Tough times for geeks and gamers

Even though this was an incredible summer for geeks with The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises, lately there’s been tough times with geek media, which is unsurprising, especially given the current state of print.

Glamourcon: Beauty meets the geeks

Although I haven't been to one in years, I used to go to Glamourcon quite a bit, and usually had a pretty good time attending it.

Were geeks snubbed at the Oscars?

As we've reported previously on TG, there's been a lot of Oscar buzz about Andy Serkis's motion capture performance in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, practically since the film first came out. 

Everyone is talking about The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo

As we've discussed many times, trying to keep anything a secret in Hollywood, particularly when it involves geeks, is practically impossible. 

Can geeks get lucky at shows like Comic-Con?

Er, no, we don't mean finding a first generation copy of the Star Wars Holiday Special. 

What we mean is, can nerds/geeks get lucky and hook up with a booth babe or a hot chick at Comic-Con?

On superhero costumes and geek leaks

This summer is certainly a hot one for superhero fans, as early pictures for The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, and the first photo of Superman in his costume for Man of Steel have all been released.

About that trailer for Battleship...

With many bemoaning the lack of original ideas in Hollywood, the upcoming board game adaptation of Battleship has become somewhat of a whipping boy amongst film geeks.

Are hardcore gamers celibate geeks?

An (admittedly) unscientific poll conducted by GameFaqs proves what most of us already know: hardcore gamers are celibate geeks leading a lonely lifestyle.

Pax East 2010: Where geeks meet the gaming Gods

Excitement was high this afternoon at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, with long lines of hyped, hard-core gamers snaking around several blocks.

It's not Game over yet at GDC

Ahh, the sweet smell of stale pizza and the fizzy sound of a refreshing, if disturbingly urine like, diet Mountain Dew being cracked open.