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The Geek Chic Elite Podcast Returns… with John Boyega!

by Laura Cerroneon March 22, 2018
Awesome Con returns for its fifth year, running from March 30 to April 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. Founded by Ben Penrod, who stumbled his way into the industry by buying and selling comics and launching the online comic book store Ninja Pirate Gear, the convention has seen growth […]
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Fangirling, Cheese and Important Conversations with Alicia Lutes

by Laura Cerroneon March 15, 2018
Alicia Lutes has written for Hollywood.com, Bustle, MTV, Cinemablend and The Hollywood Reporter, but perhaps no greater accomplishment of hers shines as bright as her show, Fangirling. The first season of the show was hosted on Twitch, and now in its sophomore year, has moved to Project Alpha. Project Alpha blends Nerdist and Geek & […]

Toxic and Troubling Fandoms: A Discussion with John Kenneth Muir

by Jeff Fountainon February 16, 2018
While investing the negativity now oozing into fandoms, I found that Star Trek: Discovery, The X-Files and Star Wars to have the largest following of fans and their angry and entitled opinions. So, I enlisted the help of literary critic and author John Kenneth Muir, who has written over twenty reference books in the world […]
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Nerdiest Super Bowl Trailers 2018

by Laura Cerroneon February 4, 2018
Eagles, Patriots… what I’m really here for are the trailers (and the food). Super Bowl LII (2018) did not disappoint. The first trailer to emerge during the pre-game ceremonies belonged to horror genre darling helmed by husband and wife duo John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. It’s the second official trailer for the movie. Fun fact: […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story Official Teaser Trailer is Here!

by Jeff Fountainon February 4, 2018
    After a long wait, fans can finally get a glimpse of where it all began for the lovable scoundrel Han Solo…      

Comic Book Men Season 7 Episode 6: In a Galaxy Very Nearby

by Mel Burkeon January 15, 2018
Ever wondered if C-3PO could pop a boner? Read on! In this episode of Comic Book Men, the crew at Secret Stash kicks things off discussing what their one Jedi Mind Trick would be. Ming said never having to wait in line, Mike said getting out of speeding tickets and Walt said convincing waiters they […]

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Agents of SHIELD Season 5 Premiere is Out of this World

by Laura Cerroneon December 2, 2017
Episodes 1 and 2 – Orientation 1 and Orientation 2 *Spoilers Ahead* The long awaited season five premiere of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD finally blessed us on Friday, December 1. The two hour premiere can be described as a love letter to pop culture, especially recent pop culture. Melding together the playful heroic element that […]

Rogue One is a Paradox; And That is a Good Thing

by Garyon December 17, 2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, as I wrote last year, had a lot riding on it. As the first canonical Star Wars film set outside of the original trilogies, it needs to perform well because…in many ways…it is an experiment. Yes, it`s true that fans flocked to The Force Awakens but retro is hot right now (look no further than Jurassic […]

Gifts for the Fandoms

by Hannah Broadbenton December 16, 2016
The holidays are coming up, so let’s look at some cute, nerdy gifts that you can get for all the geeks in your life! 1. For all the Fandoms: Ugly Sweaters What’s better than ugly sweaters? Geeky ugly sweaters! There are so many to choose from so here’s a short list I found of just a […]

Hoth-like Weather Hits Rogue One Night – Canadians Refuse to Surrender

by Alanna Smithon December 15, 2016
The weather outside is frightful but the lure of a new Star Wars film is too delightful too resist. Despite the plunging temperature, painfully freezing wind chill and whiteout snow conditions here in Ontario, Star Wars fans are embracing the rebellious spirit and fighting through the Hoth-like weather to make it to the Rogue One opening […]