Simon Pegg on Growing Up As A Nerd

October 2, 2011

Celebrated writer, director and actor Simon Pegg talks to Steve Paulson about his love of "Star Wars" and how it fired up his imagination and his career.  Pegg is the author of "Nerd Do Well: A Small Boy's Journey to Becoming A Big Kid."



I understand the premise, but what isn't nostalgic? Name anything that doesn't rely on something from the past.(all of Christianity so much that our year 2011 would not exist w/out nostalgia. Outside of the novel & movie "Being There" - I'm not sure I want to live in a world where everyone just lives in the present. Bob Dylan lived in the past. Milton lived in the past. Our Constitution is a living document "from the past" - so anyway, it goes on & on blah blah blah . . .