Books

Strange Angel by George Pendle

December 10, 2011 Micki

Strange Angel: The Otherworldy Life of Scientist John Whiteside Parsons by George Pendle I don’t normally read nonfiction, but when I do it is about really strange and and wacky people, who accomplish amazing things. John (Jack) Whiteside Parsons was one such person. George Pendle took it upon himself to […]

Geek Outs

Calling All Geeky Elves!

December 10, 2011 Joey

Calling all Geeky Elves!   The United Family Services Holiday Store needs your help!   The Holiday Store is annual event that enables families living in the UFS Shelter for Battered Women and other Victim Services clients to “shop” for their families for the holidays.  All gifts are free of […]

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Ami Whoa/Mad Tea

November 21, 2011 cltgeeks

I first saw these guys at Fanaticon. Great show!   How hard was it to find a rock-a-billy guitar player that was in to sci-fi esoterica? How did you guys meet? Krekel was surprisingly easy to find – we met via a mutual artist friend in an attic apartment in […]

Geek Blogs

Dead of Night by Jonathan Maberry

November 8, 2011 Micki

Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean that the scary stories have been put away for the year. As a matter of fact, one of my favorite authors  – Jonathan Maberry – has a new book out, Dead of Night. It is creepy in its atmospheric writing, scary in its […]

Geek Blogs

2011 Geek Gala: The Pictures

October 31, 2011 Joey

Thanks again to everyone for coming out to our 2011 Geek Gala: Friends & Foes. We had over 140 attendees and sold 1,073 raffle tickets. Thanks again to all the volunteers, attendees and sponsors, including our event partner, Spandex City! We had a great time and hope y’all did too! […]

Geek Gala News

Hay, Listen! (Geek Gala special #1)

October 24, 2011 cltgeeks

Q&A with Hellblinki, whose CDs will be included in the Audio Ecstasy basket this year!     Q: Hellblinki seems pretty good at genre dodging. Do you have to make a conscious effort to avoid “radio sound”? A: Not at all, it’s rare for me to create a song with […]

Geek Gala News

Geek Gala trivia upgrades!

October 2, 2011 cltgeeks

Every year, the Geek Gala trivia contest gets better and better. In 2010, there was a complete ban on Battlestar Galactica questions (and much rejoicing); for 2011, we’re reducing the number of questions and also adding visuals to help make the contest move along faster and to eliminate the need […]

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5 Questions With Sue Smith of Comic Salvage

September 28, 2011 Joey

Sue Smith is the proprietor of ComicSalvage, an etsy shop that gives  vintage comic books a second chance. Her husband Chris is an illustrator and comic book artist. They met in art school 16 years ago and now have two boys. The oldest loves comics ( just like his dad ) so, Sue says she’s always surrounded […]

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