, where…

Rogue One: Walking Blind

  By G.P. Avants   In Rogue One we come to a dark chapter in galactic history. The Jedi are all but extinct, while the Empire breathes a sigh of relief. What is left behind, in their eyes, are blind fools clinging to an antiquated religion whose time has passed. They have even gone so…

Time Will Tell How Much I Love You

  By G.P. Avants   Dr. Stephen Strange was a man of means. He had everything a rock and roll living genuine brain surgeon needed. Unfortunately, he also had an ego that often got him in trouble pretty much all the time. The good doctor never valued time or people as important in his life. He…

A Powerful Ally; The Living Force (Part IV)

    “Don’t underestimate the Force.” – Darth Vader   By G.P. Avants   The force is unseen Yet binds all life; It protects what’s good In the midst of strife. It’s a mind that’s open To hear your voice Wisdom unequalled Who gives free choice. It bears the weight Of galaxies un-numbered, Yet can…

 A Powerful Ally; The Living Force (Part II)

  By G.P. Avants     “Close your eyes. Feel it. The light…it’s always been there. It will guide you.”                        -Maz Kanata       Eyes shut Darkness falls, Yet something different Begins to call. A voice, A whisper, That gentle nudge That directs you down The path you trudge.   You feel…

Hooray for the Underdog!

  By G.P. Avants, Rudy Rodriguez and R.P. Avants   This is our 100th blog entry at God Among Geeks! Before we rush into this issue, we wanted to choose a special theme that really talked about what we are about. We chose four characters whose life really typify the meaning of a hero. They…

The Whimsical and often Witty Wisdom of Willy Wonka

                      By G.P. Avants, Rudy Rodriguiz, and Ron Avants   I don’t know if I have mentioned this in a blog before, but I love Willy Wonka in all his wonkiness. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was a great book and the movie is on…

How Edison Lost the Light

  By G.P. Avants   Every Star Trek movie has a villain or person who acts like one. In Star Trek Beyond we meet, Krall aka Balthazar Edison. He is a fallen hero who has lost his faith in the Federation. Krall was someone who once fought for freedom, but isolation has taken Edison into…

Just like your Father 

By G.P. Avants   A father has an impact upon their children that changes the course of their life.  George Kirk, in this altered timeline, never lived to see his son become the Starfleet Captain we all know and respect. Because his father was a great hero for twelve minutes, James Kirk has always had…