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David Tennant and Michael Sheen Look So Good in Good Omens

Composite: David Tennant at Wizard World Columbus 2017 (Photo by GabboT), Michael Sheen at BIFA Award award (via Wikimedia Commons) An adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s joyful apocalypse tale, Good Omens is finally happening. It’s been in the works in one form or another for years, but now we have photo evidence of its existence. It’s happening. For real. It has actors with costumes and everything. David Tennant plays the demo...
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David Bradley to Return as First Doctor in Audio Adventures

There are certain perks that come along with resembling a famous dead actor: For David Bradley, they include an ongoing Doctor Who gig. Set to reprise his role as William Hartnell as the First Doctor, Bradley will lend his voice to a series of Big Finish audio tales . Volume one, starring the First Doctor and his iconic companions Ian Chesterton (Jamie Glover), Barbara Wright (Jemma Powell), and, of course, granddaughter Susan (Claudia Gran...
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This Cat Cafe Train Took Off On Its First Journey and Saved Tons of Cats

via instagram.com/yoro_railway/ All aboard! Climb on this purr-fect train if you want to someday snuggle up with Yoro Railway’s very first Cat Cafe Train , a special one-day event that allowed cat owners and cat fans alike to hang out with a train full of cats. Yes, small cats, fat cats, beautiful cats, mean cats, all kind of cats on board, all rescue cats that are in need of tender loving care. The babies attracted 80 people who purchased ...
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Curbing Toxic Behavior is Slowing Down Overwatch Updates, Says Blizzard

If you’ve ever played games online, then you’ve no doubt experienced players who behave in a toxic manner. “Shit talking” is par for the course in online games, but some take things too far by going out of their way to harass one another. A giant game like Overwatch has its fair share of asshole players, and Blizzard does its best to combat them. Unfortunately, it appears fighting trolls is having a direct impact on the actual game. In a re...
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This Japanese Dating Sim Aims to Help Women Choose Comfy Bras and Underwear To Sleep Better

Wacoal is one of Japan’s biggest lingerie companies, so its employees have to have some sort of idea as to what women like. At the very least they know what makes women feel comfortable. According to a survey Wacoal performed, over 20 percent of women have difficulty sleeping because of their breasts will move about during the night. Wacoal designed a special bra to help alleviate this problem (a very real issue for some of us, I might add)...
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Super Mario 64 is Now Playable Online Thanks to Modders

It’s things like this that make you appreciate the modding community. Super Mario 64 has always been a single player experience. Now, a group of fans have modded the Nintendo 64 classic to make it playable online. This Mario 64 online mod was created by Kaze Emanuar, Melonspeedruns, and Marshivolt. With the mod, users can get together online and play a variety of different activities. These include racing, fighting, and even hide-and-seek. ...
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Capaldi Hints at Clara’s Christmas Surprise: ‘You May See Her Again’

Will she or won’t she? The Whoniverse has been debating for months whether Jenna Coleman will return as Clara Oswald in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special. Well, Peter Capaldi may have just put an end to the rumors. Speaking at last week’s San Francisco Comic Con, the Twelfth Doctor suggested that fans “may” see the three-season companion again. In response to a young fan’s query about the fate of his fictional friend, Capaldi took a ...
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Xbox One X Now Available For Pre-Order, Scoop Up That Scorpio!

We saw it teased as Project Scorpio last year, we got to play it for ourselves at E3 this year, and finally this fall we’ll get to own the most powerful video game console yet when the Xbox One X launches November 7. After Microsoft’s Gamescom presentation in Europe pre-orders are now live for the (sort of) next generation Xbox. Can’t decide where to drop your $500 for the special, day one “Project Scorpio” edition of the Xbox One X? Here a...
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Rep the Merc With a Mouth With This Chimichanga-Tastic Deadpool Gift Guide

Everyone knows Deadpool, the merc with a mouth, and his zany adventures. He’s all about chimichangas, carnage, and getting the girl (when he’s not spouting absolutely insane catch phrases). He also happens to be one of the most popular characters out there, and for good reason. He’s absolutely hilarious, and so if you’ve got friends who absolutely dig Wade, you’ll want to make sure you hook them up with some of the best Deadpool-centric gif...
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People Are Falling All Over Themselves to Work for Studio Ghibli

