Getting a Life: The Social Worlds of Geek Culture by Benjamin Woo
English | February 28th, 2018 | ISBN: 0773552847, 9780773552845 | 277 Pages | True PDF | 1.41 MB
Comic book superheroes, fantasy kingdoms, and futuristic starships have become inescapable features of today’s pop-culture landscape, and the people we used to deride as “nerds” or “geeks” have ridden their popularity and visibility to mainstream recognition. It seems it’s finally hip to be square. Yet these conventionalized representations of geek culture typically ignore the real people who have invested time and resources to make it what it is.