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A Remembrance of Veterans

A Remembrance of Veterans

Today is Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, depending on where you live, and every year we at GeekDad and GeekMom take a moment to pay respect to those who have served. We ordinarily deal with far less serious matters, but we feel it is important that we remember all those who have given part of their lives in service to their country’s militaries. Read More

Geek Links: Gene Yang Featured on Articulate

Geek Links: Gene Yang Featured on Articulate

Gene Yang, the Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, was featured in an interview on Articulate, an arts and culture show. We’ve featured Yang on GeekDad before, and he does a great job encouraging a love of reading, with a particular focus on comics. Visit the Articulate website to watch the video or read a transcript of the interview. Read More

Artemis Returns: A Chat With Madison McLaughlin

Artemis Returns: A Chat With Madison McLaughlin

Actress Madison McLaughlin joined the cast of ‘Arrow’ as Evelyn Sharp at the end of the fourth season and returned this year to join Team Arrow as Artemis; she turned evil and revealed that she was working undercover for bad guy Prometheus a few episodes back and has not been seen since. Producer Marc Guggenheim tweeted that Artemis returns to the show this week. I had the opportunity to ask her a few questions about her career. Read More

We Salute Our American Veterans

We Salute Our American Veterans

Every year on Veterans Day in the U.S., we on GeekDad and GeekMom like to take a moment to remember our American veterans. We ordinarily deal with far less serious matters, but as most of us are American, we feel it is important that we remember all those who have given part of their lives in service to our country’s military. Read More

The Doctor Strange Cast Talks

The Doctor Strange Cast Talks

The Beverly Hills Montage Hotel welcomed most of the cast of Doctor Strange for a press conference on October 20. Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen and Benedict Wong, along with Producer Kevin Feige and Director Scott Derrickson answered questions from the audience and moderator Scott Mantz of Access Hollywood, talking about Marvel’s 14th movie, the second installment of “Phase 3.” Read More

‘Best. State. Ever.’ Author Dave Barry Talks Gators, Sponges, and Swinging Seniors

‘Best. State. Ever.’ Author Dave Barry Talks Gators, Sponges, and Swinging Seniors

In ‘Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland,’ Dave Barry discusses how Florida got its reputation and visits some off-the-beaten-path Florida landmarks. From lethargic gators to highly energetic seniors to the debauchery that is Key West, Dave explores the real Florida beneath the glitz of the amusement parks. Read More