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Living With the Specter of Autism

Parenting a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder often means coming to terms with the ghosts of your own past,…

GeekDad Interviews Rick Riordan, Author of ‘Magnus Chase’

GeekDad chats with Rick Riordan about the first book in his upcoming series, 'Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard,…

Hedonism, Eudaemonia, and the Secret of Happiness

Might happiness be more than simply feeling good without feeling bad (and maybe the lingering afterglow of smugness)?

‘Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn’: Game Review

Ashes is a game for 2-4 players with quick set up, easy to understand game organization, and high levels of…

Cats as Work Companions

At my house, we work at home. Rory and I do our jobs from home, and I homeschool the kids.…

Staff Picks: 18 Movies So Bad They're Good

Sometimes, movies are so bad you can't look away. Then you watch them again... and again. GeekDad writers pick 18…

Ten ’80s Cartoons that Deserved More Than One Season

Even Disney and creative geniuses Chris Columbus and J. Michael Straczynski couldn't save these '80s cartoons from single-season fates. Too…

A Great Weekend Project — DIY Arcade Controller

While writing projects are in full swing, I often tend to collect small DIY projects that remain stacked on shelves…

How to Throw an Excellent Gaming Party

5 tips for throwing an excellent gaming party.

Traveling for Tea Towels

Begin collecting a useful souvenir when you travel. Pass up the figurines and go in search of tea towels!

Living With Less Clutter, Part 1: Breaking the Paper Pile Curse

My wife and I are winning the war against our accumulated mail and paperwork and it took learning from our…

Fun With History: The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is an important piece of history, and now you can make your own virtual collage in the…

Young Sherlock Holmes Revisited

Young Sherlock Holmes recently became available via Netflix "Instant Watch." I was both excited and apprehensive because I remember really…

The World’s Greatest Mathematical Card Trick

Amaze your friends (and even yourself) with this clever trick.

Bay Area Geekdad Day Trip: The Western Railway Museum

The Western Railway Museum is dedicated to the memory of the wonderful trolley infrastructure that existed in the Bay Area…

Teachable Moments: The Physics of Bowling

As with any family activity, the best part of going bowling is getting to spend quality time together, enjoying a…

Hacking Ikea for a Cool Kids Bedroom

What do you get when you take the finest in inexpensive Swedish furniture, some lumber, hardware, paint, and a little…