Supporting Geeks are Sexy: A MASSIVE Thank You! (And a Message to Ad Blocking Readers)

Dear nerdies and gentlegeeks, A massive thank you to all those who donated last week after reading our post asking for help. My ultimate goal this year for Geeks are Sexy is to cut down on ads, removing some of the most annoying ones from the site. Thanks to Patreon, we might eventually be able […]

Dear Geeks: Help Keep “Geeks Are Sexy” Alive

Dear readers, I’ve been running Geeks are Sexy for 18 years. I’ve launched the site in 2005 as a hobby project, but it quickly became much more than that. Now that I’m approaching the age of 50, the web is changing and small, independant websites such as mine are suffering. Traffic has been dropping since […]

The Wonderful Cosplay of Montreal Comiccon 2023

Montreal Comiccon 2023 is currently underway, and as we do each year, we were on location to cover the event and take some beautiful photos of Canadian cosplayers for the rest of the world! We were only there on Saturday, but from what we’ve heard, the weekend was wildly successful! We even got to meet […]

META’s Twitter Killer “Threads” is Here, and It’s Promising so Far!

Facebook Meta’s Twitter alternative, Threads, is finally here, and so far, I quite like it! The company has a standalone app for the platform, but fortunately, it comes integrated with Instagram, which means you won’t have to start from scratch if you already have an IG account! That’s a HUGE headstart for the service if […]

Spring is Here! Time to Stock Up on Geektatic Tees With Our Big T-Shirt Sale! [ALMOST OVER!]

Update: Just 14 hours left to the sale! Geeks are Sexy is a small, one-man business, so by getting a tee… or a few… you’ll be helping a site/blogger that has been running independently since 2005! There are not many of us left from those days in 2023. Spring is here, and with Spring comes […]

Voice deepfakes are calling – here’s what they are and how to avoid getting scammed

Cloning someone’s voice is easier than ever. D-Keine/iStock via Getty Images Matthew Wright, Rochester Institute of Technology and Christopher Schwartz, Rochester Institute of Technology You have just returned home after a long day at work and are about to sit down for dinner when suddenly your phone starts buzzing. On the other end is a […]

Only the Richest Ancient Athenians Paid Taxes – And They Bragged About It

In ancient Athens, only the richest people paid taxes on wealth, and they were happy to do it. Twospoonfuls via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross In ancient Athens, only the very wealthiest people paid direct taxes, and these went to fund the city-state’s most important national expenses – the […]

Ada Lovelace’s skills with language, music and needlepoint contributed to her pioneering work in computing

Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, was more than just another mathematician. Watercolor portrait of Ada King, Countess of Lovelace by Alfred Edward Chalon via Wikimedia Corinna Schlombs, Rochester Institute of Technology Ada Lovelace, known as the first computer programmer, was born on Dec. 10, 1815, more than a century before digital electronic computers were developed. […]

Cosplayers Invade Quebec City for Quebec Comiccon 2022 [Gallery]

Another year, another edition of Comiccon in the beautiful capital of the Province of Quebec, Quebec city! It was also the first time for as long as I can remember that no one was wearing a mask at a con. It was certainly a welcomed sight, especially when it comes to cosplayers who could finally […]

The Full Cast of Netflix’s Fake Live-Action Legend of Zelda Series is Here

Digital artist Dan Leveille is at it again: He just used various AI technologies to create the full cast of a fake Legend of Zelda series on Netflix, and I couldn’t agree more with the cast! Tom Holland as Link, Emma Watson as Zelda, Idris Elba as Ganondorf, Danny Devite as Tingle, and more! Perfection! […]