Friday, September 19, 2014

And if you have no longsword handy...

Man stabbed with spear while robbing medieval weapons enthusiast. (That's actually the headline from BoingBoing. Check out the comments there and marvel at the rabbit hole of SCA vs. LARP vs. general mayhem enthusiasts. "What I don't understand is why you think any of that deserves to be mocked, or why you associate weapons enthusiasts with...absurd negative stereotypes....")

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Reality Bites

The NYT has an interesting story on the demise of the documentary on the demise of Dungeons & Dragons.

Also, longsword fighting.

Neither of these things is as nerdy as my wife asserts they are. That is all.