DeAnne Smith’s ‘Nerdy Love Song’ Features a Mischievous Kitten

DeAnne Smith, one of those unreasonably talented people who can both play music AND make jokes, stuffed a bunch of nerdy pickup lines into a song and played it for everyone on YouTube. “Nerdy Love Song” is wonderful, and not just because it contains a masterful sans serif joke — it also features a troublemaking kitten … » 7/13/13 4:00pm 7/13/13 4:00pm

Saturday Night Social: Bronies

There may not be a new episode of SNL tonight, but there is a new documentary about nerd culture that promises to be almost as awesome as Trekkies (if you have not seen Trekkies, do yourself a favor and see it NOW). As you may or may not know, "bronies" (dudes who are into the My Little Ponies animated series) exist,… » 12/22/12 6:30pm 12/22/12 6:30pm

Comic-Con Bans Strollers Because They Just Completely Spoil the…

In a bid to ease some of the congestion problems at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego (or save children from a lifetime of having self-righteous scientists disprove the outlandish physics behind the exploits of their favorite superheroes) has banned strollers from its event rooms. Lazy toddlers everywhere lament! » 7/10/12 10:25pm 7/10/12 10:25pm

Jersey Shore Creators Target Nerds For Dubious Stardom

Depending on how much you watch the show, Jersey Shore's transformation of a few unknown guidos and guidettes into an international fame plague was either the best thing or the worst thing ever to happen to entertainment. Now comes the good (or bad) news that the same company that unearthed Snooki and Pauly D is… » 12/23/11 9:30am 12/23/11 9:30am

TLC Invites You To Gawk At Nerds On Geek Love

Now that TLC has presented its fascinating/funny/exploitative portrait of virgins, it's moving on to one of the most commonly mocked segments of our society: Geeks. As a nerd who wishes her fiancé could make such an impressive wookiee noise, I'm certainly not the target audience for this trailer, but I suspect we're… » 12/14/11 9:46pm 12/14/11 9:46pm