Hello there! We at the Nerd Watch are very tiny site that hopefully you enjoy. In part because we’re super tiny, Net Neutrality is important to us! We’re a local-interest community organization that cannot possibly exist if the internet becomes a place where you pay monopolies in order to be accessible to other people. Because […]Read More Protect Net Neutrality – July 12th Day of Action
Do you yearn for the nostalgic comforts of the once if not proud exactly than definitely extant record-shop? Do you not live in Northampton, near Turn It Up? Then your only recourse is to play the brand-new RPG from Make Big Things: Damn the Man, Save the Music! In their words: Damn the Man started […]Read More Local RPG Kickstarter: Damn the Man, Save the Music! by Make Big Things
Hello! This one kind of got by us, but we feel like it’s important to let you know that if you need something to do tonight you could do worse than playing board games and donating to a charity that helps treat Pediatric AIDS! Sign up here! From the description: Come out and play with […]Read More Game Night For Grownups Tonight at 7PM!
Local Creator Anna Leue and excellent artist Ron Joseph have just launched a short Kickstarter campaign to get a print run of the excellent-looking Western comic The Other Son. Art looks neat, story seems like a classic Western Tale, and the printing issues have apparently already been ironed out. All that’s left is to actually […]Read More Check out The Other Son – A Comic Kickstarter from Local Creator Anna Leue!
This is just a small thing but hey whatever it is neat and we feel like sharing the fact that we were in the Valley Advocate, Local Paper Of Note And Fellow Valley Prefixer! Just a teensy blurb in their annual Halos and Horns, but it was very much appreciated. It always makes us happy […]Read More Valley Nerd Watch is Officially A Pretty Nice Site says Valley Advocate
We need to draw your attention to the wonderful Worlds Without Master, the magazine curated by the excellent Local Creator Epidiah Ravachol! Because it’s Epimas Eve! Tomorrow is Epimas, the holiday we all celebrate and understand implicitly! In order to celebrate Epimas, Epidiah put a bunch of awesome games and stories and comics on sale […]Read More It’s Epimas Eve!
Just a quick update to the week’s events! The Odyssey is having an evening to celebrate Palestinian and Syrian food! Publisher Interlink Book’s founder Michel S. Moushabeck will give a short presentation about the current situation in both countries. Odyssey will be highlighting the new cookbooks Palestine on a Plate: Memoires from My Mother’s Kitchen by […]Read More Cookbooks for Causes at Odyssey Bookshop This Thursday
Hey this is a thing we did a while back and it was a ton of fun and really useful for a bunch of folks. Now, they’ve changed the setup somewhat, but it seems equally fun and useful. Instead of doing a traditional kind of freewheeling hackathon, they’re going to work with a single organization […]Read More Hack for Western MA!
Just a quick note since this came up in one of our many feeds this week: You can grab neat shirts from a local creator who does good work! The first one is Roy Batty’s body/soul, which is a really cool design that super captures his “frigging intensely distressing eyeballs“. Then you can also grab […]Read More Shirts for your Body from Local Creator Joshua AC Newman