Friday, September 18, 2020

Chris La Porte

Chris is a writer, co-host of The Brothers Geek podcast, and wanna-be Hobbit. He loves examining the storytelling elements of movies and video games while drinking the darkest stout he can find. He especially loves Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and anything made for the N64. He also has more MRxL than you, just accept it.

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Red Dead Redemption 2: Storytelling Through Immersion

I woke up to a crisp morning, the clouds making their journey over the mountains to unknown lands. The campfire was already started when I made my way over to grab a cup of coffee....

Why MST3K’s “Pod People” is the Perfect Halloween Tradition

As a lead into Halloween, I wrote an article featuring some of the best Halloween appropriate episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Then there was a horrible realization: they were all Mike episodes. Not to...

How Red Dead Redemption Became a Classic (By Taking Big Risks)

Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally upon us, releasing on Friday, October 26th. The anticipation has been through the roof for this game, especially for those who felt that the first was something special. Do...

5 Films That Are Secretly Horror Movies

Halloween is just around the corner, and the lead up here at Nerdbot has been stuffed with spooky goodness. We can talk all day about what horror movies to watch, what not to watch, and...

The Pale Goodbye: What I Saw Working at a Mortuary

Here at Nerdbot, we've been sharing some of our creepy stories in the spirit of Halloween. I wasn't sure if I would be able to contribute, honestly. I can justify the spooky things that happen...

Rifftober: 5 Great MST3K Episodes Perfect for Halloween

Halloween is all about dressing up like one of the Red Jaguars from Legends of the Hidden TempleĀ (reusing most of your Global GutsĀ costume to do it), going to haunted houses pretending like it isn't the...

5 Great Scary Movies (For People Who Hate Scary Movies)

It's that time of year again! The leaves are changing in states other than California and the pumpkins all those people bought the first day they were sitting outside of Ralph's have already begun to...

How to Save The Star Trek Franchise

Remember when Star Trek was the most popular thing on the planet? Do you remember a time when everyone was talking about it just like they do Game of Thrones or Star Wars? Remember when...

Red Dead Redemption 2: A How-To Guide to Leaving Your Social Life Forever

Video games have always been able to steal time away from you in creative and differing ways. My fiancee and I have been reliving our childhoods going through the catalog on the Super Nintendo Classic....

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