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English teacher by day, NerdMerger by night. Co-host of The Match Head Restruck and NerdMerge Contributor.

Apathy in Nerdville – And a New Announcement! Did You Know...? Pure Unadulterated Rage The Match Head 

Apathy in Nerdville – And a New Announcement!

I have done a fairly consistent job of throwing up an article here on NerdMerge at least once a week for the past multiple weeks.  Honestly, I can’t remember a week that I missed my obligation to do so. I have many opinions on a variety of topics, and these opinions are not exclusive to nerd culture.  There are a... Read More
Let’s Not Take Adaptations Too Seriously Comics Movies Pure Unadulterated Rage 

Let’s Not Take Adaptations Too Seriously

I have mentioned before on NerdMerge and in our podcast multiple times that I spend my days as a teacher of English at a rural high school.  This position allows me to come face to face with many of those, “The movie is better than the book” people.  You guys know what I’m talking about.  Sometimes, it is difficult for... Read More
The Shadow – Been There, Done That (The Shadow Cosplay: Part 4 [The Final Part!]) Cosplay The Shadow 

The Shadow – Been There, Done That (The Shadow Cosplay: Part 4 [The Final Part!])

Well, if someone asks me if I have cosplayed before, I can officially say, “Yes!” Over the past few weeks I have chronicled the development of my Shadow costume extensively here on NerdMerge.  It has been a long but very amusing journey, and it all culminated on Saturday, March 11th when attended the Lexington Comic Convention.  It was a very... Read More
Review: The Shadow Volume Two: Revolution Comics The Shadow 

Review: The Shadow Volume Two: Revolution

The Shadow Volume Two: Revolution, published by Dynamite Comics, written by Victor Gischler and illustrated by Jack Herbert, Aaron Campbell, and Giovanni Timpano was first published in 2013.  For the purposes of this review, as with the previous review of The Shadow Volume One: The Fire of Creation, I will be dealing with the trade version collecting issues seven through... Read More
The Shadow Completed! (The Shadow Cosplay: Part 3) Cosplay The Shadow 

The Shadow Completed! (The Shadow Cosplay: Part 3)

Over the past couple of weeks I have written quite extensively about my Shadow costume.  I have been working in my off hours to get the costume to as close to perfect as I possibly can.  Now, just three days before LexCon, I can finally say that the costume is complete and ready to roll. This has been a long... Read More
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