Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a B.A. in psychology from UCLA and an M.A. in international relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    The Week in Geek – I Guess Disney Owns Pop Culture Now

    Too busy to keep up on all things geeky this week? We’ve got you covered with the trailers, merch, and news coming out of the week that was! Disney buys much of 21st Century Fox Well, it’s official. After intermittent talks throughout the last couple of months, Disney has locked in their acquisition of nearly […]

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    Five Terrific Tech Gifts Under $100

    This post is sponsored by Walmart and SheKnows Media. Holiday gift shopping can get frustrating — the best gifts are tech gifts, but most of them are so expensive! If you’ve got a lot of people to shop for, the whole situation can leave you feeling trapped, stressed, and without those good holiday vibes. So, is […]

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    Disney Princesses Find Their Perfect Eevee Matches in this Crossover Art Series

    What are the spirit animals of Disney princesses? Now we know! Fan artist Eric Proctor, who did that great series of Grumpy Cat invading Disney movies, has also done a whole series of Disney princesses pairing up with the most adorable Pokémon — the Eeveelutions! Proctor worked with fellow DeviantArt user Flying-Fox to make the series — and seeing as […]

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    Here’s What We Were Searching for on Google This Year

    The year’s almost over! Time to look back on 2017 and — hm. OK. Well, maybe that’s not the most pleasant exercise, but let’s make the most of it! This year saw some pretty great stories in the world of tech and geekdom, and as is the 21st century way, it’s all been chronicled and packaged […]

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    16 Marvel Gift Ideas That Will Make You a Holiday Superhero

    We’re halfway through December, and that means the pressure is on to finish off your holiday shopping before you start buying desperation gifts. Good thing our superpower is having a really bad shopping addiction! That’s a terrible superpower, but Marvel heroes have great superpowers, and with great superpowers comes great merch. Here’s the good stuff […]

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    These Disney Princess Fighters Are Armed and Dangerous!

    For a long time, Disney rightfully caught heat for constantly making their princesses in need of rescuing. They’ve obviously changed course since those early days (hi Moana!), but just for kicks (and punches), one fan artist decided to take things to the other extreme! Josh McMahon dreamed up a series of Disney princesses ready to […]

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    Tonight’s Meteor Shower is a Perfect Opening Act for The Last Jedi

    Hyped for The Last Jedi on Friday? So is the Solar System. Tonight, the whole planet is getting treated to what might be the best meteor shower ever! If The Last Jedi lives up to the rave reviews it’s been getting so far, it’s pretty much going to be the best space week since the last time […]

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    Not One, But Two Awesome Harry Potter Mobile Games are Coming in 2018

    Remember when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II came out, and we were all excited but also super bummed about that being the end of Harry Potter? Dark times. Six years later, we’ve managed to avoid the worst timeline. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was great and just the first of five movies, […]

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    The 19 Most Logical Gifts for Star Trek Fans

    All is right with the universe — Star Trek is back on TV! Well, it’s kind of back on TV. Does CBS’ subscription service count? Point is, we’d prefer not to have to pay an extra $6 per month to watch Star Trek: Discovery, but we’re not going to grumble too loudly. If you’ve got a Trekkie […]

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    22 Magical Holiday Gifts for the Harry Potter Fans in Your Life

    Holidays not magical enough for you? A little Harry Potter goodness will change that! If you’ve got a Potterhead in need of the perfect holiday gift, you’re in luck — with Fantastic Beasts turning into a full five-movie series and the news that Niantic is creating a Pokémon Go-like Harry Potter game due out next year, Harry Potter mania […]

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    Watch Disney Princesses Become Stunning Fashion Models in this Fan Art Series

    What would happen if Disney princesses got up on the catwalk and started vogueing out like virtually no one else before? Probably a lot like what Mexican artist Guillermo García Meraz has cooked up — his series of Disney princesses working the highest of fashion is done in a style all his own! His fashion inventions are […]

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    18 Perfect Last-Minute Gifts for the Dedicated Whovian in Your Life

    Alright, maybe it’s not exactly last minute, but with holiday shopping season starting in October, it kinda feels like it! Also, if you’re ordering stuff online and not from Amazon, right now might be last minute! And unfortunately, the Doctor isn’t going to swoop in and TARDIS you off to a time when you could’ve […]

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    3 Huge Tech Mergers That Happened in 2017, and 3 That Didn’t

    We had gotten used to seeing big-name tech mergers coming at us non-stop, but not so much this year! While there were plenty of companies being sold behind the scenes this year, there were only a handful that changed things dramatically for us! The bigger stories by far were the mergers and acquisitions that didn’t […]

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    Geek Out in Style With These Gloriously Geeky Ugly Christmas Sweaters

    It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s time to don the pinnacle of high fashion — the ugly Christmas sweater! Come December, it’s the tackier the better, and boy has the internet outdone itself this year. We’ve found loads of geeky Christmas sweaters, and we’ve managed to narrow it down to the ones that will […]

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    Funko Frenzy – Stranger Things, a Bunch of Glitter, and More!

    Got a shelf (or room) dedicated to Funko figurines? Then we’re guessing you get as excited as we do for new Funko releases — and they come fast and furious these days. Funko basically has an iron grip on our wallets with their Pops and plushies, and they’re not letting go anytime soon. Here’s the good […]