When I was in high school, there was a new twist on an old saying: The geek shall inherit the Earth. Verily the slow invasion began. No tanks, no guns, no organized legion more significant than a Star Trek convention. Now we’ve taken over the neighborhood pub. Roll for [...]
One of the greatest holidays is upon us. It’s time to stress out over what to get Aunt Mildred and dream of what we would like to receive. As the great 21st century philosopher Sheldon Cooper said, “I know you think you’re being generous, but the foundation of gift giving is reciprocity. You haven’t given me a gift, you’ve given me an obligation. The essence of the custom is that I now have to go out and purchase for you a gift of commensurate value and representing the same perceived level of friendship as that represented by the gift you’ve given me. Ah, it’s no wonder suicide rates skyrocket this time of year.”
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Who says oil and water don’t mix? Transformers and Film Noir: you never thought you would see those things in the same sentence but they apparently work together as well as salted chocolate. This poster, and whole bunch more geek culture crossovers are the product of Canadian artist Marco D’Alfonso. You can also check [...]
This magazine cover is fake, but I hate to admit I actually fell for it at first. Maybe it’s because of the stacks of old geek magazines from the mid 80′s to 90′s that really did get this cheesy. Alas, this is not real – it’s part of a set of fake-out decoy magazine [...]
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For decades, the defining characteristics of a geek, when viewed from afar, was the simple fact that said geek would be completely absent of any fashion sense. They were walking fashion nightmares, devoid of any true style, and wearing whatever random items they managed to salvage from their [...]