New ‘Galaxy Quest’ Series Coming to Television


Paramount Television announced that they are working on a TV series based on ‘Galaxy Quest’. Pretty much every ‘Star Trek’ fan, if not every sci-fi fan, holds this sci-fi comedy in very high regard–perhaps second only to ‘Spaceballs’. Continue reading

Talking on the Set With the Cast of ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ (Part 1)


Two weeks ago, Matt Blum got to visit the set of ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and talk with some of the cast. Find out some of the details in this first part of the coverage of that event. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #41: Daredevil Revolutionizes, Star Wars Fans Emote


This week on the Hey You Geeks podcast, we’re taking a deeper look at ‘Daredevil,’ the new Marvel/Netflix series we would argue has revolutionized superhero storytelling. After that, we do what Hey You Geeks has done since episode one, and talk about the franchise to top all franchises: ‘Star Wars.’ Continue reading

‘Battlestar Galactica’ Charity Event Success


Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer from ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ and Kurt Yaegar and Chris Reed from ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ were in attendance for the annual Tulip Ride and ‘BSG’ screening this past weekend. The event raised over $40,000 for The Humane Society for Seattle/King County. Continue reading

The Tenth Doctor Returns to TV on Disney XD


Is David Tennant your favorite Doctor? Never watched ‘Doctor Who’ but want to start? Either way, you’re in luck! Disney XD will begin airing ‘Doctor Who’ seasons two through four–the ones starring David Tennant–on May 9 with episode one, “New Earth.” Continue reading

Same Geek Channel Review: ‘Arrow’ Episode 319 “Broken Arrow”

What light through yonder window breaks, indeed.
Source:  CW.

What a great episode, you guys! Seriously, we liked it. Yes, we’re going to dissect it as always, but from a place of love. Which we are totally capable of. Continue reading

Bill Ratner, Voice of Flint from ‘G.I. Joe,’ Supports GeekDad


Bill Ratner, most well-known as the voice of Flint from the original ‘G.I. Joe’ cartoon and author of ‘Parenting for the Digital Age: The Truth Behind Media’s Effect on Children and What to Do About It,’ has put together this amazing clip in support of GeekDad. Continue reading

Commuter Gamer: ‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’


‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’ is the latest mobile game set in the ‘Star Wars’ universe. I haven’t been a big fan of most of the other mobile ‘Star Wars’ games I’ve tried, so I was a little hesitant to give it a try, but ‘Star Wars Rebels’ did not let me down. Continue reading

Don’t Miss Out on Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer


Don’t miss out on a special screening of two ‘Battlestar Galactica’ episodes–“33″ and “Downloaded” at Redmond’s iPic theater on April 19. Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer will be there to meet fans, take selfies, and sign autographs. The charity event will be benefiting The Humane Society for Seattle/King County. Continue reading

Katee Sackhoff Will Create and Star in a New Sci-Fi Series


Katee Sackhoff, of ‘Battlestar Galactica’ fame, just announced a new show that she will not only star in but is also creating. ‘Rain’ will be a drama set in a dystopian future that has resulted from global warming, excessive use of fossil fuels, and scientific manipulation of nature. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 006: Grandma Pat


In today’s episode we sing “Five Little Monkies Jumping on the Bed,” talk about hanging out with Sebastian and Sarah, discuss Captain Owen’s first ‘Gundam’ model kit and first Funko Pop vinyl toy, Nemo, his alphabet puzzle from Grandpa Rob, and say farewell to Grandma Pat who passed away last week. Continue reading

GeekDad Giveaway: ‘Game of Thrones’ T-Shirts


Winter is here! At least for ‘Game of Thrones’ fans it is. Tonight is the season premiere, and to celebrate we are going to give away some awesome ‘GoT’ t-shirts courtesy of our friends at! Continue reading

Playmobil Comes to Netflix With ‘Super 4′


Inspired by the unique design of Playmobil toys, ‘Super 4′ follows a team of four heroes: Alex the Knight, Ruby the Pirate, Agent Gene, and Twinkle the Fairy. Each obviously represents a different themed toy line, or–as the show explains–distinct island communities of their planet. Season 1 is streaming now on Netflix. Continue reading

Emerald City Comic Con 2015 Rundown


Emerald City Comic Con 2015 is over, and we are already anticipating going again next year. ECCC is definitely my favorite convention of the year. Continue reading

Relive ‘Chuck’ With the Original Television Soundtrack

Chuck cast

In 2007 (wow, has it been that long?), an unassuming Nerd Herd employee named Chuck Bartowski wound up with a supercomputer in his head, becoming the world’s newest (and perhaps most awkward) super-spy. If you were a fan of the show (and particularly of Jeffster), you’re in luck: the original television soundtrack is now available! Continue reading

Midwest Media Expo – Three Day Media Convention This Weekend in Detroit

The logo for the Midwest Media Expo

A preview of the Midwest Media Expo, coming to Detroit, Michigan, this weekend. Featuring a performance by the Silent Hill Band, the roast of Jon St. John, and the American finals of the World Cosplay Summit. Continue reading

Take a Selfie With Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer


Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer will be at a special screening of two ‘Battlestar Galactica’ episodes–“33″ and “Downloaded” at Redmond’s iPic theater on April 18. The charity event will be benefiting The Humane Society for Seattle/King County. Continue reading

‘Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction’ Lands at EMP


The ‘Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction’ exhibit opened last weekend at the EMP Museum here in Seattle. I was lucky enough to attend the press preview, and it certainly does not disappoint. Continue reading

GeekDad Interviews Voice of Flint and Author of ‘Parenting for the Digital Age’ Bill Ratner


I recently had the great fortune to meet Bill Ratner, the voice of Flint, before a screening of ‘Transformers: The Movie’ and ‘G.I. Joe: The Movie’ and sit down with him over a beer to discuss voice acting and his book, ‘Parenting for the Digital Age: The Truth Behind Media’s Effect on Children and What to Do About It.’ Continue reading

Bring Home Comedy Greats From Shout Factory


Odds are if I’m reviewing a Blu-ray or DVD, it likely came from Shout Factory. Especially with regard to things like classic television comedy, the Factory seems to the home of everything I want to see. Need proof? Look no further than its March release list. Continue reading