Guys, I have totally had it up to here with the whole “fake nerds” thing at this point, which just refuses to die and just keeps getting stupider and stupider as otherwise generally rational people insist on clutching whatever ostracization they have suffered previously like it is some sort of precious jewel or something. However, because I am brilliant I have found the perfect metaphor to describe all of this.
Sadly there is no embedding on Youtube allowed of my brilliant metaphor because Youtube is THE MAN, but you can all go to the link and figure out the metaphor for yourselves, because I am not going to explain it or who represents what. Is Tony Harris Stan Gable? Are “fake geek girls” represented by Poindexter’s violin, or perhaps they are the synchronized handclaps? Does Booger represent the fantasy football nerds who are apparently not for-real nerds? Is the fact that Takahashi is dressed up as a stereotypical Indian chief subtle commentary on nerd tokenism in multiculturalism, or is it a clever inversion of that, reinforced by Lamar’s prominence in the clip?
NO EXPLANATIONS. It is simply a perfect metaphor for the entire mess and you all have to accept this. I leave it to the huddled masses to parse this bit of received wisdom.