The Five Greatest Beards That Never Were

beard collage

Dewaine Farria on the greatest thing a guy can do with his face.

One Man’s Journey to Know About Flow and Living by Feel


Ruwan Meepagala followed childhood dreams into discovering a whole new magic as old as life.

Dad Takes Toddler on Adventures Like No Other (Photos)

We were very proud of Lily for helping to blow up the Death Star. It’s a bit weird they gave her a toy instead of a medal, but that’s cool.

Thanks to Dan Gallagher’s sense of humor and ingenuity, his first-born daughter, Lily, has shared the screen with some of Hollywood’s biggest names—all before she’s out of diapers.

Star Wars Characters Meet “Happy” & Dance Party Ensues (Video)

dancing storm trooper

With a title like “Happy,” I found it hard to believe that Pharrell Williams’ makes-you-wanna-move hit could be improved upon…. Then Star Wars characters were added to the mix.

Child’s Play


Edie Weinstein wonders what a world would look like that spoke to and played
with children and not ‘boys’ and ‘girls’.

My Five Favorite Film Trailers!


Simms Jr. geeks out, and shares with you his favorite movie previews. Yes. Nerd Alert.

Nerd Nation

Good Men Project, Nerd Nation, Nerd Masculinity, Jackson Bliss,

Nerd and Otaku culture have helped men challenge and redefine masculinity. Jackson Bliss explores some of the powerful consequences of this subculture

7 Great Geek Gifts For Every Fandom


Looking for the perfect present for that special Geek in your life? Look no further.

Nerds as Gatekeepers and Chauvinists


Three women discuss the prevalence of men acting as gatekeepers to sci-fi and fantasy. Why does it happen? What does it feel like?

Darkness on the Edge of Town


Depression and PTSD may always be on the edges of your heart, but it’s how you deal with it that counts.

I Consider Myself Insanely Lucky


A humble toast: Scott Behson celebrates 10 years of marriage.

Star Wars: 1999 — A New Hope?


One of the best web artists working takes on the ultimate fan project: reimagining the Star Wars prequels.

Emperor Palpatine Was An Idiot


Alex Yarde wonders, what if the Galactic Empire didn’t invest the time and resources to build those Death Stars?

How Emperor Palpatine Taught Me Patience


Art Eddy wants to pass down to his children the lesson that not all things happen instantaneously.

Why I Didn’t Sign Up For the Military


One millennial admits why he never signed up for the military. It’s not because he doesn’t want to fight.

Why ‘Star Wars’ Still Matters


Scott Brady discusses German philosophy regarding the nature of morality—and how it all relates to Star Wars, of course.