“Home Movies”: Watch it With Your Teens

Some call it the Dr. Katz for the younger generation. I call it hilarious for anyone. Running from 1999-2004, the Cartoon Network’s Home Movies was an intellectual nerd’s dream. Following main character Brendon, a geeky 8-year-old outcast who makes homemade films with his friends Melissa and Jason, the show originally appealed to adult fans of Katz, Aqua-Teen […]

“Star Trek Craft Book”: Trekkie Crafts for the Entire Crew

Star Trek fans who are looking for summer projects to do with their kids will want to get The Star Trek Craft Book: Make It So! Contained in this book are 25 ridiculously awesome projects with very clear and easy to follow instructions. When my copy arrived, I could not contain my “squee” when I […]

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Camping For Nerds 101

It’s summer, and you’re looking for a little family adventure. Not just an adventure, but a true family bonding experience. Something educational, that pulls your kids away from an onslaught of electronic entertainment long enough for them to really appreciate the world around them. There is only one solution: a family camping trip. Some may call it ill advised, […]

A Short List of YouTube Channels for Gamer Families

Anyone out there who still believes that video games are for kids would quickly change their mind with a quick trip through YouTube’s plethora of not-for-kids gamer programming. Of late, YouTube has become the cussing, violent wild west of video game journalism. We don’t necessarily think this is a bad thing, we’re just tired of […]

Introducing Your Child to the Retro-Gaming Aesthetic

When you dreamed of having kids, you probably fantasized about the day you would teach them how to jump over barrels in the original Donkey Kong or chomp fruit and avoid mouthless ghosts in Pac-Man. The one thing you didn’t anticipate, however, is your kids’ distaste for any technology that existed before last week. The […]