Dr. NerdLove challenges the idea that nerds are an exception to privilege.
Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) gives ReedPop a premier presence with Green Geeks in the Pacific Northwest.
Noah Brand grew up in 1990s Star Wars fandom, and was there the day it died. Like most geeks, I’ve been hearing a lot about the new Star Wars movies for a while. People opining one way or the other about casting announcements, plot leaks, the teaser trailer, whether the new sequels will be wonderful…
Arthur Chu explains how there are angry nerds who have built careers on casting themselves as victims.
How does nerd rage feel from the inside? And what can be done about it?
From “fake geek girls” to Gamergate, a certain demographic seems constantly, causelessly angry. But are you sure it’s the demographic you think it is?
Is the creation of a new female Thor a watershed moment in pop culture? Or a gimmick to sell more comic books?
Alex Yarde found the perfect place to shop for the Geek Mom in your life for Mothers Day!
Tom Burns knows what his geekiest moment as an adult was and he wants to know yours too
Dr. NerdLove explains that it’s not bad to be socially awkward, but it IS bad to refuse to respect people’s boundaries and use social awkwardness as an excuse.
Orion Martin explains that while the X-Men were discriminated against because they were mutants, they were still straight, cis-, able-bodied white guys.
Joanna Schroeder admits that she thinks coolness matters…and she wonders if that makes her a jerk or a good parent.
Ray Bradbury’s influential fanzine proves that geeks haven’t changed since 1939.
Dr. NerdLove explains how guys can use Spider-Man as a model of how to embrace your geekiness while still being great at dating.
The women who work in Devon Sanders’ comic book store are more than qualified to be there. And if you get between them and their job, you will lose every time.
Neil Sheppard explains to his wife that there’s more to Star Wars than light saber duels.