This guy is blowing up right now, naturally he has something to say about Nerds..
We’ve been on a nerd movie hunt. Using our very own definition of what a nerd is (hint, he is not sitting in the dark playing Chrono-Trigger on his iPhone), we’ve come up with the first set of nerdish movies.
Oh my. Just watch Olivia Munn do Sloan Sabbith’s purr, “I make nerds look gooood.” Damn, could it be any better? I am not usually one for actress worship.
For those of you who don’t know who Gary Kasparov is (why the hell are you on Nerds.com?) he’s a cutthroat Russian chess grandmaster who many claim to be the best chess player of all time.
Fins are weird, but every once and awhile they touch upon genius. Since 2000 every late August in the small town of Savonlinna, Finland, men and women gather to watch and participate in a stunning display of athleticism and frustration: The Mobile Phone Throwing World Championship.
There really haven’t been that many movies about the nerd lifestyle — as in, about nerds, not for nerds. Five immediately come to mind: American Splendor; Dumb and Dumber; Real Games; Revenge Of The Nerds; Super Bad; WarGames and Weird Science. But, here comes “Zero Charism” a hit at the most recent SXSW. Here is the(…)
Many people create a list before they travel. A list of things to see, to do, and often, to buy. Such lists can provide focus to your trip, but an overcrowded itinerary can give you tunnel vision, preventing you from making new discoveries. Hurrying from one sight to the next can also leave you clueless(…)
The google results you see below are from my daily Google Alerts for the word “nerds.” Sometimes I feel that there is an entire world of celebrity bullshit that I am missing out on. Am I missing out? (OK, nerdists, I know all about X-Men. But still…) James Marsden Uncomfortable With Sex Symbol Status? Why(…)
This is Thomas Friedman, American journalist, columnist, and author. Friedman writes bi-weekly for the New York Times on foreign affairs and has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work – this guy doesn’t mess around.
Nate Silver is good for political journalism; he’s good for ESPN; he’s good for Hollywood; he’s good for Wall Street; he’s good for consumers.