The Internet justifies its existence

This. This is why the Internet exists, to encapsulate everything that makes a geek go “squee!” in a single photo, and then disseminate it across the globe. Because what is more perfect than Gandalf emailing on his MacBook Pro during a break from saving Middle Earth?


And of course Gandalf uses a Mac. He is on the side of Light, after all.

In the real world, Sir Ian McKellan was taking a break during the filming of The Hobbit. Naturally, the memes and jokes are already flying, most centered around “Tech Support Gandalf.” Here’s a collection of the best ones so far.


About Fletcher DeLancey

Socialist heathen and Mac-using author of the Chronicles of Alsea, who enjoys pondering science, politics, well-honed satire (though sarcastic humor can work, too) and all things geeky.
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One Response to The Internet justifies its existence

  1. Alma says:

    “What’s the Elvish word for friend?” Wait, I know that one! Mainly because I had it as my password on all the embarrassing documents (read: fanfic) that I didn’t want my siblings opening when I was a teen. Yeah, I’m that much of a geek. Borrowed my password from Moria.

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