Category Archives: People

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

Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg Are ‘Geeking Out’

Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg Are ‘Geeking Out’

For whatever reason, at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, I kept crossing paths with Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg. I ran into Greg at an after-party sponsored by Scholastic. The two appeared together at Kevin’s Hall H panel on Saturday night. And they were both promoting–and filming!–their new show on AMC called ‘Geeking Out.’ Read More

The First Official Expansion for ‘Betrayal at House on the Hill’: ‘Widow’s Walk’

The First Official Expansion for ‘Betrayal at House on the Hill’: ‘Widow’s Walk’

This morning, Avalon Hill, Lone Shark Games, and Wizards of the Coast announced ‘Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk’ – a long-awaited sequel to the classic horror-themed tabletop experience. Last night, I had the chance to speak one-on-one with lead developer and gaming legend Mike Selinker about this awesome expansion. Read More