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'Geek Porn' director Axel Braun on Avengers' Quicksilver, comic book costuming

'Geek Porn' director Axel Braun on Avengers' Quicksilver, comic book costuming

If there's anything you can count on when it comes to comic book fans and their favorite characters, it's controversy over how certain costumes are interpreted for movies and television.

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WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Lita talks about life in and outside the squared circle

WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Lita talks about life in and outside the squared circle

This Sunday the WWE will be putting on its biggest pay-per-view of the year in Wrestlemania XXX. Billed as the “showcase of the immortals” Wrestlemania XXX will also be the first PPV event to be offered on the fledging WWE Network.

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier REVIEW

Captain America: The Winter Soldier REVIEW

There was a point in Captain America: The Winter Soldier where I decided that the movie could do no wrong. The film had already established the relationship between Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Sam Wilson (Antony Mackie) rather effortlessly in the opening minutes. Knowing the...

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"This Is Madness: Star Wars Character Tournament" Sweet Sixteen Predictions

"This Is Madness: Star Wars Character Tournament" Sweet Sixteen Predictions

It’s the greatest tournament in the galaxy! No, not the NCAA, but the “This Is Madness - Star Wars Character Tournament”

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Chicago Loot Drop to hold "Press Start To Drink" Benefit

Chicago Loot Drop to hold "Press Start To Drink" Benefit

This weekend is going to be full of fun geeky things to do! Saturday will have

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Gaming geeks save the world in "Planetary Defense Force"

Gaming geeks save the world in "Planetary Defense Force"

For the past month, Andy North and the crew of the “Planetary Defense Force” (PDF) have been holding shows at The Public House Theater....

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LEGO debuts new Minifigures series featuring "The Simpsons"!

LEGO debuts new Minifigures series featuring "The Simpsons"!

Today LEGO debuted a new set of "minifigures" modeled after the characters from the long-running animated series "The Simpsons." The initial run will include favorites like Milhouse Van Houten, Krusty the Clown, Ralph Wiggum, and of course the entire Simpsons family. According to...

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Spider-Man swings into the Chicago Cultural Center for Earth Hour

Spider-Man swings into the Chicago Cultural Center for Earth Hour

Spider-Man fans of all ages will be able to meet their favorite superhero this weekend when he makes an appearance at the Chicago Cultural Center for Earth Hour!

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Official Trailer 2

X-Men: Days of Future Past Official Trailer 2

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

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AW YEAH Comics to host "Comics, Chords & Cocktails"

AW YEAH Comics to host "Comics, Chords & Cocktails"

I always enjoy sharing the fun and interesting events that go on in Chicago's Geek and Nerd Community, especially when they involve combining the arts, like music and comic books.

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PEANUTS 3D Trailer debuts!

PEANUTS 3D Trailer debuts!

When you tell me that they're making a 3D CGI movie featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, of course my spidey-senses are gonna start to tingle. In today's age of strip-mining the past of all its nostalgia for the purpose of making...

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This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament - Round One Predictions

This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament - Round One Predictions

The greatest tournament in the galaxykicks off today! No, I’m not talking about that silly, boring tournament involving - yawn - college basketball. I’m talking about the “This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament”, where Star Wars...

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Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves [PREVIEW]

Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves [PREVIEW]

As production on Star Wars: Episode Seven ramps up, interest in that galaxy far, far away is also increasing. And the "classic trilogy" is getting lots of attention since it looks like the new film is going to reunite Mark Hamill,

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Her Universe and Nerdist Industries to present "Geek Couture" Fashion Show

Her Universe and Nerdist Industries to present "Geek Couture" Fashion Show

If there has ever been a market that goes underestimated, in my opinion it's the female market. It baffles me why some companies insist on ignoring women, especially when it comes to typically "geeky" things like toys, science fiction/fantasy books and movies.

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Are you Chicago's Top Spider-Man Fan?

Are you Chicago's Top Spider-Man Fan?

Heads up my fellow comic-book geeks! A really unique opportunity has been presented to Chicago's fanboys and fangirls, especially those who love a certain web-headed hero who has a new movie coming out.

