The Conflict for Time: My Geek Side vs. My Dad Side

The Conflict for Time: My Geek Side vs. My Dad Side

Six months ago, my wife and I were blessed with a baby daughter. Despite this new addition to my life, I found my time still being consumed by my nerdy passions. I imagine most new nerd parents are the same: you love your child, but you really need to finish the newest issue of Saga or grinding through that Destiny dungeon. Personally, I kept finding my geek side wanting to take time away from my dad side. Read More

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Learn to make a Pixel Painting

Learn to make a Pixel Painting

One of the many skills I’ve developed in my time as a creative geek is pixel painting, the art of painting video game sprites with acrylic paint on canvas. I recently started picking it up as a hobby again, and I thought I’d share some pointers on how to get started–in case anyone would like to paint their favorite old school video game character! Read More

Music Review: ‘Exactly Where I Am’ by Marc With a C

Music Review: ‘Exactly Where I Am’ by Marc With a C

‘Exactly Where I Am’ is a strong album that resonates with Marc’s low-fidelity pop sensibility. Marc doesn’t try to obfuscate the theme of the album, throwing it in the Bandcamp’s description: “The intersection between yesterday’s small-town secrets and today’s information overload.” That comes across heavily in most of the tracks without leaving the listener feeling spoon-fed. Read More

The Conflict for Time: My Geek Side vs. My Dad Side

The Conflict for Time: My Geek Side vs. My Dad Side

Six months ago, my wife and I were blessed with a baby daughter. Despite this new addition to my life, I found my time still being consumed by my nerdy passions. I imagine most new nerd parents are the same: you love your child, but you really need to finish the newest issue of Saga or grinding through that Destiny dungeon. Personally, I kept finding my geek side wanting to take time away from my dad side. Read More