It’s The Red, White, & Blue, Charlie Brown

  By G. P. Avants   Charlie Brown & Linus are in school. The teacher, Ms. Othmar, asks students to stand for the flag salute. A number of  students won’t. Linus feels compelled the  give his class a little American history.   Ms. Othmar: Waa, waaaa, Waa, wa. Waaaaa. (There is a rustle in the…

#Free Fandom Forever! 

  By G.P. Avants   There has been a great disturbance in the Force and the Star Wars franchise. Have you felt it? The tight knit fandom  family feels like it’s  unraveling a bit. One thing that I have always loved about the nerd and geek culture has been their united diversity. Visit any con…

Who’s the Brains in this Outfit? 

    By G. P. Avants   Bruce Banner takes a breather. He is one of the four original Avengers that has survived Thanos’ balancing of the universe. He and the cowering Hulk are alone together inside the Hulkbuster having a little heart-to-heart chat.   Banner: Okay, big guy. Hulk: What? Banner: It’s time we…

When Death Fights for Life! 

By G.P. Avants   The Infinity Wars. There isn’t a breathe wasted. We are thrown right into the action. Isn’t that what the Avengers and the galaxy tried to prepare for?  If you haven’t seen the film yet, then please don’t keep reading. I was the last one of our God Among Geeks bloggers to see…

A Hero of a Guy

  By G.P. Avants I am writing this piece three days before I see Infinity Wars. Yes, I waited an excruciating week, avoiding social media, my fellow neek’s spoilers, and even Marvel fans in my classroom. I am waiting to see it with my wife and daughter on Sunday. But I have had time to…

Make Your Own Wakanda

  By G.P. Avants   About a week ago after doing the flag salute in my classroom I heard a few students talking. They asked me if I had every read the second stanza in our national anthem. It was then they said it was very racist and that is why they refused to do…