Geek Speak

A geek's guide to the holidays: Gremlins, "Christmas at Ground Zero" and other goodies

Christmas -- or whatever you celebrate this time of year -- is not a geek holiday. Sure, the togetherness and gift-giving and eggnog drunks are great no matter if you're a geek or not, but it still seems like the holiday should throw us some kind of bone. It doesn't, though. There are just no sweet seasonal traditions that appeal to geek sensibilities. You don't even get to dress up, unless you're dressing as Santa,maybe. Geekwise, it's kind of a wash.

That doesn't mean you can't geek up the holidays, though -- and I'm here to help.

See also: The ten best geek events in Denver in December

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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