The show doesn’t end after SDCC does. Check out the 4th Annual Nerd-a-thon for some amazing nerdcore hip-hop. Continue reading
Please join all of us at GeekDad in wishing Harrison Ford and Sir Patrick Stewart a very happy birthday, and many more to come! Continue reading
Today I’ve got a few books about ABCs and 123s. Now, my two older daughters are past the stage where they need alphabet books, but some books are just fun enough that you want to keep them around. Plus, my one-year-old needs to start working on reading soon, right? Continue reading
Love this bit of special effects, taking shots from a working airport in Frankfurt, Germany, and adding in some amazing Star Wars goodness. Continue reading
Presenting another collection of geeky watches that may not be smart but will certainly make a bold statement. Continue reading
The first animated crossover between Disney programming and Star Wars is on its way, and it sounds like a lot of fun. Continue reading
Yesterday, J.J. Abrams posted a video from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII for a couple of reasons: One, to announce a new contest in which you could appear in said movie and, two, to kick off a new philanthropic initiative called Star Wars: Force for Change, benefitting UNICEF. Continue reading
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.
Necktie Icons by by Michela Tannoia from the Noun Project. CC BY 3.0.
Tony DiTerlizzi is one of my favorite author-illustrators, and his WondLa series is a family favorite. The final book of the trilogy, The Battle for WondLa, is out this month, and I got a chance to speak with DiTerlizzi before he heads out for his book tour. We talked about all things WondLa, his upcoming Star Wars book, Dungeons and Dragons, and more. Continue reading
Author Ian Doescher is at it again — he released his latest book back in March, The Empire Striketh Back, a retelling of what is considered by most fans to be the best of the first three Star Wars movies… but written as if Shakespeare had been the scriptwriter. The obvious follow-up to his Star Wars: Verily A New Hope, the book features dozens of scratchboard illustrations including another amazing cover. Continue reading
Rapper Random helps you kick off your Star Wars Day with a song. Continue reading
Disney and Lucasfilm are debuting the first full trailer for the new animated series, Star Wars Rebels, on Star Wars Day. Continue reading
Where to start your children in the Star Wars cannon is, perhaps, the most difficult of all parenting decisions. The new Star Wars Journeys games make it easier to introduce youngsters to the fiction, but will require patience from any family wanting to start at Episode IV. Continue reading
The rumours have been flying around for months, but now we finally have the official announcement of the cast for Disney’s first entry into the Star Wars Saga.
The Star Wars Accordion Sunshade from MyCoolCarStuff.com will get you as close as you’re ever likely to be to sitting in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon. Continue reading
Aaron Allston, legendary game designer and Star Wars novelist, died yesterday while at a convention in Missouri, apparently of heart failure. He was 53. Continue reading