Articles written by Franky Branckaute

Handmade Mario and Princess Peach Bras. Get Your DIY Kit Out

Almost every day something new and geeky finds its way to an Etsy store and often it’s difficult to keep up with all new awesome items on Etsy – or we think they’re cool but just not cool enough. This time though, user SceeneShoes caught my attention with a serious of handmade bras ((No feminists […]

Star Wars Last Supper Shoot

I just recently did a Star Wars photoshoot in Central GA with the 501st Legion and some amazing models and wanted to submit my blog that shows some of my favorites for your site and would love to get in the magazine! I am planning a larger scale shoot mid year that will hopefully include […]

Star Wars Begins, The Filmumentary

Much has been written about Star Wars over the years. Now the making of documentary, filmumentary (?), by Jambedavdar is also finally online. Hosted at Youtube, the documentary consists of fourteen (14!) parts. You can thank me later for these awesome almost 140 minutes of your life you just enriched (or was it lost).

The Evolution of Email

Email has become an indispensable tool in the life of many and has revolutionised the way we communicate with the whole world and their three nephews. But did you know that the @ first appeared in 1885 already and that Yahoo Mail still the most used email platform is? With AOL Phoenix Mail and Facebook’s […]

The History of Online Video

The biggest change in the history of the internet has to be the emergence of video and streaming platforms over the last years. We here at FG obviously are big fans and stream anything we can get our hands on. Whether it’s a Youtube video or Hulu, using tools such as the built-in iPlayer on […]

Most Successful Movies

Of course here at ForeverGeek most of us are movie fans and we do know better than one can imagine that there’s more than Star Wars only. Luckily many movies don’t make it and are never featured here on FG because in all honesty… Hollywood does produce more crap than anything else. Nevertheless many movies […]

There’s A Periodic Table for That! 15 Geeky Periodic Tables

There’s a periodic table for that!(TM) Anyone who has read ForeverGeek for a while knows that we are big fans of periodic tables. Don’t believe me? We even have a periodic table tag. Although not every author in the history of FG totally element focused was and would gladly leave out the creation of a […]

Banksy Storyboard for The Simpsons Intro

There is no doubt about that if you take two popular topics, Banksy and The Simpsons, there’s at least one we do not write enough about here at ForeverGeek. The other we probably write too often about because who does not write about The Simpson anyway? It is a public secret that I am a […]

The iPad, I Know It’s Magic But I Just Don’t Get It

Some months ago some guru decided it was time to bombard the world with a new piece of hardware and make our bank account a little lighter. Much lighter. We had to do it, especially Mactards fanboys that we be… but I didn’t. I was tempted and almost raving about the new device and without […]

A Complex World: Language Families, Their Spread and Longevity

Did you know that every 14 days a language dies Most geeks love playing with language. Sadly too often too little is known about languages or the language families. While not everyone ought to be a polyglot, knowing more than one language is always a bonus. Having an insight in languages and their families can […]

Come Out of Your Feed Reader, Get off Twitter! Check Our New Design Out!

It has taken us a really long time to decide whether to redesign or not. In all truth I was asked early 2009 already if FG needed a new design but there was something about the old design. The brand that ForeverGeek is had grown and was really recognisable but… times have changed and our […]

Pardon The Mess: Hard at Work, Being Geek

Complete with teaser imagine of the on-going work for the ForeverGeek design realignment by Business Logs. Also Michael Lopp’s, AKA Rands, Being Geek book. Yes, that was a big mean affiliate link!

The Social Network Soundtrack by Trent Reznor and Atticus EP Now Available for Free

The Social Network, the movie poking fun at Mark Zuckerberg will be in theaters on October 1st, 2010 but the soundtrack will be released some days earlier already. Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails fame and Atticus have scored the soundtrack of the among geeks highly anticipated movie. In good old fashioned Trent Reznor lingo […]

Zynga Statistics: The World of Zynga Games, Demographics, Platforms and Timeline

The colleagues over the Blog Herald analysed the complete Zynga platform and returned some amazing numbers in a great infographic. The startup which was only launched in 2007 is said to be making north of $1 million per day already and has not stopped growing. With more than 360 million players, Zynga has grown to […]

The Best Use of Louis Vuitton Products You'll See All Week

There’s something totally wrong about Louis Vuitton and it’s not particularly the price tag. Who cares about price tags when there’s Dubai and hopefully soon Marvel Land or the huge amount of counterfeit articles making LV accessible to anyone who wants to inflate their own ego with some cheap fashion. The main problem with LV […]

Train Wreck Potential: Improving The Hoff

Has it ever happened to you that you thought ‘Whoa this is actually cool but how can I admit that it is to anyone?’. Yes? Great, because I’m really struggling with split feelings for this one. The problem’s simple: it involves a man known from things such as this. Or this and more recently this […]

Star Wars Race. I Want This. NOW!

Long time no see, right? Don’t worry, I’ve been bathing myself in even more Star Wars pr0n than I could remember to share with you. Sue me. But I’ll make up for it. Right now. Or maybe not yet, I think first I am going to watch the ‘War of The Stars’ grindhouse movie and […]

8-Bit Pixel Art with Music Producing Software Ableton

Argentinean DJ Zantho (Santiago Luini) has discovered what is probably the most amazing use of Ableton Live, the well-know and popular sound editing suite. In true FG fashion, DJ Zantho took true childhood heroes and converted them with Ableton to amazing ‘8-Bit artwork’. Among the awesome works: Donkey Kong, Mario, Darth Vader, Mega Man, Zero […]