Forever Nerdy: Living My Dorky Dreams and Staying Metal

Forever Nerdy: Living My Dorky Dreams and Staying Metal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306825576
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 10/23/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 223,332
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.62(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Writer, actor, and stand-up comic Brian Posehn has appeared on Seinfeld, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl, and The Sarah Silverman Program, and was a writer and performer on HBO's Mr. Show. He coproduced Netflix's With Bob and David and starred in the dark indie comedy Uncle Nick. He hosts and produces the Nerd Poker podcast and cowrote a run of Marvel's Deadpool. His next project is a comedy metal album titled Grandpa Metal, featuring members of Anthrax, Dethklok, Slayer, and Slipknot.

Table of Contents

Foreword Patton Oswalt ix

Preface xi

1 Posehn and Nerdy, the Early Years 1

2 Posehn and Nerdy, the Early Years: Part Deux 12

3 Posehn and Nerdy, the Early Years: 3D 27

4 KISS: Army of One 50

5 Star Wars: My Obsession with the Original Trilogy, the Unholy Trilogy, and Second and Third Chances 71

6 Sixth Grade: My Scholastic High Point 90

7 Junior High: Nerdy and Nerdier 106

8 1979-1981: The Making of a Teenage Metalhead 129

9 High School: The Worst Two Years of My Life 143

10 Junior and Senior Year: It Got Better 155

11 1982-1984: The Making of a Teenage Metalhead, Part Two 170

12 Eighteen and No Life 182

13 Metallica 188

14 Horror Nerd 193

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