The Evolution of the Geek

by Ana

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I think we’ve all been there-that moment when you realize that you know all there is to know about one particular subject. You have become an expert, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve got the I.Q. of Einstein. It just means you’ve got a lot of random facts in your brain that you will probably never use (unless you’re like me and you’re convinced that you’ll be forced to survive in a zombie apocalypse someday-ha ha).

So, what makes someone a “geek”? I was thinking today that the word geek has gone through an evolution over the years on what it means. I also thought it might be fun to look at some pictures, point and laugh, and oooooh and ahhhh over how different that word is today. Continue reading