Posts tagged "geek"

Best Etsy Artist Ever Repurposes Thrift Store Art With Geeky Pop Culture References

Dave Pollot must be the happiest Etsy seller on Etsy today: art and tech blog Laughing Squid found his store earlier this year, but their post on his newly updated and expanded selection of thrift store paintings has gotten picked up by a rash of pop culture blogs today. I'm happy to contribute to that, because…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 12, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide: For The Geek

All this month The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick presents for everyone on your list. Here, we’ve got gifts for the geek in your life.

By: Sophie Leon / December 10, 2013

Life Dream Status: A $15 Million Retro Sci-Fi Apartment

The internet is making fun of this ridiculous $15 million Park Avenue apartment that's been decorated to look like the set of a 1960s' sci-fi TV show, but I am completely smitten. I mean, how fun would it be to have guests say "Beam me up, Scotty!" when they board the private elevator, or using…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 1, 2013

The 6 Geekiest Sex Toys Ever

We live in the sexiest time ever. For most of history, condoms were hollowed-out sheep guts, "getting lucky" meant not contracting a plague, and the more insane religions insisted that even masturbation was a sin (despite the fact that jerking off is the literal fucking definition of "enjoying yourself without bothering anyone else"). Any god…

By: Cracked / January 30, 2013

Being A Nerd Is Bad (According To The Dictionary, Anyway)

With all the “fake geek girl” controversy spreading throughout the Internet, there’s been a lot of discussion about what it really means to be a geek or a nerd and how geekdom and nerddom relates—or should relate—to the mainstream. And now campaigners in Sweden have gotten into the fracas, petitioning the Swedish Academy to change…

By: The Mary Sue / November 18, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gift Ideas For Nerdy Brothers

I grew up with three -- count 'em, three! -- awesomely nerdy brothers. In high school, our house was the go-to spot for LAN parties, which involved large groups of teenage boys lugging their desktop computers into our basement to play Medal Of Honor all night, taking breaks to put household items in the George…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 9, 2011

You Know You’re A Geek When …

In honor of Embrace Your Geekiness Day, I've come to terms with my awkward and nerdy side. It's OK, really it is, that my friends know me as the "Harry Potter expert" and come to me for study tips instead of boy advice. I've embraced my high GPA and love for the theater instead of…

By: Lauren Gold / July 13, 2010

The Red Pentax K-x DSLR Is Too Sexy For This Planet

Man, this is one sexy camera. I started taking photographs in 2002 on a little silver digital camera that belonged to my boyfriend-at-the-time. Eventually, I got my own digital camera. And, earlier this year, I upgraded to a pretty nice one. You know, it's got all the bells and whistles, and it's big, bulky, and…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 16, 2009

Online Dating: Top 5 Niche Meat Markets

Online dating is more popular than ever! Just like the movie and music industry, it’s getting into the wallets (and pants) of niche markets, as dating sites are getting as particular as their clients. Are our top five picks for going indie online, after the jump...

By: Simcha / February 28, 2008