Bear's Best of 2015!
As we start to wind down 2015, I've been seeing a lot of best-of lists. You know I need everyone to know what I think. So here are mine. My favorite books published in 2015. I'm ready for you, 2016... come at me, brah! Have you ever read a debut novel by an author and saw in stunning clarity the respect and awards in that author's future? Chigozie Obioma's first novel gave me that vision from the first paragraph. [read more] The greatest and most transformative moments i
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day A few years ago, I was talking to my friend about geek culture. I turned to her and said "You know what I just realized? I think I might be a geek". She looked at me and said "You THINK?!" When I was growing up, we weren't yet an out-and-proud subculture that has it's own prominent place in mainstream culture. This was something you tried to hide behind Starter jackets and Jansport bookbags.. and REALLY tall bangs