The Radical Geek is a Video Podcast/Blog that chronicle all things that are Geek. Your host Bill Horst-Kotter will show you everything in Geek Culture. Subjects will include Science Fiction, Comics, Fantasy, Science, Technology, Hacking, Tech Competitions, Music, and Games. Check out his new web series called Out of the Box, where he unboxes items and does reviews.
About the Host
Bill Horst-Kotter was born in Rochester, NY on June 24, 1973. Growing up Bill was interested in gadgets. He has fond memories of getting a tape recorder for Christmas. All he had were blank tapes and would record himself and his younger brother Mike making funny bits and “radio” shows. A love of Science Fiction started when he saw Star Wars when he was 6. Then got into novels at 13 with reading Robert A. Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land, and TSR’s old role playing game Star Frontiers. Interest in computers came in 4th grade when an Apple II was wheeled into class. Also he is an Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts, and been going to gaming and science fiction convention since he was 15.
For his adult life he has earned two college degrees. An Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems from SUNY Alfred and a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Is a member of Interlock Rochester (a local hacker space), Rochester Boardgame Society, Rochester Sci-fi/Role Playing Geek Meetup, and the Rochester Fantasy Fans.