Tis the Season… for Krampus

Krampus

The holiday season is in full swing, but this week some parts of the world are about to celebrate one you might not be as familiar with: The Feast of Saint Nicholas. Last year we covered that I'm a Christmas geek, but while I mentioned Krampus he's not really associated with Christmas... technically.  I know Krampus is becoming popular in recent years, but if you're a fan the time to celebrate is now, not Christmas Eve.  Since we know geeks are a stickler for accuracy, here's a little background … [Read more...]

Favorite Finds: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

buzzcocks

This week has been a rough one, and personally I can only focus on the lightest and fluffiest fare.  Luckily I've recently been devouring a TV show which provides exactly that - and if you, too, need a little goofy diversion, it's easily available.  I'd been vaguely aware of the UK show Never Mind the Buzzcocks for years - it's been running since 1996, so it crops up every now and then in articles, conversations and the like.  However, all I knew was that it was a British music quiz show … [Read more...]

I Have a Dream… of the Sports Geek

So here's something I've been wondering about: You can be a geek about pretty much anything - games, cooking, retro renovation, comics, building things, wilderness, knitting.  Seriously, just about anything. Except sports. … [Read more...]