Actor Wil Wheaton Joins Gino D on Hits 96
Actor Wil Wheaton joins Gino D on Hits 96 to discuss his NEW book, “Still Just A Geek“. Wil also talks about his experience on Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Big Bang Theory, and Stand By Me. Click above to listen!
STILL JUST A GEEK is an incredibly raw and honest memoir where he updates his 2004 collection of blog posts, Just a Geek, with insightful and often laugh-out-loud annotated comments, additional later writings, and all new material written for this publication.
From starring in Stand by Me to playing Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation to playing himself, in his second (third?) iconic role of Evil Wil Wheaton in The Big Bang Theory, to becoming a social media supernova, Wil Wheaton has charted a career course unlike anyone else, and has emerged as one of the most popular and well-respected names in science fiction, fantasy and pop culture.
In STILL JUST A GEEK, Wil opens up about his life, about falling in love, about coming to grips with his past work, choices, childhood trauma and family, and finding fulfillment in the new phases of his career. From his times on the Enterprise to his struggles with depression to his starting a family and finding his passion, Wil is someone whose life is both a cautionary tale and a story of finding one’s true purpose that will resonate with fans and aspiring artists alike.
More About Wil:
WIL WHEATON is a highly acclaimed producer, narrator, and actor who has appeared in dozens of films and TV series. Most recently, he played a fictionalized version of himself on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, one of the most highly rated and watched sitcoms of the last decade. An accomplished voice actor, Wil has lent his talents to animated series including Family Guy, Teen Titans, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Batman: The Brave and the Bold. His audiobook narration of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One debuted at number one on the New York Times bestseller list, and was one of Goodreads’ 10 Best Narrator and Audiobook Pairings of All Time. He has also lent his voice to titles by John Scalzi, Randall Monroe, Andy Weir, and Joe Hill. When he isn’t acting, narrating, or podcasting, Wil is writing. A lot. And lives in Los Angeles with his badass, irrepressible wife Anne, two rescued dogs, one cat, and two vintage arcade cabinets.