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Drew Dixon

Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Human Capital in Darkest Dungeon

Our Chief Content Nerd Drew Dixon reflects on what Darkest Dungeon can tell us about exploitation and what it is that drives us to use other people for our own ends.

John Gibson of Maneater on the First Ever Shark RPG and the Cost of Revenge

Drew Dixon talks with CEO John Gibson of Tripwire Interactive about the first ever Shark RPG, Maneater.

Longing for Transcendence in Virtual Worlds

The wonder of the natural world and our longing for transcendence in fixed systems like 'Minecraft' and 'Proteus'.

Tis the Season to Partner with Love Thy Nerd

In light of Giving Tuesday we are reflecting on what we've done this year and asking for your help.

Tales from Gen Con

Our outreach team and convention friends share some of their favorite stories from Gen Con 2019, "the best four days in gaming."

DayZ: It’s All Gonna Break

Drew Dixon dived head-first into DayZ and found himself wanting to come up for air.

Play Games, Nerd Out, and Learn to Love Nerds Better at LTN Con

One of my favorite parts of working for Love Thy Nerd is the opportunity it affords me to chat with people outside the church. Don’t get me wrong, I love church people. I am one, after all. But living in the Bible Belt and working in Christian ministry, I just wouldn’t normally bump elbows with […]

Superheroes are Not Enough: An Interview with Dr. Rachel Kowert on Pragmatic Princess

Dr. Rachel Kowert shares why kids, particiularly girls, need to supplment their superhero stories with stories about normal kids solving real problems.

The Idealistic World of Video Game Pacifists

Can playing video games as a pacifist character deepen our experience of those games? Our Chief Content Nerd Drew Dixon takes a look at two gamers' experiences.

I Wish I Could Talk about The Last Jedi

It's ok to love or hate The Last Jedi, but the campaign to convince those who feel differently than we do needs to stop.