Episode 127 :: Nerdy Show Book Club – Ready Player One
Grab your oscillation overthruster and shove some garbage in your Mr. Fusion, ’cause we’re blasting off into 1980s obscurity! This month’s community read-along is Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One a book tailor-made for any geek nurtured in the neon womb of 80s excess and schooled on some of the greatest nerd-centric pop culture ever made. But is a book written by a nerd for nerds a good thing? Can carefully catered niche references go too far? And how does its sci-fi story stack up against its contemporaries?
Join Cap, Hex, Colin, Brandon, and Tony for another adventure into the dog-eared pages of Nerdy Show Book Club. Find out what other books we’re reading and what we think about ’em. Get in on the fun and read along with us!
Next Month’s Read-Along Book: Neuromancer by William Gibson
- Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
- Ready Player One Audiobook read by Wil Wheaton
- Willow by Wayland Drew
- The Stuff of Legend by Mike Raicht, Brian Smith, & Charles Paul Wilson III
- Cover Run: The DC Comics Art of Adam Hughes
- Neuromancer by William Gibson