Pirates

Talk and Build Like a Pirate With the LEGO Pirate Roller Coaster

LEGO my pirate treasure! This year, spend Talk Like a Pirate Day assembling your new LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Roller…

‘Pirate 21’: Blackbeard Meets Blackjack

Fancy yourself a round of blackjack? Well, if you're playing with pirates, things are bound to get a little crazy.…

Florida Renaissance Festival: Pirate Wieners and More!

Florida Ren Fest is the place to go if you want a taste of the renaissance but with fried Oreos.

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Jackal Archipelago’

If you like pirates, gold, booty, plunder, or chasing a missionary with a bear, you need to check out Jackal…

‘Treasure Island’ Prequel ‘Black Sails’ Returns for Its Final Season

The Starz prequel to 'Treasure Island' begins its fourth and final season.

Songwriting With Kids: Holiday Parodies

Be creative with your kids and write a holiday song parody based on a fandom character. Here's a step by…

Dead Men Do Tell Tales in ‘Rum & Bones’

All bets are off as undead pirates do battle with each other on the high seas in 'Rum & Bones'…

10 Ways to Make Talk Like a Pirate Day Fun…and Educational!

September 19th is a favorite day for the buccaneers out there: International Talk Like A Pirate Day! Kids love pirates,…

Talk Like a Pirate: Family History Time

Talk Like a Pirate Day is merely a starter for the Language of My Foremothers. Talking the talk is fun,…

Playmobil Playroom: Pirate Raiders’ Ship

This month in the Playmobil Playroom, we're celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day by tearing into a behemoth of…

Apple, Hello Kitty, and Me

What do a computer company, a Japanese cat, and a GeekMom have in common? They're all turning forty this year!…

Looking For New Young Books?

Looking for some new books for your younger kids? Like dinosaurs, pirates, or robots? Then check out these three new…

Reaping the Rewards: ‘Dead Man’s Draw’

In "Reaping the Rewards," I take a look at a crowdfunded project in its final form. 'Dead Man's Draw' is…

Daily #DadJoke for August 12, 2015

I was going to watch the recent Johnny Depp/'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie with my daughter, age 5...

'Dead Men Tell No Tales': Loot, Fire, & Undead Pirates

Skelit's Revenge, the most feared ship on the high seas, has finally been defeated. Now you need to loot the…

Pirates and Sharks in the 'Pathfinder Adventure Card Game'

I've been playing the 'Pathfinder Adventure Card Game' since September 2013, and it's still at the top of my list.…

TableTop Sets Sail With ‘Libertalia’

Today's episode of 'TableTop' is all about pirates, as Wil Wheaton, Seth Green, Clare Grant, and Karen Gillan play 'Libertalia.'

Daily #DadJoke for February 28, 2015

Is a pirate's favorite letter "R" (Arrrr....) or "I" (as in aye-aye?)

Geek-twisting Holiday Songs

Oh, who wants the same old boring lyrics to our holiday favorite tunes? Add a geeky twist!

Pirate Day Book Review: Scott Chantler’s Pirates of the Silver Coast

This all-ages graphic novel features a feisty, adventurous girl seeking her lost brother in a fantasy medieval setting.

GeekMom: Comic Book Corner–TMNT, Harley Quinn, Teen Titans, The X-Files, and Pirates!

This week on Comic Book Corner we have Harley Quinn, Teen Titans, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The X-Files, and Anne…

Advent of Christmas Past: Our Pirate Christmas Island Adventure

Come join us as the Christmas and Pirate Playmobil Advent Calendars are opened and hi-jinks follow...

Review: Walk the Plank!

If you're familiar with Get Bit! from Mayday Games, you know it's about a bunch of pirates swimming in the…

Kickstarter Alert: Dead Man’s Draw

Dead Man's Draw is short on time, so I'll make this quick. The app is free this weekend, and the…

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Pirate Booty

Yarr... Did ye determine how much the found pirate booty was fetchin', and how much each buccaneer hauled home?

Pirates: Myths vs. Facts

Hollywood and pirate novels would have you believe that pirates were swashbucklers living a life of pleasure on the seas,…

Game Like a Pirate

Since it's Talk Like a Pirate Day, I thought it'd be a good time to pull out a few pirate-themed…

Talk Like a Pirate Day: When Pirates Get Sad

Even pirates get sad. Here's a little story read aloud about what to do if this happens to your little…

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Pirate Booty

Can ye determine how much the found pirate booty was fetchin', and how much each buccaneer hauled home?

Dread Curse Is Dastardly Fun

Yarr! Dread Curse be a game for dastardly pirates. Get loot, steal from those scurvy dogs and stab 'em in…