In the Media

Direct press inquiries can be sent to our Director of PR and Marketing, Ken Brill, by email at or by phone at (303) 532-4737 x806.


May 2018

Triad City Beat (Winston-Salem): Trying My Hand with Geeks Who Drink


March 2018

New York Minyte Mag: Competitive Couples Only

Arvada Press: Quiz Nights Bring Interaction to Pubs


February 2017

Rocky Mountain CollegianGeeks Who Drink brings fun competition to Illegal Pete’s in Fort Collins


October 2016

News 3 Las Vegas (NBC): Pizza Rock wants to put you to the test with Trivia Tuesdays​

The Rocky Mountain Collegian (Fort Collins): Nightlife: Geeks Who Drink​

Food Service NewsWhen Attracting Customers, There’s Nothing Trivial About Trivia


September 2016

OC Weekly: Orange County's Pub-Quiz Scene Is More Popular Than Ever

Doug Loves Movies (Podcast): Live from Fantastic Fest


August 2016

Houston Press: Harry Potter Fans Battling It Out In Trivia Contest This Weekend


July 2016

Akron Beacon Journal: Geeks Who Drink holds court at Jilly’s in Akron


June 2016

Las Vegas Review-JournalThis Week’s 5 Best Bets for Nightlife in Las Vegas

Gothamist (NYC): The 9 Best Trivia Nights In NYC​


May 2016

This American Life: The Perils of Intmacy

About Boulder: Boulder Date Nights That Will Make You Use Your Noggin​

KISS 103.5 (Boise)Disney Trivia Showdown Enchants Downtown Boise


April 2016

Akronist: Jilly’s Music Room is Akron’s Pub Quiz Mecca for Geeks Who Drink​

Wyoming Tribune Eagle: Geeks Who Drink at New Location in Cheyenne


March 2016

Rocky Mountain Collegian: CSU Student Hosts “Geeks Who Drink”


February 2016

Westword (Denver): Trivial Pursuits at Geek Bowl X

Denver Post: Geeks Who Drink Brings Super Bowl of Trivia Back to Denver for 2016

5280 (Denver): Get Ready for Geek Bowl

Talker of the Town (Rochester): Bringing Wisdom and Beer to the Masses 


January 2016

Las Vegas Review-Journal: 9 Ways Adults Can Really Act Like Kids in Las Vegas​


November 2015

KGWN (Cheyenne): Wyoming is One of the Last States for Geeks Who Drink


October 2015

Examiner (Denver): Trivia Geeks Score at HBO and Geeks Who Drink Event

The Signal (Houston): Houston Gets Buzzed with Geek Trivia 

Plano Star Courier: Pub-Style Trivia Nights Hosted at Two Plano Locations​


September 2015

Denver Post: Silicon Valley’s “Big Head” is coming to Denver for Geeks Who Drink

Examiner (Denver): Geeks Win at Denver ‘Doctor Who’ Trivia Event

CityView (Des Moines): Only the Smart Survive at Ingersoll Tap Trivia


August 2015

Sacramento News & Review: The Geeks Come Out at Night

Caller Times (Corpus Christi): Geeks Test Their Skills, Party Thursday Nights


June 2015

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans): 'Game of Thrones' Meets Geeks Who Drink Trivia at Twelve Mile Limit 

Arizona Daily Star: 'Game of Thrones' Quiz Could Win You Some Gold Dragons

Loveland Reporter-Herald: Event Targets Fans of 'Game of Thrones'


May 2015

KGW (NBC Portland): Rod Hill tries some trivia with 'Geeks Who Drink'

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester): Trivia Nights at Local Bars have Quite a Following

Top Ten Vegas: Top 10 Ways to Geek Out In Vegas


April 2015

Gothamist (New York City)8 Best Nights Out in NYC


February 2015

Albuquerque Journal: Bring Your A-game: It’s a Team Effort at a Geeks Who Drink Extravaganza at Isleta Resort & Casino

The Daily Lobo: Geek Bowl Draws a Crowd


January 2015

Geek Pittsburgh: Geeks Who Drink: A Nationwide Pub Quiz

Jon of All Trade Podcast: An Interview with John Dicker, Geeks Who Drink's Founder

Morristown PatchGeeks Who Drink Pub Trivia Comes to Morristown


November 2014

CW33 (Dallas): Geeks Who Drink: Test Your Trivia Talent & Sip

Chicago Sun-Times‘Hunger Games’ Trivia Night To Benefit Food Banks Across The U.S.

