Eric Perez

Have a topic suggestion? Email me at eric.perez@geeksundergrace.com and I'll potentially cover it! | Other projects I do include producing fitness videos, directing a web show, and hosting two podcasts.

7 Ways Hermione’s Geekery Made Her One of the Most Important Characters in Harry Potter

By Eric Perez / September 21, 2016 /

As a community of geeks, most of us have come across the negative view that the label “geek” often comes with. In fact, the Merriam Webster dictionary defines a geek as: “A person who is socially awkward and unpopular : a usually intelligent person who does not fit in with other people”. Urban dictionary’s humorous definition is a…

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Zuko and the Prodigal Son

By Eric Perez / September 18, 2016 /

Avatar: The Last Airbender has become one of the most adored animated series. Its popularity has revived hope for American animation in mainstream television (specifically Nickelodeon), so much so that Avatar was later adapted into a live-action feature film and given a sequel series, The Legend of Korra, by Nickelodeon. The storytelling of Avatar is so complex…

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One Punch with Purpose

By Eric Perez / August 16, 2016 /

There’s many reasons why people love the new hit anime One Punch Man. Whether it be the concept of the main character, Saitama, being able to destroy any enemy with one punch, the way the show pokes fun at typical anime stereotypes, the humorous dynamics between all of the characters (especially Saitama and his self-proclaimed disciple, Genos), or…

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Love & Peace: It’s That Simple

By Eric Perez / August 2, 2016 /

“Love and peace!” yells Vash as he holds up two fingers, signifying the peace sign. These are the two words that Vash the Stampede, the main character of Trigun, bases all of his actions on. You would think that being an advocate of life, while at the same time being an expert gunman who has…

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