Part One: In which we discuss the future of geek culture, a guy who really hates puppies, magical friendships, the 3 Brian’s and all while we crush a whole lot of Chinese food and get to know the co-founders of GeekCLE, Angela and Rashad.
It’s noisy: a train is rolling by outside, the whistle blowing, and it’s clear I’ve missed something. Angela is talking about a guy she knew in high school who had puppies, and Rashad interjects to ask, “Like gave birth to puppies?” Angela shakes her head no, “they got wet somehow, maybe rained on and he put them in the dryer.” Now it’s my turn to interject, “on purpose?” and Angela shakes her head yes. Apparently, he just wanted to dry them quickly and didn’t realize the dryer would kill them. We all take a moment to marvel at the wonder of his stupidity before we move onto more practical matters like just who are GeekCLE and what do they want with Cleveland? Read more