ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and
Resident style contributor Elizabeth Giorgi takes some time out from DIYing Wonder Woman shoes to share some general advice and personal experience that’s just as relevant to anybody who isn’t dating a geek or isn’t a geek themselves. Yes, it’s fun to dress up in coordinating outfits at Cons together, but there’s also a lot more to life than cosplay. There’s this tendency among geeks to try and one up each other with knowledge.
I’ve been a self-identified nerd since I was 16, but I didn’t always date within my identity. Unless you’re cosplaying every week, I wouldn’t base a relationship on it. This comes out in trivia contests, coffee shop conversations and comment sections. Comic books, LEGO sets and action figures all require a commitment of both financial resources and time.
Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease., but yes, it is one of the great shows of all time. Either catch up on every episode of this super-rare TV show from 2008 that I told you to watch or probably just meet me somewhere else later. Because it's going to be so much high-pitched screaming about things only the two of us understand.Learn how to meet people in the real world and connect off-line for a change.You may even level up to a romance worthy of an RPG!You want me to explain in a short answer whether or not Buffy and Angel should end up together in the end? Take a seat and here are all three meals for the day because honestly, it's so complicated.6.