Free Comic Book Day Haul

Visited some of my favorite comic book stores for Free Comic Book Day, I did — check out my haul here!:

Comic Review: Star Wars Darth Vader 003

For more Star Wars fun during Star Wars Celebration, here’s my review of Darth Vader Comic 003!

Comic Review: Star Wars Kanan 001

The first comic book based in the world of the Star Wars Rebels cartoon series — and officially considered canon in the overall Star Wars mythos that includes the movies — has been released. It details the character of Kanan Jarrus, and I …continue reading

Give Your Tech a Break on National Day of Unplugging

The National Day of Unplugging isn’t about permanently renouncing all of your electronics and becoming a tech-smashing Luddite. It’s seizing the opportunity to step back and appreciate the simpler things in life that many of us take for granted.

Does your family fall into the …continue reading

What Is the Best Magazine for Geeks and Nerds?

Surprising as it may seem, there’s some media that I’ll always prefer in physical format over digital. In this Q&A video, I talk about magazines (and one, in particular) that have captured my nostalgic heart and make me hope that there will always …continue reading

Game of Thrones Pop-Up Guide to Westeros

When Jas and Slav got us a Game of Thrones Pop-Up Book, of course I had to turn it into a CPU so I could show you guys. Behold Westeros and its denizens in a new and unique light!:

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Zombie Survival Bookends Keep Living Literature Safe

When you’re fighting off the undead hordes during the zombie apocalypse, do you prefer to hack or cleave your way to safety? This set of Zombie Survival Bookends lets you make that choice in defense of your favorite literature! The faux zombie …continue reading

Game of Thrones Dire Wolf Bookends Guard Your Library

These Game of Thrones Dire Wolf Bookends loyally guard the Stark family library — or yours if you treat them right! No one will dare borrow your precious tomes nor attempt entry without permission under the penalty of death! These 8″ tall …continue reading

Free Star Wars 2014 Sampler for Kindle Fills in Galactic Gaps

In preparation of the new trilogy of Star Wars films on the horizon, we’re finally getting some official, canon-recognized new stories to whet our appetites and fill in some of the gaps we’ve never gotten to see on the big screen. Want to know more …continue reading

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Signed by Douglas Adams

It’s true that you can find just about anything on eBay, and books penned and signed by Douglas Adams are no exception. Is it a coincidence that the “Douglas” part of his signature looks a lot like “hoopy?” Of course there are …continue reading

Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy

Illustrations that are made for storyboards are designed to help a movie’s director and production team visualize the way that each scene should be set up and shot so that the storytelling is fluid and comprehensive. And while these illustrations serve a utilitarian purpose, they …continue reading

Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros

You already see it in the opening credits every week, but wouldn’t Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros look great on your coffee table when you have guests over on Sunday?

What’s Your Favorite Star Wars Sound Effect?

There’s no denying that a big part of the charm of Star Wars comes from its never-before-heard sound effects.

You were hooked the first time your sternum shook at the advance of an Imperial star destroyer overhead (we loved it so much that we easily …continue reading

Vader Twins Make Dad Long Skywalker off Short Space Dock

Being a parent is never an easy job; nobody ever said that it was. Tack on the fact that you’ve got twins — one of them a young woman coming of age and dating scruffy-looking boys of questionable character, and the other …continue reading

Pat the Zombie: Propaganda for Smart, Young Brains

Admittedly, the world can seem like an unending bleakscape of horror and despair at times. If The Walking Dead has contributed only one realization to the growing field of Zombie Survival Strategy, it is that at some point, children will be our …continue reading

Minecraft for Dummies is for Smarties, Too

If you’re familiar with the game called Minecraft, you’re probably well aware of how it has permeated gaming culture with fanatics of all ages building all manner of things in a virtual world with seemingly limitless possibilities. As with anything that’s got so many options …continue reading

The Bounty Hunter Code: Get the Drop on a Great Gift

Before his fall into the dangerous pit of the ravenous Sarlaac, it is rumored that Boba Fett compiled all the secrets of the Mandalorian Bounty Hunters in a volume entitled The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett. As being …continue reading

Bacon Bookmark Saves the Page with Pig Power

Believe it or not, there are some very clear benefits to having a Bacon Bookmark over a real slab of bacon. For instance, you wouldn’t want to slide a real slab of fat-drenched bacon between the pages of a real book — …continue reading

Portal 2 Bookends Make Book Organization a Science

Randomness may well be a scientific principle worth experimenting with, but not when it comes to books. You can’t have Harry Potter leaning against the latest Richard Dawkins or Neil DeGrasse Tyson book haphazardly!

You need a set of bookends in place to make sure …continue reading