Nerd At The Cool Table


Dr Boyce Watkins: The 5 things I hate about being a black entrepreneur

Let’s be clear: The creation and development of black-owned businesses is the single most important issue in the African American community today. Holding marches, voting for the right politician and sharing a lunch counter with white people isn’t going to give us true power in a capitalist society. We’re only going to be able to get ahead by creating our ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

It’s 20 degrees out.. why would I be listening to Dom Kennedy — Don Harv Targaryen (@_harvpierre) December 18, 2016 you really gotta watch how people “joke” with you. people throw hella hate and jealousy on the low and cover it up w a laugh. — Hovain (@Hovain) December 17, 2016 its state property presents chain gang vol one weather ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 15)

Rebounded on the picks last week and had a respectable 8-7 showing… Told ya’ll I’d bounce back. Ima get somebody paid this week. The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record sitting at 82-74… As always… Drop that dub on #StoneColdLocks N@CT NFL Week 15 picks…. * DENOTES HOME TEAM COWBOYS* (-7½) Vs BUCCANEERS             Don’t sleep on the Bucs this week. ... Read More »

3 Reasons Why Modern Relationships Are Falling Apart

*Via HigherPerspective.Com* Almost all of us have had our hearts broken at one point or another, and well, there’s not much else to say other than that it sucks. But, we cannot deny that learning how to handle breakups is a normal part of life. Within each failed relationship is a lesson to be learned. And if can learn that ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 14)

Damn hard to believe the playoffs almost here… Got caught slippin on the picks last week and had a 5-9 showing… History has shown that I’ve always come through after a bad week though; so f!k with me.. The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record sitting at 74-67… Drop that dub on #StoneColdLocks this week though N@CT NFL Week 14 picks…. ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 13)

Just let me cook folks. Dropped the picks and caught all kinds of slander last week but that 10-3 showing quieted all of that LOL… The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record sitting at 69-58… I.DO.THIS.SH!T…. Do yourself a favor and drop a dub on #StoneColdLocks this week N@CT NFL Week 13 picks…. * DENOTES HOME TEAM BRONCOS (-5½) Vs JAGUARS* ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 12)

I know I dished out garbage picks in week 10 with that 4-8 showing… Have faith though… The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record sitting at 59-55… I got four more weeks to get you paid…. Don’t jump ship just yet…. Drop a dub on #StoneColdLocks this week. N@CT NFL Week 12 picks…. * DENOTES HOME TEAM   CHARGERS (-2½) Vs ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

We all are the old Gucci mane tryna get to the new Gucci Mane — Nerd Nash (@NerdAtCoolTable) November 24, 2016 Your life will sort itself out, as long as you keep working on what you believe in — Yoko Ono (@yokoono) November 23, 2016 I got 3 personalities. Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. — YOUNG JESUS CHRIST (@Bagstheboss) November 22, ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 10)

I know I dished out garbage picks last week with that 4-8 showing… Have faith though… The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record sitting at 59-55… I got six more weeks to get you paid…. Don’t jump ship just yet…. Black Friday coming and I know you wanna cop that husky 19 inch… 720p VIZIO… Let’s Goooo N@CT NFL Week 10 ... Read More »

Nightmares From The Night Shift: @Five5InSocks

First off let me say that I did not choose this shift. Wouldn’t have chosen it if given an option. But I guess my bills made me take it. Humans are not nocturnal. We’re not made for this. Between 2am-5am, it’s hilarious to walk around the room and see people. They legit look like zombies. Laughing to themselves. Playing catch. Weird ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 9)

The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record is currently sitting at 53-47… I f!king snapped in week 8 to get the record up over .500.. Went 10-3-0 on the N@CT NFL picks last week. Things didn’t go as planned with the late games but I hit every single one of the early games. You prolly doubted me last week… Don’t make ... Read More »

