Don't Say Urkel Was The First Black Nerd

The geeky proclivities of folks like Aisha Tyler, Donald Glover and W. Kamau Bell have sparked conversations about the idea of what it means to be black and nerdy these days. How far back does this phenomenon go? Well, if you think Urkel’s the first black nerd, then you should probably watch comedian Baron Vaughn drop … » 8/06/13 5:00pm 8/06/13 5:00pm

According To These Confessions, Some People Are Still Ashamed To Like…

When I originally put together the gaming-related confessions people made on Twitter before the 'end of the world,' I left out something curious: there were a ton of confessions about liking video games. Like it's such a big reveal—the world is ending! What dirty secret can I get off my chest? Oh, I like video games. » 12/24/12 6:00pm 12/24/12 6:00pm

Dungeons & Dragons On Microsoft Surface Is For Wealthy DMs Only

Microsoft's multi-touch Surface table may not seem like an efficient use of one's cash, but if this Dungeons & Dragons demo from the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University moves beyond "proof of concept" we'll start considering a purchase. » 10/19/09 4:00pm 10/19/09 4:00pm