Okie Geek

Okie Geek is a weekly interview show with Oklahoma people about events and places with a geeky twist. The geek/nerd fandom is growing strong in Oklahoma and Okie Geek hopes to make people aware of all the fun stuff going on in the Sooner State.

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It's Episode 205 of the Okie Geek Podcast. This week we are talking about YesLove OKC with Executive Director Albert Rios and Treasurer Andrew Fredrick over Zoom Cloud Meetings.

The organization is using awareness, art, continued education and social media to push for more inclusion of all people. YesLove OKC had originally planned a pop culture event called UBU Diversicon at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, but the Coronavirus pandemic forced organizers to postpone it. But, they say it won't stop the group's message of diversity and love for all people.


It's episode 203 of the Okie Geek Podcast. This week we are talking about the Festival of Freaks taking place at the State Fair Grounds, Saturday, March 21st from 11am to 7pm in the Hobbies, Arts and Crafts Building.

The event includes entertainers like a contortionist and steam punk belly dancers, more than 50 vendors and a costume contest.

It's episode 202 of the Okie Geek Podcast, and we are talking with Peter Purin the creator and organizer of the Uncanny Comic Expo now entering its second year on Saturday, March 7th from 10am to 6pm at the FireLake Arena, 18145 Old Rangeline Road, in Shawnee. The event includes, vendors, video and table top games including Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League, panels, cosplay and giveaways.


It's episode 201 of the Okie Geek Podcast and we are talking with Mike Dattolo and Paul Vaughn about the One-Up Open at the Cox Convention Center coming up on February 29th. The day long event begins at 9am and features a video game tournament with titles to include Super Smash Ultimate, Tekken 7, NBA 2K 2020 and Rocket League. Then at 7pm watch the OKC Blue take on the Iowa Wolves. All proceeds go to help Extra Life and the Oklahoma Hospital Foundation.

It's episode 200 of the Okie Geek Podcast. On Saturday, February 22nd the One Stop Anime Shop is hosting the Pokemon Tea Party brought to you by the OKC Tea Club. Our guest this week, one of the founders of the the OKC Tea Club, M.J., gives us an idea of what we can expect. 

It's episode 199 of the Okie Geek Podcast. This week we are talking with cosplayer Summer Rain about her Maid Cafe. The all ages event takes place Saturday, February 15th at the One Stop Anime Shop in Norman starting at 5:00.

The OKC Stem Expo is coming up on Friday, January 31st at Oklahoma City Community College. 100 different projects are going on display starting at 10 am in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. The event also includes a multitude of STEM companies with interactive activities for parents, students, and teachers to explore throughout. This week we are talking with organizers Muhittin Kelesli and Maureen Brown.

It's episode 197 of the Okie Geek Podcast brought to you by Okie Comics. This week we are talking with Cody Clark, he's a performer and Director of Casting for the Medieval Fair of Norman. This Saturday, January 25th, the Medieval Fair Winter Ball is taking place in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom on the University of Oklahoma campus. This provides a great chance to celebrate food, drinks and dances of the time period and, hopefully, wet your appetite for the Medieval Fair coming up the first weekend of April.

It's episode 196 of the Okie Geek Podcast brought to you by Okie Comics.

A mashup of art and video games is coming to Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma Artcade’s third year is taking place at the Paramount Room on Film Row with this year’s theme – “The Women of Gaming”.

Organizer Stacy Dunn says every art piece is handmade in a labor of love rather than prints or copies seen at most conventions.