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U.S. Politics for "Tech Nerds" (and Everyone Else)

I usually try to limit my posts on this blog to issues directly involving higher education.  But as AAUP President Rudy Fichtenbaum has pointed out, 144 more words

The Force Awakens To Feature In The Big Bang Theory

Star Wars has always had a big presence in hit television series The Big Bang Theory and that is why it shouldn’t surprise you that  206 more words


"Me & Earl..." & The Representation of Realistic Nerdy Misfits

“High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer” (IMdB) in…

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In Which I Elaborate On My Terrible Taste in Fictional Men

I have terrible taste in fictional men.

It all started when I was twelve and set out to read Jane Eyre.

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My literary tshirts

Earlier this week, my teenage nephew sent me a tshirt that has become — immediately upon its removal from the padded envelope — one of my favorite tshirts: 1,444 more words


Can't get a girlfriend? Become a teacher.

Single men of the world! Can’t get a date, girls think you’re too ‘nice’ or a bit of a nerd? Don’t bother joining a dating agency or getting your mates to fix you up with someone – the answer is simple: become a teacher. 612 more words