Category Archives: GeekDad

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 22, 2018: 12-Pack of Color Sharpies for $12; Hands-Free Soap Dispenser for $21

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 22, 2018: 12-Pack of Color Sharpies for $12; Hands-Free Soap Dispenser for $21

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a 24-pack of colored Sharpie pens for your autograph and poster-creating fun; stay germ-free with a hands-free soap dispenser. Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24-Count: If you’re going to a con to get signatures from your favorite geeky celebs, or staying home to make art… Read More

Stack Overflow: 9 Comic Books

Stack Overflow: 9 Comic Books

Reading Time: 8 minutes In today’s Stack Overflow, I catch up on some comics! Most of these aren’t brand-new, but they’re ones that I’ve just read recently. I’ve got mostly some funny kids’ graphic novels, along with a few for older readers toward the end. Varmints by Andy Hirsch Opie (short for Calliope) and Ned… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 21, 2018: 2-Pack Titanium Sporks for $22; Sling Some Outrageous Magic With ‘Epic Spell Wars 3’

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 21, 2018: 2-Pack Titanium Sporks for $22; Sling Some Outrageous Magic With ‘Epic Spell Wars 3’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a two-pack of titatnium sporks, perfect for camping or your daily lunch-on-the-go; get the crazy fun card game ‘Epic Spell Wars 3.’ Light My Fire Titanium Spork (2-pack): I’ve been using a titanium spork as the utensil I carry in my every day lunch set to work… Read More

5 Reasons to Read ‘Sourdough’ by Robin Sloan

5 Reasons to Read ‘Sourdough’ by Robin Sloan

Reading Time: 3 minutes I read Robin Sloan’s first novel, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, a few years ago. I loved it. It’s geek manna. There are codes, references to Tolkien and D&D, 500-year-old codexes, technology, epic quests, Google, and even a fictitious fantasy trilogy. There’s even an impossibly vertical bookstore—with ladders. It is an absolute riot. Now, Robin Sloan… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 20, 2018: Height Adjustable Desk/Art Table for Kids; Awesome Arduino Robot Kit

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 20, 2018: Height Adjustable Desk/Art Table for Kids; Awesome Arduino Robot Kit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on an adjustable desk/art table that will grown with your kids; build your own rolling arduino robot. Vivo Height-Adjustable Children’s Desk & Chair Sets: The problem with most kids furniture is that within a year or two of buying it, they may have outgrown it. These desk and… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 19, 2018: iPhone/Galaxy Induction Charger for $19; Magnetic Dry Erase Family Calendar for $11

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 19, 2018: iPhone/Galaxy Induction Charger for $19; Magnetic Dry Erase Family Calendar for $11

Reading Time: 3 minutes Geek Daily Deals on an induction pad charger for your iPhone/Galaxy or other device; get a great dry-erase calendar for the family fridge. Anker Wireless Charger Charging Pad: First, let’s be nerds and be quite clear about the fact that “wireless” charging doesn’t mean you can stand anywhere in your room… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 17, 2018: 20-Pack of Reusable Meal Containers for $13; Lenovo Tablets $600 and Up

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 17, 2018: 20-Pack of Reusable Meal Containers for $13; Lenovo Tablets $600 and Up

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a 20-pack of dishwasher safe, BPA-free reusable meal containers for daily lunches and leftovers; or save big on Lenovo touch-screen tablet computers. 20-Pack of 32 Ounce, 2-Compartment Food Containers Made of Durable BPA-Free Plastic; Reusable, Microwave & Dishwasher Safe w/ Airtight Lid: Families need to save money,… Read More

Catch ‘The Flash’ Tonight on The CW

Catch ‘The Flash’ Tonight on The CW

Reading Time: 2 minutes All images by The CW. The Flash Races Back With Its Mid-Season Premiere Tonight on The CW The Flash is back! Sure, the show returns from the mid-season break tonight, but more important, this season has seen a return to a lighter, more fun Flash. As we head into the back… Read More

Staff Picks: 7 Criminally Underrated YouTube Channels

Staff Picks: 7 Criminally Underrated YouTube Channels

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are in the golden age of content. In addition to the amazing quality and variety available to us on network and cable television, we now have many broadcast-quality shows with huge followings on YouTube. Battling for views and subscribers is hard, and for every channel with one million or more… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 15, 2018: 2-Pack of Smart Plugs for $22; 10-Pack of Mini-Extension Cords for $19

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 15, 2018: 2-Pack of Smart Plugs for $22; 10-Pack of Mini-Extension Cords for $19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a 2-pack of smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Assistant. Get a 10-pack of mini-extension cords to fix your power strip crowding problems. EPICKA WiFi Smart Plug Mini (2-Pack) – Wireless Smart Plug Socket Outlet, Compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant: Turn lights and… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 14, 2018: Cut Resistant Gloves for the Kitchen; Battery Jumper for the Car

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 14, 2018: Cut Resistant Gloves for the Kitchen; Battery Jumper for the Car

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on cut-resistant gloves for safe culinary exploits; jump-start your own car with this battery back-up! Cut Resistant Gloves,High Performance Level 5 Protection Safety Kitchen Gloves: They’re like chain mail for your fingers! Protect yourself from nicks, scratches, and painful cuts while you’re prepping the family meal with these… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 13, 2018: Sale on Coleman Camping Gear; International Travel Power Adapter w/ USB

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 13, 2018: Sale on Coleman Camping Gear; International Travel Power Adapter w/ USB

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on tents, sleeping bags and more Coleman camping gear! Or get an international travel power adapter with AC and USB outlets! Save up to 30% off Coleman Camping Gear: Are you ready for the Spring camping season that’s only a couple months (and a major thaw) away? Well,… Read More