Just a few minutes ago, I was told that I am a confusing person. Upon asking for clarification, I was informed that the reason for the statement was that I love sci-fi and fantasy, but I am not a Discworld fan. I am still thinking of why this is the case, as I have attempted [...]
“Do you know about the kids behind the Iron Curtain who put together their own gaming consoles not to be cool, but because they could not afford them otherwise? Or that the Yugoslavian scientist Nikola Tesla, the biggest “geek” in history, got celebrated by having factories named after him? Would you like to know why [...]
It’s been a while since we’ve discovered a cool thing related to the Periodic Table. I think Theo Gray’s awesome periodic table is the most recent I’ve written on the topic, but today brought about a new discovery: a book by Bunpei Yorifuji, a Japanese artist who seems to have a fascination with chemistry as well. [...]
Sheldon Cooper may hate the guts of Wil Wheaton, but that does not change the fact that in the real world, this geek celebrity has a huge following. Okay, well, there may be some who may not be that enamored by Wil Wheaton, but still… If you think Wil Wheaton is the [insert whatever word [...]
What if Bruce Wayne wrote a manual describing how he became Batman? That’s the premise behind Brandon Snider’s The Dark Knight Manual from Insight Editions, a gorgeous coffee table book that’s filled to the brim with removable extras.
Okay, so Father’s Day 2012 is still several weeks from now, but it never is too early to prepare, is it? If you’re a geek dad, or you’re a geek son, this book is perfect bed time reading. I just discovered Jeffrey Brown’s Darth Vader and Son (Star Wars (Chronicle)), and I think that any [...]
At ForeverGeek, we love to see what book-lovers do with books. We’ve seen books carved into landscapes. We’ve seen a book library that rolls. We’ve even seen classic comic book covers turned into stained glass. Check this one out: a Colombian artist stacked a ton of books to create this incredible self-supporting dome.
You probably have your own list of science fiction must-reads. While I am pretty sure that our lists will have some common titles, differences are also to be expected. And if you are still looking for suggestions on what science fiction title to pick up next, here is something that you might want to check [...]
Now this is what I call recycling. Artist Guy Laramee uses old, outdated books (like obsolete editions of Encyclopedia Britannica) as his medium, carving and sand-blasting jaw-dropping landscapes into them.
Artist Jamie Smart has been drawing intricate, elaborate “Where’s Waldo?” style pictures featuring Doctor Who‘s title character for a new UK magazine called Doctor Who Monster Invasion, and now Penguin Books has combined many of her 20+ images into a single tome. Let’s take a peek inside…