Guide to dating a nerd
Including at Ruby Finch's birthday party, on Friday night, where I was too chicken to flirt with some hot uber-politico nerd-dude. And Hot Band Guy writing back to defend # # #After my exceptionally fun evening of speed-dating with the nerds, I decided to get in touch with the man who organized and MC-ed the whole event, on Matt Wasowski, AKA "The Boss of Nerd Nite" (as well as the author of the very nerdy book, MAURA: So, Matt: Nerd-flirting! MATT: There's really only one thing you need to know: Get a nerd drunk and have your way with him. For instance, take the world's sexiest rock-star drummer, like a Tommy Lee. I can certainly be somewhat nerdy about books and movies and indie rock--I guess.
Check out Friday's post for comments from Arlo Pumpernickel, defending Hot Band Guy! The title isn't exclusively reserved for scientists and Trekkies.
casting the likes of Steve Carrel, John Krasinski, Jim Parsons, and Benedict Cumberbatch, women all over the world started searching for their own Mr. The internet has since been abuzz with various reasons why you should date a geek, but I’d like to take it a step further.
Behold, ten reasons why marrying a geek was the best decision I ever made—and why you should too:1. Let’s get the most obvious feature of coupling up with a computer wiz out of the way —- you never have to feel outsmarted by a tech gadget ever again.
HOW TO MAKE THE FIRST MOVE ON A NERDMAURA: I've had dudes tell me: "Guys love it when women make the first move." But in my own experience, things never seem to work out that well when I take the initiative. MATT: I've never met any male who didn't like being sought out by a lass.Fellas are so accustomed to making first move after first move, that it's both refreshing and flattering to be sought.As long as the woman isn't too aggressive, she is gonna get a date 9 times out of 10.If he's able to spend 45 minutes explaining the different ways to tune a snare drum, then he's a nerd, too, on top of being a rock-star. We all have oodles of insecurities about our strange quirks, and we're all dying to find that special someone who will find those quirks interesting. In fact, I was once dating a nerd, and he asked me whether I was cool or nerdy in high school.NERDS ARE JUST LIKE THE REST OF US (OR WE'RE ALL LIKE THEM)MATT: Truth be told, I think we're all nerds--early every single one of us. The fact that he was having a hard time figuring it out was, in its own weird way, a compliment.