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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: #5 Geek Culture

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: #5 Geek Culture

Geek Culture is a many faceted thing with the term meaning different things to most geeks. This category highlights some of the things we feel define us as geeks. Music, movies, books, and games are all a part of the culture and here we try to celebrate that diversity. No matter the type of geek you are shopping for, there should be some great suggestions here. When shopping I always look for things that they would never buy themselves and this category if flush with them.
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Have Superheroes in Pop Culture Become Too Much of a Good Thing?

Have Superheroes in Pop Culture Become Too Much of a Good Thing?

Superheroes are everywhere these days. This is true even in the adult world, but for children they are ubiquitous. You can’t swing a cat in a Baby GAP or Toys”R”Us, without hitting a Batman onesie, Ironman lunch box, or Superman Mr. Potato Head. All of this has led me, a devoted comic book fan since I was old enough to read, to ask a previously unthinkable question. Have superheroes become too big a big a part of the popular culture? Read More

Geek Camp

Geek Camp

Our family Geek Camp is a couple years old, originating as a way to kill some time while watching a friend’s kids for the week. We’re turning it up to eleven this year with a dozen-plus kids and multiple tracks for project work. The week of making, gaming and coding will be accompanied by daily articles on our progress. Read More

Lost for Words

The world of gaming produces many strange practices and whilst I would never admit to sleeping with my dice under my pillow to “charge” them – not for many years anyway, there are certainly a few tics, habits, routines or … Read More