You can also sponsor a foot of the climb – .00 provides 200 liters of clean drinking water for those in need, » Zach Braff was devastated when he met his hero Eddie Murphy - because the film funnyman mistook him for Anne Hathaway's jailed ex Raffaelo Follieri.
Braff was thrilled when he spotted the Beverly Hills Cop star in a Hollywood coffee shop and couldn't resist the temptation to approach his idol. The Scrubs star explains, "I saw him in a coffee shop and I started shaking.
Oh, and let's not forgot he single-handedly revived the "Muppets." Donald embraces his nerd status, both as super-geek Troy Barnes on NBC's quirky now-canceled "Community" and his rap persona Childish Gambino—he's been known to rap things about himself like, "To my black nerds, this is church." From a poor kid who aces India's version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" in "Slumdog Millionaire" to "Newsnight" blogger and computer whiz on "The Newsroom," Patel can only be described as a charming nerd.
Braff has long heralded himself as one of Hollywood's ultimate nerds, from his starring role on NBC's "Scrubs" to his awkward portrayal of a lost twentysomething in his directorial debut "Garden State." Rudd kicked off his status as a hot brainy dork when he played Cher's college-age stepbrother, Josh, in 1995's "Clueless," and although he's now a reigning king of comedy, he always tends to play slightly geeky (yet attractive) characters.
In film, we have Judd Apatow to thank for changing our perception of actors including Jason Segel and Jay Baruchel, nerds at their core, but who have emerged as in-demand leading men.
And let’s not get started on Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Michael Cera.
“Saturday Night Live” followed suit by adding a handful of new, smart, slightly geeky cast members such as Seth Meyers and Andy Samberg, who both went on to score their own TV shows.
You know, the one where Nicholas Cage plays an angel who falls in love with Meg Ryan. Ignore the fact that the lyrics sound like something detectives would find scrawled in a serial killer's notebook.
In the tradition of “Every Breath You Take,” this stalker anthem's combo of gentle chords and sensitive crooning has fooled some listeners into assuming it's actually a beautiful love song.
Somewhere, right now, an American teenager is purchasing his first acoustic guitar, dedicated to achieving one dream: getting a girlfriend. In coffee shops, on college campuses, crouched in the corner, playing some familiar song about love and loss.
Sometimes they're staring down at their guitars, as if the pain of the world is too great to even face.