April 06, 2012

Geek of the Week: Meet Mason

What's your name?
Mason Miller
Ed. note: Mason's the coolest 13-year-old I know.

Where are you from?
Originally: Columbus, Ohio

What does it mean to you to be a geek/nerd?
To me, being a nerd/geek means someone who is passionate about something that they love (Also, they are often extremely handsome XD).

What are 2–5 things you're particularly passionate about?
I am passionate about:
Swimming (I know, not that nerdy.)
Video games

Why are you passionate about these things?
I am passionate about these things because they are my favorite things to do and I'm good at them.

Do you have any special or hidden talents?
My special talent is annoying people really, really fast.
Ed. note: I have a feeling one of Mason's parents had a hand in this answer.

What was your favorite book/movie/TV show/other from 2011?

What book/movie/TV show/other are you most looking forward to in 2012?
Star Trek 2
Ed. Note: Unfortunately for all of us excited about it, this movie won't be out until 2013.

Do you have a "go-to" karaoke/Rock Band song? What is it?
"Surfin' Bird"

What are three websites you like to visit every day?

Do you have a blog/website/Twitter name/etc. that you'd like to share?
@therealretweet—I have more followers than my parents combined.
Ed. note: His name comes from PVP, the online comic. Mason is the character ReTweet.

Any additional comments or thoughts?
Gibson the Wondermutt is my big sweetie.

Mason's bonus questions:

Are you thinking of working toward a nerdy career once you've finished school?
Yup. I am interested in graphic design and would like to make video games or movies.

What do your friends think about all the nerdy things you enjoy?
My friends really don't care. Some of them have played D&D with me. We all like to play video games.

Thanks, Mason, for being a Geek of the Week!

If you'd like to be a future GotW, please email me.