Category Archives: Nerd Culture

I Acquired Firefly Because of my Personal Prime Directive

By Alex Hamilton on in Nerd Culture

The other day I jumped into the second half of a D&D adventure being streamed on Twitch by Wizards of the Coast staffers. While waiting for the event to actually start, folks were chatting up the new starter set and … Continue reading

The Doubleclicks Warm The Valley With Geekery, Guitar, And A Cat Keyboard

By Alex Hamilton on in Nerd Culture, News, Review

I’m not a fan of reading, and Jane Austen is one of my least favorite authors ever. What I am a fan of is ladies, and I was such a big fan of one of them that I asked her … Continue reading

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?

By Alex Hamilton on in Elder Scrolls Online, Grab Bag, Magic: The Gathering, Nerd Culture, News, Video Games

That’s what they say, anyway. I hope it’s true since I haven’t posted in lots of days. Out of town happens, apparently, as does “stuff”. Here’s a number of brief updates using everyone’s favorite tool – bullet points! I’d call … Continue reading

Magic: The Gathering Taught Me I’m a Despicable Asshole

By Alex Hamilton on in Magic: The Gathering, Nerd Culture, News

Generally I try to avoid using profanity in my writing, much less the headlines. It’s not that I’m a prude or that I have virgin eyes and ears, but I do my best to maintain at least a baseline level … Continue reading

Seth MacFarlane Stuns Jon Stewart with Star Trek reference, Renders Host Speechless

By Alex Hamilton on in Nerd Culture, News

Jon Stewart brought Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane on The Daily Show to talk about MacFarlane’s new book, A Million Ways to Die in the West. During the conversation, Seth drops a reference to the Kobayashi Maru – a standard-but-unpassable … Continue reading

Nerds don’t know what they want; or, why I almost shot someone today with a tennis ball

By Alex Hamilton on in Nerd Culture

I work in the IT department (NERD!) for a large financial institution and do what most would consider some pretty boring work. I take information from one server and put it on another, and then when people ask for some … Continue reading

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