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The Greatest Depictions of Real Life Geeks On Film


Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network

Whether or not you believe Mark Zuckerburg is the quintessential geek of our generation, The Social Network is certainly our generation's boldest film about being a geek and the perils that can sometimes accompany it. If Superbad is the light side of geekdom, The Social Network is its evil twin, and this saga that brings to life Zuckerburg's climb to the top as he masterminds the Facebook phenomenon is among the best of the last decade, anchored by an incredible performance by Jessie Eisenberg.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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