Tag Archives: Independence Day

Bad Dad: Celebrating Our Nation by Breaking the Law

Bad Dad: Celebrating Our Nation by Breaking the Law

It was July 3rd and I was returning home from a business trip. My flight was late getting in and I was beyond ready to be done with the traveling. I left the Kansas City Airport parking lot to begin … Read More


Fireworks Ice Cream

One Fourth of July tradition we never miss in my house is Fireworks Ice Cream. (We rarely miss anything that involves ice cream, but I digress.) This amazing concoction has a base of vanilla ice cream and cherry swirl. But … Read More

The History Of America’s Facebook Posts

The week after we celebrate our 235th Independence Day, I give you America’s Facebook wall. Entitled, “Like It or Unfriend It?”, the image was created by author Teddy Wayne, Vanity Fairstaffer Mike Sacks and designer Thomas Ng. Nice little run through history, don’t you think? Another humorous composition about our history: the founding fathers tweeting. Remember… Read More

Happy Independence Day from GeekMom!

Although we have many readers (and writers!) who are from all over the world, this weekend the United States is celebrating her 235th birthday! Many of us are gathering with friends and family to grill up some grub, wave a flag at a parade, and watch some fireworks light up the sky. GeekMom would like… Read More

My Top Ten Tear-Jerking Moments in Science Fiction

My Top Ten Tear-Jerking Moments in Science Fiction

Traditionally, science-fiction revolves around action rather than drama, humour rather than tragedy. Whilst deaths are commonplace in a genre filled with space battles and horrifying creatures, truly emotional moments are much harder to come by, but that’s not to say they do not exist: far from it. Below is my personal top ten tear-jerking moments… Read More