Thursday Night: PowerPoint Karaoke!

That’s right! This month’s show is almost upon us! Our victims contestants this month are Levi Weinhagen, Tim Wick, Joe Bozic, and Josh Carson. Come see them bravely attempt to give a PowerPoint presentation for a deck of slides that they have never seen before. Why? Because it’s hilarious, darlings. Join us …

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Thursday the 28th: PowerPoint Karaoke!

Yeah, I know. Winter has gone on long enough. Fight the pre-spring doldrums by laughing yourself silly at PowerPoint Karaoke next week! Come see four improv comedians bravely attempt to give a PowerPoint presentation for a deck of slides that they have never seen before. You can see this happen before your …

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Tonight: PowerPoint Karaoke!

Want something AWESOME to do tonight? Sure you do! Come see four improv comedians bravely attempt to give a PowerPoint presentation for a deck of slides that they have never seen before. You can see this happen before your very own eyes at 10:00pm at the Bryant-Lake Bowl! Doors will open …

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Drinking and Podcasting with Geeks

A couple of weeks ago at the Bryant-Lake Bowl, the monthly event Drinking with Geeks turned podcast. For episode number one, hosts Bill Stiteler and Joseph Scrimshaw interviewed Jerry Bjelojac and myself about things like Lost vs. Battlestar Galactica. Dice were involved. So were martinis. Have a listen! …and after you listen to that, …

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Thursday the 28th: PowerPoint Karaoke!

It’s nearly the end of the month, which means PowerPoint Karaoke will return victorious to the Bryant Lake Bowl on Thursday night! See four improv comedians bravely attempt to give a PowerPoint presentation for a deck of slides that they have never seen before. This awesome event happens at the Bryant-Lake …

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Swapping Dragon*Con for Fringe Festival

Over the last few months, a storm has been brewing over Dragon*Con, a 50,000+ attendee sci-fi / fantasy / general nerdery mega-convention in Atlanta, GA. Most of it involves the fact that one of the original founders of Dragon*Con, Edward Kramer, is accused of inappropriate relations with children. Click the …

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Conference for the Curious

It’s official: I will be a speaker at the College of Curiosity Conference on May 25th. Furthermore, they list my speakerly qualifications as being Queen of the Lizard People. (!) After those two sentences, you’re probably wondering what the hell is going on. The College of Curiosity is a non-profit online …

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TONIGHT: Drinking with Geeks!

This is a just a reminder that YOU — yes, YOU with the glasses, staring simultaneously at a smartphone and three computer monitors — should swing by Drinking with Geeks tonight! Once there, you can mingle with the other Minneapolis geeks, scientifically analyze a tasty beer, and see the recording …

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Drinking with Geeks

Depending on the crowd you fly with, Drinking with Geeks is either a) a raucus and borderline illegal panel at CONvergence, b) a monthly gathering of the nerd herd at a local Minneapolis bar, or c) a title you know nothing about, and yet are intrigued by. Regardless of whether …

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Dealing with Different Views

At Dragon*Con in September, I was pulled into being a guest on the Secular Buddhist podcast, speaking on the subject of communicating with people who don’t share your viewpoint. Since I am not a Buddhist, I’d like to believe that I was asked to participate because I’m used to speaking to and …

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