About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Same Geek Channel Review: ‘Arrow’ Episode 312 “Uprising”

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It was the best of episodes, it was the worst of episodes. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

DC Comics Doesn’t Want a Feminist Wonder Woman

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While Marvel is positioning Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers and the new Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan to be 21st century female icons, DC Comics is pushing Wonder Woman back to the 19th. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

EMP Museum: Geekiest Place on Earth?

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The EMP museum may be the geekiest pop culture museum you’ll ever visit. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

An Inside Look at The Hunger Games

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With Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 now in theatres, actress Megan Hayes from Catching Fire offers an inside look at the dystopian series. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Penguins, Animated and Real, Always Entertaining

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The Bronx Zoo and the Penguins of Madagascar movie make for a great day. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Seattle’s Underground: More than Just a Kolchak Episode

A former's teller's office in what was once the first floor of a bank.

If you could lift off the top of the Seattle Underground, it would be as if you took off the Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Sonic the Hedgehog

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Why do kids love Sonic? My daughter provides some insight into why she loves these comics. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Daytona International Speedway Stadium Rebuild Is Halfway Home

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The reimagining of Daytona International Speedway is past the halfway point. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Portable Power: OtterBox Resurgence Battery Cases

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The OtterBox Resurgence case will give your phone enough power to last all day. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Ranking the Roller Coasters at Six Flags New England

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What’s the best ride at Six Flags New England? It’s not the one that spins riders when they’re 400 feet in the air. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Daytona Beach: The Beginnings

Original pavement taken from the two repavements of Daytona International Speedway

The Archives of the Daytona International Speedway are a trip back in time to man’s first attempt at land speed records. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Daytona International Speedway: Racing Into the Future

Ground floor escalators under construction, photo by Corrina Lawson

A glimpse into what it will be like to attend an event at Daytona International Speedway once the $400 stadium renovations are finished. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Predicting the Future: The New Daytona International Speedway

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The new stadium construction at Daytona International Speedway is a once-in-a-lifetime project that’s gone completely digital, using all the latest technology. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

The Only Living Boy: Kid vs. Monsters

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What if you were 12 years old, woke up, and found you had to survive in a world of monsters? Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

8 Reasons You Should Binge Watch Hill Street Blues: The Complete Series

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Never watched the pioneering police drama, Hill Street Blues? Now is your chance. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

An Unexpected Return in Batman: Eternal #2

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Batman: Eternal is the big new Batman story that may rewrite some things in Gotham. It kicked off last week with a story featuring yet another attempt to discredit Jim Gordon, as getting rid of Gotham’s honest cop is usually the first step to a criminal takeover. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

5 Villains Who Will Break Your Heart

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Villains who tug at the heartstrings more than they should. They don’t deserve to win, but seeing them lose isn’t as satisfying as you’d think it should be. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Geekmom Featured on NickMom Television Show Sunday Night

The geek crew of Corrina Lawson outside Forbidden Planet in New York City in November, just before filming the NickMom segment.

GeekDad Core Contributor Corrina Lawson and her four children will be featured in a episode of Take Me To Your Mother, which will air on NickMom this Sunday. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Sonic Boom Coming in the Fall

A screenshot from the upcoming Sonic Boom television series, copyright Sega.

Sega will be launching Sonic Boom this year, a new branch of the Sonic Universe complete with cartoon series, video games and lots of merchandise. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Eight Reasons to Appreciate the Opposable Thumb

The author's right thumb cast.

I know that opposable thumbs are what separates humans from most mammals. I always realized at an intellectual level they’re necessary for daily living. What I didn’t understand until my right thumb was put in a cast was how necessary they are for day-to-day life. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Newton’s Football: Science Through the NFL

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This is a book that will inform scientists about football, football fans about science, and entertain fans of both. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition: Overstuffed

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The Hobbit Extended Edition has 13 extra minutes but it’s the real treasures are in the appendixes. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Wireless Network: Separate Router or Combo Unit?

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Would a new Motorola Surfboard combination modem/router improve my current internet experience? Only in some ways. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

Author Anton Strout on Gargoyles, Gaming and Twins

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In this interview, author Anton Strout talks about his writing influences, why he’s so high on a charity called Worldbuilders, and about juggling parenthood, a day job and writing. Oh, and finding time for gaming in all that. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.

From Up on Poppy Hill: A Labor of Love for Miyazaki Father and Son

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Miyazaki father and son collaborate on a slice of life story set in Japan in 1963 that has a great deal of the Studio Ghibli visual magic. Continue reading

About Corrina Lawson

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. thought usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series.