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Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by her father at a very young age and has been a fan ever since. She has a deep love for Jane Austen novel adaptations, Period Dramas, and YouTube vlog-style novel adaptations. She also geeks out over Harry Potter, DC, Marvel, Disney, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Sherlock, In the Flesh, Star Wars, Star Trek, LOTR, Jurassic Park and Foreign Films. Lastly, Katie loves the theatre, music, novels, Disneyland, college football, baseball, and cycling.

Nerd-Con 2015 – A Convention for Nerds by Nerds

Nerd-Con 2015 is described as one of “the quickest growing Nerd Convention[s] in Southern California, for Nerds by Nerds.” According to the Nerd-Con Facebook page description, 4 Nerds came up with the idea to put on a nerd convention completely built from the ground up only by nerds. This idea spread into ...

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Marvel Gives Us Our First Peek at Agent Carter Season 2

Agent Carter Season 2 production is now under way and Marvel Entertainment was gracious enough to give Agent Carter fans their first peek at what is to come. Production’s begun on #Marvel's #AgentCarter Season 2 and we’ve got your first look from the set! pic.twitter.com/ny2e0v1i6x — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) September ...

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Arrow Season 4 Trailer has ARRIVED!!!!!!

Are you ready??????   Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by her father at a very young age and has been a fan ever since. ...

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Hello Sweetie

ATTENTION ALL WHOVIANS!  BBC America, BBC One, Doctor Who, and everyone else associated with Doctor Who made a rather large announcement today. BREAKING NEWS! Alex Kingston returns as River Song in the new season of #DoctorWho! http://t.co/6Ni1I4o82H pic.twitter.com/k29N1dXj6w — Doctor Who BBCA (@DoctorWho_BBCA) September 2, 2015 Here's another photo of Alex ...

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September 1st…. All Aboard the Hogwarts Express!

As any good Harry Potter fan knows, September 1st is a very important day. Today is the day we would head down to King’s Cross Station to Platform 9 3/4 to board the Hogwarts Express back home. Hogwarts will always hold a special place in the hearts of every Harry ...

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Show your Support for “Supernatural Fandom: The Movie”

I have been a fan of Supernatural since the show aired on The CW in 2005. When you really thing about it, 10 years is a long time for a show like this to be on the air. And I can proudly say that I have been there every step of the way, ...

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Wes Craven

Wes Craven, the master of horror films, passed away at the age of 76 after a long battle with brain cancer. We here at Temple of Geek would like to pass along our heart-felt condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed. Wes Craven was a genius when it came to ...

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Arrow Season 4 Trailer…..Will Break the Internet They Say.

On Tuesday, August 25th Arrow fans were give just a tiny glimpse of what to expect from the release of the Arrow Season 4 Trailer that will be released in the very near future. @MericlesHappen and I just watched the rough cut of the Arrow Season 4 trailer. Oh boy… — Marc ...

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‘Force Friday’ is coming to The Disney Store in Celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

On Thursday, August 27, 2015, Disney announced in a press release, [The] Disney Store is preparing to feel the Force on Friday, Sept. 4, in celebration of the global retail set date for [the release] of product[s] from the highly anticipated film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens The flagship Disney Store’s ...

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DOCTOR WHO SERIES 9 TRAILER HAS LANDED!

The new #DoctorWho trailer is here! The new season premieres Saturday, September 19th at 9/8c on @BBCAmerica.https://t.co/b0vfNxmHTr — Doctor Who BBCA (@DoctorWho_BBCA) August 12, 2015 Just The Doctor and Clara Oswald in the TARDIS like always!!!!!! Get ready Whovians. Missy is returning and some of our favorite Doctor Who villains ...

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We Still Miss You, Robin Williams

It has been one year since one of the most beloved actors and comedians passed away. Robin Williams was a giant among men. He was brilliant in everything that he had ever done, whether it was stand-up, drama, comedy, or an interview, he was just someone you couldn’t take your ...

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CONSTANTINE TO GUEST STAR ON ARROW THIS COMING SEASON!

The CW announced TODAY that Matt Ryan will be reprising his role as John Constantine to guest star on Season 4 of Arrow. Stephen Amell seems to be just as excited as we are for this announcement. Hey @mattryanreal… Welcome to Arrow!!! — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) August 11, 2015 I’m sure ...

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Pixar’s New Animated film “The Good Dinosaur”

Do you remember “The Land Before Time?” This adorable little Dinosaur reminds me so much of Little Foot. I’m so excited to see this movie. The interaction between the little caveman boy and the dinosaur is so damn adorable! Let us know what you think in the comments below.   ...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Official Trailer has been Released

The time has come to MARCH TOGETHER!!!!! All 13 Districts will rise together and turn their weapons toward Snow! WE WILL MARCH TOGETHER! Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to ...

