It’s like the makers of Fanboys and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back got together and had a more mature, British step-son who is just as geeky and gross, twice as nice and friendly, a shade or two more political, and less than half as scared of women and gays. I’m talking about Paul, the latest comedy brainchild from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
Last month marked the second anniversary of the release of the then-much anticipated geek manifesto–and partial inspiration for this website–Fanboys. When it came out, we raced to the theater to see it and it had been so long since a movie just seemed to get me as a fan. But all was not right with the Force…
As I child of the late 90s/early aughts I grew up in an era where Feminism was cool, everyone was a Wiccan and TV teenagers spoke like world-weary thirty-somethings. Buffy the Vampire Slayer was my show.