Don't Miss
 

 
opinion
 
 
 
 
NERD LIFE
 
Cons Pic
Cons Pic
Cons Pic

Attending Anime Conventions: A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole

Conventions, otherwise known as cons, are getting pretty popular these days, with the largest anime conventions having around 50,000 attendees. So first off, what does one do at an anime convention, specifically? That is the qu...
 
 
NERD LIFE
 
candycrush
candycrush
candycrush

Candy Crushed

Greetings. I come to you today to warn against a new threat to our way of life. This newly revealed threat must be eliminated from our lives. It must be crushed. I am speaking, of course, of the ever present threat of Candy Cru...

 
 
NERD LIFE
 
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/72/Geocache_opened.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/72/Geocache_opened.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/72/Geocache_opened.jpg

Geocache: A Modern Day Treasure Hunt

Like most children, I was fascinated the idea of buried treasure. It combined the sense of exploring the vast world outside with the promise of finding something not only hidden, but valuable. Whether it is the pirate treasure ...
 
 
NERD LIFE
 
PodcastImage
PodcastImage
PodcastImage

TheNerdyBomb Podcast – Episode 3 “Lost Planet 3, Zombies and Spoilers, Oh My!”

Welcome back to yet another edition of TheNerdyBomb Podcast. Today we discuss Lost Planet 3 with game director and writer Matt Sophos. We also discuss notes from the website, The Walking Dead premiere and the topic of Spoilers ...

 
 
NERD LIFE
 
I was absent for "class swings at floating things" day.
I was absent for "class swings at floating things" day.
I was absent for "class swings at floating things" day.

Blame It on Yoda: How Nerd Culture Can Lead to Perfect Career

I have always wanted to be a Jedi Knight. This is, of course, not unusual for most boys my age, especially, I would imagine, for most anyone reading this particular website, but still, I had a very specific image in mind when C...
 
 
NERD LIFE
 
xmen
xmen
xmen

Waiting for the Fall: Our Fascination With the Antihero

  When I was a kid, I loved—no—I lived for superheroes. X-Men and Batman were particular favorites of mine, and, while my parents had no qualms about a psychotic, violent clown and a narcissistic billionaire with something...

 
 
NERD LIFE
 
Terminator-terminator-9683150-1024-576
Terminator-terminator-9683150-1024-576
Terminator-terminator-9683150-1024-576

Spooning a Robot: How a Tissue Donor Taught a Terminator Feelings

I am a Terminator. More accurately, I am part-Terminator. OK, most accurately, I am part-Robocop, given that I’m less of a from-the-future cyborg assassin and more of a his-body-is-broken-so-let’s-replace-him-with-parts type of...
 
 
MOVIE
 
lost-world-wallpaper-jurassic-park-2352230-1024-768
lost-world-wallpaper-jurassic-park-2352230-1024-768
lost-world-wallpaper-jurassic-park-2352230-1024-768

Why I Hate ‘The Lost World’ (But Still Love the T-Rex)

I love Jurassic Park. I feel like I need to get that out there right from the beginning. It’s a fantastic summer blockbuster, filled with an amazing sense of awe that would exist if we lived in a world re-inhabited by dinosaurs...

 
 
NERD LIFE
 
Midnight release
Midnight release
Midnight release

Midnight Release Magic

Few things can compare to the magic of the midnight release. A group of people, brought together through the mutual love of their favorite album/game/movie/technology release that they will sacrifice hours (and personal hygiene...
 
 
NERD LIFE
 
c9166d97dd7d34aa339fa4df7bf34fad-bpfull
c9166d97dd7d34aa339fa4df7bf34fad-bpfull
c9166d97dd7d34aa339fa4df7bf34fad-bpfull

The Nerd Quest

Recently, zombies have become the new cool thing, finally replacing vampires. This is due in no small part to the popularity of “The Walking Dead.” It seems that now, everyone is watching it, everywhere we turn. For good reason...