As Nerdist Week at BBC America’s Anglophenia blog races towards the finish line — the airing of the Nerdist TV show on BBC America Saturday night, September 24th at 10/9c, with guests Matt Smith and Craig Ferguson — they’ve gone and decided to pit American nerds against British nerds in a Nerd Cage Match to determine which is, um, nerdier.
I’m not sure I can endorse this. I mean, why should we have to choose between Moss on The IT Crowd and Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory? Isn’t there room enough for both? Simon Bird vs. Michael Cera — wait, Michael Cera’s Canadian! The ultimate result? You’ll have to go over there and read it for yourself. Here’s a hint: No matter how patriotic you are, it’s just one big all-encompassing world where nerdism is concerned. Kumbaya and all that.