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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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

‘Allegiance’

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

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…

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,'…

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…

‘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…

‘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…

Best Black Friday Deals for Cosplayers and Crafters

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

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,…

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.

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide 2017 #1: Tech

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

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.

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?

Remembrance Sunday

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

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…

Of Family and Service

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

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…

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,…