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Posts Tagged ‘Nerd Do Well’

Pegg: Zombie-lover and Fanboy

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Simon Pegg has fans of his own now, but he remembers his own days as a fan, including lining up to get autographs of his favorite actors.

In Pegg’s most recent book, Nerd Do Well, Pegg shares his view of Hollywood and the movie industry, both as a fan and now as someone who works in Hollywood.


Pegg Talks Nerd Do Well And Trek Start Date

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Simon Pegg is making the rounds promoting his new autobiography and he explained why he began with his childhood memories.

Starting with his Los Angeles life would have been boring, according to Pegg. “I realized quite early on that the most interesting stuff happened before everything kicked off, because that’s the most relatable stuff to talk about,” he said.


Pegg: Worry For The Arts

Monday, October 18th, 2010

In these tough times, belts are being tightened and that includes the movie industry, both in the U.K. and in the U.S.

Pegg was not keen on one of the actions of the new government when it came to the film industry. “As soon as the coalition government got in,” he said, “the first thing they did was to start attacking the arts.”


Pegg Autobiography Launches

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Star Trek XI‘s Scotty, Simon Pegg, is now an author with the release of his new autobiography, Nerd Do Well.

Pegg originally was going to focus on his adventures in the film industry, but decided to branch out. “I sort of had the opportunity to write a book and I was going to write something to do with the films, like a production diary and fill it with pictures of the movies,” he said. “But then that kind of felt a bit boring.”