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Watch Jason Voorhees “Slash/Up” Sarah Connor!

In the spirit of “Hack/Slash” comes “Slash/Up”, a multiverse fanfilm web-series from the creators of the “Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness” fanfilm. Each episode will pit a different set of retro movie/geek culture icons against each in a totally unique, story driven mashup, wrapped around by debate and commentary, The first episode, which premieres […]

Not Comics: NYT Mini-Essay On Triumph Of Geek Culture

I missed this short essay by Fredrik deBoer about the grievance aspect of geek culture, and his argument that as it's the dominant force in popular culture a new way of looking at those things might be useful. I have a hard time even caring about these sorts of issues these days. Show More Summary

Delightfully Geeky Stained Glass Lamps

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Nikita Leigh is a geek and artist in Houston, Texas. She works with a wide variety of media, but lately concentrates on stained glass. She's made several lamps inspired by iconic images of geek culture, including Clyde the Pac-Man ghost, the Autobots logo, and Cthulu. You can view more of her work here.

Almost all the sci-fi spaceships you know are on this massive chart

If you regularly follow geek culture, you've probably seen early versions of Dirk Loechel's spaceship comparison chart, which shows the relative sizes of vehicles from science fiction games, movies and TV shows. Well, it's finished -- and it's even...

Vengeance Of The Nerds

#GamerGate pic.twitter.com/Zxl8MlPUav — Flea Mewrilah (@Flea) September 15, 2014 Writing in a NYT roundtable on the ascent of geek culture, Freddie accuses them of defensiveness, complacency, and paranoia: By any rational measure, the geeks – fans of comic books, science fiction, video games and fantasy – are utterly triumphant. Economically, the genre in the media […]

Gallery1988 Is Hosting A Joss Whedon-Themed Art Show All Month - Curse your sudden but inevitable awesomeness!

3 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

LA's Gallery1988 has put on some amazing pop culture art shows, featuring themes like Ghostbusters, Edgar Wright, and J.J. Abrams. But starting today, the gallery is going to be hosting a show paying tribute to Our Geek Master, Joss Whedon.

Freaks, Geeks, Outcasts, Cultural Appropriation, and Boys Like Me

When one group takes on the characteristics and mannerisms of another, is it cultural appropriation, admiration, or an attempt to identify with someone beyond themselves? The post Freaks, Geeks, Outcasts, Cultural Appropriation, and Boys Like Me appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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

last monthOdd : 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

last monthNews : 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

last monthOdd : 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

last monthGenres / 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

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