May 31, 2013

Nerds rule! Geek culture is chic culture in 2013, in Denver and beyond

Denver Comic Con co-founder Charlie La Greca got picked on in high school and college for being a self-described nerd with a deep love of comic books.

He doesn’t anymore. Being a nerd is a badge of honor in 2013. The kids who grew up reading comic books and playing video games are now the driving force behind broad and valuable swaths of popular culture and technology.

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(Charlie La Greca (top), Yoda at Denver Comic Con, Denver Comic Con attendees. Photos by Cyrus McCrimmon and Hyoung Chang The Denver Post)

November 17, 2012
Donkey Kong idols duke it out in Denver for world title
Barrels flew, ladders fell and the booze flowed Saturday as more than a dozen of the world’s greatest arcade masters settled in for a weekend of princess-rescuing madness.
Donkey Kong virtuosos from around the world stormed into 1Up bar and arcade this weekend for The Kong Off 2, which pits world record holders, gaming icons and every day players against each other in the quest to…Read more at denverpost.com.
(Ross Benziger, left, from Portland, Oregon, concentrated on his game Saturday - photo by Karl Gehring, The Denver Post)

Donkey Kong idols duke it out in Denver for world title

Barrels flew, ladders fell and the booze flowed Saturday as more than a dozen of the world’s greatest arcade masters settled in for a weekend of princess-rescuing madness.

Donkey Kong virtuosos from around the world stormed into 1Up bar and arcade this weekend for The Kong Off 2, which pits world record holders, gaming icons and every day players against each other in the quest to…Read more at denverpost.com.

(Ross Benziger, left, from Portland, Oregon, concentrated on his game Saturday - photo by Karl Gehring, The Denver Post)

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