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“Ugh, As If” – 20 Years Since Clueless was Shoving Disgusting High School Boys into the Bushes

It has been 20 years since Cher Horowitz and Dionne “Dee” Davenport came rolling into our lives…. So let us “totally pause” to appreciate just how much we loved and admired everything this movie from 1995 is and was and always will be. The Southern California lingo from the 1990’s: ...

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Crimson Peak

Do you believe in ghosts? Do you believe that a house that has survived for centuries can be just as alive on the inside as a person? Well, if you don’t then I hope you are ready because Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak is coming to theaters this October and this film ...

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The X-Files….We Want to Believe!

Yesterday, FOX was sneaky and released the first footage from the upcoming  revival of The X-Files that will air on FOX starting January 24, 2016. Are you ready to start believing again? We are! Enjoy Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former ...

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Walt Disney’s Dream Theme Park 60 Years Later

On July 17, 1955, Walt Disney stood on Main Street, U.S.A in the center of Town Square before 28,000 people and made one of the most iconic speeches in Disneyland history and officially opened the Disneyland gates to the world. To all who come to this happy place, Welcome. Disneyland ...

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New Fantastic 4 Trailer!

Fresh New Trailer released yesterday! Check it out! Movie hits theaters August 7th! Tell us what you think! Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by ...

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Once Upon a Time Season 5 – The Dark Swan is Coming… oh and a Quest to Find Merlin

This past weekend, in case you missed it, was San Diego Comic Con and with this most auspicious event comes the previews and sneak peeks of what is TO come this year in the world of Television. Once Upon A Time, once again returned to Hall H for a nice ...

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One of the Most Memorable Queen Moments Happened 30 Years Ago

On July 13, 1985, Queen performed in a duel-venue concert known as Live Aid 1985. This concert was organized to raise funds for the relief of the ongoing Ethiopian Famine. The 2 venues that hosted the event were Wembley Stadium in London and John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia. Combined the live concerts had 172,000 ...

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Goosebumps! A NEW MOVIE!

Are you ready for something old and something new? Did you have a love for horror books that were written for children? Are you a R. L. Stine fan? Well my friends. The time is now. GOOSEBUMPS IS BACK!!!!! Jack Black appeared on Good Morning America this morning and he ...

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An Unfortunate Series

Netflix announced in the Fall that they will be taking the Bestselling Book Series, Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” and creating a highly anticipate new Netflix’s Original Series. On Sunday, a YouTube user “Eleanora Poe” posted a teaser trailer for the new series called “An Unfortunate Trailer.” The ...

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TO THE U.S OF A!

The United States of America day of Independence! That is why we are here. 239 years ago the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence declaring themselves a new nation and no longer a part of the British Empire. HELLS YEAH FREEDOM! In celebration, the Geeks of Temple of Geek ...

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BACK TO THE FUTURE!

Today marks the 30th Anniversary of, in my opinion, one of the greatest Sci-fi comedy action movies ever created! The concept even now is MIND BLOWING! I have a deep, deep love for this film! Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future was released in theaters July 3rd, 1985. I may not ...

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Matthew Eberle of Eberle Cosplay

Meet Matthew Eberle. As a cosplayer, Matthew portrays quite a wide range of characters and quite brilliantly I might add. Each of his cosplays are very well thought out, creative, and elegantly put together. I am very impressed by how meticulous he is when it comes to each cosplay. Matthew takes ...

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Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie

Everyone had that one PowerRanger they always wanted to be. I was all about the Pink Ranger. Kimberly was everything I wanted to be when I was a kid. She was someone I could look up to. A powerful, female icon that rocked pink like no other. The Mighty Morphin’ ...

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It’s been 20 years since Apollo 13… The Movie.

Apollo 13 was an absolutely amazing film to watch. It is action packed and dramatic and it is a true story. Apollo 13 is a dramatic interpretation of the 1970 aborted Apollo 13 lunar mission that was adapted from a book written by Astronaut Jim Lovell and Jeffery Kulger. Directed by Ron ...

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Can You Paint with All the Colors of the Wind?

On June 23, 1995, Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Feature Animation released its 33rd Walt Disney Animated Classic. An animated musical romantic-drama entitled Pocahontas. This film is a fictionalized portrayal of a Native American “Princess” named Pocahontas and her encounter with Englishman John Smith and the Virginia Company when they first ...

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Happy Birthday Chris Pratt!

I know we are late to the party, but we always show up. Therefore, we would like to take a moment to wish the irreplaceable Chris Pratt a very Happy Birthday!!!!! Nothing like having a party with Ezma. Anyways, Chris Pratt. It has been an absolute honor watching him develop into ...

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GISHWHES…..What is that? How do you even pronounce that?

G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S – The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen The mastermind behind this insane Scavenger Hunt that I have been participating in for the past 2 years is Misha Collins. That would be the same Misha Collins from Supernatural. Our dear Castiel. But the real question is WHAT THE ...

