Posts tagged Geeks
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Superheroes are funny old things.  I remember when reading a comic would get you ridiculed in the playground and possibly duffed up a bit.  Especially if it was one of those American comics, you usually could get away with 2000AD because, well, Dredd.  But these days, thanks to the movies and the rise to power of The Geek, comics are cool and Superheroes are big bank.  The films and books we get these days try, to a greater or lesser extent, to ground their characters in a sense of reality.  Gone are radioactive spider bites or gamma rays, in are gene splicing and good old evolution.

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Where Did You Get That T-Shirt?

One of my many foibles, and there are a good number, is that I do enjoy peoples reactions.  When I was younger I would say stupid things just to see what people would do.  At school this lead to the odd received right hook and later, some rather upset friends.  Luckily age has mellowed this silly reaction junkie.  These days, I go for t-shirts that confuse, confound and, to the right type of person, delight.

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