Geek Catalog Update 8/2/2014

Open Book

What have we got added to the Geek Catalog Today?  A few specific fandoms, more science, free audio books, and more!

As always, don’t forget to check the catalog, using your Geek Focus or your Community Focus to find ways to get socially engaged as a geek!



  • Charity
    • Austin Browncoats – An Austin-based group of Firefly fans deeply engaged in chairtable work, especially on women and children’s issues.

Fans-Star Wars

  • Charity
    • Cloud City Garrison – Part of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming club, the Garrison is famous for their charity events. Worth inviting, being part of, and supporting!


  • Knowledge


  • Citizen Involvement

    • Science Cheerleader – A site focusing on Cheerleaders who chose science careers, promoting science awareness, and where the former can promote the latter, all with good humor and a serious mission.
  • Knowledge
    • Public Library of Science – An organization dedicated to making scientific work available via Open Access, and has a variety of initiatives.

Video Games

  • Persons With Disabilities
    • Able Gamers – A charity that works to improve the lives of people with disabilities through video games, including charity work, consultation with gaming companies, and more.


  • General
    • Librivox – Librivox makes free audiobooks of public domain works – using volunteers.

– Steven Savage

Steven Savage is a Geek 2.0 writer, speaker, blogger, and job coach.  He blogs on careers at, publishes books on career and culture at, and does a site of creative tools at He can be reached at