geeks http://nhpr.org en Ryan Glitch: Geek Pimp http://nhpr.org/post/ryan-glitch-geek-pimp <p>If the number one comedy on prime time TV is any indication –the CBS show <a href="http://www.cbs.com/shows/big_bang_theory/video/?ttag=mktg_ntp_BBT_vid_0125_go" target="_blank">The Big Bang Theory</a> holds the coveted title--nerds are experiencing a kind of cultural renaissance. Despite the increased popularity of sci-fi conventions, cos-play, and board games, finding a mate who shares a love of all things nerdy can still be a challenge. Enter the cupid of nerds, <strong>Ryan Glitch, </strong>the creator and president of “<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SciFiSpeedDating/info" target="_blank">Sci-Fi</a><a href="https://www.facebook.com/SciFiSpeedDating/info" target="_blank"> Speed Dating</a>.” <strong>Glitch</strong> launched his speed dating enterprise in 2010 at a Star Wars convention and he’s been making matches at cons ever since. &nbsp;IGN, a popular gaming and entertainment web site has created a web series about Ryan’s enterprise, called “<a href="http://www.youtube.com/show/geeklove" target="_blank">Geek Love</a>” which airs on their YouTube channel.</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:23:30 +0000 Virginia Prescott 37252 at http://nhpr.org Ryan Glitch: Geek Pimp Geek Cuisine http://nhpr.org/post/geek-cuisine <p>Software engineer Jeff Potter is author of "Cooking for Geeks," which uses science to deviate from standard recipes.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:17:30 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Britta Conroy-Randall 6127 at http://nhpr.org Geek Cuisine