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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Get Your Phorce Freedom Bag by Christmas

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This little bag promises to be lightweight and transformable (from backpack to messenger bag to briefcase), and it sports a hidden 15,000 mAh power bank that claims to keep two smart devices going for one week on a single charge. Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

The Joy of Specs Part 1 – I Was Framed!

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Join me, your humble Managing Editor, as I explore the latest offerings from Flexon frames in the first of three special sponsored posts. Continue reading

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About Z

Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Happy Birthday, MC Frontalot!

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Today the Godfather of Nerdcore Hip-Hop, the one and only MC Frontalot, turns 41. Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

GeekDad’s Celebrate #Rudolph50 Giveaway (Sponsored by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group)

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Celebrate Rudolph’s 50th Anniversary with six new books, a special hashtag and a GeekDad giveaway! Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Port Your Life With Keyport (Black Friday Deals Extended!)

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Black Friday deals from Keyport have been extended; put down that leftover turkey leg and get ported! Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Amazon Presents the Top 10 Misquoted Holiday Lyrics

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Celebrate the season with this list of yuletide musical missteps, and don’t forget that Amazon has special pricing on Kindle e-readers and Kindle Fire tablets all holiday weekend. Continue reading

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About Z

Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

TeeFury Discounts Everything for Black Friday

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There are a ton of t-shirt-a-day web retailers out there, and everyone has their favorite. Mine, for example, is TeeFury, a site that just happens to have a great Black Friday special going on right now. Continue reading

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About Z

Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Nintendo’s Black Friday Deal Guide

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If you’re thinking of picking up a Wii U or 3DS for the kids (or for yourself) this holiday season, then Nintendo seems more than happy to help you get the biggest bang for your buck. Continue reading

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About Z

Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Here Comes the Christmas Dalek

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Over the weekend our own Matt Blum discovered this delightful oddity at the Tysons Corner Mall in Northern Virginia. Continue reading

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About Z

Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Get Ready for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire With New Pokémon Animation

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The Pokémon Company International has just released a sweet new animated video to introduce some of the Mega Evolved Pokémon you’ll encounter in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

Thermos Brand and the #OvernightCoffee Challenge

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Yesterday I started my morning with a smooth, rich, piping hot cup of coffee. Of course, it’s important to note that said coffee had been freshly brewed hours earlier some 1500 miles away. Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

10 Things Parents Should Know About Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

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Now that you’re up to speed on the latest Pokémon titles, let’s move along to this week’s other massive release from Nintendo: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. You’re excited, right? Of course you’re excited! Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

10 Things Parents Should Know About Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire

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Later this week you too will get the chance to catch however many Pokémon you feel appropriate when Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire hit shelves nationwide. Here’s a quick rundown of ten things GeekParents should know about these upcoming titles. Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

5 Minutes of Daily Fun From Cooberry (Sponsored)

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GeekDad welcomes today’s new sponsor, the free online storytelling service Cooberry. Continue reading

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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.

EMP, Nintendo and the Indie Game Revolution

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Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend a launch party celebrating the opening of Indie Game Revolution, a new exhibit at Seattle’s Experience Music Project sponsored by Nintendo. This massive multimedia experience focuses on not only new and upcoming independent video game projects, but on the very history of indie development itself. Continue reading

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About Z

Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster and a lover of nerd music and culture.