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The Greek word nostalgia means to return home to our pain. Then why does it feel so good to remember our old toys?
2 months ago

The Greek word nostalgia means to return home to our pain. Then why does it feel so good to remember our old toys?

There is nothing wrong with nostalgia. Well, unless it prevents us engaging our future. We look at nostalgia in nerd culture.
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A Brief Eulogy for the Toy Ads in Comic Books
2 months ago

A Brief Eulogy for the Toy Ads in Comic Books

Remember the comic book ads from back in the day? I sure do and I have a few things to say about them.
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Why Playing with Star Wars Action Figures Might Be Time Well Spent
3 months ago

Why Playing with Star Wars Action Figures Might Be Time Well Spent

Does imagination and play feel like wasted time to you? Well, playing with Star Wars action figures might be a good thing.
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Dice are Made for Rolling
8 months ago

Dice are Made for Rolling

Dice of Rolling is a set of 29 dice designed specifically for D&D 5e.
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Early Skepticism about the Upcoming Power Rangers Movie
1 year ago

Early Skepticism about the Upcoming Power Rangers Movie

The Power Rangers movie is trying to both appeal to nostalgia and find a whole new audience. Can you succeed at both?
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Throwback Cartoon Theme Songs that You Won’t Be Able to Get out of Your Head
1 year ago

Throwback Cartoon Theme Songs that You Won’t Be Able to Get out of Your Head

The internet has gifted to the world the collected totality of human knowledge and creation. It’s like a modern-day Library of Alexandria, only with more Biden/Obama memes and cat videos. …
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Nerd Nostalgia: Looking Back at MASK, the great 80s Cartoon and Toy Line
1 year ago

Nerd Nostalgia: Looking Back at MASK, the great 80s Cartoon and Toy Line

M.A.S.K. was a wonderfully cheesy 80s toy line and cartoon. We look back.
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Some Great Gift Ideas for Nerds
1 year ago

Some Great Gift Ideas for Nerds

From D&D to Star Wars to comics and board games, here are some great gift ideas for nerds.
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Being a Nerd Dad: Hot Holiday Gifts for Little Nerds
1 year ago

Being a Nerd Dad: Hot Holiday Gifts for Little Nerds

It’s coming on Christmas, they’re cutting down trees—and nerdy kids everywhere are writing letters to Santa. What are this year’s hot gifts for little nerds?
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Friday 5: The Nerd Culture Highlights of this Week
1 year ago

Friday 5: The Nerd Culture Highlights of this Week

Nerds on Earth shares 5 quick links to catch up up on this week’s nerdy news.
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