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7 Nerdy Power Couples Who Give Us Hope

By Brandon Specktor May 7, 2012

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Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer

Neil is: An awesome fiction storyteller who gave the world American Gods, The Sandman graphic novels, and Coraline, to name a few of the billions. He's often seen in black, or routing underground/parallel dimensions with various (good-natured) demon sidekicks. Amanda is: A spooky, kooky singer/songrwiter, formerly half of the Dresden Dolls, now just kookin'/spookin' on her own time. Rockin' a bodice, strumming a ukulele and slamming a mean ragtime piano, Amanda proves she is an obsessive student of the past ready for the post-apocalyptic future. What they teach us: Weird artist love inspires the best weird art
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Brandon Specktor

For 22 years, Brandon was a fat kid living in Tucson, AZ, which gave him lots and lots of time to write. He now works at a magazine in New York City, but still loves writing almost as much as he loves muffins.

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