Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 21 – Gary Whitta

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This week, we are absolutely thrilled to have ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ scribe Gary Whitta on the show. Yes, we talk about the film. Yes, he answers with something other than “no comment.” Are spoilers dropped or hinted at? You’ll have to listen and find out! Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #45: Casting a Young Han Solo

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This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re putting our casting director hats on to make our picks for the actors we’d most like to see play a young Han Solo in the just announced Han Solo anthology film to be directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 18 – Christie Golden

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This week, we’re delighted to be joined by Christie Golden, author of the brand-new ‘Star Wars’ novel ‘Dark Disciple,’ which released this week. The story is based on an unproduced 8-episode arc of ‘The Clone Wars’ and centers on the characters of Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: Geeky Coffee Tables

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This week’s Stack Overflow includes a few recent (and a couple not-so-recent) oversized, coffee table art books that cover a range of geeky interests. Lock up your wallet if you have as little self-control as I do. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 15 – Jeffrey Brown

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This week, we’re joined by the uber-talented Jeffrey Brown. You probably know Jeffrey best from his too-adorable-for-words Darth Vader books (‘Darth Vader and Son,’ ‘Vader’s Little Princess,’ etc.) or his ‘Jedi Academy’ books. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #44: A Game Of Controversy

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This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re prepping for the ‘Game Of Thrones’ season finale by dissecting some of the controversies of this past season, and analyzing the unprecedented idea of a TV series lapping the ongoing book series that it is based upon. We’re also discussing Jon Bernthal’s casting as the Punisher, Christopher Lee’s legacy and more. Continue reading

How to Survive a ‘Star Wars’ Hollywood Studios Weekend

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I am just about the biggest ‘Star Wars’ geek you will ever meet and I live near Orlando, Florida, so it might surprise you to learn that last weekend was my first ‘Star Wars’ Weekend ever! It might also surprise you that I was not even remotely prepared for the crowds I encountered, despite having visited nearly all the Orlando theme parks before. What follows is a survival guide should you decide to take the ‘Star Wars’ pilgrimage to this must-see event. Continue reading

40 Years of Visual Effects With Industrial Light & Magic

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As special effects pioneer and powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic celebrates its 40th year of making movies amazing, here is a peek behind the curtain at four of the most important effects and innovations the company has produced. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 13 – Interview With Adam Bray

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This week, we’re joined by Star Wars author, travel writer, and explorer Adam Bray! Adam is the author of several beautiful books from DK, including ‘Star Wars: What Makes a Monster?,’ ‘Star Wars Rebels: The Visual Guide,’ and the brand-new ‘Ultimate Star Wars.’ Continue reading

The Decade Since ‘Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of Sith’

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It’s been ten years since the release of the last of the ‘Star Wars’ prequels. Take a look at how they actually may have been good for the franchise. Continue reading

‘Disney Infinity 3.0′ Includes Every ‘Star Wars’ Film (But Starts With ‘Episode I’)

With every ‘Star Wars’ film being included in game form, ‘Disney Infinity 3.0′ poses a challenge to parents wanting to start their children on ‘Episode IV.’ ‘Episodes I-II’ come in the starter pack. Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ Toys and Clothes are Amazon’s May the Fourth Be With You Daily Deal

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Need to stock-up on Star Wars swag in advance of Episode VII? Amazon has you covered. Their deal of the day today brings a great disturbance in the prices for many of the Star Wars shirts, toys, books, and more they carry. And while the Force may be with you always, this sale only lasts today. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 7 – ‘Age of Ultron’ Sneak Peek

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This week on the show, we welcome back Matt Blum as Third Wheel and chat about the second Star Wars teaser, Daredevil, and Matt’s experience on a press junket for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Agents of SHIELD, and Monkey Kingdom. Continue reading