Music

2016: A Savage Year In Music

ModCon02
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ModCon02 returns to active duty at Echoba.se with a look back at his favorite music from 2016 – this most savage of years. Be warned, comrades: heartache and wrenching change lie ahead.   2016 was a rough year. I’m sorry if that’s redundant or not particularly insightful, but, well… it needs to be said. For […]

New York Comic Con 2016: In Pictures

Militant Ginger
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Militant_Ginger, Lady_Lorelai and Queseramara descended on New York Comic Con this weekend. The biggest and most exciting geek culture event on the east coast, New York Comic Con takes over the Big Apple every October, and this year was no different. Queseramara and Lady_Lorelai rocked out some matching Thor and Loki cosplay this year, and I followed them around […]

AC/DC – New York City 9/14/16

Damien Glonek
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When I was growing up in the 70s, I was all about Kiss. I was enamored with them like most people were at the time. By the time the Kiss “Unmasked” album came out in 1980 I was done with them and had moved on. The next band I discovered in my youth was AC/DC. “Back […]

Getting back to Geekdom

Maddie Ferguson
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Echo Base has officially been around for over a year now, and right around our year mark the owners made a push to get back to our root values as writers, and why we started this site in the first place. Writing positive articles about things we love, and using this to get people excited […]

Five Times Colorblind Casting Worked Well

Militant Ginger
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My recent post on Hollywood’s continued diversity problem, and the casting of Zendaya as Mary Jane in the new Spider-man movie, have been pretty contentious. And while I stand by what I wrote, Doug and other members of the team pointed out that there have been occasions in which looking beyond skin color when casting comic book […]

Ween Partnered With Rent-A-Wreck In The 90’s?

Tim Makoid
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I’m a pretty huge Ween fan, but I’ve never heard of this. From what I can tell, no one has. Apparently in 94′ if you rented a car from Rent-A-Wreck you may have gotten this super rare Chocolate and Cheese sampler with your ride. Mickey (Dean Ween) dropped this on the Ween Appreciation Society a couple […]

Two Nights Of Garbage

ModCon02
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The band Garbage is celebrating 21 years of angst-driven Art-Rock with a cracking new record and a world tour. ModCon02 happened to catch two of their shows 3 days apart. His report follows. July 27th – What The Hell Am I Doing In Sayreville, New Jersey? Despite a broken wrist and a non-functioning tail light- […]