GeekChicDaily

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GeekChicDaily (Founded October, 2009) was a multi-platform publisher of pop culture based newsletters, founded by Peter Levin and Gareb Shamus and operated by CEO Peter Levin.

Publication[edit]

The cross-platform publisher currently has 3 newsletter publications, GeekChicDaily, GeekChic Los Angeles and GeekChicNYC. The targets for the newsletters are socially active consumers of genre fare.[1]

History[edit]

CEO Peter Levin and Gareb Shamus launched GeekChicDaily with Peter Guber and other advisors in October, 2009. The company launched GeekChic Los Angeles, a regional version of the newsletter, in April 2011.[2] GeekChicNYC was later added in August 2011.[3] The offices are based out of Santa Monica, California.

Nerdist[edit]

Comedian Chris Hardwick's Nerdist Industries, entered into an equity partnership with GeekChicDaily in June 2011.[4] Nerdist Industries operates a podcast network, including the flagship Nerdist Podcast, Nerdist Blog and NerdMelt theater at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles.[5] On the Nerdist Blog, Hardwick stated that "Peter Levin, founder of GeekChicDaily, will take over the business-y parts of the growing Nerdist tentacles."[6]

In February 2012, GeekChicDaily fully merged with Nerdist Industries and became Nerdist News. [7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Graser, Marc (2009-10-16). "GeekChicDaily Set to Launch". Variety. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "GeekChicDaily Pop Culture Newsletter Launches Los Angeles Edition" (Press release). BusinessWire. 14 April 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Tatara, Peter. "GeekChicNYC Launches Tomorrow". 31 July 2011. Medium At Large. Archived from the original on 5 November 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Finke, Nikki. "Nerds And Geeks Unite In MultiPlatform Deal". Deadline. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Graser, Marc (6 June 2011). "Nerdist, GeekChic team up". Variety. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  6. ^ Hardwick, Chris. "Nerd and Geeks Unite". The Nerdist. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Hardwick, Chris. "Nerd and Geeks Unite". The Nerdist. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

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