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

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

Celebrate a Decade of ‘Doctor Who’ with This Beautiful Fan Film

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On March 26, 2005, “Rose” first appeared on televisions across the UK, and ‘Doctor Who’ was reborn. Christopher Eccleston was the Ninth Doctor, Billie Piper was his companion Rose Tyler, and the rest is history… or the future… eh, it’s all wibbly wobbly timey wimey, isn’t it? Continue reading

Doctor Who Rewind – “Edge of Destruction”

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This week, the Doctor Who Rewind team tackles “Edge of Destruction,” the transitional episode between “The Daleks” and “Marco Polo.” This episode features the TARDIS crew stuck on the ship and turning on each other, while the ship is moving closer and closer to destruction. Continue reading

Doctor Who Rewind: “An Unearthly Child”/”100,000 BC”

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This week, myself and co-contributor Jamie Greene bring to you the first week in a series of Doctor Who Rewind reviews. We’re going to be going chronologically, one serial each week, through the iconic classic series of ‘Doctor Who.’ Continue reading

Help, My House Is Becoming Over-run by Whovians

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Let me get this out of the way upfront. Unlike many of my GeekDad peers, I am not well versed in all things Doctor Who. Up until last summer, my primary exposure to the series was watching old reruns on TV whenever I was sick, home from school and nothing else was on. Continue reading

12 Comics for a 7-Year-Old Girl: A Response

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Have you seen the story about the guy who couldn’t find comics for his seven year old daughter? We want to help. Continue reading

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

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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

Meet Doctor Who at (Re)Generation Who

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(RE)Generation Who is coming to Cockeysville, Maryland (a few miles North of Baltimore), March 27–29, 2015. The GeekDads will be there. They’ve already announced that the 6th (Colin Baker) and 7th (Sylvester McCoy) incarnations of the whimsical Time Lord will be in attendance, with more guests on the horizon! Continue reading

The GeekDad Guide to Geeky Ties

The GeekDad Guide to Geeky Ties

Geekdads aren’t like other dads. By our very nature we’re passionate about our interests and like to show them off whenever we can—and that means when it comes to neckwear, we like our ties geeky.

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Remembrance of The Doctor: A Personal Journey Through Time and Space

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We need heroes. I need heroes. In the wake of the death and the disillusionment of living heroes, we make up stories with heroes who live up to our values and expectations, heroes who idealize our aspirations and can only let us down if we let them. The Doctor is, in my opinion, the epitome of the hero archetype. Continue reading

Google Doodle Celebrates Doctor Who‘s 50th Anniversary

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The Google Doodles often pay homage to great scientists or other historic events, but today they’ve let their geek flag fly, and are celebrating the Doctor Who 50th anniversary with 8-bit versions of the doctors, and a timed game where you lead the Doctor through levels to collect the letters in Google. But there are Dalek’s about, so be careful, and don’t use up all 12 regenerations! Continue reading