The Nerds

The Nerds

My first awareness of the Nerds was when they rented the house next to mine to rehearse in. My old friend became very excited upon hearing the news, claiming that they could really get a crowd going like no other band. "When they play, you just gotta move,'' he said. He was right. Within three days I had to move.

Sometime later, that friend lured me to a Nerds performance, pointing out the well-known fact that beautiful women are inexplicably attracted to nerds. "Remember to bring protection,'' he advised. Propelled by visions of lust, I... more