Places

’50 Cities of the U.S.A.’ Featuring… Cheyenne, Wyoming!

To celebrate this week's release of '50 Cities of the U.S.A.,' GeekDad takes us to Cheyenne, Wyoming!

Gen Con Info Dump (With Photos!), Part 3

Let's wrap up the Gen Con Info Dump with Saturday and Sunday!

Gen Con 2017: Steve Jackson Games – ‘Munchkin’ and More

I always look forward to visiting the Steve Jackson Games team at Gen Con. Here's what's new this year!

Gen Con Info Dump (With Photos!), Part 2

Welcome back to my Day 2 Gen Con recap!

Gen Con Info Dump (With Photos!), Part 1

I've got a pile of photos and stories from Gen Con, so let's dive in! Here's Day 1 (and a…

GeekDad Visits the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy on Cape Cod

My family and I just returned from our every-three-years (triennial?) trip to Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod. This…

Family Eclipse Vacation – Totality Worth It

For months, our family had planned an eclipse vacation traveling from New Jersey to Tennessee to get a view of…

The Getting Excited for Gen Con 50 Super-MEGA Post

It's our annual post of all the things all the GeekDads are looking forward to seeing at Gen Con. This…

Visiting the “Spiritual Home of Scouting”

My son and I recently had a chance to visit Gilwell Park, an important site in the founding of the…

7 Steps to Prepare for 2017’s Total Solar Eclipse!

This year's total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most people. But since this…

It’s the Summer of Heroes at Disney California Adventure Park

At Disney California Adventure Park, guests have the opportunity to immerse themselves in an interactive Marvel experience as part of…

Who Decides What Is Canon? The Curious Case of the Marauders’ Map

What happens when conflicting theories arise from people involved with a franchise? Is the author always right?

The Joker Is Six Flags New England’s 13th Coaster

The Joker will add a literal twist to the roller coaster experience.

Planet Comicon 2017: Hero of the Midwest Pop Culture Scene

Planet Comicon 2017 rocked downtown Kansas City last weekend. GeekDad was there, and we had a blast!

Testing the Six Flags NE Augmented Virtual Reality Coaster

Six Flags New England has upgraded the VR experience on their revitalized Mind Eraser coaster.

Join GeekDad at Planet Comicon Kansas City April 28-30

Join GeekDad at Planet Comicon Kansas City Friday, April 28-30.

GameStorm 2017 Recap

Last weekend, I attended GameStorm 19, a local tabletop gaming convention here in Portland, Oregon. Here's a recap!

Taking VR-Equipped Roller Coasters to the Next Level

Six Flags New England is taking virtual reality one step further on their Galactic Attack roller coaster.

Mid-Atlantic ‘Doctor Who’ Fans: Come to Baltimore This Weekend!

If you're a Doctor Who fan and you live in the mid-Atlantic U.S., you owe it to yourself to go…

JoCo Cruise 2017: Highlights of Days 4-7

Highlights of Days 4-7 from the incredible JoCo Cruise 2017

JoCo Cruise 2017: Highlights of Days 1-3

Enjoy Jamie's highlights of days 1-3 from the incredible JoCo Cruise 2017.

ThinkGeek at PAX East

Now up on ThinkGeek online: one of ThinkGeek's top sellers at PAX East.

What We Loved At PAX East 2017

We played demos, interacted with robots, checked out cool vendors, interviewed celebrities, spied on the people trying out the Oculus…

Register Now for HomeDadCon 2017

HomeDadCon, an annual convention presented by the National At-Home Dad Network, will be in Portland, Oregon, this year, and registration…

Got 7 Hours? Take a ‘Star Wars’ Guided Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Did you know there is a guided 'Star Wars' tour available (for an additional price) at Disney's Hollywood Studios? There…

Celebrating the Values of Nature With Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Pandora – The World of ‘Avatar’

On May 27th, Disney's Animal Kingdom is set to open its newest land and experience: Pandora - The World of…

You Too Can Sleep With the Constitution – Literally

If you have the time - or if you're a local looking for something truly special - you really should…

It’s Time to Pre-Register for Gen Con 50!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Gen Con, the biggest tabletop gaming convention in North America, and it's time…

Christmas May Be Over, But Krampus Is Still Watching!

This furry, red-tongued, chain and/or switch-wielding character has been St. Nicholas' companion in Alpine regions for millennia, and may even…

Miyamoto Shares Vision for Universal Theme Parks’ Nintendo Attractions

Nintendo-themed attractions are coming to Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando Resort, and Universal Studios Hollywood.

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