@lovethynerd
Love Thy Nerd
Love Nerds + Engage Culture + Build Community

Articles

Reflections from Fan Expo Denver 2021

In a year of reconnecting, Fan Expo Denver delivered a joyful in-person experience.

Nerdy Things We’re Grateful For in 2021

As we enter the holiday season, Love Thy Nerd writers reflect on the nerdy things they're grateful for in 2021.

One Piece at 1000: Finding Freedom in a Straw Hat

Writer Steven Dobek reflects on One Piece's resounding theme that we can feel more alive and free when we commit to and serve other people.

20 Years of Determination in the Halo Saga

What makes Master Chief a beloved hero? Writer Matthew Birdzell believes it's his undying commitment to save humanity, no matter the cost.

Why I Love Mobile Games

Mobile games are legitimate games, and often are the pathway many people take to broadening their videogame horizons.

The Tragedies of Oppression in Star Wars: Visions – Lop and Ocho

Oppressive powers reign throughout Star Wars. Lop and Ochō shows viewers how this can impact people with the westernization of Japan in mind.

The Joy in Metroid Dread

The community response to Metroid Dread gives Adam old-school feels

Obsession in Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft learns that when a drive becomes an obsession, it can distract us from what's really important in our lives.

Trusting the Force and Each Other in Star Wars: The Rising Storm

The Jedi in Star Wars: The Rising Storm are stronger when they are open and honest with each other. Shouldn't we do the same?

Shang-Chi and the Reality of the Blood Debt

Our decisions and actions always influence the people around us. Shang-Chi learns a powerful lesson about this influence from his father Wenwu.