Billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk doesn’t like Mike Judge’s new HBO show “Silicon Valley”: “I really feel like Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, which is Silicon Valley,” Musk said. “If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it. You could take the craziest L.A. party and multiply it by a thousand, and […]Read more "Nothing worse than a geek who thinks he’s cool"
Thomas Wheatley uncovers the softer side of Dragon*Con. I just cut and pasted. Micah from Knoxville at dragoncon – m4w – 22 (Atlanta) Date: 2011-09-05, 4:31PM EDT We met sunday night briefly. I was the transformers guy. reply to this with the number i have tattooed behind my ear. Knoxville Reenactor – w4m – 25 […]Read more "Dragon-Connection, Chuck Woolery style"
Venture over to the casual encounters section of Craigslist for the kinkier side of Dragon Con. A more complete preview to come once I adjourn to my home computer, as some of these ads are bit blue — and I’m not talking the Na’vi. Attractive professional guy in town Thursday thru Monday for Dragon*Con (dragoncon) […]Read more "Geeks have sex, too"
It’s that time of year again. Dragon-Con attendees, Black Gay Pride celebrants and fans attending the Chik-fil-A Kickoff Game will converge on downtown Atlanta this weekend for Mega-Super Diversity Expo 2011. In a related note, those interested in the mating habits of sci-fi geeks should check out Craig’s List for a good laugh.Read more "The oddest weekend on Atlanta’s convention calendar"
Alas, there’s no one standing outside Comic-Con pointing their finger and yelling “geek” at the assembled losers. I tried to warn you. (via Gawker)Read more "Geeks on parade"
Learn The Bachelorette Flash Mob Dance! Wanna play a cruel trick on yours truly? Set me up with a flash mob enthusiast. Speaking of, is this not the most annoying commercial ever? Braves fans like myself are subjected to it a good 20 times a night — bad enough we have to endure Chip Caray.Read more "Worst trend ever"
(via Andrew Sullivan) Being a geek, I will close this by invoking the Silmarillion: Morgoth destroyed the Two Trees and provoked the Noldor into atrocities and self-destruction. Yet even after he was thrust through the Door of Night and into the Timeless Void, the seeds of evil that he planted remained to bear dark fruit […]Read more "A douchebag geek hippie responds"
Do I have a choice? I was just informed of the inspiration for the popular hashtag (God I feel smarmy) #Hothlanta. Sayeth Wikipedia: In the fictional universe of Star Wars, Hoth is the sixth planet of a remote system of the same name. It is a world blanketed by snow and ice. I proudly claim […]Read more "I yield the culture to sci-fi geeks"
DragonCon – WOW wizard – m4m – 42 (Downtown) Date: 2010-09-07, 11:42AM EDT Reply To This PostYou – WOW blond wizard. Me – ancient wizard. You were pressing awfully hard into me during our photo. Just wondering if there was a lingering interest. Put your robe color in Subject Line of first email. Sep 4 […]Read more "Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s least tempting offers"
Geeks are getting kinky (shudder): Sep 5 – Dragon Con Guy Wants Super Hero to Push Him Around – m4w – 35 – (Dragon Con) Sep 4 – Dragon Con – Alien vs Predator Interstellar Swinger Party – (Dragon Con – Sheraton) Aug 10 – Nudist gathering at Dragon Con – m4w – 41 – […]Read more "Dragon*Con love connection"
Homer Simpson: As a jock, it is my duty to give nerds a hard time Downtown will be crawling with them this weekend for DragonCon. I forecast their ascension in this column that appeared in the AJC on 12/29/03: Remember the Star Trek juror, the Arkansas woman who wore a Starfleet uniform during the Whitewater […]Read more "Here come the nerds!"
Rene Auberjonois (”Deep Space Nine,” “Boston Legal” “Benson”) LeVar Burton (”Star Trek: The Next Generation”) Linda Hamilton (”Terminator” films) Richard Hatch (the original “Battlestar Galactica” and 22 episodes of the new one) Kelly LeBrock (”The Woman in Red,” “Weird Science”) Edward James Olmos (”Miami Vice,” updated “Battlestar Galactica”) Luke Perry (the film version of “Buffy […]Read more "Guest list for ‘Match Game’ revival coming to town"
Perhaps when you spend most of your time fantasizing about life on other planets you fail to understand life on your own. I have no interest in seeing movies written by James Cameron, let alone ones that recycle a patronizing theme: White man as villain and savior (see “Pocohantas,” “Mississippi Burning” and about 500 other […]Read more "Save us, white man, before you kill again"
“Avatar” has set a box office record, which shouldn’t be a surprise. Sci-fi geeks have taken over the culture, as I warned in a 2003 editorial for the AJC. On TV, “Jersey Shore” is all the rage. Who would’ve thought Jersey caricatures would be such a hit? Ahem. As for columnist Nikki Finke’s absurd trademark […]Read more "Toldja"
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