Conventions

Make/Play/Watch/Read: World Chess Day (July 20)

Chess is one of the oldest international games in history, and it has its own special day: World Chess Day…

July 16, 2021

Make/Play/Watch/Read: E3 and Video Games

Here's to the gamers and the game developers! Make/Play/Watch/Read with our tribute to video game developers.

June 11, 2021

Geek Links: The Latest PAX Updates for 2021

Grab your quick Geek Links on the latest PAX Updates for 2021: from East to West, Down Under to Digital.…

March 30, 2021

PAX Tabletop Goes Online for 2020

Taking PAX Tabletop Online for 2020 worked out better than expected, thanks to Discord, 'Tabletop Simulator,' and experienced developers.

September 20, 2020

Dragon Con Isn’t Canceled–It’s Moving Online (and Free!)

Like most events in 2020, Dragon Con will not be held as an in-person event. But they will be moving…

July 7, 2020

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in June 2020

July's Between the Bookends column here at GeekMom includes seven books that have been read by Sophie, Lisa, Patricia, and…

July 1, 2020

PAX Aust + PAX West = PAX Online 2020

Good PAX Conventions don't get cancelled. Their gaming powers combine to create an even greater convention: PAX ONLINE 2020!!

June 17, 2020

Brazen Comics Festival: A New Comic Convention

Hang on to your variant covers, comic fans. There’s a new convention in town. And it’s “BRAZEN-ly” going where few…

March 5, 2020

Stepping Back Into Cons With Arisia

It's been a while. Rebecca Angel took time off from geeky conventions due to chronic illness. Here she shares her…

January 26, 2020

Stories from the Convention: All Access to Oz Comic-Con

We all have stories from our favorite conventions: EG Mum shares one from Oz Comic-Con 2019 about accessibility for the…

October 24, 2019

NYCC 2019: Interviews with She-Ra’s Cast and Writer/Producer

NYCC 2019: Exclusive interviews with She-Ra's Noelle Stevenson, Aimee Carrera, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka, and Lauren Ash.

October 23, 2019

NYCC: ‘Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary’ Review

"Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary" will thrill all fans of the movie and..it might even convince those who've never…

October 16, 2019

NYCC: “Full Frontal’s Totally Unrigged Primary” App

Sure, politics is called a "game" but this is an app that lets you play for the Democratic candidate of…

October 10, 2019

NYCC: CW’s Nancy Drew Gets a Spooky Makeover

The CW "Nancy Drew" still solves mysteries but her world includes ghosts and a host of people in the fictional…

October 8, 2019

Play World Australia 2019: An Exhibition of FUN!

Play World Australia returns to Sydney on October 5 and 6, 2019. It's a showcase of fun with toys, workshops,…

September 27, 2019

Fan Fest at the Library!

Our local library tried to bring a big geek con experience to our relatively rural town, and I think we…

September 19, 2019

Oz Comic-Con 2019: Geek Down Under

Oz Comic-Con is heading to Brisbane and Sydney this month. Check out EG Mum's predictions for the best and brightest…

September 6, 2019

The Cults That Make Dragon Con

What makes Dragon Con such an unusual event in a seemingly endless sea of conventions? Its cultists.

September 6, 2019

Can’t-Miss Activities with Kids at Dragon Con

Bringing your kids to Dragon Con? Here are a few things you won't want to miss.

August 28, 2019

Cullen Bunn: The Stephen King of Comics

Cullen Bunn, the Stephen King of comics, chats with MAJK about his work during her visit to San Diego Comic-Con…

August 26, 2019