Geek As Citizen: Paul Dini, Marketing Bias, And Cultural Creation

For those of you just tuning into this, Paul Dini appeared on Kevin Smith’s podcast, the self-depreciatingly named “Fatman on Batman.”What got a lot of attention and appeared on io9, Boing Boing and other sites was Dini’s experiences with execs who … Continue reading

Geek As Citizen: To Advocate

In my ongoing analysis of the role of a “geek as citizen”, I determined geeks were experts at knowing (indeed it’s instinct), driven to apply their knowledge (which is part of our enthusiasm), and thus good at experimenting (as in … Continue reading

Form Geek Voltron: Might As Well Be The Head

There’s a valuable lesson in the various incarnations of Voltron. No I’m not talking that giant robots are cool (obvious), that Pidge is creepy when you have him get older (surprising), or that movie adaptions are chaotic and unpredictable (depressingly … Continue reading

Overcome the Geek Generation Gap – For Careers!

If you're any kind of geek, you're probably aware of the “geek generation gaps” that many of us see. You know how it goes; there's the shows no one ever heard of (or should of heard of), the slang that … Continue reading