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Midwest Media Expo Find: The Geekiest Music

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A write-up of the fantastic bands showcased at the 2015 Midwest Media Expo including: The Harp Twins, Time Crash, Steam Powered Giraffe, DJ Vorteque, Aurelio Voltaire, and the Silent Hill Band. 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

‘Roar': History’s Most Dangerous Movie Hits Theaters

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How’s this for a tagline: “No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were.” Thirty-three years after the premiere of Noel Marshall’s ‘Roar,’ Drafthouse Films is set to re-release history’s most dangerous film in theaters. Continue reading

Running Geek: You Can Run a Marathon

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“Whether you believe that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” I came across this great quote from Henry Ford in the middle of the woods during an 18 mile, 4 hour trail run recently, and it really struck a chord with me. I am a firm believer that almost anyone can do a marathon. Continue reading

Jason Anarchy, Creator of ‘Haiku Warrior,’ Supports GeekDad

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Jason Anarchy, the creator of ‘Drinking Quest’ and ‘Haiku Warrior,’ has sent us this great video to show his support and help us raise awareness about our campaign to pay off our legal costs. Continue reading

Disneynature’s ‘Monkey Kingdom’ – You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry! (It’s Better Than ‘Bears’)

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‘Monkey Kingdom’ is interesting, beautiful, and sometimes laugh-out-loud funny; what more could you ask for from a G-rated nature film? Continue reading

Fun, Excitement, and Mystery Abound in ‘Alien Invasion in My Backyard’

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Stuart, his friend, and his sister have recently started a club to solve mysteries and explore. Or explore and solve mysteries. Depends on who you ask. But when their club stumbles on a plot to invade the Earth, it falls on them to save humanity! Continue reading

Commuter Gamer: ‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’

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‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’ is the latest mobile game set in the ‘Star Wars’ universe. I haven’t been a big fan of most of the other mobile ‘Star Wars’ games I’ve tried, so I was a little hesitant to give it a try, but ‘Star Wars Rebels’ did not let me down. Continue reading

8 Things Parents Should Know about ‘Mortal Kombat X’

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Here’s our guide to ‘Mortal Kombat X,’ ESRB M for Mature. From what makes this game so popular to what to watch out for, this is everything you need to know in 2 (and a bit) minutes. Continue reading

Understanding How Things Work From the Inside With ‘Explain 3D’

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Do you remember books like “The Way Things Work” or “How things work”? These books were best-sellers and helped a lot of people understand how things work. They sold millions of copies and taught countless people. Now, ‘Explain 3D’ brings those kinds of books to your mobile devices, and delivers the future of learning how things work. 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

Whovians Rejoice! Arthur Darvill Joins the 2015 DCC

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Best known for his role as Rory Williams (aka “The Last Centurion,” aka “Mr. Pond”) in the fifth series of BBC’s ‘Doctor Who,’ Arthur Darvill has joined the growing cast of all-star guests at the 2015 Denver Comic Con. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Mike Selinker Returns to ‘Apocrypha’

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Today, the world finally gets a glimpse of the adventure card game that Mike Selinker and Rian Sand have been working on for four years: ‘Apocrypha.’ Continue reading

Don’t Miss Out on Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer

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Don’t miss out on a special screening of two ‘Battlestar Galactica’ episodes–“33″ and “Downloaded” at Redmond’s iPic theater on April 19. Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer will be there to meet fans, take selfies, and sign autographs. The charity event will be benefiting The Humane Society for Seattle/King County. Continue reading

GeekDad: The Formative Years III

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Continuing in our ongoing series in which the GeekDads reveal the influences that transformed them into geeks, here are the Secret Origins of Jim MacQuarrie and Roger Mullins. I get to go first because I’m older. Continue reading