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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 […]

Sphero BB-8 Forceband: Soon You Too Can Use The Force

by Garyon July 22, 2016
With all due respect to Daisy Ridley, BB-8 was the breakout star of The Force Awakens, and Sphero, the noted robotics company, has created a version you can own. And it is amazing. You use an app to drive him around and it’s actually pretty impressive how much control the app yields. This fall, however, Sphero […]

Hot Topic’s Newest Clothing Lines: Perfect for Closet Cosplays

by Hannah Broadbenton May 4, 2016
Are you curious about cosplaying? Don’t know how to sew? Well if you’re anything like me and have no idea how to make clothing, check out two of the latest clothing lines Hot Topic has released. Hot Topic teamed up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and dropped an exclusive line of DC Bombshells clothes in […]

Best of Mark Hamill Photoshop Battle

by Alanna Smithon April 11, 2016
In celebration of Daisy Ridley’s birthday yesterday, Mark Hamill posted a photo of Luke and Rey engaged in some very serious Jedi training. A long time ago (last week I think) In a galaxy far, far way(@PinewoodStudios ) THIS happened! Happy Birthday Daisy! pic.twitter.com/dYc9j65YBD — Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) April 10, 2016 To be fair, he is […]

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The Geeky Weekly: February 14 – February 21

by Laura Cerroneon February 21, 2016
It has been a week since Deadpool stole our hearts (and on Valentine’s Day… so fitting), and we are better people for it. Interestingly, Deadpool is also the largest grossing R-Rated comic book film, so maybe other studios will take note of its success and get on that grind. In addition, we already know a […]

Build the adventure in LEGO: The Force Awakens on console and PC

by Garyon February 3, 2016
The Force Awakens is coming to consoles everywhere: one brick at a time. Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group, and Lucasfilm announced Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The excitement will build (heh) until the game’s release on June 28th, 2016. It’s promised new gameplay mechanics to build, battle, and fly through the […]

How to Make a Good Movie: Start with the Trailer

by Laura Cerroneon February 2, 2016
Youtube user Zachariah Harrison noticed something in common two of the biggest movies of 2015 had. Both have movie trailers that follow a similar format. Harrison proves in his simple video of setting the Mad Max: Fury Road trailer side-by-side with the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. Audio is used from Mad Max, but the familiar music […]

Meet Catherine Elhoffer, Designer Behind the Star Wars Dresses

by Alanna Smithon January 15, 2016
You may have seen some of her recent work in a galaxy far far away – or rather, all over the Internet. Catherine Elhoffer‘s Star Wars-inspired dresses have been travelling through cyberspace at light speed, filling a fashion need for geeks everywhere. Casual and Muggle-friendly enough for everyday wear, her designs are stylish recreations of a variety of […]

Star Wars’ Adam Driver Brings Theater to the Military

by Laura Cerroneon January 9, 2016
Adam Driver stands at an imposing 6’3, he’s broad shouldered and well postured. His presence Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast an intimidating shadow, portraying the unstable villain hellbent on following his grandfather’s legacy. Driver is becoming a household name for his work in the film, and his performance is generally lauded […]
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The Geeky Weekly: December 20, 2015 – January 3, 2016

by Laura Cerroneon January 3, 2016
Here at the Geeky Weekly and the GCE we hope you have had a wonderful holiday season, and have acclimated to writing a six instead of a five at the end of the year. At least it is an easy fix if you mess up. We also hope you got lots of new geeky merchandise […]