A.K.A. Jessica Jones Casts a Technicolor Doctor

DavidTennantPurple

For you Marvel fans who’ve been dying to ship the Marvel-verse with Doctor Who, I have some good news. David Tennant has been cast to play the Purple Man in A.K.A. Jessica Jones. Continue reading

Patreon Update: Even More New Rewards – Supporting GeekDad Is Easier Than Ever

Etch-sketches

We’re looking for your help. If you’ll pledge to help GeekDad grow, we’ll create even more stories and podcasts. Plus, we’ll send you rewards – and we’ve just added two more! Continue reading

Stack Overflow: Recent Reads

Stack Overflow

I had all these grand plans to write a weekly column starting this year about the books I’m reading. Then January happened. Continue reading

He Said/She Said: Gendered Genre in Arrow and The Flash

FLASH VS. ARROW

It’s supposed to be the golden era of geek television with The Flash and Arrow leading the mass audience to superheroes. But we have our issues with these shows. They’re decent but they could be so much better. Continue reading

Best Books of 2014

More to Life Than Books

“There’s more to life than books, you know. But not much.” So says the little Emily Martin print I bought for my wife for Christmas, which we now have hanging right near the doorway to our dining room/library. Yep, my family adores books, and so do a lot of us GeekDad contributors. Here are some of our favorite reads from 2014. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: Careful, You Might Learn Something (Part 1)

Educational Picture books

Continuing on my not-a-year-end-list series… most of the books I read are fiction, whether they’re comics, adult fiction, picture books, stories I’m reading to my kids. I always have big plans to read more non-fiction, but it just doesn’t happen quite as much. Still, there are a lot of books that teach you something, and you can learn from fiction and non-fiction. With that in mind, I’ve got a lot of cool books that taught us something or made us think about a topic in a new way. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: The Best Medicine

Funny Picture Books

The problem with writing lists in December is that everyone assumes they’re year-end lists, best-of lists, or gift guides. But the fact is, I’ve got stacks and stacks of books (yes, you might say they’re overflowing) and I haven’t been keeping up. So, let’s all agree that this is a list of books that just happened to be written near the end of the year, not a year-end list. Okay? Continue reading