Matt Blum

Matt Blum is Editor-in-Chief of GeekDad. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two kids, all of whom are also geeks. In his day job Matt is a software engineer, and his many geeky interests include science fiction, the Muppets, LEGO, board games, video games, and bacon.

Top 10 Questions (and a Few Answers) After Seeing ‘Avengers: Endgame’ [SPOILERS]

OK, so you've seen the movie. What questions did it leave unanswered? [SPOILERS]

6 (Spoiler-Free) Things Everyone Should Know About ‘Avengers: Endgame’

It all comes down to this. What should you know before you head out to the theater?

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Yuri Was Very Brave,’ a Children’s Book About the First Human in Space

A Kickstarter campaign to launch a children's book about Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space!

7 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Missing Link’

The latest beautiful stop-motion animated film is out from LAIKA Studios, who brought you 'Kubo and the Two Strings.' What…

‘Missing Link’: A Trope-Dodging, Beautiful Animated Film for Adults and Kids Alike

The brilliant stop-motion animation studio LAIKA's latest production is 'Missing Link,' and it's just as beautiful, creative, well-acted, and funny…

The First Full-Length ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer Is Out, and It’s Pretty Incredible

A new full-length trailer for 'Avengers: Endgame' is out!

Star Wars “Galaxy’s Edge” at Disneyland, Walt Disney World Opening Dates Announced!

Now we now how long we have to wait to fly the Millennium Falcon! It is going to be EPIC!

10 (Spoiler-Free) Things Parents Should Know About ‘Captain Marvel’

Finally, there's a female lead in a Marvel superhero movie. But is 'Captain Marvel' worth your time, and should you…

Hagrid Roller Coaster to Open at Universal Orlando’s ‘Harry Potter’ World

The new roller coaster being built at Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter finally has an official name and…

Sphero Announces Kickstarter for Seriously Hackable Robot Vehicle

Sphero's newest robot, whose Kickstarter campaign has just launched, promises to be the most hackable product the company has yet…

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Trailer Video Will Blow Fans’ Minds

Every 'Star Wars' fan in the galaxy will want to see this video. Trust me.

Mid-Atlantic Harry Potter Fans, Here’s a Convention for You

There's a convention called "Potterverse" on August 17-19 on the Bethesda-Rockville, Maryland border that mid-Atlantic Harry Potter fans will love.

7 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Christopher Robin’

The new movie about Winnie-the-Pooh and friends is in theaters, but it's not like any one that came before. What…

8 (Spoiler-Free) Things Parents Should Know About ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Does 'Avengers: Infinity War' live up to the hype? Will my kids love it? When can I get to the…

Geek Links: Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World Opening Announced!

Walt Disney World has announced that the eagerly-awaited Toy Story Land will open at its Disney's Hollywood Studios park on…

9 (Spoiler-Free) Things Parents Should Know About ‘Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’

You're probably already planning to see the new 'Star Wars' film. You may even have tickets. But what should you…

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Coco’

The latest Disney/Pixar film is hitting theaters. What should you know before you take your kids?

A Remembrance of Veterans

Today is Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, depending on where you live, and every year we at GeekDad and GeekMom…

Latest ‘Last Jedi’ Trailer Adds Some New Intriguing Shots

A new 45-second trailer for 'Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi' debuted tonight during the World Series' game 7.

More Than Minivans: The 2017 Genesis G80 Sets a New Standard for Luxury Sedans

The 2017 Genesis G80 perfectly shows why people spend the money on luxury cars.

How to Talk to Your Children About Charlottesville

Here, then, are some suggestions from us at GeekDad and GeekMom for how to help children process what they see…

More Than Minivans: Diving Into Mazda Via the 2017 CX-5 and MX-5 Miata

Mazda flew me to San Diego and let me try out the new CX-5 and the MX-5 Miata RF. The…

1 Thing Parents Should Know About ‘The Emoji Movie’

There really is just one thing anyone should know about 'The Emoji Movie'...

Top 10 Mothers in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Happy Mother's Day! Here are our picks for the top 10 moms in science fiction and fantasy.

More Than Minivans: The 2017 Volvo XC60 Is Safe and Comfortable, but Not Boring

When you think of Volvos, you probably think "safe but boring." But they're a lot more interesting, and comfortable, now.

‘Doctor Who’ Meets ‘Mr. Men’ in One of the Geekiest, Cutest Mashups Ever

Geeky, funny, and unrelentingly adorable. What more could you want from kids' books about the Doctors?

Disney Has Plans for the ‘Star Wars’ Hotel Experience You Didn’t Know You Were Looking For

Ever wanted to be on a 'Star Wars' starship? Reports are that Disney is getting something ready that would get…

Kickstarter Alert: Revo “Exotic” Fidget Spinners

Fidget toys are everywhere! If you've been waiting for the perfect fidget spinner for you, this Kickstarter may be a…

Mid-Atlantic ‘Doctor Who’ Fans: Come to Baltimore This Weekend!

If you're a Doctor Who fan and you live in the mid-Atlantic U.S., you owe it to yourself to go…