Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Teaser Tuesday: The Geek's Guide to Dating by Eric Smith

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Bloggers choose two
sentences out of our current read to peak others' curiosity.

The Geek's Guide to Dating by Eric Smith     

You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your bedsheets are officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. What’s a geek to do? Take some tips from Eric Smith in The Geek’s Guide to Dating. This hilarious primer leads geeks of all ages through the perils and pitfalls of meeting women, going on dates, getting serious, breaking up, and establishing a successful lifelong relationship (hint: it’s time to invest in new bedsheets). Full of whimsical 8-bit illustrations, The Geek’s Guide to Dating will teach fanboys everywhere to love long and prosper.


Finding someone to date shouldn't be like trying to party up in an MMORPG: running around repeatedly spamming chat channels for a group, and anxiously seeking a random encounter. (Random, casual encounters are for Craigslist. This isn't that kind of book.) No, seeking out Player Two is more like an old-school RPG: a gradual progression a that, with the right walkthrough, becomes much, much easier.


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