Convention Connection for Friday, June 11th 2021

This week, we're taking a look at the conventions and events near you, including virtual events you can view from…

June 11, 2021

MoPop Presents ‘Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume’

In collaboration with the Walt Disney Archives, MoPop is opening the 'Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume'…

June 4, 2021

Convention Connection for Friday, June 4th 2021

In this week's Convention Connection, we're spotlighting WonderFest 2021, Colossalcon 2021, and more. Find a convention near you this week!

June 4, 2021

Register Now for the Great Escape Tournament from Paruzal Games

Think you've got what it takes to be the fastest escape room team on the internet? Paruzal Games is hosting…

March 3, 2021

Stack Overflow: 2021 Reading Resolutions

Today, we're sharing our hopes and dreams for 2021—at least when it comes to our reading habits.

January 4, 2021

GeekDad Ken’s 2020 Holiday Light Display Song List

Your geeky neighborhood Griswold is back. GeekDad Ken shows off his new holiday lights with a video (Tom Lehrer!) and…

December 18, 2020

Twinkly Gen II LED Lights Will Make Your Holiday Tree Magical

Turn your tree or other holiday light display into something special with these easily programmable LEDs.

November 29, 2020

A Meal Fit for a King: Thanksgiving With ‘Heroes’ Feast’

In our house, this year's Thanksgiving dinner is based on recipes from the newly released 'Heroes Feast: The Official D&D…

November 24, 2020

2020 Holiday Gift Guide – Gadgets and Toys Part 1

Nothing quite defines geeks like their affinity for gadgets and toys. Regardless of our specific geekdom, we often find ourselves…

November 19, 2020

13 Monstrously Fun Games for Halloween

October is here, and you know what that means: time to break out the monsters, ghosts, and ghouls at game…

October 22, 2020

5 Classic Halloween Specials (That Aren’t ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’)

There's more to Halloween television viewing than just 'It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.' Here are five classics to rediscover…

October 1, 2020

Stack Overflow: Civics for Kids

In honor of RBG, today's stack includes books that teach kids about equality, voting, and being a good citizen.

September 21, 2020

Stack Overflow: 5 Comic Book Biographies

Comic books are a fascinating medium for biographies. Today's stack includes five biographies: four are about artists, and the last…

August 17, 2020

GeekDad Visits St. Thomas Elevated Park

St. Thomas, Ontario has its own version of New York's High Line, an elevated park on an 850 foot long,…

August 8, 2020

Goodbye to Grant Imahara

Grant Imahara: electrical engineer, robot-builder, co-host of 'Mythbusters,' and all-around good, geeky person, has passed away too soon.

July 14, 2020

Happy 60th Anniversary to Etch A Sketch!

This year is Etch A Sketch's 60th birthday, and there are a number of special editions to celebrate.

July 1, 2020

Black Lives Matter.

We are grieving. We have work to do.

June 1, 2020

Watch the Pop-Up Magazine’s Spring Issue at Home!

Pop-Up Magazine's Spring Issue will be free to watch on YouTube!

May 27, 2020

Stack Overflow: Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, a time to recognize the ways that Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans have…

May 4, 2020

Stack Overflow: Happy Earth Day!

For the 50th Earth Day, here are some books about nature!

April 20, 2020

Stack Overflow: More Books for Women’s History Month

I'm continuing the theme from last week: here are more books celebrating Women's History Month!

March 23, 2020

Locked Down Family Misses Disneyland Vacation – Creates Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Home

A family who missed their Disneyland vacation while things are in lockdown in California decided to pass the time recreating…

March 22, 2020

Are You in Lockdown? Celebrate Your Community by Putting Your Holiday Lights Back Up! #CoronaLights

We want to start a new tradition; in these darkening times let's put our holiday lights back up and celebrate…

March 20, 2020

Stack Overflow: Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month here in the United States, so today's column is a collection of books about women!

March 16, 2020

Our Favorite LEGO Creations From Bricks Cascade 2020

Bricks Cascade, Portland's LEGO convention, is happening this weekend! Here are a few of our favorites from the show.

February 29, 2020

Stack Overflow: Black History Month

Today's stack is mostly picture books (plus a handful of others) that are great reading for Black History Month—from the…

February 17, 2020

Geek Links: Take a Tuneful Tour of Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World

A new promo video from Swedish electro duo Galantis and English vocalist Charli XCX provides fans the world over with…

January 14, 2020

SacAnime Returns at CalExpo

Sacramento’s Anime/Pop-Culture Convention occupies the CalExpo fair grounds this weekend while its home convention center is rebuilt.

January 4, 2020

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