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How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 261 (or “Neil Gaiman, I invoke thee!”

When asked, during a library job interview, to discuss the relevance of libraries in today’s society, your response included the following quote, which you enthusiastically credited to Neil Gaiman: “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”

How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 244 (or “Kneel before Neil!”)

Your knowledge of various mythologies (Norse, Greek, etc.) primarily comes from college classes and the works of Neil Gaiman.

How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 103

Your method of dealing with rejection is to finish reading the Sandman comics by Neil Gaiman… and it actually makes you feel better about the situation.

“American Gods” to battle on the big screen

By Odin’s eye patch! Neil Gaiman’s novel American Gods, a polytheistic odyssey of Shadow and the irrepressible Mr. Wednesday, is in development to become a feature film.

Full story.

Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream…

Is it ironic that I can’t sleep so I’m reading Sandman comics instead?

The more you know… words of wisdom

Esteemed author and keeper of many sacred comic book words, Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) retweeted this Twitter posting by author, Larry Marder (@larrymarder): “The Creator isn’t his or her Book and the Book isn’t his or her Creator. No one should ever get that mixed up. But sometimes we do.”


We at Nerd Odyssey agree.