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The Geek Handbook

Practical Skills and Advice for the Likeable Modern Geek

By Alex Langley

Format: Paperback

SKU# V9996

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Although it may not be good for their pasty white skin, geeks these days are enjoying a moment in the sun. It’s true, Geeks have inherited the Earth—ready or not. Taking lessons from such classic geeks as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Sheldon Cooper, author Alex Langley provides useful—and awesomely funny—advice every geek needs. This humor handbook helps full-fledged geeks, geeks-in-training and even non-geeks go through daily life with geeky flair, as well as celebrates all things geek. It covers the basics all geeks should know to live life to its fullest, including essential gadgets to waste money on, famous role models to emulate, overcoming social anxieties, essential movies to see and books to read, making friends, and dating. Yes, dating.

Features:

  • 14 chapters of geekitude that cover top lists and more in-depth topics
  • Top 5 TV shows to watch with friends
  • 12 types of players you’ll meet when playing Dungeons and Dragons
  • Great things geeks can study in college
  • The level of threat different computers will be when they become self-aware and try to kill you
  • Other things essential to the geek lifestyle, along with humorous illustrations

About the Author:

Alex Langley is co-creator of Rocketllama.com, where he discusses all areas of geekdom, from video games to comics to movies and more. He has over 13,000 followers on Twitter, and is lead writer on video games for a new entertainment news site and geek mecca, GeekNation.com, launching in April and co-founded by various celebrities and producers including co-founder Clare Kramer, the main villain in season 5 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He is also head of editing and coordinating articles for Action Flick Chick Katrina Hill at her website, actionflickchick.com, and has been a speaker and presenter at conventions such as Wonder-Con and San-Diego Comic-Con International. He also has a master's of science in psychology from the University of North Texas, and wrote his master's thesis around the topic of video game addiction.

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SKU V9996
Additional Feature 100 Black & White Illustrations
Author/Speaker/Editor Alex Langley
File/Trim Size 6 x 9
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781440232886
Number Of Pages 240

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This humor handbook helps full-fledged geeks, geeks-in-training and even non-geeks go through daily life with geeky flair, as well as celebrates all things geek.

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