They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, but geeks do it better. For decades, few wanted much to do with those nocturnal-toiling, suit-less, pizza-inhaling species. But fast forward to today, when the khaki/untucked shirt look is decidedly in and so are the big brands looking for geek love. The race is on to see which geek company can mate with which big brand company to produce beautiful offspring.

Here are some of the strangest bedfellows. Maybe you know some others.