YouTube Launches Geek Week

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Geek Week 2013
Geek Week 2013

It’s a topic close to our hearts here at Geek Dad, so it’s good to see YouTube getting behind the Geek movement. Starting this Sunday they will be highlighting channels and videos with a particularly geeky bent in their new Geek Week initiative.

Geek Week is designed to take being a geek to the mainstream and runs from August 4th to 10th:

  • August 4th – Blockbuster Sunday for iconic characters, movies, sci-fi, fantasy, animation.
  • August 5th – Global Monday for geek culture around the world.
  • August 6th – Braniac Tuesday for science, education & knowledge.
  • August 7th – Super Wednesday for superheroes, the supernatural and the super-weird.
  • August 8th – Gaming Thursday for live plays, games in real life, game series and more.
  • August 9th – Fan Friday for fan boys and girls everywhere.
  • August 10th – Best of Geek Week Saturday

Never one to miss out on a party, here’s my contribution to the week of geekery.I toyed with a video about my tracking of Skylanders Swap Force pre-orders but eventually decided against it. So instead, here’s my call to be a gaming geek, and cheeky look at the similarities between religion and gaming along the way:

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