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Lamenting the tyranny of football at his high school, he offers to show me his Pokall, but a Jedi knight with spiked hair yells, “Time’s up! Weekend Jedi warrior Ryan Glitch is the 27-year-old owner of Sci-Fi Speed Dating, which in three years has organized hundreds of speed-dating events at dozens of super-fan conventions.
Glitch’s sessions have resulted in five marriages, two babies, nineteen engagements, “and over a hundred couples dating seriously,” he tells me at one of New York Comic-Con’s eight Sci-Fi Speed Dating sessions.
For heterosexual sessions, he pre-registers more women than men, then only admits as many men as there are available women.
(LGBT speed dating generally occurs in separate sessions.) He is strict about lines.
His Darth Vader costume is worth an estimated ,000. Starting weight, 367, current weight 346.2,” he blogged last week.
Glitch’s most prized costume is an Episode III Anakin Skywalker worth ,000, but weight gain currently prevents him from wearing it. Glitch’s speed date hosting style is part stand-up comedy, part Soup Nazi.
“And that’s just what we know from people telling us on our Facebook page! “We got lucky, we hit on a good idea, and we ran with it.” Since then, he and a rotating staff of friends have organized speed-dating events at about twenty cons per year; Sci-Fi Speed-Dating reality show Geek Love aired briefly on TLC, then moved to gaming website IGN.
” A “big old nerd” from a family of NASCAR enthusiasts in upstate New York, Glitch is a gleeful one-man show of movie quotes, silly voices, and fart jokes. “Next year I’m going to try to push it to 35 [conventions],” Glitch says. Well, live meagerly, I should say.” Between cons, Glitch works in the back room of a local Walmart, assembling floor model displays.