Denver Post: "Hunger" For Trivia Feeds a Good Cause


September 2014

5280 [The Denver Magazine]Beer and Trivia: A Q&A with Geeks Who Drink


May 2014

9 News (NBC Denver): How Well Do You Know Star Wars?

The Gazette (Colorado Springs): Geeks Drink to Star Wars at Colorado Springs' McCabe's Tavern 


January 2014

Seattle Weekly: The Geekly Report: Seattle-Area Trivia Nuts Prepare for the Geek Bowl​

Albuquerque Journal: Getting Down with the Geeks

KEYE-TV (CBS Austin): Geek Bowl Back in Austin

Austin Chronicle: Trivia Pursuit: Competing in Geek Bowl is No Trivial Matter

San Diego Union-Tribune: Proving She's the Ultimate 'Geek'

Waco TribuneWaco Bar Regulars Show Geek Prowess in Trivia Game

The ColoradoanGeeks Who Drink Pub Quiz Means Big Business, Big Fun​

The Beach Reporter: 'Geeks' Take Over Chelsea

The Gazette (Colorado Springs): When It's Geek vs. Geek in Colorado Springs, Trivia Isn't Trivial


December 2013
San Antonio Current: Tickets to Geek Bowl VIII On Sale December 11th

SnoValley Star: Geeks Who Drink bring trivia fun to Snoqualmie Brewery

November 2013

MDRT Podcast: An Interview with Jonh Dicker, Geeks Who Drink
LA WeeklyA Battle for Whovian Supremacy
My Dining Room Table PodcastInterview with GWD quizmaster-in-chief John Dicker 
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)Doctor Who, 50 years old and going strong

Geeky News: Geeks Who Drink Hosting “DON’T BLINK – A DOCTOR WHO QUIZ” This Saturday
Geek Girl ProjectGeeks Who Drink Celebrates 50 Years of The Doctor
Salt Lake TribuneA Doctor Who fan's journey through time and space - and one tough pub quiz


October 2013 GEEKS WHO DRINK Shows Austin What a Pub Quiz Is Supposed To Be


September 2013

Chicago Sun TimesYo, ‘Breaking Bad’ trivia night coming to Chicago Sept. 25
Los Angeles Daily NewsGeeks Who Drink hold 'Breaking Bad' trivia quiz 
New Orleans Times-Picayune'Breaking Bad' trivia night caters to geeks who drink in New Orleans
Denver Post“Breaking Bad” quiz? Yes, please. Los Geek Hermanos is coming to a pub near you
Digital AmericanaThe Ones Who Quiz
Boston GlobeBreaking up is hard to do
Chicago ReaderLos Geeks Hermanos: A Breaking Bad Quiz 
Houston PressBreaking Bad Trivia Night Coming to the Heights + Test Your Knowledge Win a Prize

July 2013
The Pitch (Kansas City)Interview with QMOTGB, Bryan Hobby

May 2013
Nuclear Salad: Think y'know Game of Thrones? Geeks Who Drink wants you to prove it 


March 2013

LA WeeklyI Competed in a Geek Trivia Night (and Lost)


February 2013

QNA Podcast: Geek Bowl VII Recap with Christopher Short

Westword: Geek Bowl Gets Celebrity Help in Austin, Returns to Denver in 2016
Austin ChronicleThe Super Geek Bowl in Austin 


January 2013

My San Antonio: At Local Pubs, Geeks Who Drink Also Think​


June 2012
Daily Lobo (Albuquerque, NM)Pub's quiz game garners a geeky following
Wired MagazineGeeks Who Drink leads the pub trivia nerd pack [Geek Bowl VI coverage]


March 2012
Westword: Calling all Seinfeld fans - the Geeks Who Drink contest is tonight!


January 2012
Austin American-StatesmanGeeks Who Drink Geek Bowl is an Austin-style trivia showdown, with beer and live music, comedy performances

The State Journal-Register (Springfield): Dave Bakke: Springfield's trivia wizard headed for Geek Bowl


December 2011

Kapost: Case Study: How an Empire of Blogging Geeks Won Google’s Attention​


October 2011
Jersey City IndependentWeekly ‘Geeks Who Drink’ Pub Quiz Launches in Jersey City This Wednesday


September 2011

The Salt Lake Tribune: Geeking Out on Pub Trivia


March 2011

Westword (Denver)Geeks Who Drink's Christopher Short makes good on Jeopardy! tomorrow night


January 2011
G4"Attack of the Show" 


January 2011
Colorado Public Radio: The Super Bowl For Geeks 

November 2010
WestwordGeeks Who Drink ramps up the Geek Bowl shit-talking with Adam Cayton-Holland. 