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David Tennant became the Doctor 10 years ago TODAY

On June 18, 2005, the final episode of Doctor Who Series 1, Parting of the Ways, aired. This episode would make the end of Christopher Eccleston’s run as the Ninth Doctor and usher in a newly regenerated Doctor that would be destined to steal Rose Tyler’s heart. David Tennant finally landed the role ...

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Robin Williams’ Final Performance

Robin Williams has made us laugh, think, imagine, dream, and he’s even made us cry. He has been a significant part of our lives for a very long time and saying goodbye was one of the hardest things to do. It is still difficult knowing he is gone. As much ...

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The Secret Life of Pets – We Have Always Wondered

Have you ever wondered what your pets do once you leave the house for the day? Well, thanks to Illumination Entertainment we will get a glimpse into the daily lives of a group of pets living in a high-rise apartment building once their humans leave their homes for the day. This same studio ...

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Batman Forever 20th Anniversary

Batman has been a part of our lives for quite a long time, from the comic books, to the TV screen, to the big screen. He has been animated and reimagined in so many ways that we can find him everywhere and in any medium we want. The Batman symbol ...

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Disneyland’s Matterhorn Bobsleds’ Birthday Celebration

On June 14, 1959, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California opened the first tubular steel rollercoaster. The Matterhorn Bobsleds was the first rollercoaster of its kind, in so many ways. Not only was it a tubular steel track that allowed for tight twists and turns, but it had an advanced ...

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A Tim Allen Celebration

In 1995, an animated feature film created by Pixar was released to the world. This movie brought to life what a child’s imagination could only dream of. This movie also gave us two of the most iconic characters voiced by two well-known actors. When you think Toy Story, you think Buzz Lightyear ...

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Happy Birthday Chris Evans!

Today is absolutely a day worth celebrating… well in my personal opinion it is. Today, June 13th makes it the 34th birthday for our favorite Captain, Chris Evans! WOOHOO!!!! Chris Evans was born in Boston, Mass. to a very loving family that he talks about all the time. He has ...

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Happy Birthday Michael J. Fox

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL J. FOX!!!!! I know we are a day late to the party, but I think we can still celebrate the birth of such an amazing actor and activist even a day late. Michael J. Fox is one of my most favorite actors. He has been in so ...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Teaser has arrived!

It’s finally here! See the 1st Teaser Trailer NOW!!!! May the odds be ever in your favor! Let us know what you think. Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to ...

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Lifetime Achievement Award for Tim Curry

Last night at a Los Angeles viewing party for the Tony Awards, Tim Curry was honored with The Actors Fund Lifetime Achievement Award.    Tim Curry absolutely deserved this tremendous honor. Tim Curry’s public appearances have been rare since his stroke 2 years ago, so it is so wonderful to see him ...

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The Goonies… 30 Years Old!

Has it really been 30 years since the first time the world saw the Truffle Shuffle? It really has been. I know right. Time really flies. Richard Donner’s The Goonies was released June 7, 1985 and quickly became a fan favorite. Even 30 years later this film continues to be ...

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Ferris Bueller Took a Day Off 30 Years Ago….TODAY!

30 years ago today, young Ferris Bueller decided he needed a day off from school. Was he actually sick, eh, does it really matter? All that really matters is that he was a Senior in High School and he needed a day off with his girlfriend and best friend. I ...

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Celebrating 10 years of Captain Jack Harkness!

  COME ONE COME ALL!! Let us celebrate 10 years of the strikingly handsome Captain Jack Harkness!!! So what is the best way to celebrate this momentous occasion…. How about we hop into the TARDIS with The Doctor and travel back to when we first met Captain Jack? Captain Jack ...

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The New Adventures of Peter + Wendy Season 2!

Do you love the story of Peter Pan and Wendy Darling? Have you seen all the movies and read the book? Also how do you feel about YouTube vlog-style novel adaptations, like The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Emma Approved? Well if you love Peter Pan and Wendy and you have seen all ...

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Eddie Redmayne is Newt Scamander!!!!

CALLING ALL HARRY POTTER FANS!!!!!!! GUESS WHAT??????? Eddie Redmayne has officially been announced as the leading man in the new Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Eddie will be playing Newt Scamander who is the Wizarding World’s most prominent magizoologist. Scamander has spent his life traveling the ...

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Supernatural 10×21 “Dark Dynasty” Recap

This last weeks episode welcomed back 2 beloved characters: Cas & Charlie Bradbury And introduced us to an entire family of creepy monsters who were probably properly human at one time. The Styne Family – formerly known as the Frankenstein Family, that was until Mary Shelly visited their castle and wrote a ...

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Jurassic World Trailer #2 – Just Released Today!

Check this out! Let us know what you think!   Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by her father at a very young age and ...

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