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.

My Year with the Autel Robotics EVO Drone

Drones are awesome. They’re fun toys that deliver amazing video and give you fresh perspectives on and unusual angles of…

November 14, 2019

‘The Rocketeer’ Returns: A Q&A with Billy Campbell

That's right, the 1991 film is getting a reboot, of sorts, when a new animated series, The Rocketeer, premieres on…

November 6, 2019

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…

September 5, 2019

GBBP 218: Evangeline Lilly

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

May 24, 2019

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…

May 17, 2019

GBBP 216: Alan Oppenheimer

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

May 10, 2019

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…

March 21, 2019

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.'…

March 14, 2019

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…

February 26, 2019

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…

February 22, 2019

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…

February 15, 2019

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…

February 1, 2019

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…

February 1, 2019

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…

January 24, 2019

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.'

January 23, 2019

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.…

January 18, 2019

GBBP 207: Chuck Wendig

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

January 9, 2019

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…

December 28, 2018

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…

December 17, 2018

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…

December 14, 2018

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…

December 12, 2018

GBBP 203: Greg Weisman

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

November 29, 2018

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…

November 22, 2018

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…

November 16, 2018

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…

November 7, 2018

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…

November 3, 2018

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…

November 1, 2018

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.'

October 31, 2018

GBBP Extra 17: ‘Halloween’

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

October 30, 2018

GBBP 199: Matt Forbeck

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

October 25, 2018

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