Two real-life nerds, Sam Sattin and Noah Brand, duked this issue out on GMP last week and inspired some really interesting conversation about who “owns” any certain label or terminology.
This issue goes even deeper, into sexism and elitism, harkening back to the many articles written about “fake geek girls” during gaming and comic convention seasons.
For more, check out these articles on the subject of poser geeks or fake gamer girls:
5 Rules for Achieving True Nerd-dom by Sam Sattin
True Nerd-dom and and Dues-Paying by Noah Brand
Are Geeks Being Manipulated by Hot Girls? by Joanna Schroeder