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Chris Hardwick and Why Geek Culture Can’t Shake Its Misogyny

First of all, read this. Be forewarned: It’s a harrowing account of emotional and sexual abuse. The author, Chloe Dykstra, an actress and cosplayer, describes…

Now That Normies Have Invaded Nerd Culture, How Do We Define a Nerd?

I used to have a solid sense of what it meant to be a nerd. It helped that I was one, at least back in…

Bar Trivia Is the Most Polarizing Issue of Our Time

Somehow, I never see it coming. At most, I detect some small, incipient energy in the bar where I’ve come to catch up with friends…