This ‘Talk Dirty to Me’ parody unites every nerd on the Internet

The geeks shall inherit the earth. But first, they're taking over your pop songs.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published May 8, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 8:37 am CDT

The geeks shall inherit the earth, but first, they’re taking over your pop songs.

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What Jason Derulo’s trying to do with linguistics, these nerds are trying to do with everything from Doctor Who to video games and D&D, even if they did just stay online for 30 hours straight.

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It’s a fresh and clever twist on a song that’s probably getting a little too much radio play, and it comes complete with enough costume changes to impress most if not all of your nerd friends. (Someone’s always going to be persnickety about Picard’s uniform.) And, like the original, it’s catchy enough that you might end up humming the tune even more now.

They’re just hoping that you speak their language.

Photo via K-Face Rules/YouTube

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*First Published: May 8, 2014, 10:49 am CDT