It was the first time Glitch’s one-man company, Lightning Fast Speed Dating, had taken part in such a show, and it was a rousing success, by most accounts.
When we first spot him downstairs at the Javits Center, however, he has traded his Jedi robes for sunglasses and a black T-shirt.
Conquer your hesitation and accept the challenge to find the one you are looking for!
No matter how shy you are, there will be no pardon!
She may just be sitting across from you at New York Comic-Con’s speed-dating event. ” asks the woman with the plastic Freddie Krueger glove.“Sure,” I answer, a bit baffled. The parallels between New York Comic-Con and that song are obvious, she says. No one likes a know-it-all.) The freaks part, she says, is inherent—the geeks, the dorks, the nerds (my words), all decked out in costumes and paraphernalia. I’ve got a few theories, but given the fairly limited duration of our date, I keep them to myself. New York Comic-Con, it seems, is a dirty free for all.
Given the unlimited conversational topics presented by the jam-packed convention happening above our heads, I would never have guessed we’d broach the work of the “Tik Tok” singer so soon.“There’s a song,” the woman explains, “Take It Off.” She recites the chorus, There’s a place downtown, Where the freaks all come around. Of course, there’s nothing particularly “dirty” going on in room 1A20.
The room is sterile and well-lit, with 40 folding chairs neatly organized.
Once every three minutes, the men are instructed to stand up, take a step to their right, and start anew with the next available woman.