Sean Z

Justin Ramsden Discusses SDCC Exclusive LEGO Sets, Career as LEGO Designer

LEGO Designer Justin Ramsden discusses his career and LEGO's San Diego Comic Con exclusive sets.

July 24, 2019

She-Ra at SDCC: “Don’t Get Too Comfortable With The Status Quo”

The foreboding comment from Adora’s voice actor, Aimee Carrero, closed out a solid She-Ra panel at this year's SDCC.

July 19, 2019

The Pilot Hi-Tecpoint V5: My Ideal Rollerball Pen

A variation of the Pilot Precise series that takes fountain pen ink? Yes, please!

July 11, 2019

How Pen Inks Work (And Why Monteverde’s Engage Doesn’t)

While Monteverde's Engage rollerball pen looks beautiful, and feels great in your hand, it has one small problem... it doesn't…

July 7, 2019

The De-Queering of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’

The Netflix-sponsored re-translation of the iconic anime removes LGBT themes. We reached out the series' English translator to learn more.

June 27, 2019

What to Do With Your Convention Art: When You Don’t Want to Frame

How to use archival framing techniques to safely display all your convention art in either dedicated art binders, or more…

June 25, 2019

Daniel Errico Discusses New LGBT-Friendly Series “The Bravest Knight”

When I first received screeners for The Bravest Knight, I was stunned. The new children show on Hulu was charming,…

June 20, 2019

Discussing Convention Safety with Voice Actor Gregg Berger

To discuss the issue of fan and guest safety, we spoke to veteran voice actor Gregg Berger at the recent…

June 19, 2019

Yay, It’s Pride Month! Can I Have My Cookie Now?

For Pride Month, GeekDad writer Sean Z discusses the problem of performative Pride, and how to be a better ally.

June 13, 2019

LionForge Does Not Renew Voltron License, Ends Comic Series

LionForge drops 'Voltron,' ending the comic at the previously published third volume and killing the last project based on the…

May 29, 2019

J. Herbin Refillable Rollerball Review: A “Normal” Pen for Fountain Pen Ink

Meet the J. Herbin Refillable Rollerball Pen. What makes this pen special is its ability to use standard fountain pen…

May 19, 2019

Voltron Partners Not Responsible for Failures in Gay Inclusion; Sources Dispute Claim From DreamWorks Staff

DreamWorks, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Lauren Montgomery, after claiming to make content "as inclusive as possible," failed to follow basic…

April 30, 2019

Now You See Me: The Creation of the Spider-Verse

This is the first article in Now You See Me, a new series by Donya Abramo and Sean Z. Our…

April 19, 2019

She-Ra, Fandom, and Diversity in Media at ECCC

Last weekend at Emerald City Comic Con, I managed to chat briefly with Noelle Stevenson on fandom safety, and diversity…

March 21, 2019

Senior LEGO Designer Stuart Harris Discusses Design and His Career

The LEGO designer talks about how exhibits like the LEGO House come together and the challenges and rewards of large-scale…

March 14, 2019

Favorite LEGO creations from Bricks Cascade 2019

Portland's 'Bricks Cascade,' now in its eighth year, drew over 8000 public attendees to look at over 800 unique creations…

March 11, 2019

Fun With Fountain Pens: A Beginners Guide, With Extra Notes for Lefties

Why should you try a fountain pen? GeekDad Sean Z tells us!

February 25, 2019

LionForge to Continue Voltron Comics But Will Not Deviate From the Television Ending – UPDATED!

The next volume of "Voltron" comics will take place in final season and will feature both the Atlas and Voltron…

February 13, 2019

How the End of ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’ Exemplifies the Quarantining of Queerness in Animation

A brief history of LGBTQ depictions in animation, and how the final season of Voltron failed queer fans.

December 14, 2018

Toxic Fandom: When Criticism and Entitlement Go Too Far

Many parents and their kids are becoming more and more immersed in the fandoms surrounding their favorite shows, movies, and…

October 3, 2018

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