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NFL Pro Israel Idonije talks about Jimmy Fallon and the future of Athlitacomics

NFL Pro Israel Idonije talks about Jimmy Fallon and the future of Athlitacomics

After heating things up as a member of the "Hottest Geek Guys of Winter 2014", NFL pro (and former Chicago Bear)

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SNEAK PEEK! Titan Comics presents TWO NEW DOCTOR WHO series!

SNEAK PEEK! Titan Comics presents TWO NEW DOCTOR WHO series!

As "Whovians" around the world wait for the return of DOCTOR WHO to the airwaves this fall, publisher TITAN COMICS announces it's NEW LINE of comic-books based on the hit sci-fi series! The two new titles feature the TENTH DOCTOR (as played by fan favorite David Tennant) and the ELEVENTH DOCTOR...

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Brett Culp discusses Batman documentary 'Legends of the Knight'

Brett Culp discusses Batman documentary 'Legends of the Knight'

When he first launched the Kickstarter campaign for his documentary film, Brett Culp could have hardly imagined the response he'd receive.  The director of "Legends of the Knight" -- described as "a documentary film exploring the power of heroic stories & the...

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Top 5 tips for a geeky Valentine's Day

Top 5 tips for a geeky Valentine's Day

Hey nerds! Elliott Serrano here, your Redeye resident geek expert, with a warning...

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The HBO and Funko Game of Thrones Legacy Collection [GALLERY]

The HBO and Funko Game of Thrones Legacy Collection [GALLERY]

Funko is excited to announce a new line of highly articulated action figures celebrating some of pop culture's biggest franchises. The hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" will be the first license released in the Legacy Collection, which is currently available exclusively in Barnes & Noble stores...

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Hottest Geek Guys of Winter 2014

Hottest Geek Guys of Winter 2014

The winter blues are sticking around longer than usual, so here are "Geek To Me's" Hottest Geek Guys of 2014 to break the hold of the polar vortex! Among this year's hottest geek guys we have the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi; a rock star; two radio personalities; a geek from MTV; the official...

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Chatting about Star Wars and Indiana Jones games on the "Talking Games" podcast

Chatting about Star Wars and Indiana Jones games on the "Talking Games" podcast

While I have a reputation for being an expert in all things geeky, I'll have to admit that I'm not into video games like I once was. The truth is that today's gaming systems just don't carry the same allure for me like the classic systems I grew up with.

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Talking about Superheroes on TV with the Nerdlunch Crew

Talking about Superheroes on TV with the Nerdlunch Crew

Last week I got to talk about the state of superheroes in television with the crew of the Nerdlunch Podcast. I first got to know them when Carlin "CT" Trammell was one of the Hottest Geek Guys of Winter in 2012.

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Do comic-book conventions need anti harassment polices?

Do comic-book conventions need anti harassment polices?

When I think about comic-book and sci-fi conventions, I think about having fun. I think about geeky folks dressed in colorful costumes, rummaging through countless boxes filled with old back-issues and meeting celebrities from their favorite TV shows and movies. But it’s not all fun and games.

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Cannibalistic "We Are What We Are" digests too slowly

Cannibalistic "We Are What We Are" digests too slowly

Today we have a home video review from Geek To Me's newest contributor, Krystal Hernandez. In it, she takes a look at the newest release from Entertainment One, the gothic horror remake "We Are What We Are."

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Digital Artist Calum Jones brings Star Wars figures to life on Instagram

Digital Artist Calum Jones brings Star Wars figures to life on Instagram

I first discovered digital artist Calum Jones while scrolling through my Instagram feed. As I'm always on the lookout for cool Star Wars-related images, Jones' gallery tickled me with the way he...

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Wampa Plunge 2014 [Photo Gallery]

Wampa Plunge 2014 [Photo Gallery]

On January 1st, 2014, The American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) Lincoln Park Chapter and Star Wars geeks united for the 2nd Annual Wampa Plunge, a Star Wars-themed polar plunge. The keepers were raising money for the "Trees For You and Me" program, an initiative to plants trees in local...

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