On Tuesday 13th May I will be ringmaster at a Geek Show.
GEEK: ’g?k, noun
From the low German geck, meaning “fool” (1914).
1: A carnival performer often billed as a wild man whose act usually includes biting the head off of a live chicken or snake.
2: A person often of an intellectual bent who is disliked.
3: An enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity (computer geek).
— geek•dome, noun
— geek•i•ness, noun
— geeky, adjective
— geek, verb
Merriam Webster Online dictionary
On this night there will be no sordid acts of sideshow freaks biting the heads off chickens to the baying of an appreciative and horrified audience..
Come along to find out why they are proud to be geeks, and how their love of games, gadgets and graphic novels inspires their writing.
This FREE event is supported by Bloomsbury Children’s Books and there will be a special book offer on the night. Each book will be on sale for £5 or guests can get all three for £10.
WHEN: May 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Deptford Lounge, Giffin Street London SE8 4RJ UK