Tag Archives: nerdfighters

I Voted

No matter your politics, don’t forget to to get out to the polls and exercise your freedom to vote.  Let your voice be heard.

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

What if Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice was a present day video blogger?  Well, Hank Green, co-founder of Nerdfighteria, has created a modernized P&P reboot based on that very question.  Funny, clever, and creative, this web series is worth watching even if … Continue reading

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A Critical Look at Kony 2012

If you’ve been following the Internet uproar over the KONY 2012 video, then you’ve probably heard criticisms of Invisible Children’s monetary practices as well as their flawed portrayal of the Ugandan people and the current situation there. Personally, I think … Continue reading

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Bookish News #11

It’s been a while since I did a Bookish News post, so I have a lot of links coming your way.  Enjoy. 🙂 SOPA stopped; ACTA signed Following the largest Internet protest in history, congressmen and women withdrew their support … Continue reading

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Project for Awesome 2011!

Project for Awesome 2011 begins tomorrow!  If you don’t know what that is, click the link or just watch this video: Even if you can’t make a video or donate, you can help raise awareness for these wonderful charities by … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about movies…

Books to screen and the Read It 1st project Hank Green, co-founder of Nerfighteria, has started a website called Read It 1st, a project designed to encourage people to read books before they see movies adapted from books.  You can … Continue reading

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Bookish News #9

Happy Veterans Day!  I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has served and is currently serving in our armed forces and take a moment to remember those who have lost their lives defending our country.  Thank … Continue reading

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Big news for Nerdfighters and John Green fans!

The cover for John Green’s new book The Fault in Our Stars has been revealed!  It’s designed by Rodrigo Corral. TFiOS comes out January 10, 2012.  All preorders will be signed by John (and possibly Hank or the Yeti.)  I’ve … Continue reading

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Random Awesome #6

Happy Independence Day (almost)!  I hope everyone’s weekend is filled with family fun, BBQ, and dangerous explosives! Random awesome link: http://www.unnecessaryquotes.com The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks is exactly what it sounds like – a collection of signs, posters, advertisements, … Continue reading

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Bookish news #3

A few things have been going on lately that I wanted to mention… More Potter??!J.K. Rowling plans to make an announcement concerning the Harry Potter series in a couple of days.  Author Michelle Rowan speculates in this post that it … Continue reading

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