Why Introverts Are Prone to Sadness and Ruin

*Via CharlieManson for TheColi.Com* To the fellow introvert brehs…(not the socially awkward motherfukkers that can’t operate social mores…I mean introverts) You have to understand something about being an introvert…it’s not just about how you respond to people, but it’s also has to do with motivation. You are internally motivated. Extroverts are externally motivated. You as an introvert wanna take your ... Read More »

Ask Backwood Ron

About eight months ago, I got back with my ex after he had broken my heart. I thought he’d changed and that our relationship as a result would be better. About a month ago, we ended things. He blocked me via text, deleted me off of Facebook and Snap (gasp). I found out he was seeing a girl that he ... Read More »

16 Habits You Should Do Every Day

Here’s a little PDF gem you can throw in our iBooks (or whatever android uses). Get your sh!t together. Read Here: 16 HABITS YOU SHOULD DO EVERY DAY Read More »

Nightmares From The Night Shift: @WorldWideHarris x @Desidamack

@WorldWideHarris Let’s see I’ve been working the night shift at UPS for roughly 3 years now and after reading a few other’s “Nightmares” I don’t understand the slander cause honestly I find the night shift to be rather rewarding. I guess I have it made, working alongside one of my best friends of 10 years. We not only get our ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

Life is about taking 20 kids to Dave & busters — Dre. (@Blueraydre) October 29, 2016 someone asked me if i was a snapchat filter last night — Farah (@FarahPink) October 30, 2016 Ya WCW love rappers and can’t keep her ass in the house — Sap (@TheRealSap) October 29, 2016 Y’all be waiting for January first to prepare for ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 8)

Officially went 9-4-1 on the N@CT NFL picks last week, but we not doing ties here so I’m claiming the victory… With that stellar 10-5 showing last week, the 2016 N@CT NFL pick record is currently sitting at 43-44… We officially at the midpoint of the season and the record damn near .500… Told ya’ll I wouldn’t let you down… ... Read More »

Follow Your Skills Not Your Dreams

*Via WallStreetPlayBoys* Generally speaking, a successful person is most interested in being the best. It is humorous that people view successful people as arrogant and hard-headed because the only way they became successful is by focusing on what they are *good* at. Maybe they were more interested in Topic A but they realized they were phenomenal in Topic B (a ... Read More »

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running A Business

No joke. This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. If  you’re a lawyer, feel free to disagree with me so you can charge someone  your BS fees to give the same advice. If you can think of anything to add, please do so. I might be missing  things. If you want to argue with me, feel ... Read More »

Stop Being A Clown

*Via TheFamilyAlpha.Com* One of the most necessary actions a man must take on his journey towards reclaiming his masculine nature is to accept reality for what it is and not what he wants it to be. You see, we all want the same thing. We want life to be easy, we want women to love us the same way we ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @Ozedopia

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Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 7)

A semi respectable 7-6 showing in week 5 and I’m fresh off a bye week on the picks… The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record is currently sitting at 33-39… We nearing in on the midpoint of the season… Ya boy well rested and focused… No way Ima fumble in the 2nd half…   N@CT NFL Week 7 picks…. * DENOTES ... Read More »

Nightmares From The Night Shift: @Lindsey_Dylan & @CallMe_T_Smith

@Lindsey_Dylan When I was in high school I dreamt of working night shift. It sounded great I mean I already stayed up till the sun rise anyway and I hated waking up early. Seemed like a perfect fit to me. Was I sadly mistaken.  I learned real quick that there’s a big difference between staying up partying; hanging with friends ... Read More »

How Jay Z & Beanie Sigel’s “Where Have You Been?” Turned a Child into a Man

*Via @TheFlyinHawiian for Blackaphillyated* They say music lives on forever, and they say music is an art form that is supposed to touch people’s heart and live on long after death. Jay Z and Beanie Sigel’s “Where Have You Been?” was the first song that incorporated all those qualities for me. I never had a father growing up. My pop left ... Read More »

