iQ smartparent

iDad

Season 2 | Episode 203 | Length: 26:47

Today's dad grew up playing video games like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Dungeons and Dragons, and watching sci-fi films like Star Wars and Superman. In this episode, we'll explore how digital-age dads are sharing their love of science, tech and media with their kids.


Our Guests


Angela Santomero

Angela Santomero is best known as the Creator and Executive Producer of acclaimed children’s television hits such as Blue’s Clues on Nick Jr., and Super Why! and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on PBS KIDS. She is the Founding Partner and Chief Creative Officer of Out of the Blue Enterprises, LLC, and oversees the creative development and research of all the company’s projects, with a mission and vision to bring educational entertainment to a whole new level.

Ken Denmead

Ken Denmead is the editor of GeekDad. A professional civil engineer, he lives near San Francisco with his wife and their two sons, who are both geeks in training.

Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin is the creator of YouTube’s babyteeth4 channel, where he writes, directs, edits and markets entertaining videos that have been viewed over 55 million times. Bob has been an avid movie fan since viewing a Bigfoot movie at a drive-in theater at an impressionably young age.

Jillian & Adelaide McLaughlin

Jillian & Adelaide McLaughlin, ages 8 and 6, have been acting in videos their entire lives. Millions of viewers from every country in the world have been entertained and touched by their performances in such babyteeth4 videos as “Fast Cars, Bad Kids”, “Too Many Addies”, “Scallywags” and “Kids in Space”. In addition, they appear in the web series “Kid Candy Reviews” and the animated series “Overly Sensitive Zombie Girl”, which Jillian created.

Learn more about our guests by downloading the discussion guide.


Resources

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