Nerd Do WellBook - 2010
Zombies in North London, death cults in the West Country, the engineering deck of the Enterprise: actor, comedian, writer and self proclaimed super geek Simon Pegg has been ploughing some bizarre furrows in recent times. Having blasted onto the small screen in the gut-busting and now legendary sitcom Spaced, his enduring appeal and rise to nation's favourite son status has been mercurial, meteoric, megatronic, but mostly just plain great.
From his childhood (and subsequently adult) obsession with science fiction, his enduring friendship with Nick Frost, and his forays into stand-up comedy which began with his regular Monday morning slot in front of his 12-year-old classmates Simon has always had a severe and dangerous case of the funnies.
So, sit back, relax, and let Simon Pegg and his faithful robotic butler Canterbury take you on a spectacular journey of self discovery. (Or, take this book to school and swap it for something cooler ...)
Dotted with a cast of memorable characters that have helped shape the life and career of a complex, dynamic and unstoppable man, Nerd Do Well is the joyous tale of a home-grown superstar and a local boy made good.