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.
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(…)