The Passion of The Exclusionary Geek

One night, we went to karaoke and met a woman with a Serenity tattoo and a Captain America t-shirt. I was also wearing a Captain America shirt, so naturally, we chest bumped (as you do when you meet another geek in the wild) and merged our groups for the rest of the night. At the end, we were invited to a charity costume ball being run by one of her friends. It was way the hell out in the suburbs, but hey! Geeks! Costumes! Tasty adult beverages! Of course we’d go! How could we not? These are our people! Right?

On Robin Williams

The HuffPo front page just had a black and white photo of Robin Williams with the headline Nanu Nanu. And I thought, “Oh, no. Oh, god. Please don’t let this be true.”