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Are There More Black Nerdy Guys or Gi...

Are There More Black Nerdy Guys or Girls?

2014 Black Comic Book Festival A couple weeks ago I asked twitter if they thought there were more Black Nerdy Guys or Girls out there?  I guess my mind was wandering over thoughts of how some nerdy sisters said it took them a while to embrace their nerd side, but also that some brothers may […]

Supernatural Dating for Dummies

Supernatural Dating for Dummies

A Story By Shumara ‘Illumeenous’ Thomas “Good Lawd!” I stood outside what could only be described as the thirteenth level of hell. No really. Living in the borough of Bed Stuy, I’ve seen a lot. Streets where you’ve got to avoid squishy used condoms like so many cracks in the sidewalk. Funky trash cans only […]

Podcasting: A Great Way To Meet Geeks...

Podcasting: A Great Way To Meet Geeks Of Color

I started podcasting almost two years ago.  I loved it right from the start.  I’m an obsessive talker, so it was a natural fit. You can actually find my podcast(s) at Talkshoe.com. Anyway, it was a great way for my friends and I to get together each week and geek out over the latest news item […]

Let’s Get Social!

Let’s Get Social!

I’m the first one to tell you that I wasn’t the social media flag bearer from the start. I was hesitant to jump into something that felt like it was opening up my personal life for the whole world to see. But then a friend created a myspace account for me and modern day phobias […]

TIPS FOR DATING NERDY BLACK GIRLS

TIPS FOR DATING NERDY BLACK GIRLS

A Tweeting Black Girl Nerd For a Nerdy Girl, what’s worse than being seen as a unicorn? A rare species, only thought of as a Myth by the world that surrounds them?  I tell you what is worse.  Being a species that even the unicorns think are a myth – Black Unicorns.  A black girl […]

How Senses Can Mislead You to Picking...

How Senses Can Mislead You to Picking that Right Geek!

 MAYBE THE PROBLEM IS YOUR SENSES WOLVERINE!. I hear all the time about someone that says they always choose the wrong person.  They initially get attracted to somebody, but then find out that person didn’t have what they were looking for, i.e. a heart. There are many reasons that one can choose the right or […]

How to Handle Criticism! From Family,...

How to Handle Criticism! From Family, Friends and Geeks.

STOP CRITICIZING ME HUDSON! If you look at a lot of science fiction films, where a group of people are in danger, you will always see that one character that has something to say about the how the leader is leading the group.  Or you have the guy that’s trying to build the next space […]

Funky Q’ Review – NEWLYWE...

Funky Q’ Review – NEWLYWEEDS (2013)

I don’t know how many film reviews I’ll post on BGM, because I concentrate on Black Geeks Meeting, or dating, or networking, or having relationships.  But I watch a lot a movies… and TV.  And if there’s a film that I think Black Geeks would like, and would want to get together to watch, on […]

From Magic Negro to Noble Negro!

From Magic Negro to Noble Negro!

WHAT IS A MAGIC NEGRO? (As if you didn’t already Know) Well, you know that wise person in a story that helps the hero achieve his quest?  You know the one. He’s usually older, maybe has some magic or special knowledge. We don’t know where he (or she) came from, but he imparts his wisdom […]

How to Stop Being a Shy Geek?

How to Stop Being a Shy Geek?

Are you Black, Shy and a Geek? You’re Not Alone! All geeks are a blend of introvert and extrovert.  Some are social, but many are not.  Mostly it’s because we are a little awkward at times when it comes to socializing.  And also… well you know those looks you get when you start talking about […]