Nerd Galaxy

Three books I can’t wait to read

About a week ago in a crazy random happenstance I walked out the door of my office building and standing there chatting with someone was one of the most recognizable authors I can think of: Patrick Rothfuss. I stopped dead... Continue Reading →


Terraforming Mars – the Good, the Bad and the Unknown

I recently celebrated my birthday, and as part of that celebration I knew I wanted to do something fun with my friends.  I found myself inspired by Orphan Black, which we've been watching on TV night, and the board gaming... Continue Reading →

Rolling with Team Instinct: a Pokemon adventure story

My hand is finally healed after I broke it on New Years Day!  When you can only use two or three fingers on your dominant hand for two months you start to feel really limited in what you're able to... Continue Reading →

Dune Re-Watch of Glory

Dune is one of my favorite sci-fi novels of all time.  I picked it up as a kid and I've probably read it a dozen times since.  I love it so much that I encouraged my wife to read it... Continue Reading →

Why I’m still playing Pokemon Go

Today marks six months since I started playing Pokemon Go, and unlike millions of former players, I'm still going strong.  What's still attracting me to the game when so many others have quit?  I'm so glad you asked!  Keep on... Continue Reading →

The music of Skyrim

Music has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.  I started playing the piano when I was 3, got dragged to church choir with my parents every week for years, and took guitar and... Continue Reading →

The awesomeness of Critical Role

How I discovered the show One magical day in the ancient year of 2008 I discovered the glorious Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.  I was familiar with Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion from their film and TV roles but I... Continue Reading →

My crazy Star Trek Voyager movie dream

When my mind picks a TV franchise to dream about, most of the time it picks Star Trek.  And 90% of those dreams involve characters from The Next Generation.  But a couple nights ago I had the most vivid, memorable... Continue Reading →

Diablo 3: The Darkening of Tristram: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

My regular Diablo 3 foursome decided we wanted to get a good start on our Season 9 characters before running through the Darkening of Tristram last night.  This turned out to be a great decision based on the crazy lag... Continue Reading →

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