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‘General Nerd News’ Archives

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

With the advent of email and digital social media like Facebook and Twitter, it is becoming more and more rare to get an actual handwritten letter. I am starting to think my last batch from the early 90’s are collectibles (the stamps have to at least be worth double [Read More]

Star Trek Starfleet Academy – Now At NASA! (or at least until April 30, 2011)

Star Trek Starfleet Academy – Now At NASA! (or at least until April 30, 2011)

OK don’t get too excited. I recently visited the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Orlando Florida (who needs Disney) and discovered they have a Star Trek themed show running until the end of April 2011. The promotional photo from their site is shown below. The show is [Read More]

Star Wars Aluminum Falcon and Duct Tape AT-AT

Star Wars Aluminum Falcon and Duct Tape AT-AT

Hmmm. Not sure what to make of this one. While Duct Tape and aluminum foil can be amazing, are these items worthy of fandom admiration? These cool Star Wars sculptures were made by a fan who wanted to create handmade props of iconic imagery. With details drawn in using a [Read More]

Spider-Man the Musical: Preview on Good Morning America!

Spider-Man the Musical: Preview on Good Morning America!

A preview of Spider-Man the Musical “Turn Off The Dark” was shown on GOOD MORNING AMERICA yesterday morning! The story revolves around the challenges of Peter Parker as not so much a superhero, but as a person adjusting to the duality of his life. Sounds like an [Read More]

How to Win Free Star Trek Stuff!

How to Win Free Star Trek Stuff!

Don’t know if you’ve heard about this free promotional program, but I thought I’d share it with you just in case. A promotional company called Swagbucks, has joined forces with Roddenberry.com to create “Roddenberry Search”. Per the site: [Read More]

Vote Star Trek for the NASA Wake-up Call!

Vote Star Trek for the NASA Wake-up Call!

NASA has posted two really fun and important free contests on their site. We are getting close to the final launches of our shuttle program, so these contests really provide a lot of publicity to NASA and also offer the opportunity for fans to show their appreciation. The [Read More]

Spider-Man the Musical in New York (Coming Nov 28th)

Spider-Man the Musical in New York (Coming Nov 28th)

Spiderman the Musical, officially called “SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark” is coming to New York City, New York starting November 14, 2010. This is not a joke. As Stan Lee would say “Excelsior”! (UPDATE: The musical star date has been moved to November [Read More]

Indie Game Challenge – Game Programmers Wanted!

Indie Game Challenge – Game Programmers Wanted!

Entertainment has always been the most sought after item in the world to pass the time away and grasp the minds attention. Even dating back to thousands of years ago, great warriors would gather at a Coliseum and watch humans fight to the death for their own selfish greed [Read More]

Comic Con Stabbing

Comic Con Stabbing

Violence at a Convention? Ok, it seems a man was stabbed in or near the eye socket with a pen last night at Comic Con over a fight about a seat. I say in or near because the news reports (looking for sensationalism) have said everything from a minor stab in the eye to just [Read More]

Darth Vader Robs A Bank

Darth Vader Robs A Bank

So the Sith Lord goes into a bank and say’s … Sounds like the start of a good joke right? Well unlike Princess Leia getting arrested, the Empire must be hurting because this is real. The robbery took place in Setauket, Long Island – New York yesterday at a [Read More]

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Star Wars – The Blueprints Book

Star Wars – The Blueprints Book

Just when you thought you had every Star Wars collectible worth getting, a company called “Epic Ink” is [Read More]

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

With the advent of email and digital social media like Facebook and Twitter, it is becoming more and more rare to get [Read More]

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Seems like a lot of older collectibles are being recreated and redistributed as vintage these days. Mattel recently [Read More]

AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

We are auctioning off a 12 inch version of this rare plush figure on eBay ending Sunday Dec 18! Click the link to go to [Read More]

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

If you are like me you probably do your best thinking on the couch (or on the ceramic “bridge”) right after [Read More]