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.
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...
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
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
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
Further ruminations on high culture, geek culture, and disagreements.
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 […]
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
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.
Trend watchers may have noticed that wearing eyeglasses are fashionable again. Thank hipsters and the new popular geek culture for making it cool a few years ago to skip laser surgery and contact lenses and embrace the four-eye lookShow More Summary
The Buddhist Geeks Conference is one of the only events on the planet where you can participate at the intersection of Buddhism, technology, and emerging global culture. We like to think of it as the place “Where Dharma and Technology...Show More Summary
Jibo founder Cynthia Breazeal, culture blogger Bonnie Burton, and Skully CEO Marcus Weller argue over whose force had the most influence. Arguing the merits of the moon landing versus Star Wars and electromagnetic rotation is completely absurd. Show More Summary
The last half year has not been the brightest hour for nerds and nerd culture. While nerds, geeks, gamers, etc. like to see themselves as ahead of the curve - at least when it comes to technolo...
Topic: Cartoons Humor Librarians For all you comics geeks. Graphic novel and comic book fans are book lovers, so it is no surprise that libraries and librarians are portrayed fairly frequently in all sorts of graphic works. Here are some comics that feature libraries and librarians and are perfect for some light reading or for a fun library display.
Episode Description: Ann Gleig is an Assistant Professor of Religious and Cultural Studies at the University of Central Florida. She is currently working on projects on the North American revisioning of Asian liberation traditions, and Buddhism in Postmodernity. Show More Summary
Susana Polo has left The Mary Sue, a popular "geek girl culture" site she founded in 2011, in order to join Vox Media's Polygon gaming vertical, FishbowlNY reported Monday. Polo will serve as the site's first entertainment editor asShow More Summary
Do you think you know all about pop culture? Test your knowledge with the Geek Out! Pop Culture Party Trivia Game. You may find that you are not as well versed as you think. Whether you’re an expert in TV, Movies, Music, Literature, and more, you’ll have a challenging time. Which player or team knows […]
The most important entertainment industry event so far this year happened over the weekend – but it wasn’t the Oscars. In fact, it’s likely that you had no idea it happened, not unless you’re plugged in to geek culture in a big way. Read More
Today is a sad day for trekkies and geek culture around the world as Leonard Nimoy has passed away at …
The truth is out there, and it's in 1:12 scale. Even though The X-Files was a geek culture staple of the '90s, its riveting plots and peculiar characters seem like they were made for the Internet, especially when you shrink them down...Show More Summary