In their defense, the people who hate the movie after only having seen the trailer -- wait, never mind...
We all look back at the Harry Potter franchise with loving eyes. From the fantastic books to the stellar films, the series has embedded itself in geek culture, and with good reason. A great story about a young boy who finds himself and...Show More Summary
Authors Stephen H. Segal and Valya Dudycz Lupescu talk about their new book, Geek Parenting, and the surprises they found as they surveyed the rich geek pop culture of books, comics, films, and television in order to find lessons for parents.
Guess what, mongrels; our second #PARTYSTREAM is this Wednesday! Yes, that is 4/20, thank you for asking. A concoction of our two passions, music and geek culture, Party Stream will bring you original sets from a variety of artists, coupled with live gaming and tons of surprise moments that you won’t want to miss. Show More Summary
Geek Culture doesn’t provide all the answers to all of life’s tough questions. Or, at least, I try to tell myself that … and then, without thinking, I’ll draw a parallel to a real world issue from an old Batman story or a Star Trek episode. Like so many Americans, I’m horrified by the divisiveness […]
Sarah Mirk Geek culture can be full of know-it-all gatekeepers who make the worlds of comics, games, and cosplay feel unwelcoming to some groups. So it’s exciting to hear that country’s first-ever Indigenous Comic-Con is slated to happen...Show More Summary
The glitzy boulevards of this Middle Eastern Shangri-La are better known for over-the-top cars and construction projects simmering under the desert sun, but this weekend it was Geek Culture that took center stage. Legions of self-proclaimed nerds, comic-book addicts and manga maniacs descended...
Fangirl alert!! Gigi Hadid may be one of the hottest supermodels on the planet right now, but she can still geek out if she wants to! This was made evident by her Thursday stroll in New York City — just look at that pink Power Rangers beanie! Takes us back!! Related: A Bikini-Clad Gigi Does A Headstand On [...]
When you’re prone to behavior of the nerd variety, you like to get really, really deep into your chosen obsession. Whether that means endlessly debating how many hairs Batman has on the right side of his head, theorizing what the Game...Show More Summary
Interviews with Stephen Segal and Valya Dudycz Lupescu, coauthors of "Geek Parenting," about what mostly fictional pop culture icons can teach us about raising a family; and with Deborah Heisz, author of "Live Happy," about the truth...Show More Summary
There's a unique brand of cultural confusion when you discover stars you geek out over have made or joined forces for movies you've never, ever heard of. Maybe it's because the film was too niche to score a theatrical release....
Here at IHC, the two most important things to us in the world aside from breathing and Flamin’ Hot Cheetoes are music and geek culture. But, the world has been severely lacking a medium that combines the latter two, which was about all the motivation we needed to change that once and for all. Show More Summary
Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Scroll through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments. …Read More
The geek with the taped-up glasses, the nerd with the suspenders, the dork getting shoved into a locker. While film and television are riddled with these tropes, though, they are far from the only depiction of geeks and geek culture out in the wild.
The mystery subscription box “levels up”its quality collectibles, apparel, home goods for geeks, gamers and pop culture lovers! At Silicon Valley Comic-Con this weekend, Loot Crate™, the company that defined the monthly mystery subscription...Show More Summary
Steven Spielberg‘s next film, Ready Player One, is an ode to pop culture geekdom, so of course he’s enlisted one of the most beloved pop culture geeks around. Simon Pegg is in talks to join the sci-fi adventure film, opposite Tye Sheridan, Olivia...Show More Summary
Whereas ComicMix comments on all popular media – geek culture, as Ed Catto says – this particular commentary is about comic books. However, let me warn you: it is phrased in the terms of motion pictures. It could be applied to all mass communications. There exists, and have always existed, groups of people with their […]
The artists name is Simon Lee, and as you can clearly see here, he has a penchant for pop culture and sci fi, and in this case, with a comedic twist. His work is astounding and every geek should check it out over here. [H/T SuperPunch, image Twitter] The post Check Out This Amazing “Predator at Dentist” Piece appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
The Internet took Bleszinski's choice of phrase and ran with it, using it ironically--because there really is no such thing as "appropriating nerd culture".
Let me say upfront that I am incredibly skeptical of "geek" or "nerd" culture still being something that we can consider apart from mainstream culture. When superhero movies are topping the box office, the biggest series on HBO is a...