Nerd Do Well

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Random House, Oct 14, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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Zombies in North London, death cults in the West Country, the engineering deck of the Enterprise: Simon Pegg has been ploughing some bizarre furrows in recent times. Having blasted onto the small screens with his now legendary sitcom Spaced, his rise to nation's favourite son status has been mercurial, meteoric, megatronnic, but mostly just plain great.

From his childhood (and subsequently adult) obsession with Star Wars, his often passionate friendship with Nick Frost, and his forays into stand-up which began with his regular Monday morning slot in front of his 12-year-old classmates, this is a joyous tale of a homegrown superstar and a local boy made good.

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User Review  - Stefan Fergus - Goodreads

Listened to the audiobook, sadly abridged. But, a lot of fun and plenty of interesting recollections. Strangely, Nick Frost didn't feature as much as I would have expected. Think I'll have to get the full book, too. Read full review

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User Review  - HobbitFromPA - Goodreads

Another fun read. I'm a huge fan of Simon Pegg and his work. Shaun of the Dead and Spaced IMO are two of his best and they both are discussed quite a bit in the book. I thought the side story running through it was amusingly clever. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and author. Best known for his roles in Spaced, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, he also plays Scotty Star Trek.

Simon lives in London with his wife and daughter. This is his first book.

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