My Problem With Princesses

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Why do we still have princesses in modern stories? Why is this still part of our culture?

The Depths of The Riverman Triology

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Is the girl crazy? Is there really a world where children are like gods? Or is there a dark reality hidden behind the story? The Riverman Trilogy.

Passion and History in ‘She Makes Comics’

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Did you know women readership of comics was equal to men prior to 1950? Yup! Watch the entertaining and informative documentary She Makes Comics for interviews with some of the biggest names of females in comics!

Princess Decomposia And Count Spatula

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Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula is a creepy-cute graphic novel by Andi Watson. Read an interview on the characters and the yummy treats in the book!

Geeky Pleasures Gift Shop!

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Geeky Pleasures gift shop offers oodles of fun and interesting must-have items for you or the favorite geek in your life.

Magic Card for Love

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Pull out this Magic card at your next gathering and use Love to defeat all.

Musical Love Chemistry

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What better way to say “I love you” than with a song about the chemical nature of your feelings?

Global Game Jam 2015

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Innovation, experimentation, collaboration. That’s Global Game Jam.

Tea Without Princesses

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Tea parties don’t have to be about sparkles and lace. Here are some picture books to liven up your tea party for all genders and styles.

Virtual Choir for Choral Geeks

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Music geeks know Eric Whitacre as the rock star classical composer for choirs, but did you know about the Virtual Choir project? The internet and music together!

Gamin’ Up New Year’s Eve

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New Year’s Eve is the time to play loooong games. Here’s a list of ones that you have around – and ones that you should!

Pirate vs. Ninja Christmas

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My son is a ninja fan, and I am most certainly Pro-Pirate. How does this play out at Christmas?

Get In the “Misty Mountains” Spirit

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Anyone who has seen The Hobbit remembers that scene in Bilbo’s house when the dwarves start singing that low, gorgeous song. It’s called “Misty Mountains,” and by listening and singing along, we’re getting ready for the final movie!

Elevenses: Tea With Strategy

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Elevenses is a diverting strategy game that just happens to be clothed in pale pink, with sugar cubes as tokens.

Science Literacy: Statistics Shmatistics

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Reading GeekMom will make your day 39% happier, your children 50% smarter, and the world 100% better. Hmm…maybe learning about statistics would help.

Ruckus: The Goblin Army Game

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Check out Ruckus: The Goblin Army Game for multiple levels of non-stop fightin’ action for the family.

A Little Death With Your Tea?

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The “Teacup Poisoner,” clear bobas to choke on, and a game to see how much caffeine will kill you!

This Book Just Ate My Dog!

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Interactive and silly, This Book Just Ate My Dog! will be a winner for a younger read aloud.

Cowboys Vs…Dinosaurs?

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In Kid Sheriff and The Terrible Toads, a band of outlaws are terrorizing an old-west town with cow-kissin’, and chili insultin’. It’s up to Kid Sheriff, and his knowledge of dinosaurs to save the day!

Keeping Geeky Contact In College

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“Miss Us?!” was the caption in this postcard sent by the Postagram app. My son and I wanted my daughter in college to know we were thinking about her…and maybe laugh.

Pirate Week: Gamin’ Like a Pirate

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Avast! What will yer hearties be doin’ to pass the time on deck September 19th? Idle pirates are a dangerous lot, so here are some suggestions fer gamin’.