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Role Play Gourmet: Perfect Puttanesca Seduces Gamers

Puttanesca – your simple games night recipe with bonus XP Hello, I’m Paul Flannery. I’m most well-known for bringing the cult TV show Knightmare to the stage back in 2013 and being an all-round nerdy comedian guy. What most people don’t know is I spent nine years working as a chef in kitchens up and down the country, preparing everything …

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Sorry – Your Princess is in Another Castle: Getting rejected and moving onto the next level

  I was on my way out the door to meet a new girl that I met online. We’ve been talking for about a week now and figured it time to get together mono-e-mono. Nerves were unusually high at this point. Which was weird, because I’ve been to this show many of times. However, this girl seemed different. She was …

How to Make Long Distance Relationships Work – Podcast 57

Rami The Gutsy Geek is not a fan of long distance relationships. His longest one lasted a month, and she only lived one city away. But many geeks meet their significant other online, at conventions or events, and date across cities, countries, and continents. In this week’s episode, Rami recruits his good friend Steve, who after several long distance relationships …

Relationships: 30 Life Lessons to My Younger Self

I turned 30 this year, and I reflected on some life lessons about my relationships and the nature of love. It really does feel like a significant number, because I’ve learned so much in this time and yet I know there is SO much more to learn. (And re-learn!)   Looking back, I wish I could go back to my …

Progress Not Perfection in the Dating Game

Time to drink to another Valentines day, but what can we do to take steps to progress, not perfection when it comes to dating? Let’s have a chat with resident dating coach Rami; I’ve been teaching geeks to date for 7 years. 7 YEARS. And in that time, I can tell you there’s one thing that’s been very consistent with the people I’ve taught.   …

How to be Confident when Things are Falling Apart

 Rami the geek dating coach is back! This week he interviews his old friend JP Lachapelle, the former lead singer of multiple bands, including Mire and Keychain. They talk about confidence, and how to build confidence as a geek. They discover the secrets to creating confidence where it doesn’t exist, and how to recover confidence when something bad happens in …

Spend Time With Humans

Today’s post is a short one! When I was single and lonely, Friday nights were the beginning of my weekend gaming binge. I’d get some junk food, usually starting with KFC, and start playing games as soon as I got home from work. The weekend would vanish, and suddenly it’s Sunday evening. My house would be a mess, leftover burgers …