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  Geek Love Network » faq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Geek Love Radio is a dating, advice, sex, love, relationships and anything else we feel like talking about radio show.
We here at Geek Love believe that everyone deserves the chance at finding their true love and helping those who still need the little push into the crazy world of dating.
As far as successful hookups, at the start of Season 3 of Geek Love Radio, we’ve gotten countless emails from people thanking us for helping their dating lives as well as 7 different marriages attributed from our help that we know of as of now.
www.geeklovenetwork.com /faq   (527 words)

 advice from a she-geek on dating and relationships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For a geek, these kinds of things are a huge surprise, especially when we are just so absorbed in our work (or our "play") that the rest of the world just passes us by most of the time..
Geeks have extraordinary capabilities for romance, even if they are skeptical or fairly oblivious to "romantic matters." When I started to give some of the geeks on my hall a "crash course" in dating one night, they listened pretty intently.
Perhaps you're like me, the geek girl who used to sigh and agree with the statement of "guys don't make passes at girls who wear glasses!" and only recently decided that that was a bunch of crap.
web.mit.edu /luminea/www/geekdate.html   (6866 words)

 Why We Love the Geeks :: Life :: thetyee.ca
When it comes to geeks, "one can imagine being someone like this if one is not a sex goddess oneself, and one can more plausibly imagine meeting someone like this." However, she also says you shouldn't expect the trend to last.
Geek love is just the latest expression of a phenomenon first discussed at length by the much mourned author and public intellectual Susan Sontag in a 1964 essay, "Notes on Camp".
The original "geeks" were those sideshow freaks who bit the heads off chickens at the carnival, to shock the paying public out of their doldrums.
thetyee.ca /Life/2006/02/14/LoveTheGeeks   (2424 words)

 Geek Love
Geeks are a breed of smart and talented people who supply the knowledge and skills that drive modern technology.
There was a time that the term geek was used in a derogatory light, when geeks had braces and greasy hair and worked many hours alone in their room with their Radio Shack electronics kit while reading popular mechanics.
Geek wasn't included in the local lexicon during my school age years, so it was rare, almost never, that I heard the term.
www.bitterpill.org /bp/2005-11/geek-love.html   (752 words)

 Salon.com tech | Learning to love your geek
One of the drawbacks of geeks' rise to glory is that even their sex lives are examined in excruciating detail: Geeks have been labeled heartless gold diggers, free-love exhibitionists and sex-starved romantic failures.
The geek in your life doesn't necessarily have to be your programmer girlfriend or the systems administrator buried under pizza boxes in the back of the office.
The key to interacting with your geek is to learn to speak his or her language, she explains -- defining personal improvements as "upgrades" and bad habits as "nonproductive feedback loops." It's simply a matter of using the right encouragement.
www.salon.com /tech/feature/2000/06/02/geek_handbook/index.html   (1112 words)

 Salon Arts & Entertainment | Geek love
Like the "Roswell" fans who sent thousands of bottles of Tabasco sauce to critics and TV network officials, fans of the coming-of-age-in-the-'80s comedy drama "Freaks and Geeks" are taking a decidedly activist role to try to save the acclaimed freshman drama.
In response was born the fan consortium Operation Haverchuck, named after one of the show's bespectacled geeks.
The ad is scheduled to run April 26, which would coincide with the New York Museum of Broadcasting's presentation of all 18 "Freaks and Geeks" episodes.
archive.salon.com /ent/log/2000/04/20/geeks/index.html   (536 words)

Geek Love Radio was started about 3 years ago.
Geek Love has been featured on MTV and TechTV(g4) and has been in countless newspapers and magazines around the country.
In January Geek Love Network started the development of a TV show based off the radio show.
www.myspace.com /geeklovenetwork   (334 words)

 Santa Monica Mirror: At The Movies: Geek Love In Paris
We can’t absorb it because ideas like that are only really interesting when they’re shown to us, not when they’re preached to us by twerps whose only real concern in life ought to be whether or not they’re going to get crabs from each other or where their next condom is coming from.
If Green were a more skillful actress, she might have been able to portray some of the inner conflict she must have felt at having to choose between her brother and her lover.
As it is, she is the kind of woman Stanley Kubrick (or Helmut Newton) would have loved — the body of a goddess and a totally blank poker face.
www.smmirror.com /volume5/issue35/geek_love_in.asp   (840 words)

 PopMatters My Favorite Thing | Family Circus: Katherine Dunn's Geek Love
When a friend recommended Geek Love to me, I imagined a tale of two nerds brought together through their passion for Star Trek and video games, a tale which reaffirmed that there truly was someone for everyone, even those souls lacking in beauty and social skills.
Upon starting the book, I immediately learned that the geeks of the title aren't nerds, but circus freaks, aka "geeks", and the love referred to in the title is more familial than romantic.
Consequently, her relationship with her family is warped, as she loves and loathes Arty, is spurned by the twins, and feels detached from her parents.
www.popmatters.com /features/mft/geek-love-060201.shtml   (2116 words)

