Articles Posted in the " General Geekery " Category

  • The Best Things About Women’s Gymnastics in Rio NOT About the USA

    Every four years I geek out over the Olympics, particularly women’s gymnastics. I follow gymnastics sporadically throughout the year, but I absolutely love the Olympics. This year, there is no doubt that the United States is dominant. Team USA won the team all-around final by an unprecedented 8 points (they were first after qualifications by […]


  • Pokémon That Are Perfect for Celebrating Pride!

    In celebration of Pride Month, I decided to create a list of Pokémon that definitely look like mascots for the ever colorful LBGTQ+ community. Check it out! - **Read our policies before commenting.** Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. […]


  • GishWhes 2016 Launches: Mayhem Imminent

    Another year and another wacky scavenger hunt is about to take off.  And GishWhes 2016 looks like it’s going to be incredibly epic. I’ve been a Gisher since the scavenger hunt first started back in 2011.  GishWhes 2016 will be my fifth hunt after my team – Team Subtext – coming in as a runner […]



  • A Chat With Pam Melroy, A NASA Rockstar

    Writing here at the Geekiary has given me many opportunities, but the chance to chat with an astronaut has got to be one of the biggest highlights of all time.  When I was in pre-school, I couldn’t decide if I wanted to be an astronaut or a paleontologist.  By kindergarten I decided I’d do both. […]


  • A Chat with Team Widdermacker – GISHWHES 2015 Winners

    I’ve been playing GISHwhES (The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen) since 2011 and my team, Team Subtext, has been a runner up every year since 2012.  Team Widdermacker has been right there with us in the runner up circle every year, and this year they took home the top prize – […]


  • Congratulations Fannibals! Hannibal wins again!

    For the third year in a row, Hannibal has taken the top spot in our annual Favorite Horror Themed TV Show poll!  Congrats fannibals!   It had a narrow victory against Supernatural in 2013and another narrow victory against In the Flesh last year, but this year it left all the competition in the dust and won […]


  • Pottermore Revamps Its Design and Loses Some of Its Magic

    Have you been on Pottermore lately? You may notice a few (or more) changes… Basically, the entire site has been completely redesigned. The site relaunched with its new look yesterday, and not everyone is a fan. I am one of those people. And yes, a few months ago, when the chapters from Deathly Hallows were finally released, I […]


  • Interview: Carmilla Producer Steph Ouaknine Talks Season 2

    The web series Carmilla, based on the novella by Sheridan Le Fanu about idealistic journalism major Laura Hollis and her vampire roommate Carmilla, was a breakaway success in its first season. Now it’s back for Season 2, and as impossible as it sounds, things have gotten even worse at Silas University. Laura and her friends […]


  • TAHCon: The Thrilling Adventure Hour Takes Over C2E2

    Nine players + six panels + three live shows + two creators + one film = C2E2 TAHCon. The Thrilling Adventure Hour pretty much took over C2E2 from my vantage point, and it definitely made the weekend. I first came across TAH a few years ago via a friend of mine. The podcast contains over […]