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Geektastic Dad

Geektastic Dad

By Geektastic Dad
Your friendly neighborhood Geek and father of a daughter, here to discuss all things geek and nerd related. If you enjoy listening, please consider contributing to my little podcast geektastic.link/support.
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D&D Player's Handbook Chapter 2 (#8)
Learn a little more about the Player’s Handbook and the different core races, I also throw in four non-standard races that are fun and unique. Our Links Send us an email or visit our social media: https://geektastic.link/contact Visit our podcasts: https://geektastic.link/podcast Support our podcast: https://geektastic.link/support Leave me a voicemail and I’ll play it on my show: https://geektastic.link/voicemail Credits Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
16:34
April 10, 2021
D&D Player's Handbook Chapter 1 (#7)
Join me while we delve into the wonderful world of D&D and the famed Player’s Handbook. Starting with Chapter 1 where we discuss basic character creation and what we need to know for good role play as you devise your first (or next) character. Fantasy Name Generator: https://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/dungeons-and-dragons.php Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
28:10
February 12, 2021
Introducing Dungeons & Dragons (#6)
This is a short episode to do a brief introduction into the wonderful world of Dungeons & Dragons. We’ll talk about what D&D is, a brief history of D&D, as well as how to get started. Things mentioned in the show Geek & Sundry Satanic Panic Articles: https://geekandsundry.com/tag/satanic-panic/ 60 Minutes “Is Dungeons and Dragons Evil?”: https://youtu.be/yShqF1YSfDs Critical Role Handbooker Helper Videos: https://critrole.com/filter/handbooker-helper/ Critical Role YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpXBGqwsBkpvcYjsJBQ7LEQ Critical Role Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/criticalrole D&D Beyond Basic Rules: https://www.dndbeyond.com/sources/basic-rules Special Thanks Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
13:42
February 6, 2021
Christmas, WW84, and Three Great Shows (#5)
I this short episode we’ll discuss my thoughts about Christmas, Wonder Woman 1984, and three shows I’m excited for January including Cobra Kai, Batwoman, and Resident Alien. Wonder Woman timeline: How to watch the Wonder Woman movies in order: https://www.radiotimes.com/news/tv/scifi/2020-12-16/wonder-woman-timeline/ Cobra Kai: Season 3 Official Trailer: https://youtu.be/LcDQqGJG8pA Resident Alien First Look Tailer: https://youtu.be/26wdrAj8DmE SyFy @ The Con Resident Alien Panel: https://www.syfy.com/syfy-at-the-con/videos/103-syfy-the-con-resident-alien-nycc-2020-panel-syfy Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
19:40
December 30, 2020
Bill & Ted and the PS5 (#4)
A summary of the Bill & Ted movies (as told by your Geektastic Dad) and the new trailer for Bill & Ted Face the Music. Plus Going to talk about the new PS5 and what I know. Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
11:48
June 25, 2020
Raising a Geektastic Son (#3)
I though it would be exciting and fun to make my first interview episode be with someone I admire and someone who is very special to me. So, I decided to invite my Dad onto the show to chat with me for a bit and entertain you with his amazing stories. Click play and enjoy! -------------------- Visit us on Social Media · Facebook: https://geektastic.link/facebook · Twitter: https://geektastic.link/twitter · Instagram: https://geektastic.link/instagram -------------------- Western Airlines Aloha 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGzTIkdk7OA -------------------- Like what you hear? · Support me on Anchor https://geektastic.link/podcast · Support me on Patreon https://www.pateron.com/geektasticdad/ -------------------- Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers https://www.silvermansound.com
40:43
May 19, 2020
Coronavirus, Kindness, and Innoviation (#2)
There is a lot of sadness and fear surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, and we see the worst of humanity during these circumstances. These hardships also allow us to see the best in humanity in terms of kindness and innovation, and as Dumbledore said, “Happiness can be found in the darkest times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” Examples of kindness Arizonans show random acts of kindness during coronavirus pandemic Kingman Police Department gives 5-year-old boy birthday surprise during COVID-19 Neighborhoods spreading love, positive messages through sidewalk chalk Ahwatukee Kindness Rocks Facebook Page 16 heartwarming ways everyday heroes are helping people affected by coronavirus Apartment residents surprise Charo Beautiful acts of kindness in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak Acts of kindness amid coronavirus: Girl Scout cookies sent to hospitals, a neighborly note, more Small Acts of Kindness That Can Be Done from Your Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic Innovation Six Forms Of Business Innovation During The Coronavirus Crisis Doubling down on digital transformation during the coronavirus pandemic ----------------------- Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheGeekTasticDad/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GeektasticDad ----------------------- Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
27:28
April 15, 2020
The most amazing Principal Letter! (#1.5)
I discovered this amazing letter from an amazing (unknown) principal and I wanted to share it. Short but sweet, and stay tuned for more episodes. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=822819344486819&story_fbid=2405756179526453
05:12
April 8, 2020
Let's Get Geektastic - #1
In this episode, I talk about what it means to be a geek, the difference between geeks and nerds, and a little bit about geek culture. Evermore https://evermore.com/ Today I Found It, “Where the words ‘Geek’ and ‘Nerd’ came from” http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/09/where-the-words-geek-and-nerd-came-from/ Computer Hope, “Geek” https://www.computerhope.com/jargon/g/geek.htm Wired, “Great Geek Debates: ‘Geek’ vs ‘Nerd’” https://www.wired.com/2009/07/great-geek-debates-geek-vs-nerd/ Grammarist, “Nerd, dork, or geek” https://grammarist.com/interesting-words/nerd-dork-or-geek/ Slackpropogation, “On ‘Geek’ Versus ‘Nerd’” https://slackprop.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/on-geek-versus-nerd/ Battlefieldsports.com, “It’s Hip to be Square – The Rise & Rise of the Geek” https://battlefieldsports.com/blog/the-rise-and-rise-of-geek Wired, “So What Does It Mean to Be a Geek?” https://www.wired.com/2012/05/so-what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-geek/ Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com
25:30
March 25, 2020