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Member since: 25 December 2005
war_machine has posted 6 links and 439 comments to WHEDONesque.

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When I was in college I was a DJ at my college's radio station where I played heavy metal. My name over the air was War Machine and I've been using it as my username online ever since.

The reason I chose it as my DJ name is slightly complicated. See there is this death metal band of questionable skill called Six Feet Under that was quite popular with the listeners. They had a song titled "War Machine" but that's not where I got my name. No no, I had wanted to use Ironman, but that would seem to obvious; not because it was an Ozzy song (because it was afterall) but because everyone knew who Tony Stark was. So what did I do? I went with Jim Rhodes, something so obscure only a geek of equal or higher calibur would recognize it. The fact that my listeners thought I was a bad-ass because of it was just a bonus.

Recent comments by war_machine

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24/06/2013 04:01 CET   31337. "The Avengers" now streaming on Netflix Instant. 
27/03/2013 04:52 CET   30679. If the characters of Firefly lived in Game of Thronesí Westeros, these would be their sigils. 
29/01/2013 13:20 CET   30357. Dear Hollywood: cast Gina Torres as Wonder Woman. 
13/12/2012 13:26 CET   30130. Dec 13th 2002 - Firefly's cancellation announced. 
04/12/2012 11:28 CET   30080. Joss Whedon talks about his reaction to his most Marvel-ous year. 
02/11/2012 04:52 CET   29925. Watch Kate Nash perform 'Once More With Feeling'. 
02/10/2012 04:24 CET   29756. Double O Fillion on the cover of Geek magazine. 
21/09/2012 04:47 CET   29697. Firefly premiered 10 years ago today. 
24/10/2011 10:43 CET   27501. Firefly fan-art by French cartoonist and blogger. 
26/08/2011 05:31 CET   27143. Angel by the Numbers. 
14/07/2011 10:15 CET   26849. Art Nouveau Firefly prints. 
02/03/2011 04:54 CET   25989. 'Firefly' on The Science Channel. 
24/02/2011 05:14 CET   25941. 25 Things You Don't Know About Eliza Dushku. 
17/02/2011 10:27 CET   25897. Nathan Fillion on playing Mal - "It was my favorite job ever". 
17/02/2011 09:28 CET   25897. Nathan Fillion on playing Mal - "It was my favorite job ever". 
28/12/2010 12:18 CET   25576. "Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die". 
14/12/2010 05:26 CET   25502. Wil Wheaton praises Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men. 
17/11/2010 12:24 CET   25317. Top Five Shows Whose Cancellations Are Wrongly Bemoaned. 
12/10/2010 17:10 CET   25054. Nathan Fillion Entreats You: Rise, ye Browncoats. Rise, ye Castillions. RISE! 
07/10/2010 04:37 CET   25018. Miracle Laurie (and her mom) open The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. 


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