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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.

Monsters, Robots and Masked Vigilantes: A Home Video Roundup

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As far as I’m concerned, the new fall season can’t get here fast enough. Every summer I manage to find a couple of series to get me through the doldrums, but I still tend to split most of my TV time between Netflix and Blu-ray/DVD releases of older fare. 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.

Rayquaza, New Mega-Evolved Pokémon Announced for Alpha/Omega

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While most 3DS gamers were likely focused on the recent Super Smash Bros. developments, The Pokémon Company International let slip another great preview video for upcoming titles Omega Ruby and 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.

Custom iPhone 6 Cases Available for Preorder (Sponsored by Zazzle)

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Now that we’re all up to speed on Apple’s forthcoming offerings, the time has come to ponder our purchases. Plan on being an iPhone 6 early adopter? Our friends at Zazzle have you covered. 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.

Celebrate Halloween With Mega Gengar

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Next month The Pokémon Company International and GameStop join forces for a pair of unique distributions. 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.

Come Aboard Starship Liberty in Space Movers (Sponsored by KnA Games)

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Today’s sponsor, KnA Games, invites you to experience the world of Space Movers, an interplanetary cooperative adventure dice game currently seeking funding via Kickstarter. 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.

All in the Family: GeekDad Interviews Hip Hop Family Tree‘s Ed Piskor

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Three of my favorite things are comic books, documentaries and hip hop music, so when I discovered Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree I was in heaven. In anticipation of the upcoming HHFT box set, Ed was nice enough to talk with me via email about the project itself and the unique kinship between comics and rap that it represents. 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 Curious Case of the Crossover Caper – Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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Like any fan, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the North American release of Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney ever since it made its Japanese debut in 2012. Both series, which masterfully combine the niche visual novel format with the (slightly) more accepted form of the themed adventure puzzler, were standouts on the Nintendo DS, and the thought of seeing them all mashed-up on my current favorite handheld, the 3DS, made me positively giddy. 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.

10 Things You Should Know About Nintendo’s New 3DS

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Just when you thought it was safe to make a handheld purchase, Nintendo of Japan drops a bomb on gamers everywhere. New hardware with new specs in both 3DS and 3DS XL flavors will be available soon in Asia – the rest of us seemingly have to wait. Here’s what we know so far. 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.

Pre-order Mario Kart 8 DLC, Get Palette Swapped Yoshis, Shy Guys

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Mario Kart 8, already one of the best experiences on the Wii U, is poised to get even better over the coming months. 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.

Mimo Helps New Parents Sleep Soundly (Sponsored by Rest Devices)

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Meet Mimo, the world’s first smart wearable baby monitor (and enter for a chance to win one) in today’s sponsored post from Rest Devices. 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.

When Worlds Collide: Pokkén Tournament

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If you thought Pokémon Conquest, the 2012 Nintendo DS mash-up of Pokémon and Nobunaga’s Ambition, was weird, wait until you get a load of what The Pokémon Company and Bandai Namco have lined up for 2015. 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.

Back to School With Thermos Brand

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It’s a new school year, and that means acquiring new gear for both my children. Sure, in most cases they could keep their previous backpacks and lunchboxes, but picking out new stuff for the upcoming educational journey is part of our annual ritual. (Also, I won’t discount the theory that my kids have inherited my predilection for accessories.) 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.

Come Play Space Movers at PBKW Comics and Games

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If you live in my neck of the woods (the greater Charlotte area) and if you’re looking for a fun way to spend your Thursday evening, I have a stellar suggestion. 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.