Nerd Do Well
Publish date: 2010-11-01
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Biography Memoir
, Pop Culture
Yeah... so, this was pretty much awesome. I really love Simon Pegg's brand of humor, and I spent a pretty large portion of this book giggling a little too loudly and a little too long. It was actually a little awkward, and there was a moment while listening to this in line at the store (needed kitty...
Simon Pegg wrote a book?! He narrates an audio version of it! I just piddled my pants!Dear review readers, please realize you are looking at a five star rating of the most gratuitous kind. Because I don't have the womb capacity to physically bear Simon Pegg's babies, giving his book an extra star or...
Maybe my expectations were too high because I enjoy Simon Pegg, but this was only ok. I didn't connect with it very well (despite growing up at the same time with some similar TV/movie experiences), timelines were hard to follow and I was disappointed with the last few chapters.
Simon Pegg writes just as I expected him to and reading this books is almost like sitting down and listening to an interview with him. It's funny, has a conversational tone, and a random hard-boiled sci-fi thing thrown in just for kicks. That said, I didn't finish it. I don't know if I'm really just...
I really wanted to like this book more because I am a huge Simon Pegg fan but ultimately I couldn't give it more than three stars. There were parts that were very funny but for me it bogged down too many times in the minutiae of "what Simon was doing in school and with whom". Also, this isn't a cr...