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Clever Entrepreneurs Create Havens for Creative Geeks & Gamers

Clever Entrepreneurs Create Havens for Creative Geeks & Gamers

While the internet offers opportunities to connect remotely with empathetic fans of games of all sorts, a growing group of shrewd entrepreneurs has begun to launch wildly popular brick-and-mortar establishments where nerds of all stripes can gather to hang out in person with their tribes and let their creative impulses soar. Read More

My Geek Epiphany

My Geek Epiphany

My husband always stumbles into these conversations, innocent in his observations. Surely he meant no harm. One comment that, for the first time in a long time, had me questioning myself, my history, and my own reality. Read More

Integrating a New Geek Into Your Family

Integrating a New Geek Into Your Family

The past several months have been an interesting and very rewarding experience. The kids and I have managed to integrate a new geek into our home and our family. Rory moved in last December. It was an easy transition for me, since I’m the one who wanted him there. It was a bigger challenge for the kids, since they’d had a much harder time with the divorce than I did. Plus, Rory was now in a role that, while not replacing their dad to the kids, filled the partner role in my life. But, we found that with shared interests, both those that had already been established and those that were newly acquired, everyone bonded more closely. Read More

Geeking Out My Photography Business

When I decided to pick up my camera to earn a few extra bucks to pay bills while I stayed at home with my boys, I always wanted to focus on geeks. I wanted to set-up photo booths at geek conventions for folks to get pics of their costuming at conventions. I wanted to get pictures of little kids geeking out over a comic book or their favorite superhero. I wanted to find a pregnant geek who wanted to paint Chuthlu (or pie charts) on their belly. I wanted to be a geeky photographer for geeks. Well, in an effort to pay bills, wants changed to needs and I didn’t turn away any potential client, but I was always on the lookout for that amazing geeky shoot. Last week, I finally got a chance to do exactly what I wanted in a Doctor Who themed shoot and I was ecstatic! Read More

6 Reasons Love Actually Is the New Christmas Classic, Even for Geeks

“Do you know it’s been almost ten years since this movie came out?” I asked my husband. I’d finally procured Love Actually through Redbox, in spite of trying every on-demand video service known to man and failing miserably, and now our holidays were complete. You’d think that this time of year, Netflix and Hulu and… Read More