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First Look at California Adventure’s ElecTRONica

Recently we ran story about how Disney was planning to include a new TRON area in California Adventure. Today Disney Parks Blog released new concept art for the upcoming Tron

Portal Bookends

Show your love for Aperture Science by keeping your books from falling off the shelves with these Portal Bookends. Portal fan TriangleMen, took some of his spare time to create

Crazy Costumes, Flying Machines…It Must Be FLUGTAG!

Flugtag in German means “Flying Day.” Recently, the 2010 Red Bull Flugtag took flight at Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor. More than 100,000 people attended the event and Nerd Reactor was

The Power of Morphicon: Smoking Out with Jason David Frank

Sometimes big conventions like Comic-Con lose a lot of the personal touch due to the massive hordes of people that over crowd the convention, leaving many feeling like herded cattle

SoCal Theme Parks Hold Wallets Hostage: Fall 2010 – Summer 2011 Guide: Secret Tron Ride, Bizzaro Revamp & More

I hope you’ve all seen Chevy Chase in his classic role as Clark; father of 2, wonderful husband, and witty family guru. Clark had the family, the money, and the

Miniature Car Models and Buildings Come to Life

At first glance, when I looked at the images, I thought these were real cars. But it turns out it’s the work of Michael Paul Smith, miniature car model and

A Schwarzenegger Comic Book?

It’s official, Arnold Schwarzenegger finally appears in his own comic book titled “Political Power: Arnold Schwarzenegger.” The Bluewater Productions book sells for $3.99 and is written by Justin Peniston. It

LOST Prop Auction Brings in Over $1.5 Million

This past weekend at the Santa Monica Municipal Airport in the Barker Hangar, the two-day LOST prop auction was held. The auction had a staggering 1,174 lots that drew an

“Bourne” Director Doug Liman to Direct All You Need Is Kill

Doug Liman has helmed some great films which include Swingers, Go, The Bourne Identity, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. His one slip up I would consider is Jumper. In any event,

Gamer Sues Developer Because a Game was “Too Addicting”

Yes, you read that title correctly. Wired recently reported that Hawaiian resident, Craig Smallwood, claims that South Korean based NCsoft should pay an undisclosed sum of money for damages on

Nerdzilla, King of the Geeks! Nerd Reactor’s Mascot Arrives!

Here he is in all his nerdy reptilian glory! Nerdzilla is here to conquer the world, or at least, try to live a normal life in it. Not much can

Remix: Street Fighter 2 Beatbox

Music in video games have existed for as long as we can remember and has really taken off since the 8 bit days, when it was all in midi form.

2D Fighters are Back, but Not in the Arcades of America

With the recent announcement of Street Fighter X Tekken, the highly anticipated Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and the overwhelming success of Street Fighter IV, it’s hard not to acknowledge that

American Ninja Warrior 2 Tryouts at Venice Beach and Makoto Nagano Interview!

The title says it all!! Two weekends ago we were invited out to Venice Beach, California, to film the tryouts of American Ninja Warrior 2. What else could we ask

The Rock Returns to the WWE

During an interview with Mix 104, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson talked about his upcoming roles in Faster, Fast Five, and his plans to return to the wrestling ring. This summer

Magajin.com: The Anime & Manga Version of DeviantART

Anyone who is a fan of DeviantART, anime or manga, will enjoy this site.  It’s a global community of artists that are a bit of an otaku to say the

J.J Abrams New Super 8 Viral Site, That Crazy Jew!

The world got a glimpse of the new J.J Abrams and Steven Spielberg film Super 8 and not too long after the first viral website http://www.scariestthingieversaw.com/ arrived. Rocket Poppeteers, newspaper images, and John

Modern War Gear Solid: The Greatest Crossover Ever

Two of the greatest soldiers of our time team up to take down an evil corporation, Activisun. After acquiring Outer Haven, Liquid Ocelot and Makarov are creating a new ultimate

Japan & U.S. Celebrate 50-Year Alliance with New Manga

The U.S. Armed Forces that are stationed in Japan are doing a collaboration with the creators of the “Martian” manga to celebrate the 50-year alliance between the 2 nations. The

Konami DDR PS3 Release Party – Culver City, CA

Konami DDR PS3 Release Party – Culver City, CA What’s better than Maids playing DDR? Playing DDR with Maids! Last Thursday night, Nerd Reactor headed down to the Royal/T Maid