This Week With the GeekMoms

This Week With the GeekMoms

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This Week With the GeekMoms

This Week With the GeekMoms

Jules Sherred has been busy designing and launching another website: United Federation of Planets. It is a website all about Star Trek, curated by members of Jules’ G+ Star Trek community. Jules is also still busy planning for yet another trip, a child’s graduation, and a wedding in just over three short months. Brigid is… Read More

PBS Goes Steampunk

PBS Off Book is, according to their press release, “a new web series focused on experimental and non-traditional art forms on PBSArts.org. This 13-part, bi-weekly series explores the ever-changing definition of art in the hands of the next generation of artists taking creative reigns and melding art with new media.” According to my daughter it’s… Read More

Rob Granito, (Alleged) Con Artist

I’m willing to bet that by this time next week the word “Granito” will be a shiny new entry on Urbandictionary.com.* It’s a broad term, with applications as a noun, a verb and even an adjective. It’s like a sad and deluded version of “smurfy,” suitable in any scenario where the user wishes to convey… Read More

Steampunk Philosophy

A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure to host a steampunk discussion at Mythic Faire, a fantasy/myth/alt culture convention that features live music, masquerade balls and special guests. I had a stellar time, both as a guest and an attendee, with the steampunk panel discussion being the highlight of my weekend. I  type… Read More

Steampunk Week Giveaway (Now Closed)

When I heard we were going to be having a steampunk week here at GeekMom.com I knew right away that I wanted to help celebrate the event with a giveaway. Just as I was deciding what, exactly, to give away, I received an email from a figurine company I work with. Lo and behold, the… Read More

Printable Fun – Shamrocks

Shamrocks have always been my favorite St. Patrick’s Day symbol. For the most part, shamrock imagery remains iconic, and has largely avoided the often offensive and stereotypical commercialization of Irish culture, that has long plagued the Leprechaun. For many Irish Catholics the shamrock is synonymous with the concept of the Holy Trinity. Legend tells that… Read More