At exactly the same time Batman was becoming an obsessive, a new breed of enthusiast began its rise to prominence. For years they had lurked in the shadowy corners of popular culture, quietly pursuing their niche interests among themselves, keeping their heads down to avoid the inquisitive, judgmental gaze of the…
Do you identify as a geek or a nerd? Unsure? Perhaps this helpful datavisualization can be of some assistance.
Movies like Paul, Scott Pilgrim, Chasing Amy, and Fanboys chronicle the saga of the male geek. Obsessive female fans don't see much of themselves on the big screen. Now a movie is in production that could change all that.
New site Bleeding Cool reviewed the script for the new Simon Pegg comedy Paul and, while the review stayed away from spoilers, it did show some actual script, and offered advice on how to possibly appear in the movie.
Is it time to retire the term "nerd"? It's had a good run, sure, but does anyone else feel it's not what it used to be?