Books

Jeremy Robinson – Geek Gala Supporter

May 11, 2015 Micki

Jeremy Robinson is a prolific writer who is truly living the dream of being a successful author of thrillers, chillers, and mayhem. He was a great sponsor of last years Geek Gala, and we wanted to see what he was up to these days and ask him a few more […]

Geek Blogs

Polka Dot Bake Shop – Gala Sponsor Since The Beginning

March 26, 2015 Micki

Polka Dot Bake Shop has been a very important part of the Geek Gala since our first year. Now heading into our seventh year we are happy to announce that they are helping us again with a donation of cupcakes, cookies, and other scrumdiddlyumptious treats. We asked them to take a few […]

General Geekery

Musings of a Geek

March 15, 2015 Micki

Musings of a Geek A column by Jim Craig I had been asked to write an article for this site and was tossing around numerous ideas but nothing seemed to stick. Then today happened. Friday, February 27, 2015. Leonard Nimoy passed away at the age of 83. This made me […]

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HORRORSTOR by Grady Hendrix

January 20, 2015 Micki

Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix is the best horror story I have read in years. Before I tell you why, here is the blurb from Quirk Books telling you what this tale is all about: Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive […]

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The Mussorgsky Riddle by Darin Kennedy

January 7, 2015 Micki

Let me start by saying that I do not as a policy usually review books for friends or acquaintances. I will beta read, but not usually review. Darin has a number of published short stories, that have received positive feedback, so I decided to give The Mussorgsky Riddle a try. […]

General Geekery

TV Highlights That May Speak To Geeks: September

September 1, 2014 Micki

Shows have come and gone, some we have fell in love with, and some we were sorely disappointed in. September is almost here and there is a lot of possible geeky goodness coming our way. September September 1: Houdini is a two night miniseries that debuts on the History Channel starring Adrien […]

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Are you ever too old for video games?

June 27, 2014 JLHilton

* * * In the 1970s, when video games were in their infancy, my grandparents loved playing cards, going to bingo and doing puzzles. No one told them they were “too old” to have fun. But Charlotte Geeks member Daniel Blake has been told several times that he’s too old […]

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July and August TV Shows To Watch Out For

June 16, 2014 Micki

June is halfway over and that means it is time to start getting our DVR’s and TIVO’s ready for July and August. Here is a quick list of shows that might peak your geeky interests: JULY July 1: Time Scanners premiers on PBS at 8:00 PM. This is a three […]

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5 Questions with Jaysen Buterin of Mad Ones Films

May 30, 2014 Micki

If you are lucky enough to be at ConCarolinas this weekend you will see Hot Pink Jesus running around (love the silver pastie by the way). You will also be able to meet the mad genius behind The Gospel of Booze, Bullets, and Hot Pink Jesus, Jaysen Buterin. He is […]

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