Best of GeekDad – Gingerbread dragons, Muppet Xmas and more!

Best of GeekDad – Gingerbread dragons, Muppet Xmas and more!

GeekDad Holiday Gift Guide #6: Kids’ Games & Building Sets
All chores and no play make Jack a dull boy. Kids love games, and parents love games that are smart — or at least engage kids constructively for a spell. For more suggestions look for our list of gift guides on the right, accentuated by tasteful holiday art.

Here Be Gingerbread Dragons
Gingerbread houses have become so passé! This year the Mrs. and I decided that our gingerbread peasants needed a bit more misery and woe in their tasty, albeit brief, little gingerbread lives. What better way to turn up the heat than with a bit of delicious burnination!

10 Ridiculously Expensive Geeky Holiday Gifts
Here is GeekDad’s list, in no particular order, of geeky (some only slightly so, some extremely so) gift items that you might consider buying for your loved ones, if you happen to have a pile of large bills sitting around doing nothing.

Previews of Letters to Santa: A Muppet Christmas
As Muppets fans everywhere are keenly aware, it’s been far, far too long since there’s been a really good Muppet movie or TV show. This coming Wednesday, the new TV special Letters to Santa: A Muppet Christmas airs in the United States.

And last, but not least…The 3rd Day of Geekmas: Win Bead Art from Doctor Octoroc and a Lego Creator Set
Our 3rd prize pack is centered on one of our favorite concepts: building. We GeekDads are Lego lovers (but not, like, in a weird way), and 2008 has seen its share of Lego-related posts. This year we also featured a post about the relatively new phenomenon of bead sprite art, specifically the work of artist/musician Doctor Octoroc.

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