The Guardians of the Galaxy Visit Ultimate Spider-Man Tomorrow Morning – With Exclusive Image and Clip!


If you’re like most of us at GeekDad, you can’t wait for the Guardians of the Galaxy movie to hit theaters on August 1. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait that long to get a taste of the… eclectic team of heroes on screen. Tomorrow morning, the Guardians of the Galaxy will make a new appearance on the TV show Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors. Check out our exclusive image and clip from the episode! Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Pixar’s Inside Out


Pixar provided a behind-the-scenes look at their next film, Inside Out, for a small audience in Los Angeles, exactly one year prior to its scheduled premiere date of June 19, 2015. The preview included a look at the opening five-minute sequence (much of it in the form of storyboard images), character and set designs, concept drawings, and some brief scenes from the film. The audience was also treated to a preview screening of Lava, the animated short that will accompany Inside Out in the theaters. Continue reading

Jon Hamm, Lake Bell Talk about Making Million Dollar Arm


The producers and cast members of Million Dollar Arm assembled for a press event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills recently to discuss the making of the film; present were producers Gordon Gray and Joe Roth, actors Jon Hamm and Lake Bell, and the real-life subjects of the film, JB Bernstein and Rinku Singh. Continue reading

Torch Skylander Revealed in Game Informer

New Torch Skylander

Here’s a look at Torch, a new Trap Team core Skylander revealed in the June copy of Game Informer. We found the image online in advance of the magazine hitting shelves. Continue reading

Giraffes and Condors and Bears (Oh My!)


The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is mere miles from the glamour and glitz of Hollywood, but you’d never know it from the inside: it’s clearly earned the second part of its name, with lush greenery and exotic flowers at every turn. And then, of course, there are the animals, many of which are remarkable. Continue reading

Meeting the Moms of ABC, or How I Managed Not to Sound Like an Idiot Talking With Jami Gertz and Ming-Na Wen


Interviewing celebrities is not usually the most comfortable of processes for anyone involved: either you’re doing it remotely via phone or Skype, or you’re sitting in a room in a hotel trying to make the most of the 15 minutes you’ve got. And in either case, the celebrity in question is often either already tired from doing a dozen interviews before you, or is a bit apprehensive because he or she knows there are a dozen more interviews to follow, or both. So it was a hugely refreshing change of pace on the Los Angeles blogger trip I was on a month ago to have the chance to sit down and really chat with a group of ABC TV actresses on a sunny balcony in Burbank. Continue reading