As you wait for the group to take the stage, grab one of The Highball’s specialty cocktails from the bar.
“And that’s just what we know from people telling us on our Facebook page! “We got lucky, we hit on a good idea, and we ran with it.” Since then, he and a rotating staff of friends have organized speed-dating events at about twenty cons per year; Sci-Fi Speed-Dating reality show Geek Love aired briefly on TLC, then moved to gaming website IGN.
Often portrayed as a far, desperate step below online dating, movies tend to populate their speed dating pools with every shade of neuroses played to comic effect.
But for those who have participated in one of these events, you can attest that you're far more likely to find normal people like yourself, sick of waiting around for "the one" to come along, and willing to get creative in their dating approaches.
Tuesday, June 9 What: Trailer Food Tuesdays Where: Long Center City Terrace, 701 W. All ages are welcome to bring a blanket, listen to live music and buy food from such trucks as The Peached Tortilla, Chi’lantro, Burro Cheese Kitchen and Whole Foods Market.
Wednesday, June 10 What: Nerd Nite Where: The North Door, 501 Brushy St. Nerd Nite is a worldwide event during which people give 20-minute presentations about their topic of interest while the audience listens and gets drunk.