Are YOU Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?


GeekMom Mel takes a look at Roger Ma’s new The Zombie Combat Field Guide: A Coloring and Activity Book for Fighting the Living Dead. Your survival may well depend on this book.

Zombicide: Can You Survive?

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Zombicide allows you and your friends to work together to achieve objectives in a customizable world filled with the undead.

Window Shopping Leads to Gift Ideas

Some of the collections. Image: eBay

Making collections on eBay is a great way to come up with ideas for your own wish list, and as a gift idea list for others.

Ex-Patriots: A Novel Exclusive Excerpt and Giveaway

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Released on April 23, 2013, and published by Broadway Paperbacks, Ex-Patriots: A Novel is Peter Clines’ follow-up novel to Ex-Heroes: A Novel. GeekMom has an exclusive excerpt. Plus, we are giving away signed copies of Ex-Heroes: A Novel, and Ex-Patriots: A Novel, courtesy of Broadway Paperbacks, to one lucky GeekMom reader.

Book Review: Robot Zombie Frankenstein!

How many of the following does your preschooler find appealing: robots, zombies, monsters, pirates, superheroes, pie? The more of those you say “Yes” to, the more you should take a look at Robot Zombie Frankenstein!

How to Make a Super Easy Zombie Cake


What’s better than birthday cake? Zombie birthday cake, obviously. I have few domestic talents, but this is a cake that even the most clueless chef can tackle with ease. Mistakes? No such thing. This zombie rises up out of a grave of chocolate cake, frosting, and crumbled cookies. What you need: foil cardboard box Oreo cookies gummy worms black gel icing chocolate frosting a round

The Return of the CDC Zombies: The Zombie Pandemic Graphic Novel


Last week, just in time for NY Comic Con, the Centers for Disease Control went live with a graphic novel following up on their May blog post “Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse.”  The head of the CDC’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response was on hand at NYCC this past weekend, where he handed out hardcopies of the comic and even spoke on the “Zombie

The Zombie Family Lives


Want to know what a crowd of almost 900 people dressed as zombies looks like? It looks something like this. Yes, I do think a zombie march is a fun family activity. There’s makeup and costumes. There’s marching. There’s acting. There’s making crowds of people laugh at the absurdity of it all. I’ll clarify that my kids have never actually seen a true zombie movie,