Speed dating at comic con
"My personal philosophy is those who can make something out of nothing are always rich,” Kelleher later told Business Insider.
"So I mentioned that she was 'too cute to be expendable'" — the inside joke being that most red shirts on "Star Trek" wind up dead.
Some men are looking for girlfriends, but most say they’d be happy even with the dreaded friend zone.
“Just someone who accepts me,” a Power Ranger with a Long Island accent says, gesturing to his spandex-clad body.
“I got an e-mail back asking, ‘How does speed dating work? The day I met him, he was wearing an Indiana Jones costume rigged to play the movie theme song when he walked.
Keri’s engagement ring was hidden underneath Padmé Amidala of Naboo.
Lamenting the tyranny of football at his high school, he offers to show me his Pokall, but a Jedi knight with spiked hair yells, “Time’s up! Weekend Jedi warrior Ryan Glitch is the 27-year-old owner of Sci-Fi Speed Dating, which in three years has organized hundreds of speed-dating events at dozens of super-fan conventions.
Glitch’s sessions have resulted in five marriages, two babies, nineteen engagements, “and over a hundred couples dating seriously,” he tells me at one of New York Comic-Con’s eight Sci-Fi Speed Dating sessions.
(Click here for further explanation.) pin over her heart, and black collar suggested that she belonged to the Starfleet Corps of Engineers, of the "Star Trek" universe.
Kelleher, who works as an IT engineer at a power plant company, immediately recognized this and saw an opportunity for some flirtatious banter.