7 geeky cakes that might be too beautiful to eat

It’s a tough call. On one hand, the detail and craftsmanship of these wonderful creations should be preserved for as long as cake can stay without rotting. On the other hand, letting them get to that stage at all would be a bad thing as well. After all, it’s cake, right? The folks over at… Continue reading 7 geeky cakes that might be too beautiful to eat

Geek blast from the past: St. John Publications 3D comics

It’s getting more difficult all the time to blow the minds of kids today. They’re more computer literate before hitting junior high than most of their parents. Toddlers can work an iPad before they can tie their shoe. The graphics on video games and movies are real enough to fool the eye (something we tested… Continue reading Geek blast from the past: St. John Publications 3D comics

Is Christopher Nolan the most appealing part about Man of Steel?

The question has a pretty obvious answer. People would have been excited if Danny DeVito was the producer. Still, the funny folks at How It Should Have Ended put together a nice spoof commentary discussion between Superman and Batman, tied together by the presence of Dark Knight director and Man of Steel producer Christopher Nolan.… Continue reading Is Christopher Nolan the most appealing part about Man of Steel?

Launch of Star Trek Into Darkness teaser trailer brings a spoiler from Japan

We published an interesting fan-made teaser trailer the other day for the upcoming Star Trek Into Darkness movie. Shortly after posting it, the official teaser for the movie was released. Now, word is coming from Japan that the same teaser trailer had one additional scene added to it that was excluded from the North American… Continue reading Launch of Star Trek Into Darkness teaser trailer brings a spoiler from Japan

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

Today is Guy Fawkes day. On this day in 1605, Fawkes was arrested for attempting to blow up King James I of England and members of both houses of Parliament. Made immortal in geekdom by the movie “V for Vendetta” and perpetuated thanks to the mask-wearing of Anonymous, the date will always be associated with… Continue reading Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

It’s a trap!

It may be a stretch to say that this image taken by Reddit user┬áCaptain67 is a good depiction of Admiral Ackbar from Star Wars, but the position of the lights does fit nicely. First, the utterance of the famous line, then the “fixed” version of the picture from Reddit user physep. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piVnArp9ZE0[/youtube]

Geek awesomeness of the day: the steampunk motorcycle of your dreams

One may debate whether or not this is truly “steampunk” or if it’s just a modified motorcycle made to harken to a more leather and metal day of old. Since it doesn’t run on steam, technically it might be better classified as “dieselpunk” or something like that. One can argue that it’s not attractive, not… Continue reading Geek awesomeness of the day: the steampunk motorcycle of your dreams

Since the rebellion, R2D2 has fallen on tough times

As the only true survivor of the entire Skywalker saga, the noble robot R2D2 watched the rise and fall of Anakin Skywalker and then helped his son bring about the ultimate downfall of the Empire. He has a hero in more ways than a Wookie can count which makes his current condition so much more… Continue reading Since the rebellion, R2D2 has fallen on tough times

Where can we get a hold of the Batmobile documentary?

It’s a shame that I didn’t see this until after Comicon was over. I might have attended had I known that this would be there. Every Batmobile displayed. Several of the actors, directors, and stunt directors who were part of the filming from the 60s television series through the end of the recent trilogy were… Continue reading Where can we get a hold of the Batmobile documentary?