Feel Good Friday: Books vs. Movies

February 21, 2014 JLHilton

Are movie adaptations always worse than the original books upon which they’re based? I’ve heard, “It wasn’t as good as the book” about a gajillion times. But I’ve rarely–ever?– heard someone say “The movie was better than the book.” Does that happen? I took my questions to the Charlotte Geeks […]

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Feel Good Fridays: Artist Jeff Mackin

May 17, 2013 Joey

This week’s Feel Good Friday interview is with fellow Charlotte Geek & artist, Jeff Mackin.  Mackin was born in New York in 1968, but has lived in North Carolina for more than twenty years. After finishing his Associates Degree in Fine Arts at Gaston College and his Bachelor’s Degree in […]

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Feel Good Fridays: Mon Frere Sketch Comedy Group

May 10, 2013 Joey

Mon Frere is a six-man comedy sketch troupe from Greensboro, North Carolina.  Founded in 2008, Mon Frere originally consisted of its co-founders and partners in crime, John McIntosh, an actor with a talent for the hilarious, and AJ Schraeder, a member of the acclaimed Idiot Box improv comedy troupe in […]


Feel Good Fridays: Giant Microbes are Gonna Get You!

May 3, 2013 Joey

You’ve seen them at Cons and in the Geeky Goody Baskets – these cute fuzzy stuffed toys named “Cholera” and “Bookworm” and “Botulism.”  GIANTmicrobes® are stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes — only a million times actual size! They’re humorous, educational, and fun!  Each of our GIANTmicrobes® comes with […]


Your New Website Update

April 30, 2013 Joey

“We have a website?” you say. Why yes!  Yes we do!  And after several years of working with it off and on, we are happy to announce a new and exciting update:  5-day a week blog posting. That’s right – each day we will be posting new and exciting articles […]