Geek Fangirls FTW!
Here’s the thing. I am a huge Fangirl. I know, you’re really surprised, but given the right circumstances I absolutely become a stuttering fool who smiles and says nothing as someone signs my book, or stops just long enough for me to take their picture. Actually, they don’t even have to stop. Cameras these days are perfectly capable of taking a crystal clear picture of your favorite star as they make a mad dash through a throng of people to get to their next panel. I have a picture of Michio Kaku to prove this theory. Hey, it was at a Con so it’s not like I was stalking him or anything. Mostly. But that brings me to my point. When I saw Michio Kaku, braniac, science guy, genius, real-life Sheldon Cooper, I actually squealed out loud. I am such a Geek Fangirl.
There are plenty of Fangirls out there. Just ask Robert Pattinson, you know, the brooding vampire guy from Twilight, who has legions of teenage girls throwing themselves at his feet when they can get past his bodyguards. He has to fight them off with his smoldering good looks. But, Geek Fangirls have an entirely different set of standards. Sure, we like cute guys. I might just possibly think that David Tennant is the best Doctor because he has the coolest hair, but it might also be because he played the best version of the Doctor I’ve ever watched. His delivery of ridiculous lines, the way he embraced the character and made me fall in love with the show have created a fan for life. But my biggest Fangirl moments have very little to with the cuteness of the person in question.