Guardians of the Geekery is Back!

August 19, 2023 Joey

We’re back! Guardians of the Geekery is the official podcast of The Charlotte Geeks. We’ve been on a hiatus during COVID, but we are excited to be back – not only in audio – but in full color on YouTube! In our first episode back, we talk about the upcoming […]


MOVIE REVIEW: Ready Player One Nostalgia

March 30, 2018 Matt Starnes

I had the pleasure of catching a sneak peek of Ready Player One. The movie rights were acquired before the book it’s based on was even published. Carol the Cat, one of my co-hosts from the Guardians of the Geekery podcast and I recorded a quick six-minute spoiler free review here. […]



December 8, 2017 Joey

Luke had Yoda. Leia had Obiwan. Who is your greatest mentor? In STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, each main character trains under and relies on a mentor when learning their skill sets. Tell us about about someone who has had a tremendous impact in your life. We will be picking 3 […]


A Loud Shout Out to Lindsay!

December 6, 2017 Joey

The Charlotte Geeks want to give a shout out to Lindsay Stewart for her amazing turn on the TedxCharlotte stage for their 2017 event.  We are thankful for the opportunity to share her talk below – it’s amazing. If Lindsay looks familiar, you may recognize her from the Carolina Renaissance […]


Geek Gala Takes to the Soundwaves!

September 25, 2017 Joey

Thanks to the Francene Marie Show for allowing Founder/Organizer Joey Starnes to come and talk about The Geek Gala, Muggles Market, and the need to support locally. To hear her interview – listen here free!


3rd Annual Flash Fiction Writing Contest!

September 10, 2017 cltgeeks

Hello, fellow geeks!  We are excited to announce our third annual flash fiction 36-hour story-writing contest!  We invite every wannabe writer out there to try their hand at this task.  You will be given 36 hours to write a flash fiction mini short story (1000 words or less).  The 36 hour […]


Valentine Wolfe: New Music Project Kickstarter!

July 18, 2017 Joey

Musical group Valentine Wolfe  are long-time friends of the Charlotte Geeks and past performers at our Geek Gala.  And last week they announced that they have a new project underway and a kickstarter has been started.  As of the time of this article, they have already reached the halfway point […]


Poetry Contest Themes Announced!

April 18, 2017 Joey

We are please to announce our first ever  Sonnet and Haiku Weekend Contest in celebration of National Poetry Month.  The contest will start 9 AM EST on April 28th and the deadline will be midnight (11:59 PM EST) on Sunday, April 30th.  And you are invited to participate! Winners will receive […]


See The Seagull In A Whole New Light!

April 2, 2017 Joey

Stupid F*cking Bird updates Anton Chekov’s The Seagull in a modern and masterful way. Starneslord, Carol the Cat and I were thrilled to attend the opening night of Stupid F*cking Bird, the current production of Actors Theatre of Charlotte, directed by Chip Decker. The play is written by Aaron Posner, and is […]


2016 Geek Gala Flash Fiction Topic Announced

September 23, 2016 Joey

We are please to announce our second annual flash fiction 36-hour story writing event!  And you are invited to participate! TOPIC: LOST IN SPACE  DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 9:00 PM EST, Saturday, Sept 24th, 2016.  The rules are simple: You will have 36 hours to write a flash fiction mini-short story (1,000 words or less). […]