 Amazon.ca: Geek Love: a Novel: Books: Katherine Dunn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A wild, often horrifying, novel about freaks, geeks and other aberrancies of the human condition who travel together (a whole family of them) as a circus.
I get the idea of the story, that even though they're freaks they all love each other in their own little twisted way, but I'm sorry that theme is overrated and overused in modern literature.
I have purchased about six copies of "Geek Love" because I keep giving it away to friends insisting that they will love it, have to read it and will thank me for it.
www.amazon.ca /Geek-Love-Novel-Katherine-Dunn/dp/0375713344   (1494 words)

 ReadingGroupGuides.com - Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
Geek Love is preceded by an epigraph from "The Tempest," in which the magician Prospero says of the monster Caliban: "This thing of darkness I Acknowledge mine" ["The Tempest," 5.1.275-6].
The first chapter of Geek Love is titled "The Nuclear Family," and the father Al is described as a "standard-issue Yankee, set on self-determination and independence" [p.
Geek Love was written in the early eighties.
www.readinggroupguides.com /guides3/geek_love1.asp   (996 words)

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Well, geek dudes wear t-shirts with the logos of different software companies on them, thus showing that they are up on the latest, um, releases.
All geeks harbor a secret fantasy about meeting some girl in cyberspace, carrying on an e-mail romance in which he has the chance to combine an activity he is comfortable with, computing, with one he is very uncomfortable with, socializing.
You do have to monitor your geek for weight gain; however, remember that most of their days are spent sitting and staring at a monitor.
web.mit.edu /jcb/humor/geek-love   (1254 words)

 Geek love (compooter.org)
Those members of the geek multitudes without a certain propensity toward dabbling in minor sins are definitely exempt from this equation.
You’ve also got to give a little margin of error toward our senior geeks who have to work very hard obtaining free hotmail accounts in order to overcome a lifetime of debauchery so that their geek love ratio can be truly representative of their geek status.
But I’ve found that as a measure of the average sinner between the ages of 20 and 50, it can be a pretty accurate measure of their geekitude.
compooter.org /2004/06/geek-love   (454 words)

 purevolume™ | Geek Love (Katherine Dunn)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This Bands Hit Single Geek Love is a tribute to the book Geek Love written by Kathern Dunn.
Geek Love (Katherine Dunn) hasn't posted a blog yet.
Geek Love (Katherine Dunn) hasn't posted any shows yet.
www.purevolume.com /geeklovekatherinedunn   (79 words)

 Geek Love   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Reviews of Dunn's Geek Love usually end with raves about its brilliance, or rants of anger and disgust.
Where this adaptation of Geek Love stumbles is in trying to include too much.
When all is said and done, Geek Love is a long, exhausting, often confusing, but entertaining and hilarious presentation of (as Monty Python used to say) something completely different.
www.scifidimensions.com /Jan04/geeklove.htm   (828 words)

 Geek Love Test2
Your un-man tells you how much he loves you, how lucky he is to have you or how extraordinary you are, at least once every couple of weeks.
Your Geek doesn't score 100% when it comes to treating you right, but he gets it right often enough that you're happy to PSV and VSM with him most of the time.
While you wait, think of him as the blue-chip stock that stays in your portfolio no matter how the Geek Love market may fluctuate—some un-ships really are the worth the investment.
members.tripod.com /csi-playingwithfire/geek_love_test2.htm   (907 words)

 New York Daily News - Home - Nerds make better lovers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This month, reality TV celebrates geek love with two shows: Ashton Kutcher's "Beauty and the Geek," which pairs braniacs with bimbos for a "social experiment," and the latest installment of "Average Joe," in which a pretty girl woos not-so-studly dudes (airing on June 22).
Spencer Koppel, a self-proclaimed geek who attends crossword-puzzle tournaments on weekends, has made it easy for girls with their eye on the prize with his "Geek to Geek" dating service, www.gk2gk.com.
For a modern girl who is far from ditzy, the geek could be the mate who brings security and a load of eclectic interests to the relationship.
www.nydailynews.com /front/story/317296p-271224c.html   (1127 words)

 Amazon.com: Geek Love: Books: Katherine Dunn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The protagonists are not simply trapped by their physical deformities, but also by their own familial love and the malevolent manipulation from one who is of them.
The "present-day" storyline is a bit weak, stilted and practically unfeeling in its telling, but Olympia's childhood with the Fabulon is wrought with deeply impacting emotions of fear, hate, bitterness, happiness...and love.
Powerful, heartbreaking, maddening, frustrating, sickening, fascinating, repugnant and yet alluring, Geek Love is a tightly written masterpiece of finding beauty in sewers, and putrescence in that which glitters.
www.amazon.com /Geek-Love-Katherine-Dunn/dp/0446391301   (2439 words)

