It’s an exciting time to be a comic book/superhero/movies fan. We talk about that all the time on the real Words With Nerds™. In 1989, the cinema world shifted for a lot of people, myself included. Batman, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson, became our introduction to a world of comic book possibilities. Here was […]Read more "How Far We’ve Come Since Batdance!"
It’s always tough when you get older. You realize people you’ve held in high esteem might not be deserving of the pedestal where you placed them. I came to that conclusion about Mr. George Lucas a while back, though not because I spent a decade and a half complaining about the prequels. I really like […]Read more "Is George Lucas a Truther?"
I was actually prepping my annual post to honor the memory of 9/11 victims and reminisce on how quickly life moves (and can be taken) and was writing down notes in my book about the fact that 11 years ago I was working a terrible dead–end retail job while still in the first year of […]Read more "Truthers Can Go Suck It"
Everything that we complain about daily. The indignant rage of nerds as they flock to the Internet daily to out-snark each other about this or that or the other thing. The desperate angst that your team will not succeed as your champions on the field of play. Traffic, rude and selfish people. Inconveniences of cell […]Read more "September 11"
I was flipping through Netflix the other day, and I came across a documentary with the interesting title “9/11: In Plane Sight.” I didn’t read the recap, just thought it might be an interesting take on something that I still consider as gut-wrenching today as it was ten years ago. Well, I learned a valuable […]Read more "I’m Starting a New Conspiracy Theory"
Oh, this isn’t what you think it is. Had I been writing this blog fifteen or twenty years ago, my X-Files World View was that there was something bigger everywhere you looked, some sort of big plan from the government, aliens, space zombies…whatever. What a difference a little growing up can do.Read more "9/11 Conspiracy Theories"