Black Nerd Problems

Black Nerd Problems

Paperback (04 Aug 2022)

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Publisher's Synopsis

The creators of the popular website Black Nerd Problems bring their witty and unflinching insight to this engaging collection of pop culture essays-on everything from Mario Kart to issues of representation-that "will fill you with joy and give you hope for the future of geek culture" (Ernest Cline, #1 New York Times bestselling author).

When William Evans and Omar Holmon founded Black Nerd Problems, they had no idea whether anyone beyond their small circle of friends would be interested in their little corner of the internet. But soon after launching, they were surprised to find out that there was a wide community of people who hungered for fresh perspectives on all things nerdy.

In the years since, Evans and Holmon have built a large, dedicated fanbase eager for their brand of cultural critiques, whether in the form of a laugh-out-loud, raucous Game of Thrones episode recap or an eloquent essay on dealing with grief through stand-up comedy. Now, they are ready to take the next step with this vibrant and hilarious essay collection, which covers everything from X-Men to Breonna Taylor with "alternately hilarious, thought-provoking, and passionate" (School Library Journal) insight and intelligence.

A much needed and fresh pop culture critique from the perspective of people of color, "this hugely entertaining, eminently thoughtful collection is a master class in how powerful-and fun-cultural criticism can be" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Book information

ISBN: 9781982150242
Publisher: Gallery Books
Imprint: Gallery Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 973.0496073
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 333g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 20mm