About Joey
Joey moved to Charlotte in 2008 and loves it here! She started the Charlotte Geeks after returning from Dragon*Con and whining "But I don't want to wait 360 days to hang out with my people again!!" Self-dubbed the GiddyGeeker, her geekdoms are Doctor Who, Marvel, Boardgaming, British TV (MisFits, Orphan Black, Sherlock, The IT Crowd, etc) and she is slightly addicted to FUNKO pops. Check here out here or listen to her on the Guardians of the Geekery podcast.
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Mikey Mason Has Confessions!

October 30, 2022 Joey

Our own Mikey Mason (we claim him, he’s ours) has been interviewed on a D&D podcast! Tune in as he talks about his upcoming book, Confessions of a Geek Bard (due out in Jan 2023) from Falstaff Books, along with several of his own podcasts, music, and upcoming projects. Give […]

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Goodwill Gaming Event: Play and Trade!

October 30, 2022 Joey

Goodwill’s technology store, The GRID: Powered by Goodwill, is hosting a Gamer Meet-Up to celebrate one year of being at its current storefront location on Wilkinson Boulevard. It sounds like a fun event! WHEN: Friday, November 18, from 5 – 7 p.m. WHERE: The GRID, which is located at The Goodwill […]

Geek Blogs

Charlotte Geeks in the News!

October 30, 2022 Joey

Recently, Lindsey Banks of the Charlotte Ledger interviewed us for a feature article in their Weekend Edition. We are grateful to Lindsey and the Ledger for taking the time to spotlight our group and helping us to spread the word. I love that a local news organization is trying to […]

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In Memoriam: Leon Fortner

September 5, 2022 Joey

This week, the entire Geek community mourns the loss of longtime ally and Charlotte Geeks supporter, Leon Fortner. Leon died on Thursday, September 1st, during a fatal hit-and-run in Concord, NC. Our hearts go out to his wife Mary, son Phillip, and the entirety of the Get Some Game family […]

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Muggles Market Too is Back!

February 12, 2020 Joey

The Muggles Market Too is an extension of the annual Muggles Market event that is held each fall. We like to call it the “kid sister” – because it’s the same concept, but not the same event! The Muggles Market Too is a festival of geeky awesome of ALL fandoms […]

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CONTEST: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

January 22, 2020 Joey

We are excited to announce that Innovation Arts & Entertainment is partnering with The Charlotte Geeks on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert, coming to Charlotte Friday, February 7 to the Ovens Auditorium. We will be drawing two entry winners to receive a family 4-pack […]

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Contest

June 14, 2019 Joey

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED – WINNER VIDEO AND LIST IS BELOW We are excited to announce that Sony Pictures is partnering with The Charlotte Geeks on the upcoming release of  SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME movie opening in theaters on Tuesday, July 2nd. An advanced screening is being held […]

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Ways to Save during Con Season

May 6, 2019 Joey

Con season is certainly upon us – and as a geek, it can be quite a challenge to choose how to navigate the choices, indulge your passions, and still have enough money left over to pay the rent and keep the lights on. Here’s a few key ways you can […]

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4,221! Con-Tagion Food Drive Results Are In

February 17, 2019 Joey

On Saturday, February 9th, the Charlotte Geeks with the help of the Queen City Harry Potter Alliance, hosted a food drive at Queens University Sports Complex. The food drive was a part of Muggles Market Too, the kid sister event of the Muggles Market held every fall. The Muggles Market […]

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