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In Defense of the Nuked Fridge OR What Indiana Jones Taught Me

I think that there are many wonderful things that we as geeks or nerds can pass on to our kids. A love of science, an imagination, an inquisitive nature. I have written before about sharing my obsession with my daughter and her...
 
 
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What is a Role Playing Game?

Of all of the incarnations of geekery, the one dearest to my heart is that of the role playing game. I would also argue that it is the most arcane; the most alien to the outside observer whether it is played around a table or o...

 
 
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NERD!

Recently, I heard a story. It was a story about a little girl who was called “nerd” and “geek.” Being a child, she did not want to be picked on and singled out. She thought, “If I am being called nerd, it must be a bad thing.” ...
 
 
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Encouraging An Obsession

It would be impossible to overstate the impact that the Star Wars franchise has had on my life.  Not a day goes by without some reference to Star Wars running through my head or spilling out of my mouth.  The only two constants...

 
 
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The Revenge of the Nerds: What Psychology Can Teach Us About the Nerdy Brain and Its Modern Day Renaissance

  Nerd, dork, geek, dweeb are all the classic names that kids throw at each other to humiliate the comic book reader, the straight-A student or the kid who just has a hard time making friends; but why is that? What psychol...
 
 
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Music Nerd

Long before MP3’s, we got our music on a medium called CD.   Most people have purchased a CD.  Before CD though, we relied on cassette tape.  For those of you that do not know, cassette tapes were a good way to buy music, if yo...

 
 
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Nerdy Parenting

Hi, my name is Nathan.  I am a comic book collector.  I am a Star Wars fanatic.  I am a horror movie buff.  In short, I am what most people would classify as a geek…or a nerd…or a ‘fanboy.’  (Although I really hate that phrase....
 
 
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Nerd Glaze

On a recent edition of The Daily Show, John Stewart’s guest was Peter Dinklage of Game of Thrones.  During the course of their discussion, John mentioned how he will have staffers that disappear for a couple of days and have Ga...