The Corner

Nerd Creds

I’m going to pull rank here and point out that with favorable reviews from

Wired and Slashdot, none of you is within

shouting distance of my nerd creds. Furthermore, I read LORD OF THE RINGS

circa 1961, when it came as an alternate choice, via Readers Union, from the

Science Fiction Book Club. There now.

I confess, though, that I have never played Risk, whatever it is.

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