Books

What I’ve Been Reading: August Reviews

This month was all about a nerdy self-help book, the beginning of an epic sci-fi series, and a graphic novel about gamers.

films, Gaming, Geek Culture, Television

2015: My Geek Culture Highlights

“Nerd life is so much better than regular life.” -John Green Between grown men crying at the opening credits of the new Star Wars movie and Marvel stepping up their plans for wold domination, 2015 has to be one of the geekiest years yet. In this blog post, I’m going to tell you about some… Continue reading 2015: My Geek Culture Highlights

Geek Culture

Reclaiming the Word “Nerd”

Growing up, the words "nerd" or "geek" have always had negative connotations. It was never a compliment, a personality quirk to be praised: no-one ever said "I wish I was as nerdy as you" or looked for a nerdy person to befriend. To some people, being a nerd or a geek means someone unlikeable, unpopular and strange,… Continue reading Reclaiming the Word “Nerd”