Hello Friday: Fiercest Nerds on the Block [Nov. 13-19]

What an awesome week! Sami got her baby back on Days of Our Lives and Al Gore was on 30 Rock. Plus I’m in the middle of a really good book. Seriously could life be any better? HELLO FRIDAY re: FIERCE ANTICIPATION: November 13-15, in which Ryan Dixon dissed both 2012 and Cincinnati....

Hello Friday: Fiercest Nerds on the Block [November 9-12]

Wow, I’m not trying to say that I should flake more often, but this week’s numbers were WAY up. So big thanks for everybody who stopped by and chatted. Here are our Best ofs: PHILOSOPHICAL MONDAY re: Single White Nerd: A Nerd in Cougarland, in which Michael Kass near bout blinds...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block [October 9-15]

Wowzers! I’m not saying that I should have gotten my act together and blogged about Interracial Relationships a long time ago, but we did have our best week since I liveblogged my labor and delivery back in June. Go here to check out this week’s topic in our Month of Minefields...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block [Oct. 2-8]

Is it just me or was this a really crazy week at (1-year) ole Fierce and Nerdy. We had placenta bears, religion, and cemeteries and it ain’t even Halloween yet! But here are the best of the best comments from the week. HELLO FRIDAY re: Guess the Random Lyric [Friday], in which guest...

Hello Friday: Fiercest Nerds on the Block Sept. 14 – Oct. 1

Well, you might have noticed a change in my mood (picture) and yes, that means that I’ve finally finished my big HarperCollins rewrite. I could not be happier about this, and I’m super-excited to get back to the second novel, even if I’m not sure it will sell, since...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block [Sept. 18-24]

Good Gawd, mama’s tired. Miss Betty is calling herself trying to cut a tooth, and she has been letting us know that she’s not happy about this situation at various times in the morning for like two nights now. Not cool, man. Not cool. But at least the comments did us right this...

Hello Friday: Fiercest Nerds on the Block [Sept. 11-17]

So Patrick Swayze died this week and the new Jay Leno show started and Kanye West dissed Taylor Swift, therefore guaranteeing that he will continue to get invited to the VMA’s b/c he is act-a-fool ratings gold a great performer. We also had some awesome comments and quotes. Check...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block [Sept. 4 - 10]

Whatta week! We celebrated our 1-year blogoversary and as it turns out it now takes me more than a week to clean up real good for a big event, like this weekend’s Technical Emmys. But enough about that, let’s get into the best comments of the week: HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce...

Hello Friday: Fiercest Nerds on the Block August 13-20

Whatta week, and is it me or has this summer going by incredibly fast? How is it almost Fall already? Anywho, I’m a little too exhausted today to think up a good transition, so I’ll just say, here are the best comments of the week: HELLO FRIDAY re: FIERCE ANTICIPATION: August...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Blocks July 23-30

Just what is in Sauce Americaine and how should one properly spell “yay?” We’ve learned a lot this week at good ole Fierce and Nerdy. Check it out: HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce Anticipation: July 24-26, in which Ryan Dixon told us the worst guinea pig story in the history of...

Hello Friday: Fiercest Nerds on the Block July 17-23

Hey guys! Whatta a week. And of course the comments were wonderful as usual. Check out our best of… HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce OR Nerdy: Aliens vs. Ghosts, in which slpc asked us to compare the scariness and sexiness of ghosts and aliens. JessicaH: Not so scared of ghosts – not so...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block July 3-9

Hey Darlings, Bad dates + Vicodin + Secret Foods = a great first week back with comments to match. Check out our best of below: HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce OR Nerdy: America vs. USA in which slpc asked us to choose between “America (the Beautiful)” and “Proud to be an...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block: June 26th – July ...

