Posts tagged "nerds"

Dater XY: Fun Is More Important Than Sex

When I was younger, when it came to my relationships I was mostly concerned with sex. (I assume this is shocking to no one.) I definitely had meaningful relationships, but at…

Dater XY | September 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Nerd Girl With Amazing Sense Of Humor Takes Her Calculator To Prom

According to Tumblrer I Ship It Like UPS, as documented by a suite of photos, nobody asked her to prom, so she decided to take somebody who’d had a real and…

The Mary Sue | May 3, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Wil Wheaton Explains Why Being A Nerd Is Awesome

A few days ago, at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, my original number one dream celebrity boyfriend Wil Wheaton — best known for being an actor, writer and professional nerd –was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Love Links: Jenna Lyons Discusses Her Surprise Same-Sex Relationship & The Benefits Of Dating A Nerdy Dude

J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons is just as surprised as everyone else that she’s dating a woman. []
Here are three signs your boyfriend is closer to cave man…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 23, 2013 - 5:50 pm

How The Amazing Nerds At NASA Would Cook A Thanksgiving Turkey

Seriously, could NASA get any cooler? They’re landing rovers on Mars, mapping out the galaxy, and studying dark energy, all while rocking star-spangled mohawks. The folks over at Gizmodo were curious to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 22, 2012 - 12:30 pm

Love It Or Leave It: Katy Perry’s Nerd Girl Chic

Obviously this outfit Katy Perry wore to see The xx is terrible. But I have a bit of a soft spot for it, because it reminds me so much of…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Spice Up Your Love Life With A Ninja Turtle Bra

Awesome news: this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle bra can be yours for just $35. You can even request a specific turtle at checkout (pretty sure my boobs are a Michelangelo).

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 24, 2012 - 8:30 am

In The World Of The Future, Geeks Will Get All The Hot Girls

So says this hilarious magazine cover from 1954. It envisions the evolution of the geeky guy, as he slowly takes over the role of alpha male of the future. See…

Julie Gerstein | May 29, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Built An Exact Replica Of The Ghostbusters Car

Dear Guy Who Built An Exact Replica Of The Car From “Ghostbusters,”
If I were to make a list of traits I find irresistible in a man, it would go…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 25, 2012 - 1:20 pm

The Geek Guide To Dating A Geek

I’ve been a self-identified nerd since I was 16, but I didn’t always date within my identity. I dated all kinds. Hipsters. Musicians. Wannabe hipsters. Bad musicians. My current boyfriend…

The Mary Sue | May 15, 2012 - 2:10 pm

MacBook Perfume Brings All The Nerds To The Yard

There are beautiful smells like vanilla, lavender, jasmine, and rose, and then there is the most beautiful smell of all: the scent of a freshly purchased MacBook Pro. Now, thanks…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 20, 2012 - 9:20 am

6 Made Up Nerd Words That Made It To Common Usage, Plus 8 That Should

Let me let you in on a little secret: writers like words. We like them so much. And so where you might wrinkle your nose and wonder why on…

The Mary Sue | April 15, 2012 - 3:30 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 9, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Played Dungeons & Dragons To Meet Guys

Picture this. You’re surrounded by demons in the mist of an enchanted forest. The Pirate King Sirron has overtaken the portal to Hell and has, through dark magic, bent Demogorgon…

Emily Morrow | September 28, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Soapbox: Assorted Thoughts On That Gizmodo/OKCupid/Magic The Gathering Dating Essay

Even if you’re not a tech geek or a self-identified nerd, it’s highly possible that you’ve heard about an essay that ran on the blog Gizmodo on Monday (it’s received…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 31, 2011 - 12:00 pm

The 9 Most Ridiculous & Sexy Outfits At Comic-Con

This beyotch is my new hero. It’s hard to make Chewbacca sexy, dammit. Is she somebody’s “booth babe” or just a pretty girl in a “Star Wars” outfit? Who cares. Marry me.

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2011 - 1:00 pm

A Swimsuit A Nerd Could Definitely Love

Always running out of power on your smart phone or iPod? Sick of lugging around a veritable suitcase full of chargers when you head to the beach or pool? Then…

Julie Gerstein | June 10, 2011 - 10:20 am

Top 10 Most Memorable High School Movie Nerds

This week marks the release of Disney’s “Prom,” just in time for –- you guessed it –- prom season. It’s hard to resist a solid high school movie, and this…

Moviefone | May 1, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Does The Internet Need A Geek Culture Site For Women?

The Mary Sue, a new geek culture blog, just launched a hot second ago, and in one of the very first posts, a staff blogger explains to readers why a

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Girl Talk: My Nerdy Flirting

I recently had a flirtation with a guy whereby we debated the merits of using versus the actual hard copy, old school, book version of the dictionary. And I…

Jennifer Garam | December 3, 2010 - 3:00 pm