William Shatner reads Where the Wild Things Are at Denver Comic Con

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At the recent Denver Comic Con, he arrived unexpectedly at the children’s story time stage (aka the “Comic Book Classroom Corral”) and delivered a special styling of the Maurice Sendak picture book Where the Wild Things Are. And, yes, Shatner can get away with it. With anything, it seems, at this point in his over-dramatic career. Continue reading

Big Week for Rush: Score Award, Serve (the Other) Rush, and Steampunk Inspired Album Up for Pre-Order

Last week was a pretty good one to be a member of Rush, the Canadian band that is ‘closer to the heart’ of many a geek rock fan (see Dave’s excellent post railing against their continual omission from the Rock … Continue reading

Movies of 2011 for My Dad Cave

I have a few types of movies that I enjoy watching in the dad cave. Some appeal to my hankering for science fiction series or my deepest obsession with Star Trek. Some are classic guy movies that deal with some … Continue reading

Seeking Major Tom: Yet Another Reason To Love William Shatner

Earlier this week my local radio started my morning with William Shatner singing “Bohemian Rhapsody.” I almost crashed the car. I love William Shatner, I think he’s wonderful, and even though the man cannot sing, I love his music. It’s … Continue reading

10 Geeky Swear Phrases That Don’t Exist But Should (GeekDad Wayback Machine)

Perry White has his “Great Caesar’s ghost!” Doc Brown has his “Great Scott!” Fallout Boy has “Jiminy jillikers!” And the characters in the Harry Potter stories are fond of “Merlin’s beard!” Yes, a good, solid swear phrase is always good … Continue reading

Canada 3.0: Digital Media Conference to Take Place Where Shatner Trod the Boards and Bieber Was Spawned

While it’s a month a way, I wanted to give heads up about an event I’ll be attending in Stratford, Ontario (Canada) on May 2 through May 4. No, I’m not suffering an unfortunate case of Bieber Fever, I’m not … Continue reading

10 Geeky Swear Phrases That Don’t Exist (Yet)

Perry White has his “Great Caesar’s ghost!” Doc Brown has his “Great Scott!” Fallout Boy has “Jiminy jillikers!” And the characters in the Harry Potter stories are fond of “Merlin’s beard!” Yes, a good, solid swear phrase is always good … Continue reading

Admiral Kirk as Commander-in-Chief of Canadian Forces?

Momentum continues to grow in the movement to nominate William Shatner as the next Governor General of Canada through a viral facebook campaign. While not an elected office (the Governor General is the Queen’s representative and will be chosen by … Continue reading

Captain Kirk Says the Darndest Things

Image via Wikipedia William Shatner is slated to be involved with the twitter-stream-turned-TV-show, “[Deleted Expletive] My Dad Says,” according to an article in The Hollywood Reporter today. From the report: Twitter sensation [Deleted Expletive] My Dad Says is becoming a … Continue reading

Great Geek Debates: Kirk vs. Picard

If you’re a Star Trek fan, you’ve surely considered the differences between the captains in the various series, even if you don’t have a favorite. And, while Sisko, Janeway, and even Archer have their fans, the quintessential Star Trek debate … Continue reading