Geeks have sex, too

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) … Continue reading Geeks have sex, too

The oddest weekend on Atlanta’s convention calendar

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.

Geeks on parade

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

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.

Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s least tempting offers

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 … Continue reading Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s least tempting offers

Guest list for ‘Match Game’ revival coming to town

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 … Continue reading Guest list for ‘Match Game’ revival coming to town


“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 … Continue reading Toldja