Disney Recreates DuckTales Title Sequence With Real Ducks

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If you remember Disney Afternoon of the ’90s, you’ll love this. Disney has redone the title sequence to the great show that was DuckTales, only using actual ducks instead of cartoons. If you need a smile, this is just about guaranteed to provide one. Continue reading

Geek Camp: Finish Day

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Finish Day is an event where designers, coders and startup types come together and spend the day helping each other finish their projects. Geek Camp held our own Finish Day, resulting in over a dozen video projects. This is a report from the field. Continue reading

Crossover Cartoon Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel to Premiere August 16

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Since Disney first announced its intention to buy Marvel Entertainment nearly four years ago, fans of properties on both sides have been speculating about what form the first crossover would take, and how long it would take to happen. Last July, it was announced that the event would feature four Marvel superheroes visiting the universe of Phineas and Ferb, and today Disney has announced when it will premiere on Disney Channel and Disney XD.
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The Muppet Movie Is Coming to Blu-ray in Time for Its (Nearly) 35th Anniversary

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I can almost hear Kermit’s banjo begin to play as he starts singing “Rainbow Connection,” can almost see the giant metal fork in the road, can almost feel myself getting a bit misty-eyed as Gonzo sings “I’m Going to Go Back There Someday.” Yes, The Muppet Movie, the 1979 classic that’s one of my favorite movies ever, is finally coming out on Blu-ray. Continue reading

25 Years of The Magic School Bus in a New DVD Set

Valerie Frizzle’s mantra — “Take chances! Make mistakes! Get messy!” — definitely seeped into my consciousness when I began teaching science to kids. On September 4, Scholastic will be releasing all 52 episodes of the program in an 8-DVD set … Continue reading

Hilarious Voice Actors Do Star Wars as You’ve Never Heard It Before

At Emerald City Comicon eight weeks ago, a group of some of today’s best voice acting talent got together to make what has to be the funniest rendition of Star Wars ever. Continue reading

Tabletop Takes on Zombies and Dragons and Sharks (Oh, My!)

In this episode, host Wil Wheaton and his guests Rod Rodenberry , Freddie Wong, and Ryan Higa play three fast-play favorites. First up is Tsuro, a tile-laying game has the players assuming the roles of flying dragons and trying to … Continue reading

Funny: Clark Gregg’s Favorite Avengers Movie Moments

The awesome Clark Gregg, who plays S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson in The Avengers and several of the films preceding it, put together this very balanced and fair look at his five favorite moments from the movie series for NextMovie. Check … Continue reading

Of Ludus Interruptus: Padinga’s Episode 2: Gears of War Versus Marriage

You may recall the first video I posted in early April from our friends at USC’s graduate school of film. It dealt with the story of one man’s preoccupation with Mass Effect 3 and how it affected his marriage. So … Continue reading

The Avengers – Hollywood Press Conference Videos, Plus a Giveaway! (GeekDad Weekly Rewind)

Two weeks ago, I had the great privilege of seeing The Avengers at its world premiere in Hollywood, and of attending the film’s press conferences the following day. As I’m forbidden from publishing my review of the movie until Monday … Continue reading

The Avengers – Hollywood Press Conference Videos, Plus a Giveaway!

Two weeks ago, I had the great privilege of seeing The Avengers at its world premiere in Hollywood, and of attending the film’s press conferences the following day. As I’m forbidden from publishing my review of the movie until Monday … Continue reading

Platypus Day Is Here — Have You Learned the Walk Yet? (GeekDad Weekly Rewind)

So, what are your plans to celebrate Platypus Day? It’s happening today, so I hope you’ve been practicing your Platypus Walk. What am I talking about? Well, last year Disney inaugurated Platypus Day, and would seem to have decided it … Continue reading

Platypus Day Is Coming — Have You Learned the Walk Yet?

So, what are your plans to celebrate Platypus Day? It’s only a week away, so you should really start practicing your Platypus Walk soon. What am I talking about? Well, last year Disney inaugurated Platypus Day, and would seem to … Continue reading