Leisure

Summer Is Here: What Are Your Favorite Grilling Hacks?

What are YOUR tips, tricks, and hacks for pulling off great backyard cooking?

Discussing Convention Safety with Voice Actor Gregg Berger

To discuss the issue of fan and guest safety, we spoke to veteran voice actor Gregg Berger at the recent…

The Therapeutic Value of Model Railroading

I’m a model railroader. To me there’s something so wonderfully comforting to recreate the heyday of American railroading—itself an undeniable…

Denver Pop Culture Con 2019: GeekDad Diary – The Con With Kids

This weekend, GeekDad was privileged to attend the Denver Pop Culture Con (DPCC), which can be a unique experience with…

The Force Is With the LEGO ‘Star Wars’ BOOST Droid Commander Set

You don’t need to be a kid on Tatooine to build and code a few droids. Announced for May the…

Learn Entry-Level Astronomy With National Geographic’s ‘Backyard Guide to the Night Sky’

Study the night sky from your own backyard, with your kids, your friends, or just yourself, but don't forget to…

Building Up to LEGOLAND New York Resort

The upcoming LEGOLAND New York Resort has lots of amazing things coming for us, and they made a few announcements…

Bodaciously Awesome Family Show: Enters The VOID

I'm not sure I'll ever write geekier words: the family went inside a Star Wars-based Virtual Reality experience and it…

This One Time at CAMP

This CAMP is an experience and store unlike anything you’ve seen, and there’s a surprise that makes it even better.

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…

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!

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…

‘The LEGO Movie 2’ Set Reviews

Which of the two $30 sets from The LEGO Movie 2 is a better deal, Rex’s Rex-treme Offroader! or Ultrakatty…

King Tut With Kids

Join us for a day at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, where we experience The Discovery of King Tut…

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.

2018 LEGO Idea Book Roundup From No Starch Press

Learn about No Starch Press's latest slate of LEGO idea books!

Gift Idea: Get the GeekDad Books for the Geeky Parents in Your Life!

One of the most important things we can do with our kids is spend time with them, playing games and…

Step Back in Time With Your Kids for Shrinky Dinks’ 45th Birthday!

TIL that Shrinky Dinks came out the same year that I did: 1973. October 19th, to be exact.

Scary Bad Halloween Jokes for the Whole Family

It's always a good time for a bad joke. Halloween gives us all kinds of monsters and mayhem to play…

8 Tips for Carving an Amazing Pumpkin From the “Pumpkin Guru”

Just in time for Halloween, renowned pumpkin carver Jon Neill shares his tips and tricks for carving amazing pumpkins!

Bodaciously Awesome Family Show: The World of Coca-Cola

Now... I know what you're saying. The World of Coca-Cola isn't a museum per se. I can't argue with that.…

Zendure Passport Travel Adapter: Travel With Power

International travel can be fun, but figuring out how to keep all of your electronics powered can be a real…

Keystone Comic Con – Year One Recap

Few first-year conventions have a pedigree like Keystone Comic Con.

Talk and Build Like a Pirate With the LEGO Pirate Roller Coaster

LEGO my pirate treasure! This year, spend Talk Like a Pirate Day assembling your new LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Roller…

A GeekDad Takes Southampton’s Chantry Island Tour

If you visit Ontario's Bruce Peninsula area, be sure to check out the family-friendly Chantry Island tour out of Southampton,…

Top 3 Things To Do In Chicago

We recently got a chance to hit the Windy City for a week. Cowed by the sheer number of things…

We Are Knitters Dinka Scarf for Kids Kit

Get crafting and making with your kids! Teaching them how to knit is the perfect craft for kids as young…

Start Planning Now for Free Museum Day!

Mark your calendars for Free Museum Day, next month! Thanks, 'Smithsonian Magazine'!

Puzzle Books for the Whole Family

If you or your family is the puzzle-loving sort, here are three new puzzle books, with a little something for…

Fandoms and Geekery: It’s Okay to Not Like What Other People Like

If everyone but you likes the latest geeky thing, do not fret. Stick with what you like—it's important to be…