What is wrong with disliking ‘The Last Jedi’?

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There’s something I’ve noticed in nerd circles for a small while now. See we’re coming out of our Mum’s basements and some are even showering. We’re having to in order to see the new Marvel and Star Wars movies and in order to get close enough to get a picture of that smexy cosplayer so that we can put that picture on our facebook later and claim we made out with them. The other thing we’re learning in all this is to be nice. Just because someone hasn’t read all the comics we’re learning to let them in the theatre and even have the good seats if they’ve paid for them. I like to think that part of the reason for this is my “award winning” post on letting the newbs bring money and attention into our fandom so that we can get more cool stuff. The problem is that I worry we’re becoming too nice.

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Fake Nerds

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A friend of mine recently talked about the wave of fake nerds encroaching on our “culture” because he is a little behind the times. So he doesn’t feel bad about that fact I shall be doing a follow up so that he isn’t the last person to be discussing it.

Now most people are either in the camp that Fake Nerds are real, the worst scum ever and should be burnt at the stake or are in the camp that says they don’t exist and everyone should just cool it. As usual I shall aim to be a little bit different.

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