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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.

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…

‘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…

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.'

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…

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…

‘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.

‘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!

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…

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…

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.

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.

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 105: Almost Free

One likes to believe in the freedom of podcasts.

‘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…

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…

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…

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 103: Got the Time

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

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…

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 102: Tio de Nadal

This episode of Radio Free Hipster is Christmassy. Very Christmassy. Possibly too Christmassy? I don't know; you be the judge.

End Your Gaming Year on a High Note With ‘Pokémon Sword’ and ‘Pokémon Shield’

After a banner year for the Nintendo Switch, it's no surprise that the system's last major release of 2019, 'Pokémon…

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 101: Aperitif

Radio Free Hipster is back... just in time to help shake you from your post-Thanksgiving food coma.

Bust a Move This Holiday Season With ‘Just Dance 2020’ for Nintendo Switch

When Nintendo of America sent my family a 'Just Dance' party pack—complete with snacks and silly hats and, of course,…

Kickstarter Alert: ‘The Sasquatch Before Christmas’

Christmas is a time for family togetherness and storytelling, a time for merriment and mirth, a time for man-eating cryptids…

From the Clouds Above – GeekDad Reviews the Google Stadia

Google Stadia is an incredibly ambitious project that actually fulfills its promise, but it may be 2020 before all of…

GeekDad Unboxing: A Look at the Google Stadia Founder’s Edition

Set for release next week, Google's Stadia service seeks to bring cloud gaming to the masses.

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 100: Double-Triple

Celebrate the significance of a totally arbitrary number with Glenn Case, Shael Riley, Rai Kamishiro, and me, your humble host.

The Future Is Now – Bring Home ‘Batman Beyond: The Complete Series Deluxe Edition’ on Blu-Ray

'Batman Beyond: The Complete Series Deluxe Edition' is available now from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Buy it today for a…

All in the Family: ‘Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition’ for Nintendo Switch

If talking dogs, rotating character wardrobes, and solving mysteries for London's eccentric one-percenters sounds like your idea of a good…

‘Marvel’s Hero Project’ Is Must-Stream TV

Over the weekend I was afforded an early look at some of the new original content soon to be available…

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 99: Snark of the Beast

Start your Halloween off right with music from mc chris, Mikey Mason, Steve Goodie, and a pair of selections from…

Who You Gonna Call? – GeekDad Reviews ‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’

Capture pesky spirits with decidedly niche technology, save your friends from the spectral clutches of a big bad, cause massive…

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