Brogrammers: When Nerd Meets Frat

For another perspective on the nerd culture please welcome our newest guest blogger, Sarah…… As a resident of what some would say is the weirdest town/city on earth, I have definitely encountered my share of interesting people. First, as an undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin (Hook’em Horns!), I was propelled into a […]

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Nerdy Halloween Costume Ideas: Day #1

We Date Nerd readers, my blogging kinda sucked last week and I apologize, but as you know life gets in the way sometimes, plus we have no interns to work as our slaves. In order to make up for that I’m going to try and provide a public service this week. Since Halloween is quickly […]

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Kickin’ Down the Door to My Heart

PREFACE: We Date Nerds readers, a while ago one of our loyal Twitter followers Matt Jacobs (@alloymatt) sent us a message and asked if we would ever be interested in putting up a post on our blog about being married to a nerd. Our response? “Hell yeah, we would totally be down!” Fast forward a […]

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When Did Nerds Become Cool?

This is something I have been thinking a lot about lately. It seems like for a long time geeks/nerds were persona non grata, and were doomed to suffer the torment and ridicule of “cool kids” everywhere. Over the years movies and characters like Revenge of the Nerds, Screech (Saved by the Bell), Steve Urkel and Freaks […]

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What Defines a “Nerd”?

Cyclops posed a question to me the other day, “are guys that are really into sports considered nerds?” Maybe I should have started out this blog by defining a nerd’s very essence. Not only does it relate to everything I post here, it brings up a philosophical debate that I’m sure Sir Francis Bacon pondered […]

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20 Miles to LEGOLAND!

20 miles to LEGOLAND! That’s what I yelled to Cyclops when we recently went there to celebrate his birthday. Now let me remind you that Cyclops is not a 5 year old boy, so you can imagine my concern at his unrelenting desire to visit this theme park. In his mind this Legoland not Disneyland […]

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