This month. as I climbed my paper mountain, I discovered heirs to Pratchett, Adams, and Asimov, a new series of DC icons, and a great book about the perils of immersing yourself in computer games.
The long-time-coming 4th volume of the Tales From the Paper Mountain, includes alternate history, time travel, demons, and a little bit of romance.
This month’s Tales From the Paper Mountain includes two novels about the Soviet Union. One about fictional Russians who travel in time, the other about a legendary composer who never had the courage to escape.
A waystation between stops on the paper mountain to highlight two excellent books that are completely different, yet remarkably similar.
The Paper Mountain Vol. 2 takes in Commodore 64 nostalgia, goblin kings, and Irish villages.
Following on from my 2017 reading resolution, this is the first of series of monthly reviews of the books that form my ever-growing paper mountain.
All of Steve Jackson’s classic Fighting-Fantasy paperback adventures, now available for your iPhone and iPad.
‘The Warlock of Firetop Mountain’ by Tin Man Games brings to life the classic choose-your-own-adventure novel to the digital tabletop.
Ultimate Spider-Man and Space Mountain take you for a ride this week in GeekMom’s Comic Book Corner.
Let’s continue testing out the ideas we see on Pinterest by making toilet paper tube fire starters!
For those of you who have made the jump to OS X Mountain Lion on your Macs, you’re going to want to check this one out. David Sparks and Brett Terpstra have just released a new book in the Macsparky …
If you don’t already, you really should checkout NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day website daily. Today’s image has left me particularly awestruck at its beauty. It is an image from the Tycho Crater on the Moon taken with …
Since we continue to be snowed in I have an all points bulletin out for things to do with my Geekette. She has been out of school since January 28th (one sick day the rest due to our mountains of snow) and everyone is getting on each others nerves happy to be spending so much […]
If you were a teenager or a twenty-something anytime in the past 60 years or so, the odds are you’ve played air guitar at least a few times. It’s OK to admit it: we all do it, and we all …
I’m always on the lookout for something cool to bring to the gaming table. The one thing I’m never satisfied with? My battle map. A few months back, I put the Battle Graph Dry Erase Boards to the test and …
What do you want to read this year? The GeekDads and GeekMoms share our reading resolutions for 2018.
What’s best about discovering a trilogy when all the books are out? Devouring the whole lot at once. My 5 Reasons to Read the ‘Themis Files’ by Sylvain Neuvel.
Looking for some great reads take you through the Summer? Here are 5 great books with 5 reasons to read them!
Well, somehow we’ve reached the end of 2017 already, and we figured it was time to check in on the reading resolutions we made at the beginning of the year.
In the first of new series of Word Wednesday video reviews, we take a look at DK’s range of books from ‘The LEGO Ninjago Movie.’
In this week’s Stack Overflow, Robin looks at three works of fiction from female writers and finds three of the best books he’s read this year.
If we have learned anything from Douglas Adams, it is that a towel is the most important possession we own. Never has that been more true than this year. With the world on lock down, in desperate need of hand sanitizer and toilet paper, a towel is more vital this year than in years before. […]
Tablewar offers gamers great accessories to make playing more immersive as well as easy and portable!
This past week has been absolutely mad, so I figured you could use some music to help you unwind. Stay safe and stay healthy, friends!
We put our discounted game passes to good use. Photo by Corrina Lawson Last year, I took the plunge for my family and purchased the top tier, Diamond Elite, of the relatively new Six Flags membership benefits plus a basic season dining pass for the four of us. I wanted to see exactly what benefits […]
Picture books are a fantastic way for younger kids to learn about real people who have made an impact on the world. These picture book biographies cover a wide range of people: artists, programmers, detectives, and even the Buddha!
The Nintendo Switch Lite is the latest example of Nintendo’s long tradition of stellar handheld gaming systems.
‘The Last’ is isolated in a Swiss hotel after a nuclear apocalypse. If that wasn’t bad enough, one the final 20 is a murderer.
Ready for more photos of Gen Con? Here’s Part 2, which covers Thursday, August 1.
It’s time for another Kickstarter roundup!