How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 118 (or insert brand name here)


You are made aware of a children’s book series in which the main characters are named Coke and Pepsi McDonald.  This seems so ridiculous and corporate to you that the following annoyance-laden thought occurs:

I’ve spent years trying to come up with a book idea with which I was happy, but apparently, all I needed to do was slap two corporate labels together.  Behold!  I’ve pulled a detective character out of thin air! His name is Ebay Amazon Kindle, a South African ex-patriot who retired to Florida and solves crimes with the help of his chihuahua, Mr. Peanut.

 You then take a deep breath and move on with your day…

About nerdodyssey

A nerd among nerds.

Posted on February 16, 2012, in Books, Mind Drippings, Nerd Odyssey, Nerds and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. This reminded me of a book I read called Jennifer Government by Max Barry. I thought the book was great, but it’s been a few years so it might not be as good as I remember.

  2. Is this really a series? If so, I would like to read it. Simply for the fun of humiliating the main characters in my mind.

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