An Apology From GeekDad’s Editors

We know many people have been upset by an article that was published on GeekDad several months ago regarding the…

May 21, 2020

Bad Dad: Celebrating Our Nation by Breaking the Law

It was July 3rd and I was returning home from a business trip. My flight was late getting in and…

July 4, 2019

We Need to Stop Losing Immigrant Children and Taking Them From Their Parents

Unaccompanied immigrant children are being lost in the foster care system. The government is pledging to take immigrant children away…

May 25, 2018

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Books

Gizmos and gadgets make great gifts, but there's nothing like sinking into a good book to escape the holiday madness.

November 14, 2016

Game of the Week: ‘Circular Reasoning’

If you're searching for a game to teach basic strategy at any age, check out 'Circular Reasoning'.

July 19, 2016

Game of the Week: ‘Boomtown Bandits’

Boomtown Bandits from Squirmy Beast brings wild west thievery to the kitchen table.

July 12, 2016

Game of the Week: ‘Camel Up’

Bet on camels in this fast-paced 2014 German Game of the Year winner.

November 20, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘Ticket to Ride – Europe’

Build a railroad empire and learn your geography during your next family game night!

November 13, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘Forbidden Island’

In Forbidden Island you work as a group to collect four treasures and escape the island before it sinks.

November 6, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘Five Tribes’

An easy-to-learn, hard-to-master strategy game that will appeal to all ages.

October 30, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘Loopin’ Chewie’

Loopin' Chewie is a fun, agility-based game for up to 3 players ages 4 and up.

October 22, 2015

Game of the Week: Diamonsters

Diamonsters is a charming bluffing and deduction card game suitable for the whole family.

October 16, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘Gloom’

'Gloom' is a great storytelling card game where the object is to make your family the most miserable.

October 9, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘Qwirkle’

Qwirkle is the game that I break out when we all want to play something together that doesn't involve slaying…

October 2, 2015

Game of the Week: ‘7 Wonders’

A fun game of card drafting that plays out in 30 minutes no matter how many players you have.

September 27, 2015

6 Extreme Father’s Day Gifts You (Probably) Won’t Be Getting This Year

The extreme edition of the GeekDad Father's Day Gift Guide: for dads who deserve something over-the-top this year, or because…

June 18, 2015

GeekDad 2015 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Once again, the GeekDads have gathered a group of gadgets, games, and gear guaranteed to delight your own GeekDad.

June 8, 2015

GeekDad Everyday Carry: A Look at Our Most Necessary Possessions

We asked a few of the GeekDads what gadgets and must-haves make up their everyday carry essentials. Click the link…

March 10, 2015

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Beastie Bash! [Support Our Sponsor]

The object of Beastie Bash! is simple: pair the highest scoring head and body cards to create the most powerful…

April 7, 2014

Review: Klutz Star Wars Thumb Doodles

As someone who teaches art to kids, what I like about the thumb doodle books is that they encourage them…

March 25, 2013

10 (Mostly) Sober Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Tradition dictates that all those of us in Ireland go watch a parade and/or get appallingly…

March 17, 2013

An Irrational Anthem For Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Michael John Blake, an Austin-based musician and one half of the band Quebec Antique has put together…

March 14, 2013

Review: The Science of Good Cooking

What the book adds to the classic American cuisine is seemingly endless experimentation to determine the best way to carry…

March 13, 2013

Review: In Prodigy, Marie Lu Follows up her YA hit Legend

Legend, the first book in a YA dystopian epic about two teens -- Day, a plucky street fighter and working…

March 5, 2013

Avatar the Exhibition at the Liberty Science Center

As movie fanatics we love museum exhibits that show you the behind-the-scenes of it all. And the new exhibit on…

February 18, 2013

Top 10 Geeky Fonts

There are two sorts of geeky fonts. First there are the ones that appeal to typography nerds because of their…

February 15, 2013

Send Photos Wirelessly From Your Camera With Eye-Fi

The Eye-Fi memory card can send photos from your camera to a desktop, laptop, mobile device, or online sharing service.…

February 13, 2013

Netflix, Dreamworks Join Forces for Kid-Focused Turbo Series

Dreamworks announced Tuesday that they will produce, Turbo F.A.S.T., Netflix's first original series for kids. The show, premiering in December,…

February 13, 2013

The Emily Dickinson Reader

When you hear "Emily Dickinson," you probably think of descriptions like prolific, eccentric, poetic, and reclusive.​ But "laugh-out-loud funny" probably…

February 13, 2013

GeekDad Builds the Lego Tower Bridge

Heavy snows and cold temperatures leave little minds bored and searching for something to do. So on a recent weekend,…

February 13, 2013

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