Articles Posted in the " Geek Culture " Category



  • 20 Years Later: My life with Harry Potter

    It’s been 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone was released in the UK, which means it’s been about 19 years since I first read it. I wish I could remember the exact date, but I was only 11 and I wasn’t aware how significant that moment was going to be. Even at […]


  • Re: The Co-Opting of Geek Culture – It Wasn’t Stolen, It Evolved

    It seems like every so often an article comes out trying to define what ‘geek culture’ actually is, while dismissing large swaths of fans for not being a specific type of geek the author is most familiar with.  This time the fandom gatekeeping article comes from FlickeringMyth.com with a piece titled ‘You’re Not a Nerd: The […]


  • How Geeks Can Get Through the Trump Presidency

    It’s going to be a tough four years as we try to get through the Trump presidency, but we’ve got to stick together and be active.  RESIST. It shouldn’t be a surprise that The Geekiary’s staff is peopled with liberals, progressives, and fierce independents.  After the election of Trump we wrote Progressive Geeks: We Have Work […]


  • The Geekiary’s Favorite Women in Geek Culture 2016

    It’s a tradition here at The Geekiary to highlight our favorite women in geek culture at the end of every year, and doing so feels even more important now as we head into a frightening political climate. Attacks against women online and in real life are spiking as certain groups feel empowered by recent political […]


  • She Gave Us Hope: A Carrie Fisher Tribute from The Geekiary

    So many amazing people have passed away this year, men and women who were strong creative voices, amazing scientists, talented actors and/or musicians – people who spoke to so many generations. Carrie Fisher, who is best known as Princess/General Leia Skywalker Organa Solo, was so many of the above. To us at The Geekiary, she […]


  • Our Favorite 2016 LGBTQ+ Moments in Geek Culture

    The world is sort of scary right now for members of our community, but there were many wonderful 2016 LGBTQ+ moments for us in geek media this year. We’ve got a tradition here at the Geekiary of chronicling our favorite moments throughout the year as a celebration.  Our 2016 LGBTQ+ Moments in Geek Culture is not […]


  • A Fanfiction Documentary Just Launched A Kickstarter!

    There’s a fanfiction documentary in the works and it just launched a Kickstarter! The world of fanfiction is often misunderstood by mainstream audiences and tends to get marginalized as a ‘weird’ obscure hobby.  What a lot of people miss is the deep impact transformative works has on both the creators and audience, as well as […]