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Michael Pao is a photographer and writer who loves pretty much anything geek/nerd culture. <a href="http://nerdreactor.com/about/">Meet the rest of the Nerd Reactor Team.</a>

Dragon*Con 2012 Photos

Billed as the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe, Dragon*Con is all that and more.

Exclusive Costumes in Borderlands 2

Anyone else out there that can’t wait for Borderlands 2 to be released? Well I can’t wait to once again step into the shoes of the Vault Hunters and go

Ron Perlman becomes Hellboy again for a Good Cause

It’s stories like this that makes this somewhat jaded writer crack a smile. A well known special effects company by the name of Spectral Motion (Hellboy and X-Men) has helped

Trailer & Images of ‘Untitled Web Series About a Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time’

It’s time to get meta! Fans of Doctor Who and Community you might be interested in a new web series called ‘Untitled Web Series About a Space Traveler Who Can

Cast of ‘Firefly’ to Reunite at Comic-Con 2012

Fellow browncoats rejoice because you’re going to have a little something special to celebrate at Comic-Con this year. It looks like the entire cast and crew of the sci-fi hit ‘Firefly’

‘The Avengers’ Firefly Style

Check out this awesome mash up video recently released by a talent video editor that goes by the name Cruciatus featuring ‘The Avengers’ intro in a ‘Firefly’ style. Both the blockbuster movie

‘The Megas’ release their new album ‘History Repeating: Blue’

It has been four years since the video game inspired rock band ‘The Megas‘ released their Mega Man 2 influenced sountrack ‘Get Equipped’. Since then the band has been working

Alan Scott is Gay, and Other Gender and Race Changes in DC

DC Entertainment has announced that the formerly straight male character who will now be portrayed as gay will be Alan Scott, who was the original Green Lantern and now the

Help Osamu Ichikawa attend EVO 2012

Osamu Ichikawa is a fan of Street Fighter from Japan who had to deal with the challenges of brain paralysis his whole life. But that hasn’t stopped him from pressing

Matt Smith with the Olympic Torch

As the sun rises across Cardiff Bay we see Matt Smith (Doctor Who) the eleventh Doctor with the olympic torch. No, this is not a new episode of Doctor Who or

Doctor Who London Olympics Minisode

The Olympics are coming to London and it looks like the Doctor (Matt Smith) has set the TARDIS on adventure setting for the occasion.

Review: Morgan Spurlock’s Love Letter to San Diego Comic-Con

Word has spread about Morgan Spurlock‘s new documentary spotlighting Comic-Con, and much of it has been positive. For me, it did live up to the hype. Entitled Comic-Con Episode IV:

A BioShock Marriage Proposal

Oh nerd love…how I love thee. It’s always great to see a couple who found each other. And it’s even better than better when they pop the question in a

Star Wars: The Old Republic Friends Trial

For a limited time players who have an active Star Wars: The Old Republic account will be able to invite up to three of their friends to explore the galaxy

WANTED: Testers for Star Wars: The Old Republic Update 1.2

Got some fantastic news for you Star Wars: The Old Republic players! Update 1.2 will be hitting the public test server soon and BioWare are looking for testers for this much anticipated

Ryan Reynolds for a rated-R Deadpool movie

Recently on an interview with IGN for the film Safe House, actor Ryan Reynolds (Blade: Trinity, R.I.P.D.) reveals that the script for the much anticipated Deadpool film has been developed further and is said to

New Star Wars: The Old Republic novel in the works

While Drew Karpyshyn (Mass Effect, Neverwinter Nights), the lead writer for the popular MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic and author of the tie-in novel Revan, may not be with BioWare

Lucy Liu to play Watson in CBS’ New Sherlock Holmes Series

CBS has cast Lucy Liu to play Watson in their new Sherlock Holmes series, ‘Elementary’. Liu will be playing an ex-surgeon and former NYPD consultant in this new series who

Brisk Bodega Cantina: Star Wars Episode I Art Show Photos

Just a few days ago, downtown Los Angeles played host to the Brisk Bodega Cantina: Star Wars Episode I Art Show to hype up the re-release of Episode I in

DIY Dungeons & Dragons dice gauntlet

Imagine that you’re at your weekly Dungeons and Dragons game. As you’re looking through your dice pouch, you realize that you’re missing your twenty-sided dice. Or perhaps your beloved pet