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…

November 23, 2020

Going Deeper With the Portable Chirp Sonar for Fishing Geeks

The Deeper Chirp brings technology to your fishing trip by adding high-end sonar to your phone or tablet.

November 14, 2020

GeekDad Review: Kelty Range 2.0 Trekking Poles for Fall Hiking Season

The Kelty Range 2.0 trekking poles can be use individually as hiking poles. Constructed of anodized aluminum, they are light,…

October 30, 2020

Train Cab View Videos Are My New Favorite Thing

Train cab view videos are a relaxing, enjoyable experience that will let you see the world in some form, even…

June 4, 2020

How to (Almost) Make Espresso With an AeroPress

While making real espresso requires specialized equipment, you can get remarkably close using an AeroPress and a Prismo attachment.

May 13, 2020

Commonplace Books Part 6: Helpful Products and Tools

This is the sixth and final article in my series about commonplace books, which highlights a number of products that…

April 28, 2020

Meet Joe Wicks, or Are My Legs Supposed to Hurt This Much?

Working out together as a family can be a great way to fight social distancing-induced stress.

March 26, 2020

Cartamundi Makes Playing Card Magic

A magical merger of massive magnitude as Cartamundi, the world’s leading manufacturer of playing cards, acquired The United States Playing…

March 13, 2020

Commonplace Books Part 2: Why Keep One and How?

If you read books at all (and I mean even if you read just a little) you should consider keeping…

March 10, 2020

The Canterbury Cathedral by MicroDesigns: Phenomenal Vaulted Style, Itty Bitty Footprint

Now you can build the famous Canterbury Cathedral on a tiny scale!

March 2, 2020

Etchtober Gallery: Tabletop Games on Etch-a-Sketch

Here's a look back on my Etch-a-Sketch drawings for Etchtober!

November 15, 2019

Discover Unusual Places Around the World With ‘Atlas Obscura (2nd Edition)’

"Where should we go next?" you ask? The folks at Atlas Obscura have hundreds of suggestions.

October 24, 2019

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…

October 21, 2019

How to Hack a LEGO Power Functions Cable for Direct 9V Power

Sick of eating through batteries to power LEGO Motors? A little bit of work and a few dollars of electronics…

October 7, 2019

New York Comic Con Coverage: Here’s What’s Coming

New York Comic Con is a massive event taking place from October 3-6. It would be impossible to cover the…

October 2, 2019

Classic Superheroes and Everything Vintage at Rags-A-GoGo

Searching for some superhero t-shirts, we stumbled on a New York City staple – Rags-A-GoGo has been serving up pop-culture…

August 8, 2019

Summer Is Here: What Are Your Favorite Grilling Hacks?

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

July 4, 2019

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…

June 19, 2019

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…

June 11, 2019

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…

June 4, 2019

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…

May 4, 2019

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…

April 25, 2019

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…

April 9, 2019

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…

April 4, 2019

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.

March 28, 2019

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…

March 14, 2019

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!

March 7, 2019

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…

February 20, 2019

‘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…

February 7, 2019

This website uses cookies.