Dragon-Connection, Chuck Woolery style

September 8, 2011 // 2 Comments

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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 [...]

Geeks have sex, too

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

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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. [...]

Geeks on parade

July 23, 2011 // 1 Comment

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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)   [...]

Worst trend ever

July 14, 2011 // 5 Comments

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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 [...]

A douchebag geek hippie responds

May 2, 2011 // 2 Comments

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(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 [...]

I yield the culture to sci-fi geeks

January 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

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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 [...]

Dragon*Con love connection

September 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

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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 – [...]

Here come the nerds!

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

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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 [...]

Save us, white man, before you kill again

February 13, 2010 // 1 Comment

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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 [...]


January 26, 2010 // 2 Comments

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“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 [...]