Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 12 – Disney Social Media Moms Celebration

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This week, we discuss Jamie’s experience at Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, including the exclusive events provided to attendees, the sessions, the family-focused activities, the “advance screening” of ‘Inside Out,’ the pros and cons of Memory Maker, and the abundance of commercial sponsorships. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 009: ‘Chutes and Ladders’

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A long weekend! In this episode we sing “Three Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” and then have a little tickle party. Then we break out Owen’s new ‘Marvel Chutes and Ladders Super Hero Squad’ that he got from his aunt Michelle and aunt Wendi. We sing the clean-up song when we’re all done, and then Owen asks to watch an episode of ‘Tabletop’ with Wil Wheaton. After watching the episode, we quickly added ‘Takenoko’ to our wish list. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #43: A Trip Down ‘Fury Road’

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This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re breaking down what we’re considering the best movie of 2015 thus far; ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’ We talk about everything from ‘Fury Road’s’ storied production and feminist themes to box-office performance. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 11 – Princesses, Beasts, and Superheroes

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This week on the show, we welcome Will James as Third Wheel and chat about gender portrayals in various Disney properties, Princess Leia as a Disney Princess, the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ live-action cast, and Will’s experiences running the ‘Avengers’ and ‘Star Wars’ runDisney races. Continue reading

The Dice Section #28: ‘Temple of Elemental Evil’

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Haircuts. Boxing. Sword and sorcery and dungeon crawls, including a revolutionary occurrence in our 5th Edition ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ campaign and a review of the new ‘Temple of Elemental Evil’ board game from Wizards of the Coast and WizKids. We reminisce about childhood games like ‘Hero Quest’ and ‘Dragon Strike’, and (spoiler alert) decide that we could all do a lot worse than ‘Temple of Elemental Evil’ as an introduction to the dungeon crawl genre. Continue reading

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 5: Get Comfortable

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It’s time once again for your mid-month serving of all things musically nerdworthy. This time around we check out some classic cuts from Adam WarRock and tanner4105, as well as the new hotness from Kirby Krackle and another exciting selection from the ‘Odd Scnhozz’ soundtrack. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 10 – Interview With Tad Stones (part 2)

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This week, we conclude our conversation with the legendary Tad Stones. Tad has a history with Disney that stretches over 30 years and includes work in feature animation, television (Disney Afternoon), theme park imagineering, and direct-to-video animation. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 008: Pink Kitchen

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In this episode we play with a kitchen Owen got from one of our neighbors through the Buy Nothing South Seattle Group. He cooks us up some food and even serves us some beer. There’s a little shout out to Ruby Roth and her ‘V is for Vegan’ book as well. Continue reading

The Dice Section #27: Social Games

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In this episode, Dave and Michael talk about social games like ‘Apples to Apples’, ‘The Resistance’, and ‘Dead of Winter’. Michael also attended Unpub Mini event in Durham, NC, and has a report on the prototype games he played there. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 9 – Interview With Tad Stones

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This week, we are beyond thrilled to have the legendary Tad Stones on the show. Tad has a history with Disney that stretches over 30 years and includes work in feature animation, television (Disney Afternoon), theme park imagineering, and direct-to-video animation. Continue reading

Bristol Banter #2: Libraries

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Episode number 2 of Bristol Banter brings lengthy discussion by GeekDad Rory and GeekMom Jenny on libraries, including the Library of Congress, the Library of Alexandria, Andrew Carnegie, and a tangent about ‘Doctor Who.’ Find out the answer to last episode’s trivia question, and take a guess at the one in this episode! Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #42: Geek Certified 2015 Summer Movie Preview

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This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re presenting our geek certified 2015 summer movie preview. Going month-by-month, May through August, we’re covering all of the big movie releases, from superhero films including ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ant-Man’ and ‘Fantastic Four,’ adventure films like ‘Tomorrowland,’ ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ and ‘Jurassic World,’ kids’ flicks including ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Minions,’ sci-fi epics like ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ and so much more. Continue reading

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 4: Never Quite Prepared

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This episode is all over the place. We get a little playlist advice from my 10-year-old, we enjoy a couple of early sneak-peeks at some summer releases, we explore Lich King’s current search for a new vocalist, and we eulogize a friend of the show who is gone but certainly not forgotten. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 7 – ‘Age of Ultron’ Sneak Peek

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This week on the show, we welcome back Matt Blum as Third Wheel and chat about the second Star Wars teaser, Daredevil, and Matt’s experience on a press junket for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Agents of SHIELD, and Monkey Kingdom. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #41: Daredevil Revolutionizes, Star Wars Fans Emote

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This week on the Hey You Geeks podcast, we’re taking a deeper look at ‘Daredevil,’ the new Marvel/Netflix series we would argue has revolutionized superhero storytelling. After that, we do what Hey You Geeks has done since episode one, and talk about the franchise to top all franchises: ‘Star Wars.’ Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 6 – runDisney

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This week on the show, we welcome Mike van Mil as Third Wheel and chat about our experiences with running runDisney races (after touching on recent news regarding a possible ‘Muppets’ TV relaunch and the never-ending stream of live-action remakes). Continue reading

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 3: Dear Diary

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I’d like to point out that episode 3 of RFH is actually the first episode released on its new official fortnightly schedule. In this case “official” means “legally binding because one time I said it online.” I’m pretty sure that’s how the internet works. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 006: Grandma Pat

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In today’s episode we sing “Five Little Monkies Jumping on the Bed,” talk about hanging out with Sebastian and Sarah, discuss Captain Owen’s first ‘Gundam’ model kit and first Funko Pop vinyl toy, Nemo, his alphabet puzzle from Grandpa Rob, and say farewell to Grandma Pat who passed away last week. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 5 – Interview With Greg Weisman

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This episode, we welcome the immensely talented Greg Weisman to the show and talk about his work on ‘Rain of the Ghosts,’ ‘Gargoyles,’ and ‘Star Wars Rebels.’ Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #50: What Would Billy Mitchell Do?

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The newest member of the GeekDad Podcast Network, Join Preston and Patrick on the Gameroom Junkies Podcast as they talk about their love of game rooms and the arcade, pinball, and console games inside. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 4 – Social Media Moms?

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This episode we chat about Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration, an invitation-only blogger conference held at Walt Disney World. We cover what it is, why invitations are so coveted, and why in the world Jamie (a dad) received an invitation. Continue reading