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12 Reasons Why You Will Love ‘Bluey’

12 Reasons Why You Will Love ‘Bluey’

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image provided by Ludo Studio I have been raving about Bluey to my fellow GeekMoms for over a month and with its premiere in the US this Monday, they will finally know what I am talking about!! Bluey is easily the best kids show on Australian TV!! Believe me, you are… Read More

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20 Fun and Geeky Facts about the Haunted Mansion’s 999 Happy Haunts

20 Fun and Geeky Facts about the Haunted Mansion’s 999 Happy Haunts

Reading Time: 7 minutes Happy Haunts! When hinges creak in doorless chambers, and strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls. Whenever candle lights flicker where the air is deathly still — that is the time when ghosts are present, practicing their terror with ghoulish delight! — Your Ghost Host, Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion This year,… Read More

Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Reading Time: 1 minute This is not the image of the black hole. Though it turns out to be not far off. (Image by Disney) Congratulations to the Event Horizon Telescope!! They have captured the first ever image of a black hole. In their words, we can now see the ‘unseeable’. Image provided by Event… Read More

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure: THE END

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure: THE END

Reading Time: 20 minutes Image copyright Corrina Lawson And we’ve reached the end of 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… Read More

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 19

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 19

Reading Time: 8 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

Meet ‘Circle’ By Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

Meet ‘Circle’ By Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

Reading Time: 1 minute <img data-attachment-id="315305" data-permalink="https://geekmom.com/2019/03/meet-circle-by-mac-barnett-and-jon-klassen/circle-and-friends-image-candlewick-press/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/Circle-and-Friends-Image-Candlewick-Press.jpg?fit=1200%2C675&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1200,675" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Circle and Friends Image: Candlewick Press" data-image-description=" Circle and Friends Image: Candlewick Press ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/Circle-and-Friends-Image-Candlewick-Press.jpg?fit=600%2C338&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/Circle-and-Friends-Image-Candlewick-Press.jpg?fit=1000%2C563&ssl=1″ class=”size-full wp-image-315305″ src=”https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/Circle-and-Friends-Image-Candlewick-Press.jpg?resize=1200%2C675&ssl=1″ alt=”Circle and Friends Image: Candlewick Press” width=”1200″ height=”675″ data-recalc-dims=”1″ />Circle and Friends Image: Candlewick Press This post is sponsored by Candlewick Press. We’ve met both… Read More

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 5

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 5

Reading Time: 11 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

“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

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 2

“The Curse of the Brimstone Contract:” A Steampunk Adventure, Part 2

Reading Time: 11 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

12 Days of Geminids and a Christmas Comet

12 Days of Geminids and a Christmas Comet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you looking for ways to make your Holiday Season … out of this world? The annual Geminid Meteor Shower is happening again. And this time it brought a friend: Meet the “Christmas Comet” (otherwise known as 46P/Wirtanen). Jolly Ol’ Saint 46P/Wirtanen 46P/Wirtanen is said to be the brightest comet of… Read More

Geeky Christmas Songs

Geeky Christmas Songs

Reading Time: 1 minute Image By Rebecca Angel Have yourself a Geeky Christmas. I do love inserting Christmas-themes into everything this time of year. In Geek-Twisting Holiday Songs, I looked up some funny parodies. I even put my hand to a few. You can listen to my pirate carol: No Ale, No Ale here. A… Read More

‘Hellboy Winter Special 2018’ A Hell Of A Holiday Tradition

‘Hellboy Winter Special 2018’ A Hell Of A Holiday Tradition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hellboy Winter Special 2018 A Christmas Tradition Hellboy Winter Special 2018 contains three yuletide tales of trouble and terror. The Hellboy series has made a tradition of mixing Christmas with the occult since the first Hellboy Christmas Special was published in December of 1997. Hellboy Winter Special 2018 continues the titles… Read More

Uncanny X-Men #1 The Beginning Of The End

Uncanny X-Men #1  The Beginning Of The End

Reading Time: 3 minutes Uncanny X-men #1 begins a 10 part Epic Story Uncanny X-Men #1 Written by Ed Brisson, Matthew Rosenberg, Kelly Thompson Art by Mahmud A. Asrar, Mark Bagley, Mirko Colak Background For some of you this is the Uncanny X-Men #1 but for many, this is actually the 620th issue of the… Read More

Bringing In November With Comic Book Reviews

Bringing In November With Comic Book Reviews

Reading Time: 9 minutes This week brings a wide variety of comic book reviews from MAJK, Luke, and Kay; we’ve got lady vampires, lady archers, lady maybe-cat-killers, and fantastic fantasy and sci-fi on every corner. Keep reading to see what we read this week. FROM MAJK: Vampirella Halloween Special (One-Shot)   Written by: Scott Lobdell, Blake… Read More

My Tim Burton Halloween Projects: The Killian Family Lantern

My Tim Burton Halloween Projects: The Killian Family Lantern

Reading Time: 3 minutes A lantern inspired ill-fated Killian family’s lantern from Tim Burton’s “Sleepy Hallow,” made from silver poster board. Image: Lisa Tate I’ve started my Tim Burton-inspired Halloween projects this month, celebrating 25 years of The Nightmare Before Christmas; last week I built the scarecrow from his bloody tale, Sleepy Hollow, loosely based… Read More

Solo Through The Years

Solo Through The Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes To celebrate the release of Solo: A Star Wars I’m diving back into the past and creating new memories. My husband was lucky enough to be born during the time of the first trilogy’s release and he played with the original Han Solo toys. He has fond memories of having the… Read More

Celebrating National Read-a-Book Day

Celebrating National Read-a-Book Day

Reading Time: 4 minutes September 6 is National Read a Book Day! As a kid I’d read constantly. My favorites were biographies; the local library had a series for young readers, the true life stories of various notable people in history. Statesmen, scientists, authors, teachers, I read and enjoyed them all. In fourth grade I… Read More