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Nerd power: how nerds have become mainstream

Nerd power: how nerds have become mainstream

Jessica Xing

October 26, 2016

hen English teacher Jackie Corso was in high school, Star Wars was strictly a family thing — most of the kids at her school didn’t talk about it, as doing so would categorize them as “nerdy”. Yet today, it’s “cool to be a nerd” now. Studios spend big money to revive old franchise...