Stack Overflow: Geeky Coffee Tables, Part 2


A roundup of some fantastic recent art/photo books that will feel at home on any geek’s coffee table. Continue reading

Here Are All of the LEGO Minifigures for ‘The Force Awakens’


Ladies and gentlemen, the first wave of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ LEGO sets are now available. By now you’ve probably seen all seven sets. If you’re not battling the crowds to snatch them up, you’re probably spending a fair bit of time online admiring them from afar. Here are detailed images for all of the minifigs available. Continue reading

LEGO Super Friends! (Sort Of)


The newest direct-to-disc LEGO movie might just be the closest we get to a reboot of the classic Hanna Barbera ‘Super Friends’ series from the 70s. Yes, it’s got a somewhat cumbersome official name: ‘LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom!’ Despite the long name, this is an incredibly fun movie with every bit of humor and wit as you’ve come to expect from the LEGO movies. Continue reading

Make the Most of ‘Beautiful LEGO’ Series From Mike Doyle

LEGO Wild Coverfeat

I spend entirely too much time using LEGO bricks to funnel my creative energy. Recently, I started to feel like I’d reached the limits of my pieces. Of course, this made me want to go on a shopping spree. What can be better than buying a few thousand bricks? Luckily, a copy of ‘Beautiful LEGO Wild!’ found its way onto my desk. Continue reading

‘LEGO Dimensions’ Reveals New Adventure Worlds, ‘Ghostbusters’

Let's see how well the Nazgul stand up to a neutrino wand attached to an unlicensed nuclear accelerator!

‘LEGO Dimensions’ reveals Adventure Worlds, open-world environments where players will be able to explore, race, collect gold bricks and unlock secrets, and explore classic locations from all of the entertainment properties in the game.
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The LEGO Ferrari F40 Is Here — Commence Drooling


Available in August as part of the Creator line, the F40 was designed to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary and was the last car to be personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. It’s safe to say the LEGO version is both more affordable and easier to obtain. It might be smaller than the real thing, but it’s still beautiful. Continue reading

The Benefits of the Pink Aisle

LEGO Elves The Elves' Treetop Hideaway
Image by Modern Brick, labelled for re-use

The Pink Aisle: a trap for little girls? A series of brands corrupting their integrity to sell to girls? Brands changing their items to suit girls better? The answers to all of these questions are completely subjective to the observer. My stance, however, is that if you can get your daughter to expand her interests, the Pink Aisle is yours to define. Continue reading

GeekDad Exclusive: Sneak Peek of Upcoming ‘Medieval LEGO’ Book


No Starch Press, publishers of many great geek books, has a new book coming out that I am super excited about–‘Medieval LEGO’. GeekDad was lucky enough to have been given access to several exclusive spreads from the book. Continue reading