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Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg

Image: Gotham Books

I just finished reading Simon Pegg’s biography, Nerd Do Well, which I reviewed over at GeekDad.

And while I didn’t want to mention Collect All 21 in that review (there are limits, believe it or not, to my shameless self-promotion), during the Star Wars-related parts of Pegg’s book – and there are many – I found myself smiling at the similarities in the original trilogy’s impact and memories and impressions their place in the childhood landscape of so many of us former ’80s kids.

June 5, 2011 - Posted by | 1980s, Books, eighties, geek, science fiction, writing | , , , , ,

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