the arts

A Sound Investment

A Sound Investment

Tim and Eric: brothers, business partners, and Indoor Boys through and through.


Introduction to Martyn Sibley

Introduction to Martyn Sibley

Anita’s struggle with technology turns into our first-ever video intro. Meet Martyn Sibley.


Smart

Smart

A poem from that literary wonder, Shel Silverstein, on the virtues of being penny-wise.


Greater than the Sum of His Parts

Greater than the Sum of His Parts

Meet Edward Frenkel, a mathematician with the formula for love.


Self-portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Self-portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

NYC-based artist Holden Matarazzo has perfected a “love-’em-or-hate-’em” machismo.


Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson

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 »


The Music Man

The Music Man

With eye-catching looks and beat-catching hooks, this Toronto musician has us singing “Oh, Canada!”


Apple Store Love Song

Apple Store Love Song

“I see no reason to mess with these slobs, cause they’re like Bill Gates and I’m Steve Jobs.”


Flight of the Conchords

Flight of the Conchords

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 »


Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

There’s no business like show business – like no business Nathan Adloff knows.


Jim Henson

Jim Henson

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 »


Muppet Bohemian Rhapsody

Muppet Bohemian Rhapsody

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?]


Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

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.


Astrophotographer extraordinaire

Astrophotographer extraordinaire

When astronomy and photography meet, the results are stellar.


Stick it to me!

Stick it to me!

Our new stickers will arrive just in time for ChicMeetsGeek!


ThinkGeek 8-bit Tie: Trés Chic, C’est Magnifique!

ThinkGeek 8-bit Tie: Trés Chic, C’est Magnifique!

Ties haven’t been this cool since, well, never.


A Love Poem to Your Brain

A Love Poem to Your Brain

I love the deeply layered glial cells lacing together your frontal cortex…