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.

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.

GBBP 195: R.A. Salvatore

On this episode, we talk with R.A. Salvatore about his many years playing in the Forgotten Realms sandbox, the freedom…