5 Reasons You’re unhappy

*Via* The following are reasons I’ve felt miserable. I don’t get down often, but it does happen. When I creep into the realms of darkness, chances are I’m committing the sins on this list. If you’re feeling shitty, I bet you are too. Don’t worry though. I’ve got the medicine. Which of these are you guilty of, my down ... Read More »

#RudeTalkPodcast w/ Jon Hope (Episode 25)

Jon Hope Drops By #RudeTalkPodcast For Episode 25 And Talks About Everything From His Startup, His Recent Move To NY, His Book, College Tour, The State of Hip Hop in RI, His Old & New Projects And Much More. Listen below & Subscribe on iTunes & Google Play now. Read More »

A MAD regular Strain Review: Ghost Daddy OG (By @Chuck_Haze)

Ghost Daddy OG (Granddaddy Purple x Ghost OG) Hybrid Mountain Med Club (Colorado Springs, CO) Hello, world! Your favorite cannabis connoisseur is back with another strain review. While doing adult things like moving to a new city and swallowing my pride, I certainly missed you. I hope you missed me too. Things may be new for me but don’t fret. ... Read More »

10 Websites To Learn Something New In 30 Minutes A Day

*Via* Learning something new is always an exciting endeavour to commence. The problem is that most of us get wrapped up in busy distractions throughout the day so that we can never find the time to learn the new skill we want. What’s worse is that some of us spend hours learning this new skill only to give up after ... Read More »

Respect My Art: Sced Moss

Twitter: @SCED_ Instagram: @Scedmoss Wedsite: Mbdtfbear.Storenvy.Com SEND YOUR ART TO NERDNASH@GMAIL.COM Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

our generation loves bragging about being antisocial, cutting people off, & not trusting anyone. like that’s an accomplishment. — sasha banks. (@_karolynlindsey) October 17, 2016 True power is found in how many people you can carry to the top, not how many you can drag to the bottom. — Ed Latimore (@EdLatimore) October 17, 2016 Real talk if ya ex ... Read More »

‘I Gave You Power’: Nas’s Plea For Gun Control Remains Relevant

*Via @TheCostMagazine for Medium.Com* On April 29, 1996, 28-year-old Martin Bryant set out to eat lunch at the Broad Arrow café in Port Arthur, Tasmania—an Australian penal colony that was transformed into a bustling tourist attraction. After Bryant finished his meal, he proceeded to carry out a killing spree that claimed the lives of 35 people and wounded an additional 23. ... Read More »

Harve Pierre NFL Picks (Week 5)

After last week’s debacle on the picks… The 2016 N@CT NFL pick record is sitting at a shameful 26-33… Can’t even talk no sh!t this week…On the low… I think the picks are money this week though… Put 10 on any 4 of my picks and grip a quick hunnit…Your Welcome… #StoneColdLocks N@CT NFL Week 5 picks…. * DENOTES HOME ... Read More »

Westbrook Year: 15 Books to Reinvent Yourself

*Via Sickamore.Co*  “You said potential couldn’t last this long” — The Weeknd My 20 year old nephew is Tyler Durden. We’re both 6’3 but Keith is 250 of pure muscle. So I asked him if he could train and build up my 185 lbs frame. After a few sessions, he asked me “What body type are you thriving for? You need a ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @HappyBelatedDre

Twitter: @HappyBelatedDre Instagram: @HappyBelated.Dre Website: SEND YOUR ART TO NERDNASH@GMAIL.COM Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

If you ain't lose your mind a couple times already in this lifetime you kinda sus to me — Mothasista (@brionakai) October 7, 2016 Failing at anything is a life lesson. Nobody got where they are without failing along the way — Dre. (@Blueraydre) October 6, 2016 If I'm not married by 27, imma go ahead and finally reply to ... Read More »

“F*ck You” Friday: “F*ck Depression”

@lame______ F*ck you depression Let me start off by saying that I always have and will accept full responsibility for my actions aka pushing people away, getting lost in the sauce, driving through the sauce, etc but maaannnn….f*ck you depression. You made me and countless others do shit we never would’ve done without you. I’ve had it. Enough is enough. ... Read More »

