Tag Archives: Geekery

Sick Passenger

One of the funnier conversations I’ve had recently: Me, to Corvus: I have to play my brother’s new album for you, you’ll appreciate it. Corvus: Cool! Keith (overhearing): Wait, back up–brother? Album? What’s this? Me: Oh–my step-brother is a nerdcore … Continue reading

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Stand

(NOTE: This post was originally drafted in early June 2012, but derailed by the events of the past two months. Update at the end.) I have joined the standing desk (r)evolution of modern worklife. Or, for the more cynical-minded, jumped … Continue reading

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Electronica

All the reading I’m getting done while commuting is actually listening; I’m getting back into the audiobook habit. It’s a lot more convenient to switch on the iPod and go, rather than lugging a book along, having to stop reading … Continue reading

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PAX 09

I remember it well: we were at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market on a beautiful September morning in 2008, and I was sick with envy. Twitter was full of people talking about all the fun they were having at PAX, and … Continue reading

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Geometry + Lasers = Fashion!

Here’s a pic of my new circle skirt, a pretty, swirly victory yanked from the jaws of defeat, courtesy of Ken’s sewing skills and perseverance: We set out to make a dress. Ken had pre-shrunk the material on Friday, so … Continue reading

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Zombie Attack!

Corvus, my clever sweetie, posted a fun meme over at Man Bytes Blog centered around one of my favorite topics–zombies! Obviously I couldn’t resist. Here is the setup–you are in a mall when the zombies attack. You have: 1. One … Continue reading

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Geek Chic vs. Geek Cred

Over on Wired you can read about the geeks guys behind Penny Arcade (Link), my favorite online comic strip (and a pretty hilarious blog) for the geeky gamer type. The whole article is great, but this paragraph in particular tickled … Continue reading

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