Geek Culture

She-Ra, Fandom, and Diversity in Media at ECCC

Last weekend at Emerald City Comic Con, I managed to chat briefly with Noelle Stevenson on fandom safety, and diversity…

Word Wednesday: ‘Science is Magic’

'Science is Magic.' An excellent hands-on guide for teaching your children magic tricks and the science behind them.

Bodaciously Awesome Family Show: Star Wars: “Galaxy’s Edge”

Patience as we wait for the opening of Star Wars: "Galaxy's Edge" at Walt Disney World (or Disneyland, if that's…

GeekDad Review: Cori HD Smart Home Security Camera

Continuing my Momentum series reviews, I'm now taking a look at the Cori HD Smart Home Security Camera.

Favorite LEGO creations from Bricks Cascade 2019

Portland's 'Bricks Cascade,' now in its eighth year, drew over 8000 public attendees to look at over 800 unique creations…

Star Wars “Galaxy’s Edge” at Disneyland, Walt Disney World Opening Dates Announced!

Now we now how long we have to wait to fly the Millennium Falcon! It is going to be EPIC!

Can You Tell Me How to Get to the ‘Sesame Street’ Archive?

50 years of ‘Sesame Street’ episodes will soon be archived by the American Archive for Public Broadcasting. Eric spoke with…

10 Can’t-Miss Blu-ray Releases for March 2019

If you're a home movie fan, then you better hope your wallet survives March, because this month is packed with…

Word Wednesday: Women: Our History

This Week's Word Is "Women." International Women's Day is this Friday, and to mark it Word Wednesday is devoting three…

Hagrid Roller Coaster to Open at Universal Orlando’s ‘Harry Potter’ World

The new roller coaster being built at Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter finally has an official name and…

Word Wednesday – ‘Leaders Who Changed History’

'Leaders who Changed History' combines compelling text with top quality production values.It's a remarkable book about remarkable people.

Bodaciously Awesome Family Show: Diving Into SeaWorld

SeaWorld is an often over-looked park by general visitors but has a lot of fun within it. It is packed…

Sphero Announces Kickstarter for Seriously Hackable Robot Vehicle

Sphero's newest robot, whose Kickstarter campaign has just launched, promises to be the most hackable product the company has yet…

Arrive at Board Game Night in Style with the Ultimate Boardgame Backpack

Need a well-built, beautifully designed transportation solution for your boardgames? The Ultimate Boardgame Backpack is the solution you've been looking…

Games Workshop at the New York Toy Fair 2019

At theNew York Toy Fair Games Workshop revealed new Space Marine Funkos and a trio of new small box games,…

Word Wednesday: ‘A Cat’s Guide to the Night Sky’

For northern hemisphere dwellers, 'A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky' is an engaging book that will encourage your kids…

Word Wednesday ‘The Atlas of Disease’

There have definitely been more pleasant books discussed for Word Wednesday, but few perhaps quite as geekily fascinating.

Great Books for Kids: A Trio of Nat Geo

Eric and Luke review three National Geographic Kids titles that are great reads for any curious kid.

How to Watch the Oscar Nominees

Want to check up on the Oscar nominees? Find out where you can watch them.

7 Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

Seven things parents should know before watching director Joe Cornish's 'The Kid Who Would Be King.'

Word Wednesday – “What Is Race?”

"What is Race?" is an invaluable primer for children aged 10 upwards. It answers many of the questions they may…

Word Wednesday: Awesomeness

It's 2019 and who doesn't want their kids to be awesome!? Help them on their way with these two books…

Review – Batman #62: Into the Slaughterhouse

Batman finds himself at the mercy of Professor Pyg in this done-in-one issue by Mister Miracle artist Mitch Gerads.

How to Collect Comics – ‘The New Teen Titans’

Welcome to "How to Collect," a series about how to collect a series in trade paperback, with all the irritating…

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Trailer Video Will Blow Fans’ Minds

Every 'Star Wars' fan in the galaxy will want to see this video. Trust me.

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Bumblebee’

The latest installment in the Transformers franchise opens in theaters this weekend. Read on to see if you should take…

Word Wednesday – Father Christmas

'Tis the season that comes but once a year and these books about Father Christmas are set to become perennial…

How the End of ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’ Exemplifies the Quarantining of Queerness in Animation

A brief history of LGBTQ depictions in animation, and how the final season of Voltron failed queer fans.

A ‘Venom’ Block Party

Check out the Venom Block Party on December 13, 2018!

Learn to Draw with Robbie Lee’s ‘Drawing Made Easy’

Artist Robbie Lee's new book, 'Drawing Made Easy: How to Draw from Observation and Imagination,' is a fantastic foray into…