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Gen Con 2018 Recap With Photos, Part 1

Here's a look at Day 1 (and a half) of Gen Con 2018!

August 12, 2018

Gen Con Wrap-Up: What GeekDads Enjoyed Most in 2018

The 'best four days in gaming' once again lived up to its claim. We detail our favorite things from Gen…

August 9, 2018

Archive vs. Archive: The Disney and Pixar Collections

The art of the archive is an impressive thing, especially when it houses the respective legacies of imagination that are…

June 17, 2018

My iFLY Indoor Skydiving Experience for Peter Pan’s 65th Anniversary

In celebration of the 65th anniversary of Walt Disney's Peter Pan (now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand), I was…

June 12, 2018

Visiting Ottawa, Including the Canadian War Museum

Teenagers in tow, we visited Canada's capital, Ottawa, visiting destinations like Parliament Hill, the Canadian Museum of History, and the…

June 8, 2018

Geek Links: Middle Earth in Color

Oxford's Bodleian Library is showing of JRR Tolkien's in a new exhibition of his drawings. BBC Arts have all the…

June 7, 2018

7 Great Things I Saw at the UK Games Expo

I had a great first visit to the UK Games Expo. Here are 7 great things I found at the…

June 7, 2018

The LEGO Millennium Falcon Arrives With a New Look as a Pedicab

In celebration of Star Wars Day and the upcoming release of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' LEGO has built a…

May 4, 2018

Legoland California’s Newest (Castle) Hotel Is Now Open!

The brand new Legoland Castle Hotel is now open at the Legoland California resort in Carlsbad, California!

May 2, 2018

‘CT Gamercon’ 2018 A Great Event for Family Gamers

As great as major CONs can be, smaller and more local CONs like CTGamercon have become a favorite of mine.

March 29, 2018

Revisiting Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is a great family activity if you're in downtown Toronto, and the glass tunnel Dangerous Lagoon…

March 24, 2018

Tulip Ride 2018 With Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer

Tulip Ride 2018 is coming on April 21, 2018, and with it, a chance to not only support the Seattle…

March 10, 2018

Hanging Out at Toronto’s The Rec Room

If you find yourself in downtown Toronto with some time to kill, The Rec Room is definitely worth a visit.…

March 5, 2018

Tony DiTerlizzi Exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum

This past November, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, unveiled a new exhibit, 'Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of…

February 8, 2018

LEGO Celebrates 60th Anniversary With NYC LEGO Brick Stunt!

Today and this weekend, go to New York City's Flatiron Plaza to check out LEGO's 60th anniversary stunt!

January 26, 2018

GeekDad Highlights From Day 1 Of CES 2018

Got a great start to CES this year by meeting with a wide variety of people about their products. This…

January 11, 2018

Run the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon to Get Real Bling

runDisney is offering up an all-new way to get your Star Wars run on this year! The Star Wars Virtual…

January 4, 2018

My GeekDad Family Adventure to Expedition: Bigfoot!

In the mountains of North Georgia lurks something mysterious, just waiting to be discovered. If you're a fan of roadside…

January 3, 2018

Six Flags Holiday in the Park: Hometown Feel

Despite the chill of winter, the Six Flags New England Holiday in the Park is a warm event full of…

December 12, 2017

There’s No Place Like Disneyland for the Holidays

Perry Como sang that "There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays," but that's because he never visited Disneyland in…

December 10, 2017

Up Close and Personal With LAIKA at the Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum currently has a special exhibit called 'Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA' that gives…

December 2, 2017

‘Illusion’ Exhibit at OMSI

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is hosting a new exhibit: 'Illusion.'

November 28, 2017

Experiencing History First-Hand: The Somme and Compiègne

Join my family and me as we tour two key World War I sites: its bloodiest battle and the place…

November 10, 2017

GeekDad Visits Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary and Esther the Wonder Pig

Have you heard of Esther the Wonder Pig? She's a pig—the name kind of gives that away—and she's been the…

November 5, 2017

A Trip to Sugar Factory; the ‘Willy Wonka’ of Restaurants

Who hasn’t watched 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' or read Roald Dahl’s books without imagining partaking in such magical…

October 18, 2017

Get Your Tickets for Wordstock

If you live in Portland, Oregon, and you love books (to some people that may be redundant), then you should…

October 7, 2017

Six Flags Fright Fest: Frightening Fun

Six Flags Fright Fest is the place to go when you want to immerse yourself in a horror movie.

October 4, 2017

Rock and Shock Festival Coming October 13th-15th

The Rock and Shock Horror Film and Music Festival comes this month!

October 3, 2017

Family Travel and Camp Vibes With KOA

No matter the season, Kampgrounds of America (KOA) have almost 500 locations promising camp vibes and redefined camping tailor made…

September 28, 2017

GeekDad Travels: Red Wall Garden Hotel Is an Oasis in Beijing’s Insanity

Stay at the Red Wall Garden Hotel in Beijing, and it will likely be the touchstone property that you compare…

September 23, 2017

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