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I feel like I was hit by all of geek culture at once while I was growing up in the '70s and '80s. Saturday morning cartoons like 'Star Blazers' and 'Robotech.' Live action Japanese shows like 'Ultraman' and 'The Space Giants.' ---->>>

I have to avoid things like 'World of Warcraft' or 'Minecraft', otherwise I'd never get any work done. ---->>>

I noticed in the late 1990s that my friends and I were already nostalgic for the 1980s, and by the turn of the century, VH1's 'I Love the '80s' gave all of us an accelerated nostalgia for our generation. ---->>>

I've wanted to own a DeLorean since I was 10 years old, but it always seemed like a silly daydream. Like owning the 'A-Team' van or something. ---->>>

I spent most of my childhood welded to my Atari 2600, until I got my first computer, a TRS-80. ---->>>

Before I became a full-time writer, I worked in tech support in those giant cubicle farms you see. I was surrounded by people who played video games all the time - sometimes actually in the call centers, playing online multiplayer games. I saw friends of mine who began to feel that going online was more compelling to them than real life. ---->>>

I don't know if the '80s were unique, but we certainly got original, groundbreaking stuff at the time with movies like 'Back to the Future' and 'Star Wars' - movies that became classics. ---->>>

I notice when I'm at a party where I don't know anybody - even if I have nothing in common with somebody - we can still talk because we were raised by the same TV and cartoons and movies. ---->>>

My favorite video game of all time is called 'Black Tiger'. It's a Capcom Dungeons and Dragons game from 1987. I have the actual arcade version sitting in my office. ---->>>

Once the people of planet Earth are all hanging out together online in a virtual world without any borders, I think it could change social networking, entertainment and even politics. ---->>>

I think it's a bit silly to brand the Internet as the 'downfall of youth.' ---->>>

I was 7 years old when the '80s began and 17 years old when they ended, so it was an incredibly formative decade for me. ---->>>

I'm incredibly nostalgic for the '80s, because I think that's when Geek Culture really kicked in to high gear. ---->>>

I've never really collected anything other than old Atari cartridges. I only had, like, 12 Atari games as a kid, so at some point in my 20s I decided I was going to own all of them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 1972
Birthplace: Ashland, Ohio
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Occupation: Novelist

Ernest Christy Cline (born March 29, 1972) is an American novelist, spoken-word artist, and screenwriter. He is mostly famous for his novels Ready Player One and Armada; he also co-wrote the screenplay of Ready Player One's upcoming film adaptation by Steven Spielberg.(wikipedia)