Not Your Grandma’s Scrabble

How did I manage to miss, until now, the 2004 documentary “Word Wars”? Sort of like “Spellbound,” only with adult (mostly male) contestants, this look at the world of competitive Scrabble is cleverly presented, often hilarious, a little disturbing, and a good reminder that when it comes to utter nerditude unleashed, you really can’t make this stuff up. Not to mention you’ll learn things that might come in handy during your next Scrabble game, like the fact that a jerrid is a kind of wooden javelin. More about the film here.

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