About Nathan Young

Hello geeks and nerds; let me introduce you to what I am. Nathan Young does a lot of wonderful things in the media world, from writing, photography, videography, and social media. My current home is the blog and website Geek Alabama. There I do everything from geeky/nerdy talk, event coverage, reviews, cooking, community coverage, promotions, and anything else to give any geek and/or nerd an organism. If it’s anything any geek and/or nerd would care about, I am usually talking about it. From conventions, gaming, crowdsourcing, tech, movies, TV shows, comics, books, food, videos, apps, and more. If you are looking for articles anyone would love reading, you have come to the right place! If you are looking for someone who can cover events with pictures and videos, cover products and shows, speak at events, cover your products, or attend your conventions, consider me! Every geek and/or nerd from trekkies, whovians, and even bronies, already has! The most interesting fact about me, I draw roads! #Aspie proud! #ASD

The Evening Post: Ben Aaron Goes After Internet Trolls


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Times have changed!  Back then, to contact any famous person you had to write a letter to them and hope you got something back in the mail.  Today, all you need to contact a famous person is the internet.  Trolls on the internet use Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other accounts to send hate comments and messages to just about anyone, including me.  So in this video, watch as Ben Aaron explains the internet trolls.  Sadly this is something that will not go away anytime soon.

Learn More And Support Ineffable: LGBTQ in Alabama


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As you know in Alabama, the state has had a rough history when it comes to people who are different.  Back in the 1960’s, it was people who were black.  A few years ago, it was people who were Hispanic.  And more recently, its people who are transgender.  Now, a local filmmaker wants to explore life in Alabama for people who are transgender or LGBTQ.  Eric Wayne Key is working on a film called Ineffable: LGBTO in Alabama.

American Folk announced that it is presently filming and seeking funding for a documentary by local filmmaker, Eric Wayne Key. Ineffable: LGBTQ in Alabama is a look into what it is like to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in the heart of Dixie.   The film is a frank, honest and open dais for the people who are living that life or love someone who has. However, it also offers the opportunity for those with opposing views to share their side.

Alabama has a dark past of taking a dim view of those in the minority and the different, like trying to hold on to segregation.  Ineffable hopes to be a that shows some of the unfortunate similarities that Alabama’s LGBTQ community faces.  American Folk is raising funds via a crowdfunding campaign to complete the project.  The company has set out to raise $38,500.

The film will explore life from 1858 when Benton County was unanimously renamed after staunch racist John C. Calhoun because Benton went soft on slavery, to 1961’s Greyhound Bus burning and the beating of the Freedom Riders in Anniston, up to the present day when Oxford, Alabama City Council approved a horrific and unprecedented anti-transgender law.  This is a story of the times and of a movement to prevent a repeat of this area’s past.

Producing a documentary takes a huge amount of time, energy and money. There are close to 130 hours in the six-minute trailer, not to mention the equipment and location rentals, etc.  They will produce this video even if there is no funding, however, it would be a lot easier if some of their volunteers could be paid something for the time and energy they spend on the project.  Funding will go towards production and post-production, outreach, travel costs, and more.

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You can visit their site at gofundme.com/ineffable. You can also find out more about the documentary by going to American Folk’s Facebook page or americanfolk.org.
To be a part of this project visit gofundme.com/ineffable.

Catch The Comic-Con Trailers To Justice League And Wonder Woman


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During Comic-Con in San Diego, we got to see trailers to movies that come out in Summer and Fall 2017.  The first trailer is a peek at the new Wonder Woman movie coming out in Summer 2017.  The movie will be set during the early 1900’s around the WWI period.  And as you can see, Gal Gadot who is playing Wonder Woman is very strong and powerful!  The movie comes out in June 2017.

And as for an bonus, director Zack Snyder dropped some Justice League footage on the Comic-Con attendees.  In this intro reel we see Batman and Wonder Woman trying to assemble a team of superpowered individuals.  We get to see glimpses of Cyborg, Aquaman, and The Flash.  Enjoy this footage now, because we have to wait until November 2017 for the Justice League movie!

Enjoy All Star Trek On The Heroes and Icons TV Digital Subchannel


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If you are a geek and/or nerd like me, you probably liked one or more of the five Star Trek TV series that aired in syndication.  There’s nothing like the original Star Trek, but I really liked Star Trek: The Next Generation.  If you loved those series including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise, than I’ve got something for you!

Heroes and Icons TV (H&I) is an digital subchannel that you can get mostly over the air by hooking up an antenna to your TV.  If you are lucky enough, your local cable operator might also carry the channel.  Anyways, H&I has started something new called All Star Trek.  That’s right, H&I is airing all five Star Trek TV series starting with the first episode from each series.  This is the first time in the history of the franchise that all five series are airing on the same TV channel.

And H&I will air the original Star Trek series, uncut!  As you know through the years the original series has had scenes cut out for commercial time and to fit a 60 minute broadcasting period.  H&I will air this All Star Trek event six nights a week.  On Sunday night, the event begins at 7 pm Central with the original series and goes until 11 pm Central with Enterprise.  That’s five hours straight of Star Trek!

On weeknights, here is the schedule:

  • 5 pm Central: Star Trek: The Original Series
  • 6 pm Central: Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • 10 pm Central: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • 11 pm Central: Star Trek: Voyager
  • 12 am Central: Star Trek: Enterprise

Along with All Star Trek, H&I also airs other cult favorite shows like Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Kung Fu, and more!  All Star Trek does not air on Saturday nights, probably because H&I is an offshoot of the popular subchannel MeTV, and on Saturday nights they air the original Star Trek series and other classic geek/nerd shows like Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Batman, Lost In Space, and more on their Super Sci-Fi Saturday block.

In Alabama, H&I is available in Birmingham on channels 40.1 and 33.1.  In Montgomery on channel 17.6.  And is also available on AT&T U-verse and several cable operators.  If you want to learn more, go to: AllStarTrek.com.

Check Out The Vikings Season 4 Midseason Comic Con Trailer


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Another popular show with the geeks and nerds is the History Channel show Vikings.  Season four has been split into two 10 episode halves.  The first 10 aired during the Spring, and the fans have been twirling their thumbs wondering when the other 10 episodes of season four will air.

Well, Vikings will return sometime this Fall, no firm date yet.  But I am willing to bet Vikings will come back in mid to late September or early October.  Today at Comic Con, a trailer to the rest of season four premiered.  Yep, expect a lot more battles and death, something that happened often during that time era, enjoy!