Zachary Levi to Host ‘Geeks Who Drink’ Game Show

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Zachary Levi sure is keeping busy! Syfy announced today that Zac will executive-produce and host a new game show for the network called Geeks Who Drink through his company, The Nerd Machine. The weekly series is based on the pub trivia contest of the same name, which has become a nationwide phenomenon with more than 25,000 people participating in over 600 bars across ...

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Friday Five: Where to See the Cast of Chuck

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Chuck‘s final episode aired more than three years ago, and since then the cast has been mighty busy. Let’s check in and see what they’re up to now, shall we? 1. Zachary Levi Zac’s next role is a guest turn as Abraham Lincoln in Deadbeat on Hulu, starring his podcasting buddy Tyler Labine. But the big news is that Zac is returning ...

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Friday Five: Chuck Musical Montages

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This week’s Friday Five comes to us from Ernie, one of the fine folks leading intelligent discussions about Chuck over at Chuck This Blog.  A montage is described as a technique in film editing in which a series of short shots are edited into a sequence to condense space, time, and information. A musical montage (my definition) is one that is ...

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Chuck Soundtrack Preview + Tim Jones at WonderCon

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The official Chuck soundtrack drops a week from today, and Varèse Sarabande Records has just released a three-minute sneak peek at the music on the album. Check it out. Also, if you’re heading to WonderCon this weekend, Tim Jones will also be signing autographs at WonderCon in Anaheim, California on Saturday, April 4th from 3PM – 4:30PM in the Varèse Sarabande ...

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Friday Five: Fan Fiction – Charah Stories

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This week’s Friday Five comes to us from atcDave, Chuck fanfiction guru and all around nice guy. You can usually find him hanging out at Chuck This Blog.  Chuck and Sarah’s romance is very much the heart of the show. This is even truer for fan fiction. Even the very earliest works were usually very optimistic about our favorite couple. So ...

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Friday Five: Books That Define Chuck Characters

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This week’s Friday Five comes to us from G. Walter Bush, author of Unpacking Chuck. He’s currently working on a follow-up volume, coming later this year. 1. Chuck inserting Roark Industries schematics in & “reading” Brian Vaughan’s Ex-Machina Echoes Chuck’s desire to have Intersect removed from brain and no longer be a walking computer. 2. Jeff reading Flowers for Algernon Echoes ...

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Friday Five: Best Firefly References

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One of the reasons Liz and I were so excited about Chuck way back before the pilot was even filmed was the casting of Adam Baldwin as John Casey. We were both fans of his before, especially from his role as Jayne Cobb in Joss Whedon’s (sadly) short-lived series, Firefly. Apparently the Chuck writers were also fans of Firefly, because ...

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Friday Five: Songs That Still Remind Me of Chuck

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This week’s Friday Five comes from longtime ChuckTV contributor/recapper Cay. Take a musical walk down memory lane. Recently, I was listening to the radio and Bon Jovi’s “Blaze of Glory” came on. I realized that my first association was with a certain Jeffster music video. Thinking about it, I realized that even 3 years after the final episode, there are a number ...

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Chuck Soundtrack Coming in April!

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It’s not a movie or a sixth season (no news on the former, no chance on the latter), but Chuck fans have something new to look forward to: the Chuck official soundtrack finally has a release date! Tim Jones announced via Facebook today that the soundtrack will be available April 7, 2015. (Pre-order here.) Currently it’s only listed in CD ...

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Friday Five: Fan Fiction – One Shots

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This week’s Friday Five comes to us from atcDave, Chuck fanfiction guru and all around nice guy. You can usually find him hanging out at Chuck This Blog.  One Shots are single chapter short stories.  This is a perfect way to get started on reading fan fiction, and there are many excellent one shots to choose from in this fandom. ...

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Friday Five: Chuck Metaphors & Symbols

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This week’s Friday Five comes to us from G. Walter Bush, author of Unpacking Chuck. He’s currently working on a follow-up volume, coming later this year. 1. The Waterlilies painting in “Tango” “Waterlilies” serves as a metaphor for Chuck’s inverted reality in the murky and deceiving espionage world into which he has been thrust, as well his blossoming romance with Sarah in the show’s ...

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Friday Five: Things In Chuck I Think Differently About

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This is a guest post from Joe Buckley, a longtime Chuck fan and regular contributor at Chuck This! blog. Well, this started off as “Five Chuck Episodes I’ve Changed My Mind About”. But then, I realized this was going to be a hard topic. After all, I feel very much the same about both my favorite and least favorite episodes. ...

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Friday Five: Animal Guest Stars on Chuck

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Mel’s Note: This is a rerun from 2011. It’s one of my favorite Friday Five lists, so I thought it would be fun to revisit. This week’s Friday Five is a fan submission, and it’s too adorable not to share. The humans on Chuck get a lot of attention, but what about the animal co-stars? Chuck fan Obleebah submitted his ...

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First Look at Zachary Levi in ‘Heroes Reborn’

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During the Super Bowl, NBC gave us our first look at Zachary Levi in the upcoming Heroes reboot, Heroes Reborn. In the brief teaser, titled “Aurora”, we see a little girl who appears to have the power to control the cosmos. Horn-Rimmed Glasses turns to the camera, then the camera shifts and we see a man in a parka watching ...

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Friday Five: Disguises Casey Wore

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The undercover disguises on Chuck provided lots of visual comedy, especially when Casey was involved. Stoic and serious most of the time, it seems like the show took great delight in putting him in silly disguises. Herewith, five of my all-time favorite Casey disguises. 1. Casey is a Nerd (“Chuck vs. the Dream Job”) After making fun of Chuck, Morgan, ...

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