I hate being the guy who bitches when his favorite obscure band gets big, but I have to say, this just saddens me. Do I love the "geek as cool" thing in culture? Of course (means less of us get beat up). Do I love seeing comics and sci-fi and all the other goodies we love being embraced by the mainstream? Of course. But labels like the below just make me feel like we're a flavor of ice cream that ain't gonna be around in a few months.
via Digg on 9/24/07
And, "We are all gravitating towards the underdog." So, geek TV shows like The Big Bang Theory, The Sarah Connor Chronicles and a retooled Bionic Woman make up roughly 20 percent of the major networks' new prime-time programming for the 2007-08 season.