Radio Free Hipster Ep. 87: All of My Love

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 87: All of My Love

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Beefy, Boy Meets Robot, Helen Arney, and more. Read More

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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Lord of the Chords’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Lord of the Chords’

In ‘Lord of the Chords,’ there’s always a key signature in play, and players are tasked with playing note cards to form chords in that key signature. You can play accidentals to make your note flat or sharp, and you can play a seventh on top of the chord to prevent it from being stolen. It’s been a long time since I studied the circle of fifths, but the game includes a cheat sheet. Read More

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” Part 4 of the Steampunk Adventure

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” Part 4 of the Steampunk Adventure

Reading Time: 24 minutes Image copyright Corrina Lawson Continuing our serial of GeekMom Corrina Lawson’s steampunk adventure/mystery novel, The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:  In a Victorian London where magic fuels steam technology… Joan Krieger dreams of revolutionizing fashion for this new, modernized world but a hidden enemy stalks her family’s clothing business, turning her… Read More

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Pathogenesis’ 2nd Edition

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Pathogenesis’ 2nd Edition

Germs against the human body is a battle that has raged since humanity began. On a microscopic scale, it’s a tale of resilience, persistence, and mucus. Lots and lots of mucus. With battles being fought every day, across the globe, it’s a wonder there haven’t been more board games about the classic struggle on the border between health and sickness. Read More

Comic Book Corner Goes to ‘Low Roads’ and Gives ‘Warnings’ Because ‘Life Is Strange’

Comic Book Corner Goes to ‘Low Roads’ and Gives ‘Warnings’ Because ‘Life Is Strange’

Reading Time: 15 minutes Comic Book Corner Title Composite This week’s comic book corner was full of variety for us. From hard case crime books to funny superhero books to satirical takes on being a preteen, we found books that we loved, that we liked, and that we found deeply disappointing. There’s a lot in… Read More

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 3

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 3

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image copyright Corrina Lawson Continuing our serial of GeekMom Corrina Lawson’s steampunk adventure/mystery novel, The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:  In a Victorian London where magic fuels steam technology… Joan Krieger dreams of revolutionizing fashion for this new, modernized world but a hidden enemy stalks her family’s clothing business, turning her… Read More