Category Archives: Geek of Note

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

UPDATED: Three lucky Canadian families, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Waterloo, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue Reading

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

Princess. Bride. Rock. Musical! Wait! Don’t roll your eyes just yet! It’s actually really good. I mean really. My first reaction upon learning this exists was a fair amount of trepidation and doubt. And then, I took the time to listen. It’s really nice when fans make things based upon the things they love. These creations can be such marvelous things, as is the case with this 15-song tribute to The Princess Bride by Copy Red Leader.Continue Reading

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

If you are unaware of Paul and Storm’s Kickstarter campaign for their soon-t0-be newest album Ball Pit, the above video has most of the information you will need. The reason for this post is pretty simple. I really, really, really, REALLY want Paul and Storm to reach their next stretched goal: The PaulandStormonomicon, an anthology of very short stories and illustrations based on and/or inspired by Paul and Storm and their songs.Continue Reading

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

My favourite art comes with imperfections. Sure, I enjoy things that are meticulous and perfectly ordered. Symmetry and things containing patterns are calming. But, when it comes to art, I prefer the type of order that is achieved through the flawed, the gritty, the imperfect, the messy, the vulnerable. Marian Call’s newest album Sketchbook is filled with many such nuances, resulting in an album filled with heartfelt truths and an abundance of warmth. The result is splendid.Continue Reading

Watch Marian Call and Scott Barkan Perform “Paper and Pen”

The above video is the amazing Marian Call and equally amazing Scott Barkan performing the single “Paper and Pen” from Marian’s upcoming album titled Sketchbook.Continue Reading

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

Yesterday, the much anticipated An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth by astronaut superstar Col. Chris Hadfield was published. Leading up to the release, a series of “An Astronaut’s Guide To” videos were released. To coincide with yesterday’s release of the book, the final video was published. If you’ve yet to see yesterday’s video, or have missed one or all of them, I’ve created a handy-dandy playlist for your convenience.Continue Reading

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

One lucky Canadian family, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Oakville/Mississauga, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, Whitby, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Frozen, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue Reading

Pre-Order Marian Call’s Upcoming Album “Sketchbook,” Also With Limited Edition Packages

Marian Call, who is one of my favourite independent musicians, is about to release a new album, titled Sketchbook. It is now available for pre-order, with a couple of limited edition packaged options.Continue Reading

Pattie Kelly and Christopher Rich Interview

On August 29, 2013, I sat down to have a conversation with Pattie Kelly and Christopher Rich to discuss the Indiegogo campaign for Swallow Your Bliss.Continue Reading

Corrina Lawson To Co-Host The Geeky Pleasures Radio Show April 19, 2013

I am happy to announced that author and fellow GeekMom, Corrina Lawson (@CorrinaLawson) will, once again, be joining me on the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247) on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 7 pm PT/ 10 pm ET/ 3 am (Saturday) in the UK. If have any questions for Corrina, andContinue Reading

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