Independence Day

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…

July 4, 2019

Stack Overflow: Best Books of 2016

I always like to look back on what I read in the previous year, because it reminds me of things…

January 9, 2017

Titan Books Celebrates Three Anniversaries

Titan Books is one of my favorite publishers; they put out many outstanding series of books as well as one-offs,…

September 14, 2016

Between the Bookends: Dreaming Androids, Bared Blades, & Invisible Cats

It's summertime & the reading is.. difficult thanks to all those pesky children running around our homes! We're sure you'll…

August 15, 2016

El Rey Network’s ‘Kaijuly Roarth’ Godzilla Marathon

Celebrate your independence from monsters when Godzilla battles them all this Independence Day weekend on the El Rey Network!

June 30, 2016

Get Ready for ‘Resurgence’!

If you want to get yourself up to speed before the release of 'Resurgence,' here's our handy guide to everything…

May 27, 2016

11 Geeky Choices for Independence Day Video Entertainment

It's Independence Day in the United States of America, so patriotism is in the air. In case you feel that…

July 4, 2015

Looking Fly on the Fourth of July

Between the World Cup and Independence Day, how could you not feel patriotic right now? Well if you are looking…

July 4, 2014

The Chemistry of Fireworks

My family loves going to watch fireworks on the Fourth of July. Who doesn't? And our friends at ByteSize Science…

July 3, 2012

A Singing Tribute to Independence Day: 1776

Sure, there’s always Independence Day, or The Patriot, but why go for world-destroying aliens and Mel Gibson with a ponytail…

July 2, 2012

Fireworks Ice Cream

One Fourth of July tradition we never miss in my house is Fireworks Ice Cream. (We rarely miss anything that…

July 2, 2012

How Does Battleship Stack Up to Other Alien Invasion Movies?

I suppose it only makes sense that a movie based on a classic boardgame would use a classic plot point:…

May 18, 2012

Happy Birthday, Christopher Lloyd and Jeff Goldblum!

It looks like late October is a pretty good time for iconic geek entertainers to be born. We mentioned Carrie…

October 22, 2011

Music Week: Confessions of a Soundtrack Geek – Part One

Before I start this article, I think I need to get one thing straight with you. I am a soundtrack…

August 9, 2011

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?",…

July 8, 2011

Bad Dad: Celebrating Our Nation by Breaking the Law (GeekDad Wayback Machine)

It was July 3rd and I was returning home from a business trip. My flight was late getting in and…

July 4, 2011

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…

July 4, 2011

Top 11 Things to Watch for a Geeky Independence Day (GeekDad Wayback Machine)

Tomorrow is, of course, Independence Day in the United States of America, so it's time to show your patriotic side.…

July 3, 2011

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…

January 31, 2011

The iPhone 4 Takes Gorgeous Fireworks Photos and Videos

Like a large percentage of Americans, my family and I went to see fireworks for Independence Day. I love the…

July 6, 2010

GeekDad Puzzle Of The Week: Who Keeps The Metric System Down?

Ahh, July 4th – you can't think about America's Independence Day without thinking of the Freemasons – after all, George…

July 5, 2010

Top 10 Things to Watch for a Geeky Independence Day

This Sunday is, of course, Independence Day in the United States of America, so it's time to show your patriotic…

July 2, 2010

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