Cars for Hamsters, Jack v. Jill Jock Stats, Fame, and a Traveling Geek Show! That’s a pretty nerdy sampling of the week. And here’s more: HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce OR Nerdy, in which slpc asked us to choose between Up and Down or Around… Justin_Time: Teacups = Upchucks. Give...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block: June 19-25

It’s been an epic week to be a guest editor: Star Wars, LOTR, 4th of July Embarrassments, and Baby Betty was born! A truly momentous week for FaN. HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce OR Nerdy, in which slpc asked us to choose between Cupcakes and Brownies. AlysiaNichole: In my opinion, blondies are...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block: May 29-June 4

Chinese English-speakers! North Korea! Pregnant Fish! And that’s just the stuff that didn’t make our “best of” comments. What a crazy week… HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce OR Nerdy, in which slpc asked us to choose between movie soldiers and movie dinosaurs. (Thought)...

Hello, Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block May 22 – May 28

TGIF. I don’t know about you, but this week has been super-exhausting. Lots of work, lots of worry, and lots of sadness about the court’s decision not to overturn Prop 8. But at least we had great comments to keep us warm at night. HELLO FRIDAY Photo by Ariel Boston re: Fierce...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds On The Block May 15-22

Photo by Rick Audet Happy Memorial Day Weekend, guys! Before we get into the best comments of the week, friendly reminder to enter your date and time in the Baby Betty Pool. Betty won’t guess her birth date and time by herself, now will she? She needs suggestions. HELLO FRIDAY re:...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds On The Block (May 8-15)

Whatta week, whatta week! Spock, Rats, Responsible Procreation — you know, there’s an app for that… HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce OR Nerdy, in which slpc asked you to choose between Fierce (Wolverine) or Nerdy (Spock). cybele: I’m not sure how I feel about sci-fi...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block April 23-30

Hey guys! Make sure to stop in next week when one, possibly two HUGE announcements will be made re: your dedicated FaN editor. Oh, and if you haven’t weighed in on which photo I should get made into Michel Gondry sketch, please do so here, as I’m going by your results and sending...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block: April 17 – April ...

So NEXT week, I’m doing another series, which will hopefully be fun. So far we’ve done Money and Kids, and the topic that will be dissected within an inch of it’s life next week is … Modern Love. The novel I’m working on right now is somewhat centered around...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block – April 9 – ...

I think this week’s FNotB comments can best be described as gross, metaphorical, hypothetical helpful and informative. HELLO FRIDAY re: Procrastinate on This!, in which we directed you to a post about two sisters not only eating placenta, but converting into a panini placenta sandwich...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block April 3 – 10

Wow, what a great week in comments! Sandwich-stealing thespians, awful couple pet names, and I suspect that one of our writers is actually in league with Tyson Anytizers. Investigation pending… HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce Anticipation: April 3-5, in which Ryan Dixon extolled the many...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block – March 27-April 3

Unemployment benefits, lipstick for little girls, and an April Fools Day PSA — it’s been quite a week here at Fierce and Nerdy. HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce Anticipation: March 27-29, in which Ryan Dixon hailed Duplicity as a great film that you all ought to see. Apparently, laura t...

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block (March 13-19)

This week we found out that FaN commentators are in hate with three things: mixed messages, AIG, and Baby Bangs. HELLO FRIDAY re: Fierce Anticipation, in which Ryan Dixon says that the Pittsburgh Pirates suck and basically backs it up with their record, which is so bad, they are literally...

Hello Friday: Milan Stitt and The Fiercest Nerds On The Block

My two favorite moments with Milan Stitt, the head of the CMU Dramatic Writing Program: Milan: Is you’re favorite color orange? Me: Yes. Milan: That’s what I thought. A woman’s favorite color is always what looks best on her. Mine is blue. Then he winked. Milan winked a lot....

Hello Friday: The Fiercest Nerds on the Block

Hey Guys! Thanks so much for your awesome responses to my Raising series. As you’ve probably sussed out by now, I kind of excel at worrying, but here’s the good news: when I’m feeling uncertain about raising biracial kids, intelligent girl(s) and confident chidren, I can...

The Fiercest Nerds on the Block: Week of February 23-26

Hey guys, as promised,  a new “Best Of” comments feature after the jump.  Let me know if you like it, b/c it takes a little while to put together, so if you guys don’t love it, I’m dumping it. Just keepin’ it real … lazy. As you’ll see, I tend to have...