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It's All Geek to Me

2007

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ostensibly about the movie 300 and how it's apparently sci-fi and thus attracts lots of geeks. not really sure of the point of this one

Stephenson, N. (2012). It's All Geek to Me. In Stephenson, N. Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing. William Morrow, pp. 58-61

(noun) a heavily armed infantry soldier of ancient Greece

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Only a few of them were dressed as Greek hoplites.

At a showing of the movie 300

—p.58 by Neal Stephenson
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7 years, 1 month ago

Only a few of them were dressed as Greek hoplites.

At a showing of the movie 300

—p.58 by Neal Stephenson
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7 years, 1 month ago

fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece; the subject of the movie 300

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Thermopylae is a wedge issue

on how progressives tend to not like the movie 300

—p.59 by Neal Stephenson
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7 years, 1 month ago

Thermopylae is a wedge issue

on how progressives tend to not like the movie 300

—p.59 by Neal Stephenson
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7 years, 1 month ago