, a new how-to book by Eric Smith, coming out on December 3 from Quirk Books.We’ve gotten a chance to read the book and absorb the lessons it imparts, and while those same lessons are straightforward and admirably presented without shaming, or pigeonholing, we couldn’t help but wonder…how do they work in the field?
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). Added on December 11, 2013: Given that this short little review continues to get likes and comments, I thought I should comment further as to why I originally posted it.
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. Take some tips from Eric Smith in The Geek’s Guide to Dating.
This hilarious primer leads You keep your action figures in their original packaging.
I made him guess — and finally, he went with "nerd." And again, strangely, I was flattered.
HOW TO MAKE THE FIRST MOVE ON A NERD MAURA: I've had dudes tell me: "Guys love it when women make the first move." But in my own experience, things never seem to work out that well when I take the initiative. MATT: I've never met any male who didn't like being sought out by a lass.