SFR Brigade: On Geeks and Alpha Heroes
I’m blogging today over at SFR Brigade about geeks and alpha heroes. A taste:
We spend a lot of time in Romance talking about “Alpha Heroes”—those larger-than-life wealthy guys in very manly professions sporting muscles (ahem) poking out everywhere. But where are the geek heroes? Really, the brain is the biggest sexual organ, so where are the likes of computer hacker and activist Logan Cale (Dark Angel), linguist Dr. Daniel Jackson (Stargate: SG1), and astrophysicist Dr. Rodney McKay (Stargate: Atlantis)?