Featured Blog Posts – January 2009 Archive (22)


So we had some snow and I wanted to remind everyone on my street to not forget to be awesome.

DFTBA & Don't forget Hank and John on pottercast tonight!

Added by MarlieBelle on January 29, 2009 at 1:41pm — 11 Comments

Stock Advisor

If it's not too much trouble...could everyone head over to youtube and comment on this a lot, I wouldn't mind if it got a lot of views, since I spent a kinda sad amount of time on… Continue

Added by Hank Green on January 28, 2009 at 5:31pm — 29 Comments

A Teaser

My Song Wednesday video is taking forever to I decided to give you a little teaser of what's to come...

Added by Hank Green on January 28, 2009 at 3:30pm — 16 Comments

NERDFIGHTERS.. at the Macaroni Grill.

If you've ever been to the Macaroni Grill, you'll know they have paper on the tables. It's for kids to draw on, or anybody really, and they provide crayons. The servers write their name on there for you, but I decided "I've got crayons, and we're in a public place, let's have some fun". NERDFIGHTERS. DFTBA. Nuff… Continue

Added by Kiwi on January 27, 2009 at 11:34pm — 28 Comments

My pre-Looking for Alaska Work

If you want to be a ningmaster, post a blog about why, your relevant experience, the extent of your willingness to devote life and limb to nerdfighteria, and… Continue

Added by John Green on January 27, 2009 at 5:07pm — 30 Comments

Dance Party / Publishing Trouble

Added by John Green on January 25, 2009 at 7:19pm — 52 Comments

Google Verb!

Added by Hank Green on January 22, 2009 at 12:43am — 32 Comments

Where the Heck is Matt (2029)


Added by Hank Green on January 21, 2009 at 5:26pm — 21 Comments

Obama's Inauguration

In which John discusses what will happen on Tuesday when Barack Obama is inaugurated the 44th President of the United States of America, whose Bible Obama will swear upon, and dishes a bit of inauguration… Continue

Added by John Green on January 18, 2009 at 4:03pm — 13 Comments

Google meme, stolen from John Green

Okay, so most of the searches generated no results, which is okay 'cause I'm not famous like John Green. But the results that did pop up were pretty funny!

Q: Type in "[your name] needs" in the Google search.

A: no results

Q: Type in "[your name] looks like" in Google search.

A: no results

Q: Type in "[your name] says" in Google search.

A: "Baby name expert Whitney Walker says she likes the name, overall." (speaking of Ashley…


Added by WhitneySkyWalker on January 15, 2009 at 11:00am — 19 Comments

Link to the Nerdfighter Birthday Calendar

Nerdfighter Birthday Calendar

Follow this link Zeint's DIscussion Page for posting birthdays
and post your birthday to get your name added to the Nerdfighter Birthday Calendar!

Added by thefirstofmany on January 14, 2009 at 11:30pm — 8 Comments

Tiny Cars SUCK!

Added by Hank Green on January 14, 2009 at 9:30pm — 21 Comments

Change the World

How do you want to change the world? Check out: a social action network where you can:

1. Learn about causes
2. Connect to good people and non-profits
3. Take action

I just voted on forgiveness of student loans here:

Added by Mattie Grace on January 14, 2009 at 6:49pm — 3 Comments

Palestinian Contemporary Artists: Dina Matar & Rana Bishara

The Lover

Her eyes and the tattoo on her hands are Palestinian,

Her name, Palestinian,

Her dreams and sorrow, Palestinian,

Her kerchief, her feet and body, Palestinian,

Her words and her silence, Palestinian,

Her voice, Palestinian,

Her birth and her death, Palestinian.

-Mahmoud Darwish

Born in 1985, Dina Matar is a Gazan artist living in the Bureji refugee camp . She received her degree in Educational Art from Al Aqsa… Continue

Added by ellen pham on January 14, 2009 at 12:35am — 6 Comments

Beanie John Gives Love Advice

In which John reads from his real middle school diary while wearing a propeller beanie, and, in doing so, shares some relationship… Continue

Added by John Green on January 13, 2009 at 7:13pm — 37 Comments

Diggin' for Shawn

Our friends at iPower (aka athenewins) are trying to momentarily draw the attention of the Internet away from rollerblading kittens and toward decreasing worldsuck--specifically by making people aware of nerdfighter Shawn Ahmed's amazing Uncultured Project. Help out by digging Shawn and bumping him… Continue

Added by John Green on January 12, 2009 at 12:40pm — 16 Comments

War! Piracy! France Pentrating Chad!

In which John discusses war (and piracy!) in Somalia and Chad.

Added by John Green on January 11, 2009 at 7:06pm — 19 Comments


As you might imagine, I am a huge supporter of the burgeoning genre of JGrock--that is, songs based on the work of John Green. (I am open to better genre names.) Recent entrants into the field include:

1. Hank Green's song "The List," which is basically taken word-for-word from a scene near the beginning of Paper Towns:

(Sung here on the last night of the Great American Tour de Nerdfighting, at which point… Continue

Added by John Green on January 9, 2009 at 11:06am — 26 Comments

Israel's Invasion of Gaza Discussed--While Willy Cutes It Up

In which John talks about Israel and Palestine, and the Israel's recent invasion of the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks from Hamas. Obviously no four-minute video can do the topic justice; we'll continue the conversation in comments, hopefully with some thoughtfulness and… Continue

Added by John Green on January 4, 2009 at 6:05pm — 45 Comments

SisterSalad - Hater Comment Rap!

This is just… Continue

Added by Hank Green on January 4, 2009 at 2:51am — 75 Comments

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