How Many Scifi References Can You Catch At The Nerd Poetry Slam?

On January 15, the Vancouver Poetry House Society held its annual Nerd Poetry Slam. Matt Loeb's came in fifth, but I really feel like "Sci Lingo We Ride" deserves a ton of accolades. The references fly thick and fast in this poem.


Not give away all of them, but cheering erupted on my end when we got to "Shaka where the walls fell." That's a pretty deep The Next Generation cut. He also gets points for the scarf. Other entries in the Nerd Poetry Slam include Mooman's "Jurassic Park" and Missie Peters' "Tapped Out."

Also from Loeb is this job application to work for our reptilian overlords:

h/t Dancinbutterfly on tumblr