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Geek

Informal and somewhat derogatory; a new hire at a Wall Street trading firm. The term was popularized by the book Liar's Poker, which describes the author's experience as a bond trader on Wall Street in the 1980s.
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THIS ROUTINE MAINSTREAMING OF GEEK CULTURE can be fraught with pitfalls for the unwise theatre producer who attempts to manipulate its audience base for the sake of pursuing a profit or an untapped demographic.
The irony is that this criticism of the geek culture comes from the father of the World Wide Web, which is where those lacking social decorum have been afforded a perfect refuge from reality.
But aside from the various geek cultures at play, what really defines Lucca Comics is the venue.
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It wasn't just about talking about the inequalities in geek culture and associated industries, it was also a celebration of what makes us unique.
Zombies have long been working their way into geek culture.
We maintain that a geek is more of a generalist in geek culture, while a nerd is immensely immersed in one or more particular geeky preoccupations.
In addition to all the gags, quips and extended rants about subjects like sex with pickles and the difference between Anne Frank and Helen Keller, Smith is at his best as a self-implicating satirist of geek culture.
Common Room - A female-take on the geek culture and nerd lifestyle, with no topic off-limits.
Songs about video games and geek culture can be a lot of fun, if a bit shallow.
Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge) stars as himself, supposedly filming a documentary on geek culture for the BBC.