"For the right person, this book is the Marauder's Map, the Konami code, the Gray's Sports Almanac of the opposite sex.It's dangerous to date alone: take this." - Jeff Ryan, author of Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America"If dating seems more like a dismal game of Frogger instead of a fun Zelda adventure, you need to read "The Geek's Guide to Dating" by Eric Smith!He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and , a new how-to book by Eric Smith, coming out on December 3 from Quirk Books.
ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
We’ve gotten a chance to read the book and absorb the lessons it imparts, and while those same lessons are straightforward and admirably presented without shaming, or pigeonholing, we couldn’t help but wonder…how do they work in the field?
To find out, our production manager Chris Lough went on a date with the author himself!
This hilarious primer leads geeks of all ages through the perils and pitfalls of meeting women, going on dates, getting serious, breaking up, and establishing a successful lifelong relationship (hint: it’s time to invest in new bedsheets). Added on December 11, 2013: Given that this short little review continues to get likes and comments, I thought I should comment further as to why I originally posted it.
Full of whimsical 8-bit illustrations, The Geek’s Guide to Dating will teach fanboys everywhere to love long and prosper. As of the time of this posting, I still have not read this book. I'll just put it nice and simple: NOT ALL GEEKS ARE GUYS!