Absinthe Heroes comes to The Steampunk World’s Fair!

absinthe heroes 2015Jeff Mach, creator of The Geeky Kink Event, is Kickstarting his darkly humorous rock opera, “Absinthe Heroes” – and it’s coming to our other event, The Steampunk World’s Fair!
The Kickstarter is now live! You can find it at:


Absinthe Heroes is a propulsive, darkly humorous rock opera which both satirizes and celebrates the weird, wondrous world which is Steampunk. It’s got a gorgeous score by renowned Steampunk headliner Psyche Corporation, whose work has enthralled audiences all over the world. Absinthe Heroes has been described as “a riotous blending of the ridiculous and the sublime”; “mad science in theatrical form”, and “A Steampunk rollercoaster”.

Now, Absinthe Heroes is not inherently a lavish show. It can be done – and has been done – with production values as simple as a couple of goggles, a ray gun, and one Large And Mysterious Switch. But… Steampunk is capable of such glorious pomp and puffery, such dizzying heights of the divinely over-the-top pageantry! This is how we want Absinthe Heroes to spring to life. Harnessing the creative services of Circuit 6, which happens to grace the SPWF stages, and with the generosity of friends, family, and fellow Absinthe-lovers, we can make Absinthe Heroes an iconic piece of Steampunk history.

You can get tickets for $33 via the Kickstarter when it launches at 7 PM on November 15!
When the Kickstarter ends in December, tickets will be available through this website for $42.

Directed by Ali Bernstein
Libretto by Jeff Mach
Music by Psyche Corporation

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Event Dates: November 6-8, 2015

The Radisson of Piscataway
21 Kingsbridge Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

We’re a bunch of terribly kinky and very, very geeky people who put on events for a living.

The Geeky Kink Event is a three-day kink event in New Jersey featuring a full dungeon, classes and workshops, vendors, and plenty of social activities. Come meet other geeky kinks! Find us on Fetlife (NSWF).

Registration closed on October 31, 2015.

Add-ons (if you did not buy tickets for these special events during the registration process, a limited number of tickets for these add-ons will be available for purchase at the event)

  • Meet and Beat Dinner $42
  • GKTea $21

Don’t forget to check out the SCHEDULE!!

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GeekyKink300Special Coupon for GKE attendees (and Friends and Family) to get the Hot-Off-The-Press THE FIRST ANNUAL GEEKY KINK ANTHOLOGY.

All digital (e-book) purchases on the RiverdaleAveBooks.com website, will receive $2 off the list price of $9.99 by using the coupon code GKE2015 when you check out.

If you would like a print copy, you will receive $5 off the $19.99 list price by processing your order directly through customerservice@riverdaleavebooks.com and putting the coupon code GEEKYKINK in your email. Your order will then be processed by our Customer Service team.

This Exclusive Members Sale runs through November 15th.

Pleas note, that for the sale to be valid, you must sign up for the Riverdale Avenue Books newsletter on our website (RiverdaleAveBooks.com).

Update on Sex in the Dungeon

In an effort to remain and inclusive and welcoming environment for all our guests, we have decided that on Friday the 6th the dungeon shall be sex-free from open to close.

For more details and specifics please see the Fetlife thread (which was started for GKE:NE, but is still relevant here) or email noah@jeffmachevents.com.

Sex will be allowed in the Dungeon on Saturday and Sunday. Please read the Dungeon Rules carefully.

Call for Stories for the First Annual Geeky Kink Anthology

In connection with Riverdale Avenue Books, we’re looking for new and/or previously published stories featuring geeky kinkiness. Or kinky geekiness. How does your inner geek get their rocks off? Have you turned that amazing scene where you were Twilight Sparkle giving it to another bound pony right in the Pinkie Pie? Got a hot hunt short story about Boba and Han? Maybe a story set AT the GKE? Send it in!

This will be a Riverdale Avenue Book. We pay 33% royalties on digital and 8% on print which will be split on a pro rata share amongst the authors.

We will publish this book by the end of Nov. 8 ONLINE AND IN PRINT, so the deadline is October 30.

If you also remember or know of any stories that fit under this umbrella, please forward this request to that author.

Stories should be between 1200 and 5000 words. If you have something longer, please email directly.

Send submissions to submissions@riverdaleavebooks.com as a word doc. Title your submission GKE. Please include a brief bio.

A Survey – For Science!!

Geeky Kink Survey 1.0

The Geeky Kink Event is starting a fun research project to learn more about fetishes. In doing so, we hope to combine statistical data analysis with sexual psychology data collection, ultimately generating a bunch of awesome graphs and plots with accompanying descriptions and speculative interpretations.

Take the survey!

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