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This past weekend, I attended my first Starfest convention (on behalf of Geek Pride), the 40th anniversary of the event. Mainly a Star Trek/Star Wars festival, over the years, it has grown to include guests, activities, etc. from all different sci-fi and horror franchises. This year, everything from Firefly to Doctor Who to Dark Matter got covered (as well as […]
Ever wanted to know how many Zombies it would take to kill Chuck Norris? Well we at Geek Pride try and figure that, and the answers to other taxiing questions out.
Alright, I’m back with the latest edition of the Firefly Cargo Crate from Loot Crate and Quantum Mechanix. This time, the theme is “The Worthier Part”, dedicated to everyone’s favourite preacher-man, Shepher Derrial Book (played by the late, great Ron Glass. We miss you, Ron.). Let’s start with a graphic novel, dedicated to the man […]
Another month is nearly at an end, which means it’s time for another Nerd Block review. This month’s theme is “Time Travel”, one of my favourite sci-fi concepts, so here’s hoping for some good items. Let’s take a look. There are six total items in this month’s box. Up first is what is usually the […]
For the first time since Loot Crate and QMx started doing these, this month’s Firefly Cargo Crate is actually themed after a supporting character from the show instead of one of the main cast. And, they’ve got a crowd favourite, that being YoSaffBridge (a mash-up of her three aliases, Yolanda, Saffron and Bridgette), most commonly known as […]
After the disappointment that two of their main guests had been being forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Sci-Fi Weekender, otherwise known as SFW, the team behind the UK’s only sci-fi festival have come back swinging with a new line-up of fantastic guests.
So, it’s been 12 hours since the Trailer of Lionsgate/Saban’s 2017 Feature “Power Rangers” went live online and the Ranger fans, Ranger Community and Cosplayers have gone wild with excitement at finally seeing the big reveal of some of the most anticipated characters (and vehicles). Released March 24th directed by Dean Israelite (Project Almanac, Acholilad) […]
As mentioned last month, the them for the first Nerd Block Classic for 2017 is “Stark Industries”, with items based on Tony Stark/Iron Man. Should hopefully be a good box with that kind of theme, so let’s take a look. Item number one: a lapel pin. Designed to (obviously) look like the Arc Reactor, this […]
Like discovering new music? Like supporting upcoming bands and record labels? Get ready then, because Alive & Kicking, the upcoming release from Montreal-based Dany Laj and the Looks is set to release on February 17th. Combining power-pop with garage and 1970’s/80’s dirty punk sound, Dany Laj and the Looks continue their rise on both the independent […]
Ladies and gents! two bits of amazing news for you this New Year. First up, Matt has been busying away creating a dedicated space for Geek Pride to record videos for our Youtube channel (photos to follow soon). Now hearing about this the guys at GeeknSon have offered us one of their Denise tables to […]