Anime fans all over are rightfully excited about Hayao Miyazaki coming out of retirement to open Studio Ghibli once more and to make a brand new movie. But that’s not the only reason fans are in such a tizzy. The studio opening also came attached with a job opening to work at the new studio. Unsurprisingly, everyone in the world seems to want to work there. Wouldn’t you want to? It seems like absolutely everyone does, probably looking at th...
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Colin Trevorrow Fired From Star Wars Episode IX and Into the Sun

image via StarWars.com Colin Trevorrow is no longer directing the currently untitled Star Wars Episode IX, Disney and Lucasfilm announced today . So someone else will have to bring the latest Star Wars trilogy, full of fun and memorable characters like Rey and Finn and Constable Zuvio, to a close in December 2019. Someone else will also have to figure out how to handle the tragic death of Carrie Fisher when it comes to General Leia’s story....
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Impressive Fan Remake of Tomb Raider II is Now Playable

Lara Croft has been a staple in gaming for over 20 years now. As classic as some of her earlier Tomb Raider adventures were, they haven’t exactly held up graphically. Thankfully, a group of independent developers have taken it upon themselves to give an old Tomb Raider game a facelift. The results are quite astonishing. The game in question here is Tomb Raider II. A small team of devs led by chief developer Nicobass have worked on revamping...
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‘Doctor Who’ Comic Crossover Kicks Off With ‘Alpha’ Issue

Only when the fabric of the universe is threatened; when the laws of time, space, and all of reality start to break: Only on those dire days should different incarnations of the Doctor meet. Today is one of those days. Titan Comics on Wednesday kicked off its “epic” Doctor Who event with the first of eight chapters dropping over three months. Super accessible to new readers and a wonderful throwback for long-time fans, “Alpha” is a nonstop ...
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These Are The Last Jedi Lego Sets You’re Looking For

Another Force Friday is upon us, Geek readers, and it’s the perfect day for toy companies to reveal all their hot, new Star Wars merch! Lego’s getting in on the action with a whole slew of sets to celebrate the impending debut of The Last Jedi. Let’s start off with the biggest of the bunch, the First Order Star Destroyer. It’s a 1416-piece stud-blasting instrument of interstellar destruction. This should be a fun one to build — Lego’s other...
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Shenmue III Dev Says Game is Close to the Original, Promises Improved Faces

Things were quiet on the Shenmue III front for some time after it was announced in 2015. In recent weeks, we’ve gotten new information on the eagerly anticipated title thanks to Gamescom. During an interview at Europe’s biggest gaming convention, Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki gave additional details about the game’s progress. Shenmue II was released in 2001. The gaming landscape has changed considerably since that time. When Metro GameCentral a...
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Report: Higher Coffee Consumption Means Lower Risk of Death

Coffee drinkers don’t much care if the brewed beverage prolongs or shortens their life. They just want their daily dose of caffeine. Still, researchers continue to analyze the impacts of roasted coffee beans on humans. The latest report —an observational study presented this week at the annual ESC (European Society of Cardiology) Congress—suggests higher coffee consumption is associated with lower risk of death. Woo hoo! Every cappuccino, e...
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This Ghibli No Face Soy Sauce Bottle and Rice Scoop Will Have You Spirited Away To the Kitchen

via studio ghibli You can be the hero of your very own Studio Ghibli adventure with these kitchen accessories. If you’re ready to take responsibility for the fate of your cooking into your own hand, then equip yourself with this soy sauce bottle and rice scoop shaped in the likeness of Spirited Away’s No Face. Of course, if you’re not up for preparing food yourself, you can always gift these beautiful keepsakes to the chef of your heart’s d...
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Jared Garfield Joins ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Cast

Bradley Walsh may or may not be the Thirteenth Doctor’s new companion. But one thing’s for sure: Jared Garfield will play the First Doctor’s traveling mate this Christmas. The Hollyoaks star has been cast as Ben Jackson in the holiday special, “Twice Upon a Time,” according to the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine . Originally portrayed by the late Michael Craze, the Royal Navy seaman first turned up in 1960s serial “The War Machines”: De...
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Amazon To Lower Whole Foods Prices Starting Monday

Whole Foods lovers, rejoice: New parent company Amazon will begin lowering prices on grocery items starting Monday. The same day its $13.7 billion acquisition closes, the e-commerce giant plans to cut costs of organic fruit, vegetables, meat, spreads, etc. “We’re determined to make healthy and organic food affordable to everyone,” Jeff Wilke, CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer, said in a statement, tipping cheaper bananas, salmon, eggs, and g...
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Data Miners Discover 135 Gen 3 Pokémon in Pokémon Go

