Category Archives: Geek Lit

Tribute Cocktail: The Difference EnGine

The Difference Engine was a machine envisioned by Charles Babbage in the 19th century – the first mechanical calculator capable of polynomial functions, and also the title of one of my favorite books. Due to lack of funding, Babbage never built his … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Tribute Cocktail: The Deathly Hallows

[WARNING: This post contains mild SPOILERS for those who have not read the last Harry Potter book. If you've seen the second-to-last movie, you'll be fine. Enjoy!] J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows has its very own Inception … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Tribute Cocktail: Butterbeer

Three little words will make you want to try The Nerdista’s recipe for Harry Potter’s ubiquitous beverage Butterbeer. Are you ready for it? Here we go – Beer. Whipped. Cream. You’re welcome. Butterbeer is the hot toddy that warmed the bellies … Continue reading

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Towel Day vs Geek Pride Day vs Zombies

Don’t panic! Today, May 25th, may be Towel Day and Geek Pride Day and begin the last week of Zombie Awareness Month but that’s no reason for a well rounded Geek to initiate a panic sequence. The Nerdista created a … Continue reading

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Towel Day

Every May 25th, fans of the popular Douglas Adams’ series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy celebrate Towel Day. The first book in the series, which shares the same name as the guide the hitchhiker Ford Prefect uses to navigate the … Continue reading

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