The Joys Of Being A Flailing, Flappy-Handed Black Nerd

Shannon Barber
The Establishment
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8 min readOct 25, 2015

By Shannon Barber

I am a nerd.

I am a four-eyed, flappy-handed, squealing geek prone to public freakouts of over-excited fan proportions.

For reference, you can read this series of tweets that happened shortly after I watched an interview with Michael Dorn about my dream come true, Captain Worf.