Articles Posted in the " geek culture " Category

  • I Stan ‘Stan’ Being Added to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary

    Merriam-Webster’s isn’t just any ordinary dictionary.  They’re a cool dictionary.  And they’ve recently added ‘stan’ to their official list of words and I stan them for it. According to Merriam-Webster, ‘stan’ is defined as the following: stan noun \ ˈstan \ plural stans slang, often disparaging : an extremely or excessively enthusiastic and devoted fan […]

  • 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.  This time the fandom gatekeeping article comes from with a piece titled ‘You’re Not a Nerd: The Co-Opting of Geek Culture.’ -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content […]

  • BoBoS: A Subscription Box Curated For Fans!

    There are numerous subscription boxes out there, but not all of them are specifically catered to what fans might personally enjoy. This is where BoBoS stands out from the rest and does an amazing job of it. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged. Copyright © The Geekiary

  • Favorite Women in Geek Culture 2015

    The year 2015 has been an amazing one for women in geek culture.  We have a ton of favorite female characters that were worth noting, which can be found in our Favorite Female Characters of 2015 post, but we have many non-fiction women in geek culture that we want to highlight as well.  There were […]

  • “The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy” Wants You to Find Your Grail!

    First off, apologies for the Monty Python joke. I couldn’t resist. Second, and more importantly, it’s extremely necessary to have works sent out into the world where “fangirl” is not considered a dirty word, and in that respect, The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks by Sam Maggs is excellent. It’s an upbeat, […]

  • VIDEO: Geekiary Author Tara Lynne Speaks at TedX Sarasota

      Earlier this year I was invited to apply to be a speaker at TedX Sarasota, and imagine my excitement when I was actually accepted! Originally the subject of my talk was pretty general – “Women’s Roles/Voices in Geek Culture” –  but as time went on it evolved into something so much bigger, thanks to […]