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Z. is a proud father of two, Managing Editor of the GeekDad blog, a multiple Parsec award-winning podcaster, and a lover of nerd music and culture. At this moment, he is likely thinking about clothes or playing video games. Possibly both.

Tervis Celebrates Your Favorite Fandoms With Limited Edition Drinkware

Tervis continues to roll out amazing new designs throughout September for fans of Marvel and DC Comics, 'Stars Wars,' 'Transformers,'…

September 18, 2020

A Glorious Blast From the Past: GeekDad Reviews ‘Super Mario 3D All-Stars’

'Super Mario 3D All-Stars' is playable a history lesson, a treatise on the evolution of Mario in his fun and…

September 16, 2020

Nintendo Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of ‘Super Mario Bros.’ in a Big Way

From the triumphant return of the classic Game & Watch to augmented reality 'Mario Kart' to a pair of 'All-Stars'…

September 4, 2020

Geek Links: Enter the Psychedelic Wonderland of ‘Spinch’

With elements of hardcore platforming, physics-defying level design, and blistering boss battles, 'Spinch' is exactly the kind of gaming experience…

August 22, 2020

GeekDad Review: The WaterField Dash Express Case for Nintendo Switch

Though obviously not a high-impact accessory, the Dash Express is a slim case that marries form and function in a…

August 15, 2020

Kickstarter Update: Condition Chips for 5th Edition

Despite our hobbled postal system, a handful of pre-production 'D&D' condition chips from Airmail Adventures' current Kickstarter managed to make…

August 14, 2020

Kickstarter Alert: Condition Chips for 5th Edition

Launching today, Condition Chips for 5th Edition is the perfect Kickstarter to add to your DM toolkit!

July 20, 2020

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters’ for 5th Edition

If you've ever dreamed of pitting the Easter Bunny against Elizabeth Báthory to decide the fate of the Sword Coast,…

July 18, 2020

Smarten Up Your Cleaning Routine With the dser RoboGeek 23T Robot Vacuum

While it lacks premium features like virtual mapping, the RoboGeek 23T is a low-profile workhouse that can navigate multiple flooring…

July 17, 2020

A New Dimension of Fun – GeekDad Reviews ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’

'Paper Mario: The Origami King' is a must-own for Switch gamers of all stripes. RPG aficionados will love its globe-spanning…

July 15, 2020

‘Clubhouse Games’ and ‘Xenoblade Chronicles’ Are Perfect Father’s Day Fare for the Gaming GeekDad

'Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics' and 'Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition' are two perfect picks for your favorite GeekDad's Father's Day…

June 18, 2020

Geek Links: Find More ‘Animal Crossing’ Goodness at Play Nintendo

If you're in the market for some more 'Animal Crossing'-centric entertainment, Nintendo of America's Play Nintendo hub has just rolled…

May 29, 2020

Spring Is in the Air in New ‘Animal Crossing’ Update

If you are one of the many who've enjoyed the seemingly boundless content available in 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons,' things…

April 21, 2020

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 108: Life in Lockdown

This past week has been absolutely mad, so I figured you could use some music to help you unwind. Stay…

March 18, 2020

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Is the Video Game the World Needs Right Now

'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is exactly the game the world needs at this terrifying and tumultuous time, and it was…

March 16, 2020

Thrills and Chills (Both New and Old) With ‘Swamp Thing: The Complete Series’ and ‘When a Stranger Calls’

My two favorite February horror home video releases are definitely 'Swamp Thing: The Complete Series' and 'When a Stranger Calls.'

March 7, 2020

Explore ‘Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX’ on Nintendo Switch

While a lot of us have other big-name video game releases on our minds this month, don't hesitate to check…

March 4, 2020

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 107: Leaps and Bounds

The Doubleclicks and Library Bards bring the classic filk, Wordburglar takes us to Metroplex, and we party on both coasts…

February 28, 2020

‘Samurai Shodown’ Slashes Its Way Onto Nintendo Switch

This new 'Samurai Shodown,' despite its hi-def visuals and crystal-clear traditional soundtrack, remains a wonderfully stripped-down affair.

February 27, 2020

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Promises a Bigger, Better Social Sim Experience

This week's 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons'-focused Nintendo Direct gave fans even more to be excited about!

February 21, 2020

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 106: Love You Like a Milkshake

I accidentally made a Valentine's Day podcast wherein we give equal time to Keats and Paula Abdul, and that pretty…

February 13, 2020

Nintendo News: Give Your Valentine the Gift of Nintendo

It's been an interesting week here in Nintendo Land. We got new products, an unexpected update to the Nintendo Online…

February 12, 2020

My Arcade Retro Champ Portable NES/Famicom Player Available Now!

After a seemingly interminable wait, the Retro Champ portable NES/Famicom player from My Arcade is now available for purchase.

February 6, 2020

Once More With Feeling: GeekDad Reviews ‘Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE Encore’

In the end, the true power of Performa was the friends we made along the way.

February 1, 2020

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 105: Almost Free

One likes to believe in the freedom of podcasts.

January 31, 2020

‘Pokémon Home’ Launches Next Month

February 2020 will see the release of 'Pokémon Home,' a new cloud service that will support the storage and migration…

January 28, 2020

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 104: Decade of Dorkadence

Before diving into the '20s, we pause to take a look back at the twenty-teens, a decade that brought us…

January 15, 2020

Geek Links: Take a Tuneful Tour of Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World

A new promo video from Swedish electro duo Galantis and English vocalist Charli XCX provides fans the world over with…

January 14, 2020

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 103: Got the Time

We close out 2019 in style with D&D Sluggers, Autocorrect, and Alpha Chrome Yayo. 

December 31, 2019

Alpha Chrome Yayo Takes Us Back to ‘Galaxy High’

The 1986 CBS sci-fi animated series 'Galaxy High' seemingly had everything going for it. It was created by visionary filmmaker…

December 17, 2019

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