Greg Howley

Married white male, avid indoorsman, enjoys long walks in West Hartford center, lindy hop, heavy warjacks, the circle of fifths, common table expressions, and THAC0.

Internet Classics: All Your Base Are Belong to Us

"All Your Base Are Belong to Us" is one of the internet's earliest memes. The astoundingly poor Chinese to English…

Internet Classics: Radiskull and Devil Doll

The meme-riddled internet moves pretty quickly, and many of the internet's original viral sensations have sunk into near obscurity. Hence,…

‘Steven Universe: The Movie’

'Steven Universe' is heartwarming, inclusive, and a lot of fun. It's the kind of show that's suitable for young kids,…

Everything We Know About Upcoming Disney Plus MCU Television Series

Disney Plus launches in November, and while we won't see any of the new Marvel shows for a good year,…

Amazon’s ‘Wheel of Time’ Series Casts the Emond’s Field Crew

Earlier this week, for #WOTWednesday, Amazon's @WoTonPrime Twitter account announced the casting for the show's main characters. We haven't yet…

‘Stranger Things 3’ Celebrates Nostalgia, Nerdiness, and Horror

The third season of Stranger Things continues the kids' nostalgia-soaked adventures in Hawkins, Indiana. They're getting noticeably older, and the…

Fun and Games at Connecticon 2019

We were only able to get to Connecticon on Sunday, so time was short---we'd have to make every minute count.

You Must Gather Your Party Before Watching This ‘Baldur’s Gate III’ Teaser

It looks like they're going to be making a third 'Baldur's Gate' game. I have some thoughts.

Ten Can’t-Miss Comics Coming to Television in 2019

In 2019, capes and cowls rule the box office. As the third phase of the MCU winds down, comic book…

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer

There's a brand new trailer out today for 'Terminator: Dark Fate,' which will be in theaters this year on November…

After ‘EndGame’: What’s Next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

'Avengers: Endgame' has been in the theaters for weeks now, and the no-spoilers window is closed. Marvel has made no…

Beyond Hit Points: The Evolution of RPG Combat Mechanics

The mechanics in Obsidian's 'Pillars of Eternity' are excellent. This article is not a review. This is not a strategy…

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Three

It's been eleven years and more than twenty films, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is closing its third and final…

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two

It's been eleven years and more than twenty films, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is closing its third and final…

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One

It's been eleven years and more than twenty films, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is closing its third and final…

Which Marvel Films You Should Watch in Preparation for ‘Avengers: Endgame’

It's been eleven years and twenty-one films, but soon we'll be closing out the final phase of the Marvel Cinematic…

‘Net Split’: MC Frontalot’s New Nerdcore Hip Hop Album

On March 8th, 2019, MC Frontalot is releasing his seventh album, 'Net Split.'

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Lord of the Chords’

In 'Lord of the Chords,' there's always a key signature in play, and players are tasked with playing note cards…

How to Decorate, Modify, and Otherwise Improve Your Favorite Board Games

At the junction of crafting and gaming, that point at which hobbies intersect, it becomes possible to take a game…

Notifications, Gifts, and Kindle Fire: A Cautionary Tale

If your children have Amazon tablets and you're buying them gifts online, watch out. They could be getting notifications.

Why You Should Be Watching ‘Steven Universe’

'Steven Universe' is a coming-of-age story about a boy named Steven and his three surrogate parents, members of an all-female…

Why You Should Never Use the Same Password on Multiple Sites

It seems like not a month goes by where you don't hear about another huge data breach from a major…

A GeekDad Preview of 2019 Movies

Let's take a closer look at what movies are coming up in 2019, and watch some movie trailers while we're…

High Hopes for the Upcoming ‘Wheel of Time’ Television Show

At long last, we're getting a television series based on Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novels. There's very little detail at…

‘Sentinels of the Multiverse’: Co-op Tabletop Superheroes

This summer, seven years after Greater Than Games released the cooperative superhero card game Sentinels of the Multiverse, the game's…