On Saturday, I sat in the lobby of Papa John's waiting for my pizza. Next to the bench where I was seated, there was a small news rack that contained the March 6th edition of Indy.com magazine. On the cover was a pair of black horn-rimmed glasses complete with white tape around the bridge. Under that, in large white lettering, it read NERD UP!
Nerd up! I thought to myself. That's pretty awesome. I smiled. Did I just think the words awesome and nerd together?…Continue
Slaughterhouse Five looms large in my memory as the definitive, life altering novel; the perfect fusion of art and ironic world view. These many years later, it dominates my literary frame of reference, my rite of passage into the grown up written world. So imagine my surprise at how slight a book I pulled from the top shelf, how quickly I re-read its slim 215 pages. How could this be? The Slaughterhouse Five of my memory is HUGE. I had… Continue
Completely devoid of zombies, but awesome nevertheless. Larisa
Truely made of Awesome. Guaranteed to Decrease World Suck levels! MayKitty
""Mysterious, hilariously awesome! You'll never look at Starbucks the same!"… Continue
"A whirlwind trip through Europe with some exhilarating twists" Keep Babbling
"A story about going postal...in both senses of the word." Learkana
"It teems with awkwardness and nostalgia yet yields enlightenment." Roxy
""She's looking for her aunt, but she's finding herself"… Continue
We just wrote a story at EcoGeek about how the Senate has tried and failed several times to extend the renewable energy tax credits that have kept America competitive in renewable energy and have spurred a huge amount of economic growth in wind,… Continue
"I liked it, but it'd be better with zombies." Ellie "This book is made of awesome, and sprinkled with win." Roo
"If only a relative's death was this illuminating for everyone" Angie
"An incredible journey…filled with adventure, angst, and self-discovery!"… Continue
In which John answers more than 55 questions from nerdfighters in four minutes. I have to apologize to all the made-of-awesome nerdfighters who visited me in Spartanburg with all their made-of-awesome t-shirts. I wanted to put those in this video, but I deleted the footage. I'm really upset about it. (Post pics of your nerdfighter gear at the ning, maybe?) Sorry!
Anyway, thanks to everyone who came to Spartanburg; I had a great time, and I hope y'all did,… Continue