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

How Geeky Was Your Holiday Haul?

Did you get any particularly geeky presents? Share your geekiest gifts with us in the comments, or on social media!

December 26, 2019

NYCC: Walking the Floor

Press play and listen to the words of a GeekDad swimming upstream in what we call NYCC 2019.

December 15, 2019

The Best Drinks for Holiday Parties and Family Festivities

Special brews, bottles, and old family drink recipes are a staple of the holidays. What are your favorites?

December 3, 2019

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Books

Books have been very popular with our writers and readers this year. Here is a list of 22 of the…

November 26, 2019

Q&A With ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Author Jeff Kinney

Eric spoke with 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' author Jeff Kinney about the new book and Midwest tour.

November 21, 2019

2019 Gift Guide: ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

Looking for some excellent 'Dungeons & Dragons' gifts? Look no further, GeekDad has collated 10 of the best 'D&D' gifts…

November 19, 2019

Portland Book Festival This Weekend

The Portland Book Festival is coming this weekend: Saturday, November 9!

November 5, 2019

RI Comic Con Preview: Putting Fan Interest Above Corporate Interest

This weekend's Rhode Island Comic Con is the rare fan event that hasn’t grown too big, hasn’t succumbed to rampant…

October 29, 2019

Interview With Mathieu Cote, Game Director of ‘Dead by Daylight’

At this year's NYCC, I had the chance to interview Mathieu Cote, Game Director of 'Dead by Daylight.'

October 26, 2019

The Language of Supergiant’s ‘Pyre’

We chatted with Greg Kasavin, Creative Director at Supergiant, on how the company designed its own language for the fictional…

October 24, 2019

Stack Overflow: 17 Thrills and Chills for Halloween

If you wait all year for October to roll around so you can break out the skulls and cobwebs and…

October 21, 2019

‘Minecraft: The Exhibition’ Gets Its World Premiere at MoPop

'Minecraft: The Exhibition' opened this past weekend at MoPop in Seattle and will run until September 2020. The exhibit features…

October 21, 2019

Visiting Ontario’s Blue Mountain Resort in Fall

Ontario's Blue Mountain Resort is a great way to spend time outdoors in the fall.

October 19, 2019

NYCC 2019 – Superman of Smallville Interview w. Art Baltazar and Franco

At New York Comic Con this past weekend, I got to interview popular all-ages cartoonists Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani,…

October 10, 2019

12 Things to Know About Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is tomorrow, October 11th. This post covers 12 facts you should be aware of for this…

October 10, 2019

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