Outside of the disastrous Pokémon Go Live event , there hasn’t been much in the way of news about Niantic’s extremely profitable mobile game. Today, something was revealed that should make those still playing the title very happy. The latest patch for Pokémon Go didn’t exactly add much to last summer’s hit game. On the surface, at least. A collection of Pokémon Go trainers calling themselves The Siph Road dove into the patch’s data and disc...
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Report: FBI Urges Firms to Ditch Kaspersky Lab

The FBI is reportedly urging private sector businesses to ditch cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab. Long-held suspicions that Russian spies use the Moscow-based company as a global intelligence-gathering tool have put a strain on its relationship with the United States. Now, tensions are escalating as feds try to expunge Kaspersky products and services from various firms, according to CyberScoop , which cited “current and former senior US of...
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KO Boring Gifts With This Mortal Kombat Guide

The resurgence of fighting games over the last few years has been a great thing, bringing back a classic genre that encourages competition, hype, and salt. One of the coolest things about it is that the Mortal Kombat series has finally become a tournament-quality franchise with lots of depth to go with the blood and guts. If you’ve got a Kombat fan in your life, here’s a kombo of possible presents that will have them reeling. Sub-Zero Mask ...
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Rule The Starry Skies With This Gift Guide For Space Lovers

Space, the final frontier. These are the gifts chosen for those who enjoy looking up at the night sky and seeing nothing but endless possibilities. There’s practical stuff to find here, but there are also tools with which your favorite person can use to map out the sky. Check this gift guide for great ideas on what to give that person in your life whose head is always in the clouds. One day they’re going to go where no man has gone before. ...
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One-Handed Joy-Con Mod Makes Nintendo Switch Even More Convenient

The Nintendo Switch’s  signature modular design allows it to be played in a variety of configurations. You can play it as a handheld. You can play it propped up on a table. You can play it on your TV. You can play with a traditional controller or with two detached Joy-Con controllers or with a single sideways Joy-Con. However, even with all that adaptability, the Switch out of the box still can’t handle everyone’s accessibility needs. That’...
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Rick and Morty is Anime Now, Sorry

It’s been long overdue, but praise the heads in the sky because we’re now knee-deep in Rick and Morty season three. We have so many new jokes to reference. Szechuan sauce! Pickle Rick! Noob noob! However, like all things, eventually this euphoria will pass. After a painfully short number of weeks with new Rick and Morty episodes, we’ll once again be stuck in a one or two-year hell without new Rick and Morty. We’ve been through this before, ...
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Angelic is the Flying Monkey Book We Didn’t Know We Wanted Until Now

“Humanity’s long gone. Its memory lingers only as misunderstood rituals among mankind’s leftovers: the genetically modified animals they used and abused for eons. But for one young flying monkey, QORA, the routines are unbearable. All she wants is to explore. Instead, she’s expected to settle down, to become a mother… to lose her wings.” Flying monkeys, flying dolphins, a cult like Planet of the Apes society, super creepy mating vibes and a...
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AI Algorithm Remotely Monitors Sleep

Sleep is one of life’s most precious gifts—along with scented candles, tacos, and Barry Manilow. Yet millions of Americans lay awake each night, counting sheep and wishing for their insomniac hell to end. Sure, you could attach a bunch of sleep-monitoring sensors to yourself, but those will probably do more harm than good. The best alternative, it seems, comes down to science. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and M...
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Star Wars News: The Cast of The Last Jedi Hints at What to Expect and Donald Glover Talks Han Solo

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is only a few short months away, which means it’s time for some real concrete details to come out. Today’s Last Jedi news comes from  Entertainment Weekly , who just put up a massive cover story featuring interviews with the cast and director Rian Johnson. While they’re still understandably not revealing any specifics, they do give us a clearer picture of what the plot will look like. After the end of T...
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A Pair of NASA Jets Will Chase the Eclipse With Telescopes on Their Noses

Later this month, North America will be graced by one of the rarest astronomical phenomena — a total solar eclipse. These are, in a sense, actually common, and they cross over the oceans relatively frequently, for example. But this will be the first time North America has had a total eclipse one that cuts near plenty of major population centers in years. The next one won’t be until April 8, 2024, and then after that? Decades. While most of ...
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MCU News: A First Look at Cable, David Hasselhoff Raps and More

Ever since we learned that Josh Brolin was going to play Cable, we’ve been wondering what he’d look like. Sure, he’s in another popular series based on Marvel Comics, but his performance there is entirely CGI. Here, we’ll get to see his face. That makes a difference because Cable’s look is pretty iconic among X-Men fans. Early sketches of the character for Deadpool 2 looked promising, mostly because they looked like they’d be right at home ...
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