How to Read Comics

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While it’s true that not every geek has more than a passing interest in comics, fans of art and history (and art history?) will definitely enjoy the How To Read Comics series on the Best Damn Creative Writing Blog. Rob Vollmar is some kind of comics genius with the gift of ‘splain. The first installment, […]

FIRST! [Comic]

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[GAS] Site Redesign: What do you guys think?

Hey Everyone! We’ve just finished implementing our new custom WordPress template. We’ve increase the site’s font size to improve its readability and increased the width of the content section so that we can now put bigger pictures and videos. We’ve also added a featured section on top to showcase the current featured posts. And no, […]

Beware the Tumbeasts! They will eat your Tumblr!

You might have noticed that Tumblr has been going down with some greater frequency lately – and their “we’ll be back shortly” page certainly wasn’t anything to write home about, especially compared to Twitter’s adorable fail whale. Well, The Oatmeal had a suggestion for a new Tumblr downtime mascot, and it looks like Tumblr has […]

Banelings! Banelings! Banelings! Ohhhhh!

For those Huskateers out there, StarCraft 2 shout caster Husky Starcraft celebrates his 300,000’th subscription with this awesome collaboration with Kurt Hugo Schneider. Enjoy!

Geeks are Sexy and Persistent Too – An Interview Featuring Yours Truly

Hey everyone! Just a quick post to let you guys know about an Interview featuring yours truly by the folks at nextmontréal, a news hub that covers web startups in the region of Montreal, Canada. I’m not exactly sure if [GaS] can be considered as a “startup” since it’s been running since 2005, but it’s […]

My Inspiration as a Professional Blogger

Back when I started blogging in 2005, little did I know that Geeks are Sexy would become this big. In the first four year of its existence, the blog went from about 50 visitors per day to a little more than half a million last year. However, things have really exploded this year, and we’re […]

Have we lost the plot on social networking?

I’m on Facebook. And I don’t want to be. If I had my choice, I’d completely and utterly scourge my Facebook account from the web, with its horrible user interface, problems with privacy, and extremely annoying “gifts,” “pokes,” and “scams.” (Oh, wait, that last one didn’t need the irony quotes.) But I’m on it because […]

That Buzz you heard was Google zapping your posts

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Leo Laporte, the famed technogeek personality and self-proclaimed web whore, has shuttered his Google Buzz account after Buzz mysteriously dropped fifteen of his posts over about two weeks. Laporte considers this event a wake-up call to the transitory nature of social media content that’s hosted by someone else, […]

GAS Featured on Discovery’s Friday News Feedbag!

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Those crazy guys over at the Discovery News Friday Feedbag, a podcast that summarizes the most interesting science stories of the week, invited me to chat on the show once again.  If you missed my first appearance, they asked me to share three GAS stories to add a little […]

2010 Comic Con Coverage

[Special Comic Con Coverage provided by Mike Templeton, for those of you who aren’t able to make it out this year, or have never been able to take part.  This is a breakdown of the first day of the San Diego Comic Con 2010.] Getting Started The day began by camping out in line for […]