Woah, woah, woah. Back the fun bus up. Did that just say what I think it did? The guy who won 74 consecutive games of Jeopardy! and the guy who finished writing Robert Jordan’s epic Wheel of Time series shared a living space? Dude, this dorm room is holy ground. It should be consecrated as a nerd shrine. All the geek faithful must be required to make a pilgrimage to worship there.
And this isn’t even the best part of Maphead, a book where Jennings channels his childhood love of maps into an exhaustive exploration of all things geographical in our world.
Jennings is just as creative in his field research here as he was in Brainiac, and he has a genuine gift for telling stories. (more…)