Owners

Bobby Bernstein

is the Owner of Nerd Much. He has written for Den of Geek, HiConsumption, and Heavy. Darkman NES was the game that got him really into gaming, and he mains Hanzo.

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Elizabeth Bernstein

Liz is a co-owner of Nerd Much. She is a feminist, nurse, freelance writer, blogger, foodie, bookworm, gamer chick, craft beer snob, coffee addict, chocoholic, Hufflepuff, sci-fi/fantasy junkie, and mom.

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Current Team

Rhys Pugatschew

Rhys found his love of gaming in Zelda and expanded to almost all genres. He will be bringing you the latest news in the industry. He has worked for ZeldaInformer and CheatCC, happily writing their opinions for all see!

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Jeff Scott

Growing up a 90's kid, Jeff found his love for gaming during Nintendo's heyday. Because of that, you could (perhaps sadly) call him a "Nintendo Fanboy" to this day. Outside of gaming, he spends time with his wife and two kids.

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Collin MacGregor

Collin is a complete film geek and the one person who actually likes playing the medic class. When he's not raiding in Destiny, making poor choices in Dark Souls, or watching Mad Max: Fury Road for the 100th time, you can find him writing for Nerd Much and Heavy.

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Emily Auten

Em is a writer and graduate student in Communications with a love for anime, video games, DDR, and the Persona/SMT series. She's also a cosplayer and enjoys hosting events and panels at conventions in her free time.

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Janet Garcia

A gamer since childhood, Janet Garcia has been chipping away at her backlog ever since. Her favorite genres are platformers, puzzle games, and simulators but in reality she spends most of her time playing FIFA tournaments in her apartment.

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Schuyler Houtsma

Schuyler is a Minnesotan millennial movie maestro who has been known to, on occasion, like a few things. You can find more of his film-related stuff at <a shoutsmamovies.com or tune into the Super Movie Studies podcast for multi-subject talk on superhero movies.

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Peter McPherson

Peter is a writer, reader, and board gamer from Upstate New York. Board game design consumes most of his time and brain, and he enjoys making his friends and family test his latest prototypes. He and his girlfriend run a book review blog at litlens.org, and he can be found on Twitter…

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Christine Petit

Christine is a doctorate level psychology student who has decided to put her degree to good use by analyzing the motivations of fictional characters in a universe full of dragons and zombies. When she isn't casually cosplaying as Daenerys Targaryen and strategizing about how to take down the Night…

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Kate Pugatschew

Kate's geek love started at a young age with Harry Potter, Pokémon, and Marvel cartoons. Some of her best childhood memories involve watching Star Trek: Voyager and Stargate SG1 with her dad. As she got older, her geekery progressed into the gaming sphere through D&D, and through video games…

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Former Contributors

Garrett Hulfish

Garrett is the guy who brings you the daily news. He also shares his weekly opinions on games, comics, movies, anime, and food. Take these opinions with a grain of salt. If you need some more salt, find him all over social media @GarrettHulfish.

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Caraline Nelson

Caraline is a gamer, writer, and artist. She loves Crash Bandicoot and Spyro. And when she is not modding Skyrim she can be found outside playing disc golf.

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Noémi Pomerleau

When it comes to nerd knowledge, Noémi is a jack of all trades, master of none. She's a gamer, a movie buff, watches an inadvisable amount of television, reads comics of all genres, and plays board games at least three times a week. Sometimes she does these things outside, just so she can remember…

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Alex Hartwig

Alex has been a nerd since a young age and is finally writing about it. Using his nerd past as fuel, Alex loves to discuss movies, video games, anime, comics, board games, and much more. He works with Garrett Hulfish on The Fishnet and annoys him on a daily basis. You can follow him and his crazy…

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Joe Portes

Joe Portes is a writer of fiction, essays, and humor.  He teaches Creative Writing at SUNY Adirondack. His short stories appear or are forthcoming in the Indianola Review, Funny in Five Hundred, Pitkin Review, and Z-Platt.

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Jordan Harrington

Jordan loves him some Destiny. He’s a recovered World of Warcraft addict looking for the next big MMO. And, pretty much, everything since WoW has failed him.

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Sierra Savage

Sierra is the resident Sims expert. You can reach her on Twitter @SierraSavage9.

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James Wolanyk

James Wolanyk is a recently-graduated freelance writer and novelist based out of Massachusetts. In his spare time, he likes to run Turing tests on his dogs and experiment with microwave-based dessert recipes.

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Marissa Phillips

Marissa Phillips is freelance writer and cosplayer who writes about geekdom and fashion on her blog. She watches a lot of anime, loves to wax nostalgic about the glory days of PS1, and is probably the only person in existence who plays fighting games for the storylines. Follow her on twitter at…

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Christina Bailey

Christina is a freelance writer with an enthusiasm for board games, LEGO, cooking, and feminism. She will go toe-to-toe with anyone who tries to say Hufflepuffs are useless — then bake them cookies! You can follow her on Twitter at @FizzyHeartsYou.

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