Kelleher, who works as an IT engineer at a power plant company, immediately recognized this and saw an opportunity for some flirtatious banter."My personal philosophy is those who can make something out of nothing are always rich,” Kelleher later told Business Insider.
He now travels across the country to comic book and sci-fi conventions to help fans find love. Participants wear numbered badges and carry index cards so they can jot down the IDs of the partners they click with.
You chat with someone for three minutes before moving to the next costumed, self-proclaimed geek in the queue.
"You get to see who they are on the inside." Kelleher was disappointed time ran out before he could speak to all the women, and that the Starfleet engineer gave her digits to his friend instead.
"But I got eight numbers," Kelleher said, waving his sheet in his hands.
The stories of each of the four are videotaped as they continue to venture to NYCC at the Sci-Fi Speed Dating and see how they try to find a relationship with a fellow geek.
There are parts of the show that are funny and sad and at times I find myself relating to their problems. It’s a million times better than any reality show showing on MTV/VH1.
Many Comic Con attendees dress like their favorite comic book, video game, anime, sci-fi, movies, and TV characters to celebrate their fandom — a ritual called cosplay.
(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.
Glitch credited his success to the unique clientele.
The typical Comic Con-goer tends to be a little quirky and maybe a little accustomed to being an outcast.
Without trying to spoil too much, I thought the show was fair its subjects.