I hope you had a brilliant weekend! Mine was pretty busy. On Saturday, I wrote a post about video games that I will be publishing on Wednesday. Make sure to have a look at it as I am starting a new series this week. It’s not that I’ve exhausted everything I wanted to share about anthropology and science-fiction (see posts 1, 2, 3 and 4), but I want to spend more time researching before I write on that topic again.
Plus, recent news about video games have gotten me in the mood to write about them. After reading this article on Geekscape, I had anime style sparkles in my eyes. Can’t wait for tomorrow! Too bad I will be so busy until Christmas…
I spent part of Saturday night writing a reply to a post about geek culture that I disagreed with. I wanted to contribute to a debate and share my views, but some of the author’s ideas also made me pretty angry. I have to say I am a little surprised flocks of geeks haven’t posted angry replies to it. Check the post in question and my reply to it here! Feel free to share your thoughts.
After working on my reply, watching a few of Comediva’s videos made me feel much better.
Geek chic is in and some aspects of geek culture are currently so popular that having geek cred is now considered a good thing. Have the geeks inherited the Earth, as some say? Sometimes, it’s nice to think that it’s the case.
Have a great week!
– The Geek Anthropologist