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Men's Rights Activism and 'GamerGate' group removed from Calgary Expo

The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is one of Canada's biggest gaming, film, television, gaming, comics and "geek culture" events, drawing celebrities, panelists, and events from all over the world. This year, it was also host to the Honey Badger Brigade, a group of started by three women who originally "... Show More Summary

Zachary Levi Signs On To Host 'Geeks Who Drink' . . . Or 'Geeks Who Drink'

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

This crowd is familiar with Geeks Who Drink, right? Mixing nerdy, pop culture trivia with booze seems right up our alley. And Syfy is hoping to tap into that ethos with their first game show. The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has...

Xena the Warrior Princess and Wonder Woman finally meet

Nerdy hearts are melting after photos surfaced of two of geek culture's most badass icons hanging out at an event in New York City. Lucy Lawless, known for her role as Xena the Warrior Princess, posed with Lynda Carter, known for her role as Wonder Woman, while both were in New York promoting separate projects. Show More Summary

BG 096: The Particularities of Awakening

Episode Description: The Geeks of the Round Table are back, continuing our discussion of Judy Lief’s article Glimpses of Awakening. We speculate on the language and culture surrounding enlightenment both here in the West and in various countries in the East–including Japan, Burma, and Thailand. Show More Summary

Photoshop Round-Up: Links We Love

Here’s a look at what’s been happening in Photoshop and pop culture news recently. Lindsay Lohan did a bad job editing her Instagram photo. AGAIN. [The Superficial] This is why you can’t Photoshop money. [Geek] This is how people edited pictures … Continue reading ? The post Photoshop Round-Up: Links We Love appeared first on PSD : Photoshop Disasters .

The Real Geeks of 'Silicon Valley'

Take it from an insider: the HBO show about startup culture is really funny - but not as funny as the real thing

Geek Reading April 10, 2015

More analysis on some research leads today’s articles. On Conversation Agent, Valeria Maltoni talks about the Adobe report and how culture is driving trends. First Round Review discusses what they wish they knew when building data products. In the aaS section, Amazon announced multiple things, including a machine learning product and elastic file system. As […]

The Geek Girl’s Guide to Antigravity Conspiracies: The Stories of The Women Who Believe - Or, how to build a believable (and perhaps even useful) conspiracy theory using our friend, mainstream science.

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Guess where geek girls are under-represented? Old joke: everywhere! Anyway, there’s one aspect of geek culture where very few forays have been made by women: antigravity and its associated conspiracy theories. It’s a shame too; four of the biggest and most respectable figures in the field are women.

Review - 'Batman Vs Robin' Adapts Great Comic Story Into Pretty Good Film

This weekend, WonderCon invades Anaheim, bringing tens of thousands of comic book, sci-fi, fantasy, and all-around geek culture fans to the Convention Center in Orange County, California. Decked out in their best cosplay and lining up for hours to attend panels on all manner of genre entertainment and gaming, you'll [...]

Jim Parsons Denies That ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Has Ruined Geek Culture

The Big Bang Theory is about a group of scientists. They struggle with their romantic lives and, in the case of Jim Parsons’ Sheldon Cooper, everyday social interaction. As characters who are, by the traditional definition, not popular,...Show More Summary

Martha Thomases: Gen Con Freedom Fighters

When I first started to work in comics, even though the medium was looked down on by mainstream culture as a bunch of geeks, it was very much an old boys’ club. There were women involved, even feminist women, but we were few and far between, leftovers from the hippie and underground comix scene. The … Continue reading Martha Thomases: Gen Con Freedom Fighters ?

ECCC 2015 Day 1 Wrap-Up: Exploring Key Aspects of Creating Comics

It's Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) time again, and that can only mean one thing to thousands of comic book and pop culture fans: It's time to get your geek on. The post ECCC 2015 Day 1 Wrap-Up: Exploring Key Aspects of Creating Comics appeared first on Flip the Media.

Steven Spielberg Will Direct Ready Player One—Prepare For 1980s Overload

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One is chock full of tributes to the geek culture of the late 20th century, especially its movies and video games. And it turns out that the movie version will be helmed by a man who has inspired incredible amounts 1980s and 1990s nostalgia all on his own: Steven Spielberg. Read more...

Artist Makes Gorgeous Pop Culture Paintings Using Coffee [Picture Gallery]

While for a lot of geeks, coffee is something to keep us awake after a long night of gaming, for Maria A. Aristidou, it’s a creation medium that is used to bring to life fantastic portraits of pop culture characters. To create various...Show More Summary

BG 241: Uniting Technology and Wisdom

Episode Description: Vincent Horn is a co-founder and director of Buddhist Geeks. In this talk, originally given at the Pacific Asia Art Museum, he explores the interdisciplinary insights to be gained by combining geek culture’s radical...Show More Summary

Kirby Krackle Urges You To 'Mutate, Baby!' With New Album

Nerd-rock group Kirby Krackle has been making geek rock and roll for years now, and is releasing their fifth studio album, Mutate, Baby today. The band sings about a little of everything related to geek culture: comics, video games, genre television, and general geek experiences. Show More Summary

Some Thoughts on Culture(s)

Further ruminations on high culture, geek culture, and disagreements.

Geek Reading March 13, 2015

VentureBeat leads us off with a really cool plugin from Google for Chrome where you get a new piece of art on your new tab. Add some culture to your day and install it. Google also announced the end of Google Code. It is not terribly surprising but it is a little disappointing. I prefer […]

Apply now: Business Insider is hiring a finance reporter

Business Insider is looking for a fun finance geek to join the team. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Wall Street's business and culture, and, most importantly, be hard to intimidate and open to adventure. Business Insider's Finance vertical covers financial professionals and everything they do. Show More Summary

Back in Time (Trailer)

Jay Aron’s upcoming documentary about the history of the Back to the Future trilogy, its impact on geek culture and the team behind the making of these classic films. Support the completion of the film on Kickstarter.

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