, disguised as Darth Vader, tips a co-ed that is attractive resting with him. Upon eliminating her enthusiast’s helmet and discovering that the black Lord associated with Sith just isn’t her quarterback boyfriend, the co-ed masters her surprise and asks breathlessly, “Are all nerds just like you? ”
I was too young to recognize this encounter as rape when I watched Revenge of the Nerds for the first time. (The screenwriters—adults, presumably—have no such reason. ) My only takeaway had been that I, too, would be good at sex one day, provided I thought hard enough about it since I, too, was a nerd.
Brotopia, an expose of Silicon Valley’s culture that is corporate Bloomberg tech host Emily Chang, chronicles what the results are whenever socially maladjusted, sex-starved nerd-bros are provided the secrets towards the kingdom. Into the Revenge regarding the Nerds franchise, everybody gets an ending that is happy The nerds have rich therefore the appealing co-eds have rescued from conventional masculinity, and all sorts of that rapey stuff seems consequence-free. (more…)