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

Bounded Enthusiasm #11: Steven Gould and ‘Jumper’

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Today’s Bounded Enthusiasm podcast is an interview with author Steven Gould. We talk about the ‘Jumper’ series, what it’s like to be a supporting character, and the recent controversy surrounding the Hugo Awards. 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

The Dice Section #26: ‘Pathfinder Adventure Card Game’

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In this episode, Dave and Mike check out the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game and talk about race cars, spring break, and having a sense of humor about Kickstarter. 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

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 005: Emerald City Comic Con

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In today’s episode we mainly talk about Emerald City Comic Con, which I wrote a whole post about, but we also discuss the zoo, the Zoo Webs card game, grandpa’s visit, his special pillow from Grandma Shelly, and a visit to Oma’s house. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #40: The Dark and Light Sides of Superhero Movies

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Welcome to Hey You Geeks, a new addition to the GeekDad Podcast Network where geeks of all kinds are invited to celebrate and criticize all that we love with a sense of unapologetic nerdiness. From film to TV, comics to gaming, we’re here to look forwards and back to the greatest and sometimes worst geek culture has to offer. This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re talking about the dark and light sides of comic book movies, the ‘Ghostbusters’ multiverse, ‘Rogue One,’ and more. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 3 – Interview with Jim Zub

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This episode we welcome Jim Zub to the show, talk about his work in comic books, and focus on his role as author of the ‘Figment’ miniseries for Marvel’s Disney Kingdoms imprint. Continue reading

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 2: What It Is

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Episode one of the new (improved?) Radio Free Hipster started cold; I didn’t give a lot of information about what the show was–I more of less just jumped back in and dragged you with me. This time around, however, I step back and try to talk a bit about the podcast’s geeky musical slant. And fail miserably. Continue reading

The Dice Section #25: ‘Wrath of Ashardalon’ and the Perfect Dungeon Crawl

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This week on the podcast, we talk about the perennial geek favorite: the dungeon crawl. Why does the lure of loot always get us back down into those dark, dank catacombs? What makes the perfect dungeon crawl experience, and why do so many games fall just short of what we’re hoping for? We play Wrath of Ashardalon, one of the Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System games, and talk about everything from Descent: Journeys in The Dark to Diablo III. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 2 – Courage and Kindness

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This episode, we welcome Matt Blum, GeekDad’s own editor-in-chief, as Third Host! We discuss the new ‘Cinderella’ movie, the ‘Frozen Fever’ short, the meager information we have about ‘Star Wars: Rogue One,’ and the mistakenly announced rebranding of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Continue reading

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 1 – Introductions

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I’m thrilled to announce the latest addition to the GeekDad Podcast Network: The Great Big Beautiful Podcast. In the ridiculously crowded field of Disney-related podcasts, we are happily launching another volley into the fray. (Did I just mix my metaphors?) Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 004: Happy Birthday

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In today’s episode we talk about Captain Owen and Sebastian’s second birthday party, robots, the aquarium, Octonauts (again), Captain Owen’s new baby doll – Baby Sam, his birthday dinner at Cafe Flora, an abbreviated reading of ‘The Gruffalo,’ the ABC song, Daniel Tiger, and the Oh, David! books. Continue reading

The Dice Section #24: ‘A La Kart’ With Daniel Solis

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In the latest episode of the GeekDad gaming podcast The Dice Section, Dave and Mike take a spin around the karting course with Daniel Solis and his new game ‘A La Kart.’ They also wax nostalgic about ‘Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past,’ which just may be the best video game ever made. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 003: Aquarium and Zoo

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In today’s episode we talk about Captain Owen’s friends Sebastian, Eli, Sufi, and Mason, a visit to the Aquarium, the latest issue of National Geographic Kids, a visit to the zoo, and sing Old MacDonald. Continue reading

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 1: Starting Over

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Radio Free Hipster is back, in part, because I offered to return as a feature of GeekDad’s ongoing Patreon campaign. But it’s also back because making and distributing a curated, narrated, custom mixtape for even a few disparate friends and listeners is something I enjoy. I hope you enjoy it too. Continue reading

The Dice Section #22: ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

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The Dice Section is a podcast about tabletop games and what makes them great. On and off for the past few years, my co-host, Dave Kirby, and I get together and talk about what we’ve been playing and why. We try to go in-depth with the games we love and explain what’s so special about them, how they fit in with our own personal day-to-day stories, and why we keep coming back to the table to play more.

I’m excited to bring the show over to the GeekDad Podcast Network and host it here. Continue reading