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See all the winners from this year’s Philly Geek Awards

The Black Tribbles, the team behind a podcast about geek culture, were the big winners at this year's awards.

The Black Tribbles, the team behind a podcast about geek culture, were the big winners at this year’s Philly Geek Awards. They won Streaming Project of the Year, and one of its members, Jason Richardson, won the coveted Geek of the Year award.

“This isn’t just for me,” Richardson said, to enormous cheers. “I’m a black geek, and this is a confusing thing for most of the media.”

Check out photos on, listen to the Black Tribbles’ podcast about the show and see the full list of winners below.


Scientist of the Year: Genevieve Dion, head of Drexel’s wearable tech lab

Streaming Project of the Year: The Black Tribbles

Story of the Year: Opening of Paine’s Park (upsetting the arguable favorite, N3rd Street)

Startup of the Year: Cora

I.R.L. Project of the Year: Philadelphia History Truck

Visual Artist of the Year: Benjamin Volta

Game of the Year: These French Fries are Terrible Hot Dogs by PhillyDevNight co-organizer Shawn Pierre

Feature-Length Indie Film of the Year: Let the Fire Burn

Web Project of the Year: Snow Shake by allen & gerritsen

Comic Creator of the Year: Box Brown

Social Media Campaign of the Year: Philadelphia Parks and Recreation’s Tree Philly

Event of the Year: Funeral for a Home

Geek of the Year: Jason Richardson

Companies: Allen & Gerritsen
People: Box Brown / Jason Richardson / Shawn Pierre
Projects: Philly Geek Awards / N3rd Street / Geekadelphia

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