17 Geek Conventions You Must Attend Before You Die

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 4, 2013
17 Geek Conventions You Must Attend Before You Die

UPDATE [6/16/2014]: 2014 and 2015 dates, locations, and pricing. UPDATE [6/13/2014]: Thanks to your excellent feedback on this article, I’m starting a series of geek convention round-ups. They’re a curated resource to see when the convention is happening and what’s worth seeing there. Check out the first in the series – a list of anime …Read more

Win a Chance to Wear the Internet on Your Face with Google Glass

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on February 21, 2013
Win a Chance to Wear the Internet on Your Face with Google Glass

Last year Google unveiled its latest foray into life-embedded technology: Internet glasses. Well, “glass,” to be exact. Google Glass is one square that hovers unobtrusively in the top right corner of your field of view and displays practically anything you can cull from the Internet. And now you can be one of the first to …Read more

10 Geeky Valentine’s Day Gifts to Express Your Love

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on February 11, 2013
10 Geeky Valentine’s Day Gifts to Express Your Love

Every day is a geek celebration with your honey. I really don’t think you need an excuse like Valentine’s Day to acquire these symbols of geeky love. But since it’s that time of year and I had an excuse to go shopping for you, let’s revel in the awesomeness that is hand-made Amor del Empollón …Read more

The Word of the Year is a Win for the Internet

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 30, 2013
The Word of the Year is a Win for the Internet

When I was a kid, we didn’t have mobile phones to entertain us. Our friends had to visit our house to play a cooperative video game together. And to see the latest movie VHS release, we had to leave the house to rent a movie from the store. But you know what entertained me then …Read more

What Does it Mean to be a Gamer?

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 14, 2013
What Does it Mean to be a Gamer?

Playing games is more than a hobby for me. Games are how I bonded with my brothers growing up. Games are how I met some of my best and closest friends. Games are how I met my eventual husband from one thousand miles away. Games are a part of who I am. Although I don’t …Read more