Jamie Greene

Jamie is a publishing/book nerd who makes a living by wrangling words together into some sense of coherence. When he's not knee deep in a convoluted grammatical mess of a sentence, he's likely on an adventure with his two adorable ragamuffins. You can check out more of his ramblings on The Roarbots, StarWars.com, Syfy Wire, and Babble.

Zoinks! The Classic ‘Scooby Doo Where Are You!’ Comes to Blu-ray

Believe it or not, Scooby-Doo turns 50 this year. (And he hardly looks a day over 3.) And double believe…

GBBP 218: Evangeline Lilly

We chat with Evangeline Lilly about 'The Squickerwonkers,' acting versus writing, 'The Hobbit,' and her place in the Marvel Cinematic…

GBBP 217: Lamar Giles

This week, we're chatting with author Lamar Giles about his newest book, 'The Last Last Day of Summer,' and the…

GBBP 216: Alan Oppenheimer

This week, a conversation with Skeletor himself: the one and only Alan Oppenheimer!

GBBP 215: Ronald L. Smith

On this episode, we talk to Ronald L. Smith about growing up as a military brat, why bullying recurs as…

GBBP 214: Tom Angleberger

On this episode, I geek out with Tom Angleberger about his criminally underappreciated 'The Mighty Chewbacca in the Forest of Fear.'…

Playmobil Playroom: Tiny Paws Pet Hotel

This month in the Playmobil Playroom, we take a look at Tiny Paws Pet Hotel (9275) in the City Life…

GBBP 212: Hena Khan

This week, we're talking to author Hena Khan, whose book 'Amina's Voice' was one of the launch titles for Simon…

GBBP 211: Rhett Miller

This week, we're talking children's poetry through the lens of rock and roll, baby! We welcome Rhett Miller, lead singer…

GBBP 210: Robin Cook

We’re gettin’ nerdy this week, people! We’re donning our lab coats and venturing into a scientific conversation we have no…

Exclusive Reveal: Playmobil’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’

The third wave of Playmobil 'Dragons' sets connects to the upcoming 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.' And…

GBBP 209: Gary Whitta & Darick Robertson

This week, we’re marking the release of Oliver #1 with the creative team responsible for bringing this hopeful dystopia to…

7 Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

Seven things parents should know before watching director Joe Cornish's 'The Kid Who Would Be King.'

GBBP 208: J.C. Cervantes

This week, we're entering the world of myth. The mythological world of the Maya gods through the lens of J.C.…

GBBP 207: Chuck Wendig

Prolific on the page, vocal online, and just a damn fine gentleman, I can think of no better way to…

Playmobil Playroom: Magical Fairy Forest

Playmobil's Magical Fairy Forest is undeniably pretty, and it immediately appealed to both me and my son. Neither of my…

Become a Budding Guitar Hero with Yamaha’s GigMaker Electric

If you're going the electric route, Yamaha's Pacifica is a great entry-level guitar that'll get you feeling like a rock…

24 Things I Learned While Watching the Rambo Trilogy

The original Rambo trilogy didn't just raise the bar for all action films to come. As the quintessential '80s action…

Hot Wheels Wednesdays: December Drive Ahead! Giveaway

Hot Wheels is more than just awesome little cars. Recently, the brand has made headway into the digital space on…

GBBP 203: Greg Weisman

On this episode, I talk to Greg Weisman for more than an hour of 'Gargoyles' greatness. Call it an early…

GBBP 202: Dav Pilkey

This week, we chat with Dav Pilkey about Dog Men, Captains Underpants, and more! That's right; the author/artist/creator behind the…

Hot Wheels Blends Analog and Digital Play With Drive Ahead! (Giveaway)

Hot Wheels (as a brand) has made headway into the digital space on several fronts. The latest effort is in…

GBBP 201: Peter Beagle (+ Giveaway!)

On this episode, Shiri and I talk to Peter Beagle about his early career, writing and selling 'A Fine and…

Our Epic Road Trip: Almost 5,000 Miles With the Toyota RAV4

Three weeks, two countries, nine U.S. states, three Canadian provinces, three time zones, and more than 4,500 miles with the…

GBBP 200: Dominique Tipper

Welcome, ladies and gents, to Episode 200! Happy anniversary to us! We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate…

Playmobil Playroom: ‘Dreamworks Dragons,’ Wave 2

This time in the Playmobil Playroom, we take a look at the second wave of sets from 'Dreamworks Dragons.'

GBBP Extra 17: ‘Halloween’

Welcome to the Big Dumb Thing. On this episode, Shiri, Preston, and I recap the entire 'Halloween' franchise, gab about…

GBBP 199: Matt Forbeck

On this episode, we talk to Matt Forbeck about his history with game books, how writing a branching storyline with…

GBBP 196: ‘Star Wars Resistance’

Welcome back to everyone's favorite galaxy far, far away. This week, we take an advance peek at the newest incarnation…

Playmobil Playroom: Lucky’s Happy Home

We explore the Playmobil Playroom: Lucky's Happy Home from the DreamWorks 'Spirit: Riding Free' line.