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"Nerds. Once a tortured subrace of humans condemned to hiding in dark corners from the brutal hand of social torment... now, captains of industry!" - Chris Hardwick

This is a book club for those of you who are interested in the kind of books that explore all of the great themes of science fiction, fantasy and horror -- like what, exactly, happens to the bourgeoisie in a zombie apocalypse (hint: they taste just like everyone else). We'll read everything from your bog standard literary novel to graphic novels, and maybe the occasional non-fiction nerd memoir (or "nermoir").

Our monthly meetings consist of 30 minutes of introductions, followed by a guided 1 hour group book discussion. Members are free to hang out after the discussion, and, you know, be all social and stuff.

Once or twice a month, we will also attend movie screenings and other nerdtastic events in and around OC and LA. If you have any event suggestions, let one of the organizers know!

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  • January 29 · 7:30 PM

    Season 4 Premiere: Feed by Mira Grant

    12 nerds | 4.00 | 4 Photos

    "Feed is the first book in the Newsflesh series of science fiction/horror novels written by Seanan McGuire under the pen name Mira Grant and published by Orbit Books in... Learn more
  • January 9 · 9:00 AM

    Hobby Day

    6 nerds

    St. Crispin's Irregulars - Hobby Day “Everyone should set aside one day a month to just hang out with their friends.” Whatever your hobby is, wouldn't it be more fun to... Learn more
  • Dec 31, 2015 · 11:00 AM

    New Years' Eve (Afternoon) Gathering

    6 nerds

    After two great meetups on Halloween and Thanksgiving Black Friday, we’ve decided to end the year with another on New Year’s Eve. Once again The Real Time Lords of... Learn more
  • Dec 5, 2015 · 7:00 PM


    3 nerds

    The monthly live recording of the popular podcast! “SPONTANEANATION WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS is a completely improvised show, from monologue to interview to narrative... Learn more
  • Dec 4, 2015 · 11:00 PM

    The Room

    2 nerds | 1 Photo

    Join me for a trip to Westwood to see The Room on FRIDAY, DEC 4th at the Landmark Regency, 1045 Broxton Avenue between Weyburn & Kinross, Westwood (310)[masked] Per... Learn more
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