Geek Culture, Lifestyle

Your heroes are people too

They say you should kill your heroes. And as a geek, I have a lot of them, each one of them messy, complicated, and human, just like me.

Gaming, Geek Culture

EGX Rezzed 2017 Highlights

Bundled up into bite-sized video game reviews, here are my highlights of EGX Rezzed 2017.

Gaming

5 Video Game Releases I’m Excited for in 2017

In terms of video games, 2016 had its ups and downs, but my hopes for 2017 remain high. These are the titles I hope will make this a great year for gaming.

Geek Culture, Lifestyle

Top 5 Wednesday: Current Favourites That Aren’t Books

This week, the theme for Top 5 Wednesday is "Current Favourites That Aren't Books", so I've put together this short list of a few of the little things I've been enjoying for the last couple of weeks.

Geek Culture, Lifestyle, Science and Technology

Fitness For Geeks: Running from Zombies

Because geeks need to look after our health as much as the next person, I've decided to make a couple of blog posts with some suggestions, some books, and some advice and quotes from some wonderful geeky people, to try to collect a few simple ways to look after your health, mental and physical, whilst exploring your favourite geeky interests. Starting with how to get fitter whilst running from zombies.

Geek Culture

Twitter Reacts to the Star Wars Rogue One Teaser

Today saw the much-anticipated release of the first teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Unsurprisingly, the internet simply could not cope with the Rogue One teaser, and pretty much exploded in response. #RogueOne quickly rocketed to the top of the trending topics list on Twitter, and very soon, my timeline began to flood… Continue reading Twitter Reacts to the Star Wars Rogue One Teaser

Geek Culture

Reclaiming the Word “Nerd”

Growing up, the words "nerd" or "geek" have always had negative connotations. It was never a compliment, a personality quirk to be praised: no-one ever said "I wish I was as nerdy as you" or looked for a nerdy person to befriend. To some people, being a nerd or a geek means someone unlikeable, unpopular and strange,… Continue reading Reclaiming the Word “Nerd”