It was an old issue of Starlog. I recognized Rutger Hauer on the cover, in a Ladyhawke promotional photo. “Starlog, eh?” I said, nodding my approval. “Yep. Downloaded every single issue from the Hatchery’s archive.
Note: sadly i have this starlog mention in ready player one
If it was one of Halliday’s favorites, like WarGames, Ghostbusters, Real Genius, Better Off Dead, or Revenge of the Nerds, I rewatched it until I knew every scene by heart.
You’d be amazed how much research you can get done when you have no life whatsoever. Twelve hours a day, seven days a week, is a lot of study time.
Maybe I’d record the whole thing and post it on YouTube. I prepped for the meeting by pulling up a search engine and learning everything I could about Nolan Sorrento.
Note: In Ready Player One's 2044 world, YouTube remains brand while generic search engines used not Google