Category: Lifestyle Tips

  • Classy Resolutions to Start the New Year!

    2011 is just around the corner, and while everyone’s certainly making their own New Year’s resolutions – or at least thinking about some of the things they’d like from the new year and behaviors they’d like to change, here at The Classy Geek I decided to think hard about some of the things I’d like […]

  • The Classy Geek’s 2010 Holiday Gift Guide

    it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s about time to start thinking about what you’ll be putting under the tree or picking up for your loved ones now that it’s gift-giving season. Also, if you find yourself shopping for a classy geek this holiday season or you just want some ideas to […]

  • 5 Tips for a Classy Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is almost here (and long past for our Canadian neighbors,) and while the traditional image of a Thanksgiving holiday involves a massive dinner table packed corner to corner with food and surrounded by a huge hungry family, for many of us that’s just not how the holiday will play out. Sure, many of us […]

  • Good Tech is Better than More Tech – Part 3: Smart Upgrades

    The temptation is strong to just buy anything and everything shiny that you may find and like the moment it comes out. Trust me, I understand this temptation. But resist, my friends! Resist! We’ve left the Good Tech is Better than More Tech series by the wayside for a couple of months, and in that […]

  • Show Off Your Figures the Classy Way!

    Are you a collector and have a bunch of classic action figures that are prized parts of your collection? Maybe you’re an anime fan and you have figures from some of your favorite series or characters around your house or room? Maybe you have some video game figures that came with collectors’ editions of your […]

  • Ask The Classy Geek!

    Looking for tips on the best way to show off your action figures or anime figurines? Want some suggestions on kitchen appliances that’ll help you cook like a gourmet without breaking the bank or buying something largely useless? Interested in how you can impress your geeky Valentine without patronizing him or her? Let The Classy […]

  • Ties: Revisited – Picking the Right Tie: Part II

    Ever since the launch of The Classy Geek, one of the most popular articles on the site is my first: A Geek’s Guide to Picking the Right Tie. Since then, I’ve gotten comments and e-mails asking me to revisit the topic and help hammer home a few points that I didn’t address in the original […]

  • Hanging Posters and Wall Art…The Classy Way!

    If you walk into my apartment, the first thing you’ll notice is how much I wear my geek heart on my sleeve. It’s true – I have figures in interesting places around my apartment, prints and art hung up around the living room and the bedroom, and one glance in any direction in my place […]

  • Buying Groceries Online Can Save You Money (And Shrink Your Waist)

    The geeks have truly inherited the Earth, and it’s a wonderful thing. You know why? Because in this day and age, there’s actually very little that we need to interact with another human being to obtain. Don’t get me wrong, part of my mission here is to help you become more confident and more adept […]

  • Debunking the Myth of the “Nice Guy”

    When I launched The Classy Geek I promised to help you get your act together, and to help you learn from some of my mistakes and some of the mistakes that I commonly see out there in the wild amongst our geeky brethren. This is a big one: the “nice guy” who perpetually finishes last, […]