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2013: The Year Geeks Took Over Television


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As 2013 crawls ever closer to completion, the first handful of “Years’ Best” lists are starting to make their appearances. Website TorrentFreak just released their list of 2013’s most pirated television programs. We’re not advocating or supporting piracy in any way with this or any article, but putting that aside it appears that we can learn many things from the list, among them that geeky television shows are highly valued commodities in the murky world of online piracy. Check out the top ten:

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Eight Geeky Ways to Celebrate Saturnalia!


Battat-Dinosaur-Toys-Group-RRDBatG1Today marks the beginning of Saturnalia, an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to the pagan god Saturn. Ever heard of it? No? You might actually be celebrating some part of it and not even know it. Hold that thought.

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Eric Smith on ‘The Geek’s Guide to Dating’


Eric Smith on ‘The Geek’s Guide to Dating’

I’ve been happily married for almost two decades now to a woman who doesn’t bat an eye when I bring home yet another Star Wars toy – I mean collectible – and will happily play Dungeons & Dragons when I’m running a game (as long as I don’t bring up her cleric who was eaten [...]

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Pets with Geeky Names: Got One?


A_ixCiTCIAAD2Nv.jpg_largeWe love our science fiction and fantasy, and we love our pets. Sometimes we combine these loves when we name our pets. I know I do. I’ve got a tabby cat named “Grendel” (He lives up to his name – he’s feisty!) and a bearded dragon named “Smaug”. (Pictured here having an infrequent and very much hated bath.) I’ve even named other animals after mythic creatures: My dog’s name is “Pixie”, and one of our dearly departed cats was named “Booka” (A phonetic spelling of ‘bwca’), a goblin of Welsh folklore.

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Gifts For the Geek: Day 13: A Song of Ice & Fire Hardcover Set by George R. R. Martin


martin-gamehardcoverLucky Day 13 is here and Geeks For the Gift continues!

George R. R. Martin makes it onto the list for the second time! Today, I am featuring hardcover copies of the bestselling epic fantasy, The Song of Ice & Fire! A perfect gift for the geek in your life!

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More Comics, More Games, More Fun: My New Year’s Resolutions


More Comics, More Games, More Fun: My New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve tried all of the usual New Year’s Resolutions – lose weight, get in shape, various household projects – to greater or lesser effect. It almost seems that by formally recognizing these things I should be doing that I sabotage myself from the start. This year, I thought that I’d come up with a list [...]

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