Sunday Geekersation: Jackson Unleashes The Fury

Source: Brian Truitt / USA Today

On cinema screens, he’s played a Jedi, a comic-book secret agent, a couple of supervillains and an animated superhero, plus faced some mother-lovin’ snakes on a mother-lovin’ plane.

That alone would probably be enough to make a case for Samuel L. Jackson in the geek hall of fame, but he got his nerd cred the old-fashioned way, too.

“I still go to the comic book store twice a month. I still play my video games at home from time to time. I watch all kinds of pop-culture movies,” says the Oscar-nominated actor and Comic-Con fixture.

“There is a fragment of our society that is alive and having fun and not just consumed by politics and crime and poverty. People are still having fun.”

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