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May the Fourth Be With You! Emily Plays Some Star Wars Games

May the Fourth Be With You! Emily Plays Some Star Wars Games

In honor of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, Emily played a handful of new and classic Star Wars games — some better than others. If you’re an longtime fan of Star Wars games you may spot a few fan favorites, including Empire at War and Jedi Academy. Watch the video below and May...
Jay & Silent Bob Join ScreenJunkies for the New ScreenJunkies Plus

Jay & Silent Bob Join ScreenJunkies for the New ScreenJunkies Plus

ScreenJunkies is about to get a whole lot junkier! Jay and Silent Bob are now a part of ScreenJunkies Plus, the awesome coalition of geeks, nerds and scruffy-looking Nerf herders who produce hilarious YouTube videos like “Honest Trailers” and “Movie Fights.” Here’s a look at “Honest Trailers” – Star Wars Episode IV: ScreenJunkies has been a...
Androids, Synthetics & Mechanical Companions: 20 of Our Favorite Robots in Geekdom

Androids, Synthetics & Mechanical Companions: 20 of Our Favorite Robots in Geekdom

Over the last century, humans seem to have developed an innate fascination with robots. Emily sure has enough of a fascination with them to sport a robot notebook and little robot desk friends and we most definitely have a portrait of Data hanging in our foyer. Maybe we’re so fascinated by them become, as geeks, we’ve...
'Jurassic World' Trailer Released Early, 'Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens' Teaser Dropping Over Thanksgiving

‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Released Early, ‘Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Dropping Over Thanksgiving

As if Thanksgiving wasn’t amazing already! A teaser trailer for the upcoming Chris Pratt flick Jurassic World was posted on Sunday with an exciting promise: the first full trailer would premiere during Thanksgiving football on NBC (and online afterwards). But it looks like the trailer leaked just a day after that, and Universal took a page out...
Emily & Peter's Comikaze 2014 Wrap-Up and Cosplay Photos!

Emily & Peter’s Comikaze 2014 Wrap-Up and Cosplay Photos!

Another year, another successful Halloween/Comikaze! It was so fun to celebrate our favorite holiday and our favorite Con in the same weekend last year, and we were so delighted that we’d get to do it again this year! But you guys know the drill, let’s get right to it! For Halloween, Peter and I wanted...
5 Geeky Clothing Items I NEED In My Closet NOW

5 Geeky Clothing Items I NEED In My Closet NOW

I like clothes, though I have never considered myself to be a fashionista, by any means. Growing up in a small town, my options for clothing were limited to Target, a local chain called Styles 4 Less (that has sense spread to SoCal too), and the occasional and magical trip to Forever 21 and Hot...
5 Gateway Fandoms That Made Me the Geek I Am Today

5 Gateway Fandoms That Made Me the Geek I Am Today

Growing up, I’m sure we all heard about “gateway drugs.” Our teachers warned us about them, our parents warned us about them, all those after school specials warned us about them. A gateway drug would lead you to other drugs and other drugs and before long, you’d be living in a ran down by the...
On a Geekly Basis: Copy Red Leader

On a Geekly Basis: Copy Red Leader

Welcome to this week’s installment of “On a Geekly Basis,” a feature that profiles awesome geeky people and things! This week we want to introduce you to Devin Melanson and Leslie Hudson, the duo behind geeky rock band Copy Red Leader! Do you consider yourselves more to be geeks or a nerds? Geeks (pop culture, sci-fi/fantasy, comics)...
Get Ready for More Geek Fashion: New Collections from HerUniverse and Vans

Get Ready for More Geek Fashion: New Collections from HerUniverse and Vans

In recent years, it’s gotten easier to be a geek AND be fashion minded, thanks in large part to mainstream and small apparel companies alike embracing the buying power of the fandom-obsessed masses. Even couture designer Rodarte debuted a high-fashion collection of Star Wars dress at this year’s New York Fashion Week. HerUniverse is one of...
J.J. Abrams wants you to be in 'Star Wars VII' and the first solo film announced!

J.J. Abrams wants you to be in ‘Star Wars VII’ and the first solo film announced!

It sure has been an exciting month for Star Wars fans! First the cast of the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII was announced (love it or hate it, at least we finally have some faces and names), the first trailer for Star Wars Rebels was revealed, and now even more exciting things are coming forth...
We Still Miss 'The Clone Wars,' but 'Star Wars Rebels' Looks Awesome in First Trailer

We Still Miss ‘The Clone Wars,’ but ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Looks Awesome in First Trailer

I hope you’re all recovering from a weekend spent at your local comic book shop for Free Comic Book Day and binge watching the entire Star Wars Saga (OK, just IV through VI is perfectly acceptable, too) in celebration of May the 4th! Star Wars Day is always fun, but this year’s has been especially...
Have Questions About 'Star Wars Rebels'? They May Be Answered at WonderCon

Have Questions About ‘Star Wars Rebels’? They May Be Answered at WonderCon

We just finished (after rewatching all the episodes) Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and like many of you, we’re definitely sad to see it go. It was an amazing animated series that did wonders for expanding the Star Wars Universe and introduced us to the honorable Captain Rex and the awesome Ahsoka Tano, not to...