My Ultimate Nerd Secret

When the bestie (Bianca) and I saw Crimson Peak on Saturday night, most of the trailers were kind of well… blah. Except of course for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that was packaged with the movie. (The one embedded above!)

That wasn’t blah at all.

I teared up so hard at that trailer that Bianca totally could have used best friend privileges to mock me. It was that intense and embarrassing.
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No, I haven’t seen [popular piece of nerd media] and I don’t intend to…

Look! This combines two nerdy things I  don't particularly care about!
Look! This combines two nerdy things I don’t particularly care about!

I don’t get the point of many nerd fave franchises.

The first time I watched a Star Wars film, I was fifteen. The first time I cared about Star Trek was maybe when the first new movie came out. I started Buffy on its last season and gave up on Angel well before its last season was even a blip in Whedon’s radar. And despite being named Zina and being homophone twins with everyone’s favorite warrior princess, it took me most of my life to actually sit down and watch more than two episodes. I know Bruce Campbell not from any movies he’s been in, but from his role on Burn Notice.

And of course, I’ve never watched (or cared about) Firefly. Read More »


I just started a new job this week. I’m working part time at a local app developer doing what I do best: typing.

One one hand, I’m happy to have the job and so far it’s been fabulous. (My only issue is the half a mile I have to walk to get from the bus stop to my job but ehhh maybe I’ll invest in a bike and learn to ride it.)

But –and here’s where the nerd problems come in– I don’t have enough time or energy left after work to do my blog posts, write in any of my drafts, or even eat dinner. Heck, I watched Sundays OUAT yesterday! That’s how little free time I have.

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