Umm, pretty much the nerdiest stuff of all:
-The Nintendo Wii. My brother has one. He got up at 5 in the morning and waited in line for it. It is one of the funnest toys I’ve ever played with. Even my mom enjoys it. I played Zelda for like 2 days straight. Then I played Wii sports tennis for like 3 hours…and now my brother and I play Madden football on the Wii every weekend or so. It’s simply really, really fun. Of course, all critiques of consumerism, etc. apply. But still it’s hella fun. And I avoid the really offensive and violent games, naturally.
-The Nintendo DS. Really almost more fun than the Wii. I’ve been playing this musical rhythm game called “Elite Beat Agents” and I don’t think I’ve ever had more fun playing a video game. It’s very, very addictive.
What’s wrong with me, playing so many video games? Don’t know, but now I’ve imposed a new limit on myself of no more than 2 hours of TV or video games a day.
There is just way more important stuff to do in the world…
The good thing is I don’t spend any money on this stuff…it’s all been gifts or borrowing or whatever. I’m actually pretty much only spending money on food these days. Everything else towards savings and debt and international phone cards.