Only six degrees and sixty miles separate Mythbusters from Indoor Boys.
[Indoor] Boy Scouting. It means doing what [or who] is right rather than what [or who] is easy.
I dropped the ball and now tickets are sold out.
And he very well may be “Badass of the Year.”
Nominate an Honorary Indoor Boy and show the whole-webbed-world what you’re workin’ with.
A shameless plug for a self-interested contest. iPad 2 anyone?
Our latest Honorary Indoor Boys –
Click and Clack from NPR’s “Car Talk.”
Anita’s struggle with technology turns into our first-ever video intro. Meet Martyn Sibley.
A poem from that literary wonder, Shel Silverstein, on the virtues of being penny-wise.
Come on out and join Indoor Boys at BlogHer|bet 2011 [Business • Entreprenurialism • Technology] in Sillicon Valley, CA on March 24-25.
Find out what to ask when you want to know if you’re likely to get lucky on that first date.
[It's so true!] Indoor Boys [aka, Anita] will be at the She’s Geeky Tech Unconference in the SF Bay Area on January 30. Register here or learn more about She’s Geeky on their website.
The MIT minds behind the internet dating site OkCupid put their fancy diplomas to use analyzing trends in user interactions on their blog OkTrends. Their findings are often surprising and their latest article is no exception. Titled, “The Mathematics of Beauty,” the article proceeds to break down exactly why women of similar perceived attractiveness received more »
Our pick for the gift that keeps on giving. Highly recommended, and at only $15, it will keep your cash flowing as freely as your conversation. Send the right signal by giving dinner partners your undivided attention with this innovative, service-blocking hanky made with silver fibers that effectively block incoming calls and texts. “My phone more »
Best known for his love-to-hate-him character of beet farmer and paper salesman extraordinaire Dwight K. Schrute on “The Office,” Rainn Wilson is our latest Honorary Indoor Boy. My favorite Dwight K. Schrute quote? See below. No, don’t call me a hero. Do you know who the real heroes are? The guys who wake up every more »
“I see no reason to mess with these slobs, cause they’re like Bill Gates and I’m Steve Jobs.”
The New Zealand nerd-pop duo, Flight of the Conchords, are our latest Honorary Indoor Boys. If you need a reason beyond the compelling photo above, look to their quirky HBO show of the same name or their albums on iTunes. Learn more about Jemaine (glasses and green underpants) and Brett (the one who’s not Jemaine) more »
I believe in magic. Not the Buffy-The-Vampire kind, but the kind Jim Henson, the much-beloved creator of The Muppets, Sesame Street, Labyrinth, and so much more, brought to life in everything he touched. For all he’s done and all he’s inspired, including my Muppet-themed BBQ [invite pictured above], Jim Henson greatly deserves to be hereby more »
Makes me smile every time. I heart Jim Henson. What a legacy. [Hmm... sounds like someone should be an Honorary Indoor Boy, doesn't it?]
Experimental musician, expert whistler, and erudite lyricist, Andrew Bird is our latest Honorary Indoor Boy. Get a sense for his style in the lyrics below and take a listen here.
Reviewed by A.J. Jacobs, Washington Post Book World (Copyright 2006 Washington Post Book World Service/Washington Post Writers Group) When I was assigned this review, the editor wrote me a note: “I hope you don’t take offense at this, but your name sprang to mind as a reviewer for a book on nerds.” I probably qualify as a nerd because, among other things, more »
It doesn’t take an advanced degree to get a little nookie.
Our new stickers will arrive just in time for ChicMeetsGeek!
Indoor boys will be looking to recruit! recruit! recruit! at ChicMeetsGeek San Francisco.