, disguised as Darth Vader, tips a co-ed that is attractive resting with him. The co-ed masters her shock and asks breathlessly, “Are all nerds just like you? Upon getting rid of her lover’s helmet and discovering that the black Lord of this Sith just isn’t her quarterback boyfriend”
“Yes, ” claims the nerd. “’Cause all jocks consider is activities. All we ever think of is sex. ”
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 excuse. ) 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 are the results whenever socially maladjusted, sex-starved nerd-bros are because of the secrets to your kingdom. Within the Revenge for the Nerds franchise, every person gets an ending that is happy The nerds have rich additionally the appealing co-eds get rescued from conventional masculinity, and all sorts of that rapey stuff seems consequence-free.