Writing with honesty and disarming humanity, wil touches on the frustrations associated with his acting career, his inability to distance himself from Ensign Crusher in the public's eyes, the launch of his incredibly successful web site, wilwheaton. Net, and the joy he's found in writing. Despite early stardom through his childhood role in the motion picture "Stand By Me", purpose, Wil left Hollywood in pursuit of happiness, and growing up on television as Wesley Crusher on "Star Trek: The Next Generation", and a viable means of paying the bills.
Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise - . O reilly Media. You'll understand the rigors, or, ironically, and joys, of Wil's rediscovering of himself, as he comes to terms with what it means to be famous, famous for once having been famous. Wil wheaton has never been one to take the conventional path to success. Through all of this, wil shares the ups and downs he encountered along the journey, along with the support and love he discovered from his friends and family.
The stories in just a geek include:wil's plunge from teen star to struggling actordiscovering the joys of html, blogger, author and bloggerGut-wrenching reactions to the 9-11 disasterMoving tales of Wil's relationships with his wife, and extended familyThe transition from a B-list actor to an A-list authorWil Wheaton--celebrity, and Wil Wheaton, Linux, blogging, Starfleet ensign, step-children, and web designThe struggle between Wesley Crusher, and geek--writes for the geek in all of us.
Dancing BarefootO'Reilly Media - Based on pieces first published in Wil's hugely popular blog, www. Wilwheaton. Net, the stories in dancing Barefoot chronicle a teen TV star's journey to maturity and self-acceptance. With a true geek's unflinching honesty, Wil examines life, love, the web, and the absurdities of Hollywood in these compelling autobiographical narratives.
. In the process of uncovering his true geeky self, Wil Wheaton speaks to the inner geek in all of us. The stories:houses in motion - Memories fill the emptiness left within a childhood home, and saying goodbye brings them to life. Ready or not here i come - a game of hide-n-seek with the kids works as a time machine, taking Wil on a tour of the hiding and seeking of years gone by.
Dancing Barefoot - Inferno - two 15-year-olds pass in the night leaving behind pleasant memories and a perfumed Car Wars Deluxe Edition Box Set. We close our eyes - A few beautiful moments spent dancing in the rain. The saga of spongebob vegaspants - A story of love, hate, laughter and the acceptance of all things Trek. If you've ever fallen in love, wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a Star Trek convention, or thought hard about the meaning of life, you'll find a kindred soul in the pages of Dancing Barefoot.
Far from the usual celebrity tell-all, Dancing Barefoot is a vivid account of one man's version of that universal story, the search for self. Wil wheaton--blogger, geek, and star trek: the next Generation's Wesley Crusher--gives us five short-but-true tales of life in the so-called Space Age in Dancing Barefoot.
You're Never Weird on the Internet Almost: A MemoirGallery Books - Felicia’s rags-to-riches rise to Internet fame launched her career as one of the most influential creators in new media. But if it hadn’t been for her strange background—the awkwardness continued when she started college at sixteen, with Mom driving her to campus every day—she might never have had the naïve confidence to forge her own path.
The instant new york times bestseller from “queen of the geeks” Felicia Day, You’re Never Weird on the Internet Almost is a “relentlessly funny and surprisingly inspirational” Forbes. Com memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet stardom, and embracing her weirdness to find her place in the world.
When felicia day was a girl, all she wanted was to connect with other kids desperately. The internet was in its infancy and she became an early adopter at every stage of its growth—finding joy and unlikely friendships in the emerging digital world. Her relative isolation meant that she could pursue passions like gaming, calculus, and 1930’s detective novels without shame.
You're Never Weird on the Internet Almost: A Memoir - . Ever candid, she opens up about the rough patches along the way, severe anxiety, a full-blown gaming addiction, recounting battles with writer’s block, and depression—and how she reinvented herself when overachieving became overwhelming. Or when she tired of being typecast as the crazy cat-lady secretary and decided to create her own web series before people in show business understood that online video could be more than just cats chasing laser pointers.
Because she had no idea how “uncool” she really was.
The Happiest Days of Our LivesMonolith Press - Readers of wil wheatonâ€TMs website know that he is a masterful teller of elegant stories about his life. Building on the critical success of dancing Barefoot and Just A Geek, he has collected more of his own favorite stories in his third book, The Happiest Days of Our Lives. These are the stories wil loves to tell, because they are the closest to his heart: stories about being a huge geek, passing his geeky hobbies and values along to his own children, and vividly painting what it meant to grow up in the '70s and come of age in the '80s as part of the video game/D&D/BBS/Star Wars figures generation Touchstone Books.
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Memories of the Future, Vol. 1Monolith Press - Used book in Good Condition. From encounter at farpoint to datalore, relive the first half of star trek: The Next Generation's unintentionally hilarious first season through the eyes, ears and memories of cast member and fan Wil Wheaton Wesley Crusher as he shares his unique perspective in the episode guide you didn't even know you were dying to read.
Enjoy snarky episode recaps! expand your technobabble vocabulary! AMUSE your friends with quotable dialog! BOLDLY go behind the scenes! Touchstone Books.
The Guild Library Edition Volume 1Dark Horse Books - Dark Horse Books. As she gathers friends in-game, she gains confidence to confront all the problems in her real life. Touchstone Books. Especially gamers. Used book in Good Condition. Set before the web series begins, these stories follow lonely violinist Cyd Sherman trying to navigate a frustrating personal life as she stumbles on an online MMO called "The Game".
Felicia day, crew producer kim evey and director sean becker, brings her original webisodic-sensation to comics with the help of The Guild cast most of 'em!, author of You're Never Weird on the Internet Almost, and an amazing group of artists. With, ahem, varying results. The guild is a pioneer among web series, referred to by Rolling Stone as "one of the net's best serial shows.
The Guild Library Edition Volume 1 - Heartwarming and hilarious, this is a comic origin story that brings an award-winning world to life in a unique way that will delight geeks of all ages.