Star Trek: The Coloring Book!

I had great fun at the recent Star Trek Las Vegas convention giving people printouts of scans of some classic Star Trek coloring books. The reactions were priceless, because some of these coloring book pages were… well, INSANE. Here’s a sampling! Print…

The TARDIS control console!

Next time you are stuck in a TARDIS and need to figure out how to pilot it, fear not! Just print out the following helpful instructions from the Doctor Who Technical Manual and be sure to have them on-hand! Of…

Welcome to Geek Ephemera!

It’s another time-wasting project from yours truly! Geek Ephemera (aka GeekEphemera.com) will collect the odd, the weird, and the stuff that was never designed to last. Coloring books! TV ads! Posters! Other oddness! You’ll see it here, thanks to my…

Happy 50th Anniversary Goldfinger!

Fifty years ago today, the third James Bond film – Goldfinger – was released to the world. It was a smash hit, and while recognized by many as the “best” Bond film… it actually made less money than the follow-up Thunderball made a year later. I’ve written about Goldfinger before – here’s my critical appraisal – and so I won’t add too many words on top of that, except to say that I can’t believe it’s been half a century since it came out. Wow.

Here’s the title sequence, and the amazing Shirley Bassey belting out that classic theme song:

 

And here’s a great documentary on the making of the film:

 

My contributions to the awesome #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly hashtag

Twitter exploded with lots of witty tweets using the #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly this weekend and I had to join in. Here’s my favorite: Young man seduced by religious radicals into committing act of terrorism; thousands killed. #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly pic.twitter.com/59UwVC8PTc — Star Wars Reactions…