Wil Wheaton is the kind of guy that makes you want to be a better person. Wheaton's Law is followed by all his fans, and when the Humble Ebook Bundle was up for sale I jumped at the chance to grab it. Just A Geek is a very honest book, and while a lot of time has passed since its release, it was great to read about Wil's struggle finding his own way of life. I have to admit that when I first watched TNG I hated Wesley Crusher. In fact, I hated all kids who were able to be on scifi shows while I wasn't. Since then I have done a couple of rewatches of all Star Trek shows, and being an adult now myself, my hate for the character Wesley somehow got lost along the way. Granted, I'm not even an actor, and far from being even a mediocre writer, but I love scifi with a passion. This book has driven home the point that actors are human beings too which is easy to forget when you see them in movies or tv-shows, associating your own feelings with the character they are portraying rather than acknowlediging their ability to play someone entirely different. I watched Stand By Me many times because River Phoenix was the first actor I actually had a real crush on - okay, Dirk Benedict as Starbuck was my real first crush, but River was the first closer to my own age. I even remember how devastated I was when he ODed and died. And how I blamed Keanu Reeves of all people for his death because of stupid rumours circling around saying that he had hooked up River with the cocktail that eventually killed him. It's a good thing I've grown up a lot since then. I remember that many many years ago, before the publication of Just A Geek, I sat at my computer wondering what the hell had become of Wesley Crusher. So I looked him up and found his blog, and I have been following his blog on and off since then. Nowadays, with Twitter, Facebook & Co. it's much easier to keep up with what people are doing, and I am very happy to see that Wil has turned things around for himself. I loved him in The Guilt, Eureka, and as Evil Wil Wheaaattttoonnnn in Big Bang Theory. He seems to be a very down to earth guy, a decent human being, and frankly, the world needs more of such individuals. So, don't be a dick, and read Just A Geek. Thanks, Wil, you're awesome.