My 1,000th Website Post – My Favorite Nerd News from that Time!

This site has been running for right around 22 months now and I have to say that I am absolutely over the moon with the response which it has add. On a daily basis, the number of people visiting the site is around the 400 mark and its a number which is constantly on the […]

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Remembering David Prowse on Star Wars Day

In the context of this article and on this day we all fondly remember David Prowse as one of the most menacing villains in cinematic history. He was of course the original body of Darth Vader during the original trilogy, with the voice of Darth Vader having been done by American actor James Earl Jones. […]

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Remembering Peter Mayhew on Star Wars Day

Peter Mayhew is probably most well known as the actor who played Chewbacca the Wookie in Star Wars from 1977 right through to the Force Awakens in 2015. Whilst not originally an actor by trade it was his height (caused by Marfan syndrome) of 7 feet, 3 inches which nabbed him the job. George Lucas […]

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Remembering Kenny Baker on Star Wars Day

Kenny, or Kenneth Baker, was a British actor, as a fair number of actor from the original trilogy were, who is by far best know for playing everyone’s favourite droid (sorry C3PO), R2-D2… Come on, he was by far the cheekiest of the 2 and definitely deserves that title. But he didn’t just play this […]

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Remembering Alec Guinness on Star Wars Day

Where in the universe do you start when talking about Alec Guiness? It’s difficult what to focus on, besides the obvious of course on this particular day, but in order to give the man the respect he deserves it’s important to put his work in the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original trilogy and […]

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Remembering Peter Cushing on Star Wars Day

For the benefit of this particular tribute, as it’s Star Wars Day, we’re going to be focusing on Cushing’s work on the original Star Wars as the commander of the Death Star, Grand Moff Tarkin – a role which he absolutely dominated. But let’s not forget that he was a very popular and accomplished actor, […]

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Remembering Carrie Fisher on Star Wars Day

On this day of course we want to remember Carrie Fisher for what is not only her most iconic role, but by far one of the most iconic roles (which included one of the most iconic costumes) in cinematic history. Of course I am talking about her portraying Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars […]

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The 20 Best Items in the Zavvi Collectibles Sale

Zavvi have got a great sale on right now on their collectibles with everything from Ghostbusters props through to Marvel logo signs available… There’s sure to be something for everyone, and they’ve got some wicked prices at the moment! I’ve just gone through their list and tried to find what I think are the nicest […]

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65 of The Best Chuck Norris Facts the Internet has to Offer

I absolutely love Chuck Norris facts… Before I started reading many of these years ago I ahdn’t actually taken the time to watch any of his work, and I hope that reading some of these will open up his work to some other people too. I’ve seen him in a couple of reality shows and […]

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Nerdy Books for Toddlers

In a sea of Spot the dog and Peppa pig books it can get a bit tough doing the bed time story routine! My son is only 2 and a half and already an absolute book worm, which I absolutely love and am determined to nurture as much as I possibly can, but it does […]

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The Best Nerdy, Geeky Christmas Jumpers for 2020

Who the hell doesn’t love a good (or bad) Christmas jumper? It doesn’t matter if you’re wearing one to work, the office party (although let’s face it this year how many of those can there be?), Christmas dinner with the family, or just to lounge around in, there is nothing which spread Christmas cheer quite […]

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Remembering the Late Great Sid Haig

A year ago today, we lost one of the great actors of our time, Mr Sidney Eddie Mosesian, or Sid Haig as he was known professionally. I would like to say that from here on I’ll be referring to him as just Sid – I don’t want this to be a formal obituary where I […]

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57 Times Actors Appeared in Music Videos

Originally I had each video listed below with an embedded YouTube player but I felt like it was getting a bit out of hand (it started out as a list of 20 videos!) and I think I’m probably going to be adding to this in due time rather than making a second one should I […]

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Topps Virtual Trading Cards

I know what a lot of you are thinking! My wife thinks the same, and to be honest when I first came across this I thought the same thing too. Is this really something which we need in our lives? What is the point of a trading card game if you can’t get the actual […]

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Super Loot Original Stormtrooper Mystery Box Unboxing

I got this mystery box from my wife as a present and to be honest I had never heard of it before. I’ve heard of Super Loot of course but this is the first time I saw a Stormtrooper themed one and also the first time I had heard of the company Original Stormtrooper. I […]

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Let’s Talk About the New Funko Website Shall we?

First of all, what do you think of it? I know that a lot of my readers are from the USA, where I think you probably see a lot more benefit from this site, as their online sales only cover the States, which sucks for us fans around the world… Maybe some of the new […]

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ZBox Unboxing (with Video)

This is just a short post to accompany the you tube video which I did of the unboxing of this ZBox, which I received for fathers day this year. The ZBox is a monthly geeky subscription box which costs £19.99 for a single box, or if you sign up for a full year you can […]

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ZBox & My Geek Box from Pop in a Box UK Unboxing (with video)

You’ve got 2 choices here depending on whether you’re more interested in reading what’s in the box or seeing it on video… Which ever you chose will have spoilers for the other… it’s the same boxes 😉 So I’ll give you a little background first about these boxes and then have the video below, before […]

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GuyzNite Die Hard (Including 4th Verse) Lyrics + Bonus 5th Verse From Me!

I LOVE all of the Die Hard movies (yes even the 5th one). They are by far the best action franchise the world has ever produced and possibly one of the best movie franchises full stop. They tick every box to make sure that Christmas is enjoyable… That’s right, they are 100% Christmas movies. The […]

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Best of the Zavvi UK Easter Sale

Zavvi often run some really great sales, and their Easter sale is no different. It’s running at the moment however I couldn’t see an end date so check it out as soon as you can – it’s a breath of fresh air during these times! Collectables Clearance The collectable clearance is the one which I […]

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10 Best Tracks by Swedish Synth Pop Masters, S.P.O.C.K

If you didn’t know, I’m a HUGE fan of S.P.O.C.K (Star Pilot on Channel K), and am super bummed that I didn’t have a chance to see them recently, but alas, so are the sacrifices of having a young child. It will be a few years before I can head back up to Slimelight in […]

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Screen Stars (from in & Behind the Scenes) we’ve Lost in 2019

2019 has been a sad year for television and cinema in so many respects, as we say goodbye and see a final bow from a really wide range of actors, actresses, writers and producers of all ages, races and genders. Death doesn’t discriminate and I wanted to take this opportunity to pay tribute to some […]

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