10 Things You’ll Love About the New Nintendo 3DS XL (and 5 You Might Not)

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We’re still a couple of weeks out from the proper release of the New Nintendo 3DS XL here in America, but I was lucky enough to get an early review unit. Overall I really dig the new design, and I think you will too. Here’s a quick rundown of ten specific high points. Continue reading

First Look at The Fantastic Four Teaser Trailer

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Fox has unleashed the first look at The Fantastic Four (2015) by releasing the teaser trailer today. While it’s still yet to be seen if the movies (the sequel has already been green-lit) will take place in the same universe as the X-men films, the mood is very familiar. Both franchises share writing and producing credits, and Director Josh Trank hit gold with his directing debut in 2012’s Chronicle which has a fun but dark, character-driven narrative. Continue reading

Novel Ideas: Season 2, Episode 2 Tech Books

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GeekDad James Floyd Kelly is an accomplished technical writer with more than twenty books published. He is an expert at proposing books and meeting deadlines. We’ll discuss his writing process and how he has built a career from writing technology books. Continue reading

A.K.A. Jessica Jones Casts a Technicolor Doctor

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For you Marvel fans who’ve been dying to ship the Marvel-verse with Doctor Who, I have some good news. David Tennant has been cast to play the Purple Man in A.K.A. Jessica Jones. Continue reading

Patreon Update: Even More New Rewards – Supporting GeekDad Is Easier Than Ever

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We’re looking for your help. If you’ll pledge to help GeekDad grow, we’ll create even more stories and podcasts. Plus, we’ll send you rewards – and we’ve just added two more! Continue reading

Hasbro Unveils Fan Built Combiner Poll

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Yesterday Hasbro announced the theme for the 2015 Transformers Generations line, Combiner Wars, as well as a new related crowdsourced project. The official Transformers app–available for both Android and iOS–has been updated with the Fan Built Combiner Poll. Continue reading

Director Gary Rydstrom Talks About Strange Magic

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Director Gary Rydstrom has a lengthy career in Hollywood, most famously as a sound designer at Lucasfilm and Skywalker Sound, working on films ranging from Saving Private Ryan to Wreck-It Ralph. Strange Magic represents his debut as a feature film director. Continue reading