Category Archives: Television

Geek Of The Week November 22, 2013

Geek Of The Week November 22, 2013

When Canadian headlines captivate the world, they normally involve moose, sharks, beavers, or maple syrup. And then, there’s Rob Ford. Not only does he admit to smoking crack, but he also makes comments about his oral sex life that just beg for being included in late night talk show hosts punchlines. And, then there is the Canadian way of poking fun at our own headline news. CBC’s 22 Minutes has been dedicating a lot of time to Rob Ford. This week, 22 Minutes presented this hilarious parody of “The Fox,” titled, “What Does Rob Ford Say?”Continue

10 Amazing Cross-Stitch Patterns to Celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

10 Amazing Cross-Stitch Patterns to Celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

Thanks to a couple of hiccoughs, the server migration is taking a little bit longer than expected to complete. Another day, or so, and all the kinks should be ironed out. To tide you over until that moment arrives, I thought maybe you’d be interested in a list I created at Quirk Books, to celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th, that contains 10 amazing and geeky Doctor Who cross-stitch patterns.Continue

The Winner Of The ‘Phineas and Ferb: Animals Agents’ DVD Giveaway Is…

The Winner Of The ‘Phineas and Ferb: Animals Agents’ DVD Giveaway Is…

Friday, March 8, 2013, at 23:59, the Phineas and Ferb: The Perry Files – Animal Agents DVD by Marie Brennan giveaway, courtesy of Disney Canada, closed. Five people entered. Using a random number generator, I drew one numbers. The numbers was five. The winner is Katharine! Katharine has already been notified by email, and she should receive herContinue

‘Phineas And Ferb: Animal Agents’ DVD Review

‘Phineas And Ferb: Animal Agents’ DVD Review

Last week was the release of Phineas And Ferb: The Perry Files – Animal Agents on DVD. How well do you really know your pet…or ANY animal? Behind a cute and/or cuddly exterior there may lurk a cunning crime-fighter with a brown fedora, a top-secret identity and a license to thrill! Meet the heroic Animal Agents ofContinue

Win 1 Copy of ‘Phineas & Ferb: Animal Agents’ DVD – Residents of Canada Only

Win 1 Copy of ‘Phineas & Ferb: Animal Agents’ DVD – Residents of Canada Only

Today is the release of Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files – Animal Agents on DVD. To mark this occasion, Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada is giving a copy of the DVD to one Canadian Geeky Pleasures readers. The DVD includes a spy kit plus binoculars. Before I get to the giveaway details, here isContinue

How Do They Do It? Behind the Scenes of Award Shows – Guest Post by Eric Halberg

How Do They Do It? Behind the Scenes of Award Shows – Guest Post by Eric Halberg

An industry has been built around celebrity watching and entertainment news. Nowhere is this most evident than when you watch awards shows; you devote around three hours of your evening to watching your favorite actor, singer, or personality, seeing how everyone’s dressed and listening to whatever very cool music is featured. But as you mightContinue

Majesco Entertainment and FremantleMedia Enterprises Announce Partnership to Bring American Idol Games to Market

Majesco Entertainment and FremantleMedia Enterprises Announce Partnership to Bring American Idol Games to Market

EDISON, N.J., – June 13, 2012 – Majesco Entertainment (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, and FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the commercial and brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, today announced a strategic partnership to develop and produce interactive games based on the Emmy nominated American Idol television series. Under theContinue

The Winners Of The ‘Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files’ DVD Giveaway are…

The Winners Of The ‘Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files’ DVD Giveaway are…

On June 8, 2012, at 11:59 pm PDT, the Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files giveaway closed. 14 people told me about what they love about Phineas & Ferb. Using a random number generator, I chose three numbers. The numbers were 9, 11, and 12. That means Elemental, Hal Thompson, and Peter will each be receiving a copyContinue

‘Phineas and Ferb: The Perry Files’ DVD Review

‘Phineas and Ferb: The Perry Files’ DVD Review

They’re brothers. They’re curious inventors. They like to have fun. They have a sister who lives to try and get them into trouble. Shenanigans and hijinks follow them where ever they go. They are Phineas and Ferb. And they have a pet platypus named Perry. Phineaus and Ferb: The Perry Files highlights the adventures of PerryContinue

Win 1 of 3 Copies of ‘Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files’ DVD – Residents of Canada Only

Win 1 of 3 Copies of ‘Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files’ DVD – Residents of Canada Only

Tuesday, June 5, 2012, is the release of Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files on DVD. To mark this occasion, Walt Disney Motion Pictures Canada is giving a copy of the DVD to three Canadian Geeky Pleasures readers. Before I get to the giveaway details, here is a little bit about the DVD: [quote] While Phineas andContinue

Jennifer L. Hartstein, PsyD Talks About 'Princess Recovery' On The CBS Early Show

Today, Dr. Jennifer L. Harstein appeared on CBS’ Early Show to discuss her just released book, Princess Recovery: A How-To Guide to Raising Strong, Empowered Girls Who Can Create Their Own Happily Ever Afters. As the title suggests, the book is about how to raise strong and empowered girls. The media puts a lot of pressureContinue

Boldly Going For 45 Years. Happy Anniversary, Star Trek

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know how important Star Trek is to me. Today at GeekMom, and cross-posted to Wired’s GeekDad, I wrote about the impact Gene’s vision had, and continues to have, on me. Instead of writing a different post specifically for Geeky Pleasures, I’m going to copyContinue

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