An Honest Liar

I finally saw the documentary, An Honest Liar, about James “The Amazing” Randi over the weekend. I was at The Amazing Meet!ng (TAM!) in Las Vegas last July, when the movie first debuted, but I didn’t get a ticket. About a year before that I enthusiastically contributed to the Kickstarter campaign to help get the movie funded.

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A Sea of Nerds


I’d just arrived at the Del Mar Lounge in the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Some jackass with a buzzed haircut and “bro” sunglasses affixed to the back of his head was standing in the bar screaming into his cell phone.

“I’m surrounded by NERDS!!” he shouted as he went into a Chris Farley-esque, high-school-gym-coach-style quarter squat with one hand resting on his knee to exaggerate his bemused disbelief before shouting back into his phone, “NERRRRRDDDDDDDSS!!”

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