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Watch This Video! – “Fake” Geek Guy Called Out By “Real” Geek Girl

17 hours agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Anyone who’s immersed in the geek culture knows that there’s a certain amount of resentment that comes from the male geek community toward geeky girls. Nerdy dudes let loose with cries of “Fake!” at the drop of a hat, often so ignorant of the person in question that they don’t even know her name, let […]

The Coolest Cosplay at PAX Prime, Day 1

The PAX that begat all other PAXes has come back around, bringing thousands of fans of all stripes to Seattle to nerd out together. Is there cosplay? Of course. Take a look at some of the best geek culture get-ups right here. Read more...

Wil Wheaton Blogs His Syfy Show Is Toast

Wil Wheaton says Syfy will not order more episodes of The Wil Wheaton Project. The 12-episode summer series hosted by the actor/blogger/geek culture expert. The actor/blogger/geek culture expert blogged about it today, saying he gotShow More Summary

Geek Fandom’s Hairball of Hatred

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Pop culture critic Anita Sarkeesian’s latest video was met with death and rape threats. The men who defended her were accused of “white knighting.” Nobody wins.

‘Yoga Hosers’ Will Reunite Stan Lee and Kevin Smith

5 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Writer/director Kevin Smith built his career off the back of his love for comic books and geek fandom. While his proclivities for geek culture seeped into many of his movies, none so more than his 1995 romantic comedy Mallrats. Besides, the film featuring a main character who collects comic books and has a weird obsession […]

7 Deadly Sins Of Talking About Pop Culture

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We love to argue about pop culture, because geeking out about movies, books and television makes them even more fun. But sometimes these discussions can go to a terrible place. Here are seven mistakes to avoid when having a spirited debate about entertainment. Read more...

Entertainment Geekly: 3 stories show why Daredevil is the best superhero

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

Entertainment Geekly: Your thoughts on the DC Cinematic Universe

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

‘Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner is Uncovering ‘Mary Shelley’s Monster’

For anyone who tries to pull that whole “fake geek girl” load of crap, please point them in the direction of Mary Shelley. It’s really hard to argue that girls don’t have a place in horror or alternative culture when the person who created Frankenstein and his monster was a teenage girl. Show More Summary

In Robin Williams, geek culture loses its biggest champion

On top of his comedic legacy, Robin Williams should be remembered for his second life as an unabashed and devoted nerd.

Entertainment Geekly: Is Warner Bros.’ DC cinematic universe really a thing?

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

How Apple and Google could soon dominate the culture war

Something uncanny happened this Sunday. As we were shuffling out the door, we looked at my phone's notification screen. It was telling us how long the drive would be to Norwalk, Connecticut, based on the current traffic. Gadget geeks will recognize this as part of iPhone's "frequent location service." Norwalk is where we go to church. Show More Summary

Building the Buzz, Doing Business at Comic-Con 2014

San Diego Comic-Con International is the pop culture Mecca. Each year, about 130,000 nerd-pilgrims attend to geek out on their favorite franchises. The entertainment industry seizes on Comic-Con as an opportunity to market to this core fan base and build buzz for their upcoming releases. Show More Summary

Perseids Versus the Supermoon

last monthOdd : Neatorama

YouTube Link This video by Science at NASA discusses an upcoming summer evening — August 10th — that sky watchers won't want to miss. Via Geek Culture.

This Is BronyCon

Ponies are largely the focus here at BronyCon 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland, but they're also an accessory, a colorful ticket for fans of other elements of geek culture to join the party. They really do go with anything. Read more...

Entertainment Geekly: Or maybe ‘Twilight’ was the best thing to happen to Comic-Con

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

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Sean Gaffney on Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Vol. 7. not comics: Charles CW Cooke at National Review takes on geek culture and the geek cultural archetype. I can't imagine there's a lot in there I'd find interesting or useful,...Show More Summary

Oh, Cool: The National Review Posted a Cover Story About Fake Geeks - Set phasers to "fuck you."

last monthOdd : Geekosystem

Normally we don't pay much attention to the National Review here at The Mary Sue—after all, you don't often see them reporting on the same kinds of stories that we tend to cover in the pop culture and science sphere. But, as it turns out, one columnist who writes for them has very specific opinions about those topics, in an article entitled... Show More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Kelly Thompson on Outcast #1. Paul Constant argues that the ubiquity of the Internet and the alignment of nerd properties with major meda conglomerates has rendered SDCC irrelevent, at least as a spotlight on all things geek cultural. coming soon: Beowulf. Art Adams Marvel cards. finally, what a lovely page for sale by the cartoonist Josh Cotter. Show More Summary

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