 Walky Talky: Geek Love
Practicals have not yet begun, but those are looking promising too: as if you people didn't already know me for an irredeemable geek, I must now confess to unseemly excitement at the prospect of doing, in the next few weeks, in person, restriction mapping and gel electrophoresis experiments.
The lovely Samson was also, of course, present, along with Dorigen's godfather JP, so -- from one perspective at least -- it all amounted to some kind of reclamation of that peculiar institution godparenthood in our hopefully secular age.
That was not, of course, the intended perspective of the evening, which was focussed only on good food, good wine and good company, but it nevertheless strikes me as the most important to take away.
walkytalky.net /archives/000591.html   (1055 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Geek Love (Abacus Books): Books: Katherine Dunn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When your mama was the geek, my dreamlets, Papa would say, she made the nipping off of noggins such a crystal mystery that the hens themselves yearned toward her, waltzing around her, hypnotized with longing. Read the first page
It really does explore the nature of human relationships - of love, of family, and of societies non-acceptance of anything not of the 'norm'.
The book has a sort of contagious magic about it, I felt happy for a week after finishing it, but it was a "sad" happiness; I had lost the wonderful world I had been drawn into but I felt changed by the experience (a cliche, but true).
www.amazon.co.uk /Geek-Love-Abacus-Books-Katherine/dp/0349100861   (1045 words)

 San Francisco Bay Guardian | Arts and Entertainment
"I love the idea of a pig doing card tricks," Jay says, surveying "Extraordinary Exhibitions: Broadsides from the Collection of Ricky Jay," on display at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts through April 3.
And I think the other reason I'm so attached to them is often they're literally the only records of the performers they speak about, and clearly my passion is the people who are described.
I love unusual entertainers, and I write about them all the time, and the idea of having this living record..."
www.sfbg.com /39/26/art_art_geek_love.html   (785 words)

 sacha chua :: tech evangelist, connector, geek :: 2005.02.22   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
One of her entries was entitled "On Love", a tongue-in-cheek how-to to on courting geek girls, particularly, Sacha Chua.
I realized that we had something special when we reached that most intimate moment in a geek's life: after a dinner date, I asked her to set up computer for a demo that I was running the following day.
Then again, you know you love someone when you know when to break her rules.
sacha.free.net.ph /notebook/wiki/2005.02.22.php   (821 words)

 Big Pink Cookie » Geek Love   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Since we are now all hooked on Bejeweled, I thought I would share the link where I found it - you can get it and many other goodies for your website here: Google Gadgets For Your Webpage.
20 Sep 2006 07:00 pmGeek Love and BlahBlahBabble
My teacher is really great though, and she only tests on one chapter at a time so that we don’t have to remember a million formulas at once.
www.bigpinkcookie.com /category/geek-love   (3273 words)

 Geek Love TV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 'Geek' love
Richard is a bona fide reality star, one in the same league with Rob and Amber of "Survivor." Richard helps define the sweetly goofy charm of the WB's "Beauty and the Geek."
In production notes, executive producer Ashton Kutcher explains the thinking behind "Beauty and the Geek." "We gave seven guys a fantasy, and seven girls a reality check," he says.
"Beauty and the Geek" is the rare reality show that merits a reunion special.
www.azcentral.com /ent/tv/articles/0528geek.html   (400 words)

 Geek Love
I love raiding, but I'm questioning the amount of time I spend on it, especially with all the other things I want to do next year (such as, I want to watch at least 100 new movies next year and read 50 new books).
The former, although touches on the themes of love and attraction and relationships, is probably the complete opposite of Love Actually.
I refuse to be bullied in this medium that I love and if you attempt to continue to do such crap to me, you better prepared to deal with the results of that.
iko.livejournal.com   (3491 words)

 Geek Love Forum :: Index - Love & Relationship Advice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
If this is your first visit please register and introduce yourself to everyone.
You can find love anywhere, but some places are better than others.
Depression and love, unfortunately, sometimes go hand in hand.
www.geekloveforum.com   (304 words)

 Geek love online » Netscape.com
Love and Personals – Specialized dating sites like Nerd Passions give people an avenue to find someone who shares a taste for tech.
Love and Personals – Lately dating has been very far from the front of my mind.
Love and Personals – At some point it will become necessary to introduce your man (forgive the gender bias, but hey!
personals.netscape.com /story/2006/12/04/geek-love-online   (147 words)

 Geek Love Network » Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Geek Love Radio is a weekly internet radio show dedicated to love and relationship advice.
Geek Love Radio goes over the art of breaking up.
Welcome to the 3rd season of Geek Love Radio.
www.geeklovenetwork.com /radio   (201 words)

 BeatnikPad Journal: geek love
I originally got turned on to this short-lived BBC series via Lana and her frequent declarations of love.
It helps too that Renée has a deep, undying love of British humour, a love which I generally share, though I’ve never understood her appreciation for Kevin Turvey Investigates.
The first episode was funny, but didn’t bowl me over, but by the second episode it was obvious that this was destined to become a home crowd favourite.
www.beatnikpad.com /archives/geek_love   (5843 words)

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