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The Greatest Depictions of Real Life Geeks On Film

By Vadim Newquist Aug 21, 2013

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Stephen Hawking in A Brief History of Time

Loosely based on astrophysicist Stephen Hawking's bestseller of the same name, this documentary directed by Errol MorrisĀ uses the book as a launching point to discuss Hawking's key innovations and ideas. Along the way, it interviews both Hawking and many friends and colleagues of the physically challenged genius and ultimately offers a stunning example of how our minds can free us of the most daunting confines.

Tags: science, slideshows, geeks, films

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About the Author
Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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