Charly James
One “Techie” Mama

Mom of two and a step-mom of three—if that doesn’t keep her busy enough,  Charly James does a ton of techy things from listing free apps on One Appy Mama, writing tech posts for Dandelion Moms, helping app developer Erik Bye of Ellie's Games with his social media and listing apps on sale and covering app trends over on Bits & Bytes. She’s also Melissa Northway's assistant for her popular Facebook parties.  When it comes to advocacy, she’s a huge supporter of UMDF - Mitochondrial Disease (many in her family have it) and the Autism Society in … [Read more...]

Dina M. Kyle
Mom & Admin for AbiTalk App

SUPER HERO ALTER EGO: iCrazed Mom THEME SONG: "Women’s World" by Cher BOOK YOU COULDN’T PUT DOWN UNTIL YOU FINISHED IT: Apps and More Apps magazine (LOL) MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER: You Got Mail LUCKY CHARM: My mom (may she RIP) FAVORITE STAR TREK CAPTAIN: James T. Kirk of course CARTOON CHARACTER YOU’D WANT TO SPEND THE AFTERNOON WITH? Betty Boop WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE IN MIDDLE EARTH? Dark Lands HIDDEN GEEKISH PLEASURE:  iAnything...I am a techdork and I love to blog! FAVORITE TECHNOLOGY: Hard to pin … [Read more...]

Jackie Bryla
APPasaurus, SLPA, Mom & Wife

SUPER HERO ALTER EGO: App Queen or App Girl THEME SONG: Where Everybody Knows Your Name BOOK YOU COULDN’T PUT DOWN UNTIL YOU FINISHED IT: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER: Pollyanna (A GOTW Tom Strong Favorite too!) COULD SPEND 24/7: At the ocean LUCKY CHARM: Hummingbird FAVORITE STAR TREK CAPTAIN: Captain Kathryn Janeway CARTOON CHARACTER YOU’D WANT TO SPEND THE AFTERNOON WITH? Scooby Doo WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE IN MIDDLE EARTH: Near the Bay of … [Read more...]

Jack Strong
Dad, Grandpa, Durante Impersonator

SUPER HERO ALTER EGO: thunder bolt the wonder colt (or we prefer "wacky jackie") THEME SONG: I've got a nose full of nickels from sneezing them atchoo BOOK YOU COULDN'T PUT DOWN UNTIL YOU FINISHED IT:  the unforgiven MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER: pa and ma kettle go to washington COULD SPEND 24/7:  listening to jimmy durante LUCKY CHARM: miraculous medal CARTOON CHARACTER YOU'D WANT TO SPEND THE AFTERNOON WITH?  daffy duck WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE IN MIDDLE EARTH?  Not familiar with Lord of the Rings so going with "gold … [Read more...]

Tom Strong
Engineer, Dad, Major Goofball

SUPERHERO ALTER-EGO: Underdog THEME SONG: “Yellow Submarine” BOOK YOU COULDN'T PUT DOWN 'TIL YOU FINISHED IT: The Hobbit MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER & OVER: Pollyanna – She rescued the town and then the town rescued her. Gotta luv that. COULD SPEND 24/7: Making people smile LUCKY CHARM: A bike FAVORITE STAR TREK CAPTAIN: The only one I know, Captain James T. Kirk CARTOON CHARACTER YOU'D WANT TO SPEND THE AFTERNOON WITH? Any character from the Tex Avery cartoons: Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Chilly Willy, Screwy Squirrel, … [Read more...]

Greg Semenza
Mentor, Tutor, Human Helper

SUPER-HERO ALTER EGO: Iron Man (Tony Stark) THEME SONG: Celebration- Kool and the Gang BOOK YOU COULDN'T PUT DOWN 'TIL YOU FINISHED IT: Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss. I am an extremely slow reader, so even when I really love a book, like The Great Gatsby, I have to take lots of breaks. But Green Eggs and Ham basically reads itself and has such a great message. MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER & OVER: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, starring Jim Carrey, perhaps the greatest voice and facial actor of our time. I have actually watched … [Read more...]

Molly Murphy
Musician, Playwright, Actor

Super little sister to JMan, Molly lives and breathes creativity. She's currently in the studio recording her original "Leviathan" with her band Dream House and working on her solo project, "A Million Creatures." Oh, and she is responsible for our first manuscript for our Mighty League Series. SUPER-HERO ALTER EGO: The Tap Dance Kid THEME SONG: “Lost in My Mind” by The Head and the Heart (For now. It’s constantly changing) BOOK YOU COULDN'T PUT DOWN 'TIL YOU FINISHED IT: Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER … [Read more...]

AndyZ
Recording Artist, Kindie Performer

AndyZ is a popular Bay Area musician and kindie (kids + indie) performer. We dig his vibe! He's finishing up a brand new tune, a Geek Club Books theme song entitled "I'm unique. I'm a geek!" SUPERHERO ALTER-EGO: Z Man THEME SONG: “Super Disco Breakin” by The Beastie Boys – That song always pumps me up! BOOK YOU COULDN'T PUT DOWN 'TIL YOU FINISHED IT: Last Interview: All We Are Saying, by John Lennon and Yoko Ono MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER & OVER: Blazing Saddles COULD SPEND 24/7: Watching “The Simpsons” LUCKY CHARM: My … [Read more...]

Kristin Schmitz
Actor, Comedienne, Student

Kristin is funny. Not funny ha-ha, but roll on the ground belly laugh funny! And we're just tickled that she's our Geek of the Week... SUPERHERO ALTER EGO: Konfidence Kristin, boosting self-esteem and instilling self-acceptance to anyone in need! THEME SONG: Don't Rain on My Parade BOOK YOU COULDN’T PUT DOWN UNTIL YOU FINISHED IT: The Hunger Games MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER: Ferris Bueller's Day Off COULD SPEND 24/7: Movie marathon LUCKY CHARM: My argyle socks FAVORITE STAR TREK CAPTAIN:  Can I do a Star Wars … [Read more...]

Dani Lencioni
Actor, Writer, Musician

Boldly go where no geek has gone before [had to work in a Star Trek reference, sorry] and share your responses to: SUPERHERO ALTER-EGO: Danisaurus - a girl that can turn into a dinosaur whensover she pleases. A fun party trick, and helpful for scaring away bad guys. THEME SONG: Roll Away Your Stone by Mumford and Sons BOOK YOU COULDN'T PUT DOWN 'TIL YOU FINISHED IT: Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut MOVIE YOU COULD WATCH OVER & OVER: Oh, lots. Currently: Moonrise Kingdom COULD SPEND 24/7: Playing my guitar LUCKY CHARM: My … [Read more...]