The Doctor Is Coming Back to the Cinema in 3D

The Doctor Is Coming Back to the Cinema in 3D

Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven, the show’s two-part eighth season finale, will be presented in RealD™ 3D and Dolby Atmos sound (where available) on September 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. (local time). Read More

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GeekDad Exclusive! Preview of Planet Tad From MAD Magazine

GeekDad Exclusive! Preview of Planet Tad From MAD Magazine

Our friends at MAD Magazine are giving GeekDad readers an exclusive look at a brand-spankin’ new Planet Tad feature that will be running in Issue #521 issue hitting stands on 4/30. The piece is written by series creator Tim Carvell. If you aren’t familiar with Planet Tad, it is the fictitious blog of middle school… Read More

Yuri’s Night Is a Time to Celebrate and Reflect on Why We Must Go Into Space

Yuri’s Night Is a Time to Celebrate and Reflect on Why We Must Go Into Space

Fifty-two years ago today, Yuri Gagarin pierced the veil of Earth’s fragile atmosphere in his Vostok 1 space capsule, becoming the first human being to enter “outer space.” His trip was barely even dipping the tip of a toe into the ocean, but what he began should always be remembered in the annals of human history. In 2001 George and Loretta Whitesides (nee Hidalgo) threw a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Yuri’s flight. That party has grown into a yearly event, with over 300 parties around the world being held today and this weekend. Read More

LeVar Burton Wants YOU To Start a Yuri’s Night Party

LeVar Burton Wants YOU To Start a Yuri’s Night Party

Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. Yuri’s Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of April 12, 1961, the day of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight, and April 12, 1981, the inaugural launch of NASA’s Space Shuttle. Read More