Celebrate a Decade of ‘Doctor Who’ with This Beautiful Fan Film


On March 26, 2005, “Rose” first appeared on televisions across the UK, and ‘Doctor Who’ was reborn. Christopher Eccleston was the Ninth Doctor, Billie Piper was his companion Rose Tyler, and the rest is history… or the future… eh, it’s all wibbly wobbly timey wimey, isn’t it? Continue reading

Doctor Who Rewind – “Edge of Destruction”

Edge of Destruction featured image.

This week, the Doctor Who Rewind team tackles “Edge of Destruction,” the transitional episode between “The Daleks” and “Marco Polo.” This episode features the TARDIS crew stuck on the ship and turning on each other, while the ship is moving closer and closer to destruction. Continue reading

One HDMI to Rule Them All: Mohu Channels

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I originally missed the (highly successful) crowdfunding campaign for Channels, the latest home entertainment innovation from HDTV antenna manufacturer Mohu. Thankfully, the team went out of their way to get me a review unit. I’ve been really impressed with Mohu in the past, and I’m happy to say that Channels continues this tradition. Continue reading

GeekDad Giveaway: ‘Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy’ Surprise Pack


That’s right! In honor of the new release on DVD, our friends at Disney Home Entertainment are going to give one lucky GeekDad reader a special surprise pack which includes their very own copy of ‘Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy’! Continue reading

Indiegogo Alert: ‘Con Man’ by Alan Tudyk

Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion are making a call out to all Browncoats.

Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion are crowdfunding a movie together. Need more? It’s sort of about ‘Firefly’ (though not really). Continue reading

Commuter Gamer: ‘Firefly Online Cortex’


Like many of you I am dying in anticipation of the release of the ‘Firefly Online’ game, hopefully in the next few months. In the meantime, we can get a taste of the world SparkPlug Games is creating with the ‘Cortex,’ the official companion app for ‘Firefly Online.’ Continue reading

PlayStation Premiers First Original Series – ‘Powers’


PlayStation premiered its first-ever scripted original series, ‘Powers,’ this week. ‘Powers’ is based on the comic book series of the same name by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming. Continue reading

HBO Finally Unveils Its Standalone Streaming Service: HBO NOW


This week, HBO unveiled HBO NOW, its standalone subscription service for the non-cable subscribers out there. In a temporary partnership with Apple, set to launch alongside April’s new season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ HBO has taken the first shot in a battle that may finally erode the cable complex as we know it. Continue reading

Returning to the Sci-Fi Episodic Roots of ‘Star Trek’


In Vox, Todd VanDerWerff has argued that ‘Star Trek’ should return to the small screen in the style of series such as ‘True Detective’ and ‘Fargo.’ I’m going “old school” and arguing for a traditional TV series. Continue reading

Post-Apocalyptic Hilarity Ensues on ‘The Last Man on Earth’


Step aside, ‘Walking Dead,’ there’s a new apocalypse on Sunday nights. ‘The Last Man On Earth’ is perhaps the funniest, most original comedy series currently on network television. Continue reading

Doctor Who Rewind: “An Unearthly Child”/”100,000 BC”


This week, myself and co-contributor Jamie Greene bring to you the first week in a series of Doctor Who Rewind reviews. We’re going to be going chronologically, one serial each week, through the iconic classic series of ‘Doctor Who.’ Continue reading