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12 Dating Tips from Famous Nerds

12 Dating Tips from Famous Nerds

By Eric GarneauApril 20, 2012

We recently hit up the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2)—our favorite Midwest geek convention. Between interviews with well-known comic artists, we took a time-out to focus on another of our favorite topics—how to get cute nerds to fall in love with us. Luckily, there...More  →

What's the Deal with This Tupac Hologram Thing?

What's the Deal with This Tupac Hologram Thing?

By Brandon SpecktorApril 19, 2012

Unless you subscribe to the carrier penguin version of The MindHut (and bless you for keeping those penguins off the mean streets), you are on the Internet. And since you are on the Internet, you have probably heard from one source or another that a...More  →

Harry Potter Books That JK Rowling Should've Written (or Not)

Harry Potter Books That JK Rowling Should've Written (or Not)

By Brandon SpecktorApril 19, 2012

Some of you already turned the enthusiasm up to 11 when we dropped the bomb about JK's forthcoming novel, The Casual Vacancy. Others, understandably, were a bit bummed that Rowling is now definitively moving on from the Harry Potter franchise. We're bummed about this too—that...More  →

Blogging WoW: Adventures in Tree-Slaughter

Blogging WoW: Adventures in Tree-Slaughter

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 19, 2012

Before I regale you all with the brilliant, enthralling tale of my latest foray into World of Warcraft (which was, surprise!, as pathetic as ever), let me respond to a few things... For those of you who, for some reason, feel enough pity to be my...More  →

Top 10 Acts to See At This Year's Lollapalooza

Top 10 Acts to See At This Year's Lollapalooza

By Eric GarneauApril 18, 2012

Last week saw the release of the giant, cross-genre, super-exciting lineup for Lollapalooza, one of the most anticipated music festivals in all the land. With over 100 bands on the bill, though, it's REALLY hard to focus your attention on any one act. That's why...More  →

A Guy's Guide To Pinterest

A Guy's Guide To Pinterest

By Jon_SkindzierApril 18, 2012

Pinterest recently became the fastest-growing site ever. If you check it out right now, what you're likely to find is a vast array of haute cuisine, geometrically impossible hairstyles, and maybe a picture of two raccoons who are in love. What you won't find is...More  →

Game Shows That Never Made It To Television

Game Shows That Never Made It To Television

By RG DanielsApril 18, 2012

Burp That Tune: Each contestant will chug a bottle of Pepsi, select a card with a song, then attempt to burp that tune. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest with musical accompaniment by Slash! Who Wants To Shave a Bear?: Choose your clippers and get in the cage!...More  →

NEW SERIES: Let Me Give You Bad Advice

NEW SERIES: Let Me Give You Bad Advice

By reidfaylorApril 18, 2012

Yes, that is right, dear “Reiders” (can I start calling you that now? I feel like we’re close enough for such terms of affection), I am starting a new weekly advice column here on The MindHut. The concept is simple: ask me for advice, and...More  →