Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Soniclean Vacuum Cleaner: Light and Easy to Use

handheld hose jammed with pine needles

How do you test a vacuum? You sic it on the Christmas clean-up. Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Frozen

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Want behind-the-scenes tales of the making of Frozen? Stay tuned to GeekDad. Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Newton’s Football: Science Through the NFL

NEWTON'S FOOTBALL cover

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Wireless Network: Separate Router or Combo Unit?

Linsys/Cisco Router

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

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

miyazaki, studio Ghibli

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

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Superhero Thermos Sets Can Geek Up School Lunches

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Need to geek up the school lunches? Thermos has lunchboxes, bottles and jars for that. Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Dragonwriter: Family, Fans and Writers Pay Tribute to Anne McCaffrey

The cover to Dragonwriter, edited by Todd McCaffrey, art by Michael Whelan

A tribute to Anne McCaffrey is also a history of SF and fandom. Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

ConnectiCon: The Con for Web Celebrities

Doug Walker and the eldest son, cosplaying as Bobby From  Supernatural

ConnectiCon: the future of entertainment is on the web. Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Powerocks Super MagicStick: Handy

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The Super MagicStick is simple and efficient, despite a name that tends to sound more like another kind of device entirely. Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

The Turbo Prize Pack Giveaway

The Turbo Ultimate Prize Pack, courtesy Dreamworks Animation

Win some Turbo goodies: toys, soundtrack and backpack! Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.

Testing the Superman Toys: How Well Does He Fly?

Man of Steel Superman Movie Masters Superman photo by Corrina Lawson

The Man of Steel movie is a big hit. So how are the toys? Continue reading

Corrina Lawson

About Corrina Lawson

Corrina is a former newspaper reporter with a degree in journalism from Boston University. She is currently content director of GeekMom and a core contributor to its brother site, Geek Dad. She is the author of three stories in the alternate history Seneca series, Freya's Gift, Dinah of Seneca and Eagle of Seneca, and three stories in her superhero romance stories from Samhain, Phoenix Rising, Luminous and Phoenix Legacy. She is the co-writer of The GeekMom Book, was published by the Potter Craft division of Crown Publishing in October 2012.