Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in ‘The Last Jedi’

Age representation in 'The Last Jedi' gave mature women a variety of identities, none of which matched previous media tropes.

December 22, 2017

The ‘Curse’ of the December Anniversary Blockbuster Date Night

It's funny to watch people panic over not seeing 'The Last Jedi' on opening day, when I always know I'll…

December 18, 2017

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in 'The Last Jedi' is a feminist heroine thanks to Rian Johnson writing us a…

December 18, 2017

Sith Lord Anxiety and ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Anxiety has taken a lot from Dakster, and this month it takes the most anticipated movie of the year.

December 15, 2017

Think Outside of the Box With Geeky Gift Baskets for “Grown-Ups”

Don't become a basket case looking for the perfect fandom gifts. Think outside of the box, this Christmas and holiday…

December 12, 2017

On the Point of Singing ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

If you're not singing "The Twelve Days of Christmas" as more of a game than a passive performance, you're doing…

December 11, 2017

The Force Is Strong with Our ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Giveaway!

In honor of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' we have a force-filled prize pack to give away to one lucky reader…

December 11, 2017

Pop-Up Hamper Leaf Collecting

My father, who suffers from dementia, has obsessed over his "leaf research." As it turns out, Pop-Up Hamper Leaf Collecting…

December 10, 2017

9 Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Grand Tour’ Season 2

Amazon Prime's original series 'The Grand Tour' is back for a second season, but with a few notable changes for…

December 9, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Grocery Store Gifting

You don't have to go far to find gifts that won't lie around unused or taking up space: give something…

December 5, 2017

Jack Forman’s ‘Yodeling Yoda’ Is Filled With Galactic Glee

Geek moms and dads will find lots to love on this solo debut, but it's "Yodeling Yoda" that will endear…

December 4, 2017

Save Net Neutrality: Be an Avenger

Save net neutrality and be an Avenger. Speech, business, and information are all at risk if we throttle data transmission.

December 4, 2017

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide 2017 #3: Toys

The GeekMoms share their suggestions for the best toy gifts this holiday season, from construction to chemistry, puzzling to plush.

December 4, 2017


As the musical 'Allegiance' looks ahead to a one-day theatrical release on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, it's hard to…

December 3, 2017

Have a Very ‘Die Hard’ Christmas This Holiday Season

Yes, Virginia, 'Die Hard' is a holiday movie! Why not get into the spirit with a new illustrated picture book…

December 2, 2017

Comic Book Corner: 9 Comics We Read in October & November 2017

Sophie, Beth, and Mariana share their thoughts on the latest from the worlds of 'Star Wars,' 'Hellboy,' 'Plants vs. Zombies,' 'X-Files,'…

December 1, 2017

Becoming Sherlock Holmes: Our First Escape Room Experience

Solving an Escape Room mystery is a great way for parents to plan an afternoon's or evening's adventure with their…

November 26, 2017

‘Justice League’ Review: I Am Batfleck

Be like Batfleck and take your friends to see 'Justice League.' Not because it is good but because you really…

November 25, 2017

‘The Librarians’ Season 4: Christian Kane, John Kim, and Dean Devlin

With 'The Librarians' season 4 debut coming next month, get caught up with Dean Devlin, Christian Kane, and John Kim…

November 24, 2017

Best Black Friday Deals for Cosplayers and Crafters

Working on your weekend shopping plan of attack? We can help you get started!

November 22, 2017

The Continuing Story of the Cat Who Tried to Adopt Us

The neighborhood cat took a specific liking to us, and she started to feel like ours. But was she really,…

November 20, 2017

6 ‘Lord of the Rings’ Shows I Want To See On Amazon

The best idea for a LotR series? One where the creators can have room to play in Tolkien's world.

November 20, 2017

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide 2017 #1: Tech

The GeekMoms share their suggestions for tech-related gifts this holiday season.

November 20, 2017

Why I Love Black Lightning: Comic Beginnings to Television Show

Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce has been a favorite of mine since 1977, and it's about time he received his due.

November 19, 2017

STEM + Stand-Up Comedy = Peer Revue!

Follow Patricia on her journey through the Peer Revue process, transforming from science geek to... stand-up comedy sensation?

November 17, 2017

Remembrance Sunday

On this Remembrance Sunday, we at GeekMom and GeekDad remember the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in conflict.

November 12, 2017

PAX Aus 2017: So Here’s What Happened…

You know about PAX Aus 2017. You know there were some sweet games displayed. And you know it was loads…

November 11, 2017

Of Family and Service

Typically, when an American Jew thinks of World War II, their entire story is one of loss. But this story…

November 11, 2017

It’s the Week After Halloween. Here Are the Best Halloween Clothing Sales.

While most of humanity is reasonably irked about having to listen to "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" when…

November 6, 2017

BlizzCon 2017: No One Does Cinematics Like Blizzard Entertainment

Even if you've never played a game by Blizzard before---and especially if you have---these trailers will make you laugh, gasp,…

November 4, 2017

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