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We're All Geeks: Embracing the Crazy, Passionate Comic-Con Culture

31 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : First Showing

"There's a Comic-Con in all of us," my driver said as we headed toward the airport in San Diego on Sunday afternoon. It's true. As I head home from my ninth year returning to the Comic-Con International in San Diego, I have been reflecting on the experience that is this ambitious comic book convention turned geek madhouse. Show More Summary

Google Australia Boss: Working For Google Is A Culture Shock

Working at Google is something many a geek aspires to, and the job has lots of perks (free food, impressive benefits, share options, the list goes on). But it’s also a big shock if you’re used to a more conventional employer, as the company’s Australian managing director discovered. More »      

Cosplay Is Not Consent: Exploring the Dark Side of Adult Dress-Up

All photos courtesy of Vivid Vivka Since it started popping up in the 80s, cosplay has become an essential part of geek culture events and conventions, with at least one costume contest or fashion show at every major nerd gathering.Show More Summary

Matt Baume's New Project Shows Gay Gamers in Their Element

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Journalist and same sex marriage activist Matt Baume, a self-identified nerd and Mario Kart fan, has been driving across the country interviewing fellow gamers about their relationships both to gaming communities and geek culture. “One of the recurring themes we...

Entertainment Geekly: ‘Community’ survives. Television dies?

Entertainment Geekly is a weekly column that examines pop culture through a geek lens and simultaneously examines contemporary geek culture through

Entertainment Geekly: A serious attempt to understand why every movie is about Magic Blood now

Entertainment Geekly is a weekly column that examines pop culture through a geek lens and simultaneously examines contemporary geek culture

Entertainment Geekly: Why ‘Hannibal’ is the better version of ‘True Detective’ and ‘Fargo’

Entertainment Geekly is a weekly column that examines pop culture through a geek lens and simultaneously examines contemporary geek culture

Watch: Wil Wheaton Gets Snarky Over Abrams Commitment To Producing Next Star Trek

On Tuesday night’s airing of The Wil Wheaton Project (which is only his 5th episode), the Star Trek: TNG actor turned sardonic geek culture commentator had a biting take on the recent news announcing the next Star Trek film was coming in 2016, but without director JJ Abrams. Wheaton Jabs Next Star Trek as Abrams […]

‘Ready Player One’ Adaptation Moving Forward – Zak Penn Re-Writing Script

last monthOdd : Nerd Bastards

I don’t read often, but when I do, it’s because of books like Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. RPO is a nerd-tastic novel that will reawaken those nostalgic feelings for 80?s geek culture. Bursting with video game, TV show, and overall pop culture references from that era. Even if you didn’t live through the […]

Actual Album Art Re-Imagined with Icons of Geek Culture [PICS]

RIPT Apparel offered up these album parodies as artwork, apparel and accessories. I’m lovin’ these! Click here for the rest of them! [via Alt Press]

Amazon Gets a Fire Phone, but When Will DC Comics Get Its Kevin Feige?

Three Fools take to the air to tell you how to profit from the rising influence of geek culture.

Entertainment Geekly: Why you need to watch ‘Transformers: The Premake’ right now

Entertainment Geekly is a weekly column that examines pop culture through a geek lens and simultaneously examines contemporary geek culture

Welcome to Our New Geek Sex Column: Self-Insert - Go, little guy, go!

last monthOdd : Geekosystem

Don't judge me too much here, but I've never seen Revenge of the Nerds. It's not out of protest -- I just never have. What I have done, however, is osmosed culturally the dichotomy presented by the film's main character: All jocks ever think about is sports, but all nerds ever think about is sex.

Resident Evil 6 May Have A Title, Looks To Be The Last In The Franchise

At the beginning of the 21st Century, Resident Evil had become one of the biggest video game franchises on the market. Nine out of every 10 geeks' homes contained at least one copy of one of its games. Its cultural and financial success...Show More Summary

My Top 5 Formative Geek Crushes

The wonderful thing about a hefty amount of geek/nerd culture is that it is super-optimistic. John Green, author of A Fault In Our Stars, says that nerds are basically people who are “unironically enthusiastic … too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness.” Which is awesome! The first time I hung out with my now-boyfriend, I [...]

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Loot Crate is a monthly subscription service that delivers epic geek, gaming, and pop culture items, ranging from licensed apparel to collectibles and exclusive one-of-a-kind gear. Over 150,000+ highly-engaged and vocal subscribers receive their crates each month and share their experience with the online community. Show More Summary

Who Won E3? Breaking Down the Business News From Video Gaming’s Big Event

Two Fools take to the air to tell you how to profit from the rising influence of geek culture.

Why your company needs to measure employee engagement

Corey McAveeney is a Culture Geek at Culture Amp, the creators of Murmur, a survey and analytics platform for measuring and improving your workplace. “Work hard play hard” is an often repeated motto among many startups, as is the popular...Show More Summary

The Key Stories From Apple WWDC, and What Nintendo Investors Need to Watch for Next

Three Fools take to the air to tell you how to profit from the rising influence of geek culture.

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