Time has been only slightly kinder to Revenge of the Nerds than to , say, Sixteen Candles. Or Driving Miss Daisy. Now, the film is more than a little problematic. For the movie's 35th anniversary, GQ talked to the cast and writers—covering the good, the bad, and the coke-fueled, behind-the-scenes shenanigans. Jeff Buhai screenwriter : I don't think we knew how to spell "nerds. Steve Zacharias screenwriter : The story was actually a true story at the University of Wisconsin.
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They will always have a connection whether they be films in a franchise, or films starring the same people or films with the same premise. You may not remember this because I started this column in November and never did it again. This time the question is:. Which is a more offensive glorification of date rape: Revenge of the Nerds or Sixteen Candles? Date rape is a serious matter… today. And in two of the most beloved teen comedies of that decade date rape was the ultimate victory for put-upon nerd characters. So which is a more offensive portrayal of date rape? The competition is fierce. Both films treat date rape not only as comedy fodder but also a great way to get a girl to fall for you, which is sexually prehistoric.
Technially yes. The character disguised himself as her boyfriend and had sex with her. This is called rape by deception. Of course she liked it and was impressed by his skills, but the sex they had was consensual under the pretenses that it was her boyfriend, while he manipulated this facade to get her to have sex with him. What if she reacted sourly? She realized who she had sex with and did not want it or approve. This seems different because the rape was discovered afterwards.
He did not like the idea of early morning seminary and he told me I was old enough to make my own choice to serve a mission, but he strongly advised against it. You will join the church. Sadly, I'm not sure at this point. True Believer Mos base their actions on a set of priorities that make no sense to Nomos. Breaking up with someone solely because of religion is something people condemn alot on this sub when its a Mormon breaking it off with a non Mormon, but if floats both ways. I am married to an ER doc and agree that having your own life, being independent, and not going into the relationship with any preconceived notions is what makes it work for us. Although it may indeed be a good idea to get out of this one, we all need to keep in mind that the situation is more complex than that. Should I get rebaptized. My husband has gone from proselytizing and thinking he knows it all to a real spiritual seeker, albeit with a strong testimony in the church.