Den of Geek
Website on August 17, 2019
Type of site
Online and print media
Available inEnglish
OwnersDoG Tech LLC
Created bySimon Brew[1]
EditorMike Cecchini (editor-in-chief)[2]
URLdenofgeek.com
Launched2007; 15 years ago (2007)

Den of Geek is a US and UK-based website covering entertainment with a focus on pop-culture.[3] The website also issues a bi-annual magazine.

History

Den of Geek was founded in 2007 by Simon Brew in London. In 2012, DoG Tech LLC licensed Den of Geek for the North American markets, opening a New York City office. In 2017, Dennis Publishing entered into a joint venture agreement with DoG Tech, LLC.[4]

In 2019, Dennis Publishing divested its share in Dean Of Geek World Limited to DoG Tech LLC.

Website

Den of Geek publishes entertainment news, reviews,[5] interviews, and features. Den of Geek US is overseen by editor-in-chief Mike Cecchini,[6][7] while the UK edition of the website is edited by Rosie Fletcher.[8] Den of Geek also produces video content.[9]

Publishing

Den of Geek debuted its print edition in October 2015 at New York Comic Con. The magazine is published twice annually and distributed locally at San Diego Comic-Con in July and New York Comic Con in October.[citation needed] The print edition is edited by Chris Longo.[10] In 2017, the magazine was also launched in the UK.[11]

In 2017, a Den of Geek-branded book, Movie Geek: The Den of Geek Guide to the Movieverse, was published.[12] It was followed in 2019 by TV Geek: The Den of Geek Guide for the Netflix Generation.[13]

References

  1. ^ "Den of Geek editor in chief and founder Simon Brew stands down". The Drum.
  2. ^ Donnelly, Rebecca Rubin,Matt; Rubin, Rebecca; Donnelly, Matt (April 24, 2019). "'Avengers: Endgame': Fans and Theaters Assemble for Biggest Marvel Movie Ever".
  3. ^ Ryan, Maureen (July 6, 2018). "A Cult Show's Recipe for Success: Whiskey, Twitter and Complex Women" – via NYTimes.com.
  4. ^ "Den of Geek founder crowdfunds movie mag to prove print doesn't need to 'cost the Earth'". The Drum.
  5. ^ "Watership Down revival slammed as "tame" and "confusing" by critics – but the all-star voice cast gets glowing reviews". Radio Times.
  6. ^ "Den of Geek | Maximum Fun". www.maximumfun.org.
  7. ^ "Who will save the world in Avengers: Endgame? Here are the leading fan theories".
  8. ^ "DCM April Podcast 2019: Rosie Fletcher, Editor, Den Of Geek | DCM". www.dcm.co.uk.
  9. ^ "Den of Geek videos". Dailymotion.
  10. ^ "Authors". Den of Geek.
  11. ^ "Den Of Geek UK Launch Print Magazine At MCM London Comic Con". Bleeding Cool.
  12. ^ "Book Review | Movie Geek: The Den of Geek Guide to the Movieverse". February 14, 2018.
  13. ^ "TV Geek : The Den of Geek Guide for the Netflix Generation". April 10, 2018 – via books.telegraph.co.uk.