8 Valuable Life Lessons Ed Latimore Learned From Losing On National Television

*Via EdLatimore.Com* Despite my obnoxious posting about my fight on Showtime this last weekend, I’m hoping you had something better to do than watch. If you didn’t, then I’ll fill you in. I got stopped in the 1st round. It’s heavyweight boxing anytime you have two men over 200 lbs throwing hard shots, someone is bound to go down. My ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 4)

These NFL Sundays really do feel legendary…Three solid weeks down… The N@CT NFL pick record sitting at 23-22… Nothing to be hyped about but my rep still goody out here…Missed on the #StoneColdLock picks last week but still went a respectable 8-7… The spreads feel suspect this week but I’m determined to get that overall record up to .700…. N@CT ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @Reina_ofart

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“F*ck You” Friday

@TheFlychologist Mary J Blige  Mary Jemima Blige…..Mary, Mary, why you bugging. Let’s be clear, I had a crush on you since real love when them jeans was fitting like a glove but there’s only so much one man can take. I turned a blind eye to you creating the words hateration, holleration, and danceree out of thin air. I did ... Read More »

Want to Be Successful? Stick to a Schedule.

*Via Entrepreneur.Com* There will always be fellow entrepreneurs with more funding, better connections or years of experience. One thing, however, that puts us all on a level playing field: the number of hours in a day. Figuring out how to effectively spend the 24 hours in each day is one of the most challenging parts of being a business owner. ... Read More »

Rejection Is The Way To Success

*Via Red Pill*  It’s every guy’s worst fear when it comes to dating: rejection from a woman. In fact, the fear of getting rejected is probably the most crippling fear that a man faces in his dating life. But is there a way that you can avoid getting rejected by a woman? You might have heard, or even seen many ... Read More »

A MAD regular Strain Review: Pre-98 Bubba Kush (By @Chuck_Haze)

Pre-98 Bubba Kush Indica Emerald City Wellness (Colorado Springs, CO) Hello, world! Another week, another strain review. During my stay in the beautiful valley of Colorado Springs, I’ve realized how precious good weed is. Some dispensaries are models of consistency while others struggle to put one solid strain on the shelf. However, just as a dead clock is right twice ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @JustinCrooms

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A Short Guide to Starting, if You’re Struggling

*Via* I know a lot of people who fall into a slump, losing the habit of exercise, procrastinating with work, slipping into a bad diet, and generally not feeling motivated. It’s hard to get out of a slump like that. It’s hard to get going again, to get started when all the forces of inertia are against you. Here’s ... Read More »

Harv Pierre NFL Picks (Week 3)

Damn… floated all over the picks in week one but couldn’t follow up in week 2… Don’t judge me off that 6-9 week 2 showing though… It’s a long season and I won’t fail in back to back weeks… N@CT NFL Week 3 picks….  * DENOTES HOME TEAM   BENGALS* (-3½) Vs BRONCOS This should be a low scoring game… ... Read More »

A MAD regular Strain Review: New York City Diesel (NYCD) (By @Chuck_Haze)

New York City Diesel (NYCD) Sativa Emerald City Wellness (Colorado Springs, CO) Hello, world! It’s your favorite pothead, Chuck Haze. Back at it again with A MAD regular Strain Review. If you’ve been under a rock or just never visited – we scour The Land of Milk and Honey aka Colorado to find the best Cannabis fruits around. We ... Read More »

Movie Night: Go (1999)

I’m telling you right now don’t sleep on this movie. Perfect movie to pop in late night, smoke one and just cool out. Read More »

Respect My Art: @AlexRuffin1993

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Is Your Current Partner Your Soulmate?

*Via* Even though you may seem a little conflicted at the moment with your partner and second guessing yourself if they’re really your soulmate, then you should look at these seven ways to tell if your partner truly is the one meant for you, or maybe you should be looking for someone else. 1. Does Your Partner Have A ... Read More »

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