August 2010
Dallas ObserverI'm a Geek Who Drinks ... Root Beer?


June 2010 
City Weekly (SLC)Combining beer and brain teasers, quiz nights take Salt Lake City by storm.


April 2010 
City Weekly (SLC): Zionized 38: Geeks Who Drink


February 2010

WestwordGeek Bowl IV: How Geeky Are You?


January 2010
Denver Post: Punt that other Game: Geek Bowl pits trivia teams Saturday at the Gothic
The Gazette (Colorado Springs): Meet the king of the geeks [profile of Quizmaster Aaron Retka] 


December 2009 
Alibi (Albuquerque, NM): Quizmaster: knowledge + booze = Geeks Who Drink  


September 2009 
Austin American-Statesman: Think you're as 'S-M-R-T' as Homer? 


August 26th, 2009 
KUOW (Seattle, WA): Pub Trivia 


June 2009 
Entrepreneur Magazine: I’ll take ‘Totally Random Startups’ for $500  


May 2009
Westword (Denver, CO): Geeks Who Drink: trivia for anti-social critics  


February 2009
AV Club Austin: Cocktails and Competition 
Santa Fe Reporter: Geeks Who Drink is pub quiz fun for the rest of us 
Alibi (Albuquerque, NM): Brainiacs Crush Colorado [Geek Bowl III] 


January 2009
Westword (Denver, CO): Geek Bowl 2009: The geeks shall inherit the earth, presuming they know the answer
San Antonio Express-News: If I’m not a Geek what am I?!?!?! 


October 2008
Greeley Tribune: 'Geeks Who Drink' trivia arrives in Greeley  


August 2008
5280 Magazine (Denver, CO): Pop Quiz: Geeks Who Drink Test Your Conventional Wisdom  
Vail Daily: Trivia Night Gains Popularity In Edwards  


July 2008
Wonkette: Drinking Teams Sweeping America 


February 2008
Colorado Springs Independent: Alpha Dog [Geek Bowl II] 


December 2007
9 News (Denver, CO): Giraffe's can die if they lay down?!?  


October 2007
ABQ Journal: Booze Clues  


July 2007 
Daily Lobo (Albuquerque, NM): Geeks go to Burt’s to think and drink  


May 2007
Daily Camera (Boulder, CO): Trivial Pursuits 


February 2007
The Gazette (Colorado Springs): The Geek Bowl 


January 2007
Daily Camera (Boulder, CO): The quiz masters: Being a geek is cool again


Best of Awards

Grand Rapids Magazine: "Best Trivia Night" 2016

Las Vegas Weekly: "Best Pub Quiz" 2016

CT Now (Hartford): "Best Trivia Night" 2016

Colorado Springs Independent: "Best Weekly Bar Event" 2016

Colorado Springs Independent: "Best Weekly Bar Event" 2015

Willamette Week (Portland): "Best Trivia Night 2016:

Willamette Week (Portland): "Best Trivia Night 2015"

Greeley Tribune: "Best Place to Play Trivia" 2016

Long Beach Post: "Best Trivia Night" 2014

Austin Chronicle: "Best Trivia Night" 2014

Austin Chronicle: "Best Trivia Night" 2013

Austin Chronicle: "Best Trivia Night" 2012

Detroit Metro Times: "Best Trivia Night" 2015

The Daily Californian: "Best Trivia" 2013

The Phoenix (Boston, MA): "Best Trivia Night" 2012

City Weekly (Salt Lake City): "Best Test of Sobriety" 2012

San Antonio Current: Best Bar Trivia Night 2013 

San Antonio Current: Best Game Night 2012 

San Antonio Current: Best Game Night 2011 

San Antonio Current: Best Game Night 2010 

Westword (Denver, CO): Best Bar Blog 2010

Westword (Denver, CO): Best Free Drinks For Smarties 2008

Westword (Denver, CO): Best Drunken Gang 2007

Boulder Weekly: Best of Boulder: Best Way to Show Off Your Brain Cells Before You Kill Them

Alibi (Albuquerque, NM): Best Weekly or Monthly Bar Event 2009

Alibi (Albuquerque, NM): Best Best Nerds' Night Out 2008