You Wanna Talk to Her: 14 Nerdy-Hot Television Writers Who've Doubled-Down Our Brain Crushes
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You Wanna Talk to Her: 14 Nerdy-Hot Television Writers Who've Doubled-Down Our Brain Crushes

By Cindy Davis | Seriously Random Lists | September 16, 2013 | Comments ()


Every single time I watch an episode of Breaking Bad or American Horror Story, I think about all the orgasms I’d be having if my crush on a writer’s brain could be physically expressed. That rush of blood to the head you feel when Vince Gilligan pulls off what he did last night—blowing away anyone’s expectations—makes me wonder if there is some dirty thing happening inside my head. Pleasure center, indeed. Funny thing is, I also find something about Mr. Gilligan physically attractive. It’s not just because of the brain crush; there’s kind of a nerdy-hot thing going on there. Yes? And looking around the writers’ room, he’s not the only one…

1. Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, Glee, Nip/Tuck, Popular


2. Jane Campion, Top of the Lake


3. Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad, The X-Files, The Lone Gunman


4. Tina Fey, 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, Mean Girls


5. Bryan Fuller (with Butch Patrick!), Hannibal, Heroes, Pushing Daisies, Wonderfalls, Dead Like Me, Star Trek: Voyager


6. Elizabeth Meriwether, New Girl


7. David Benioff, Game of Thrones, The Kite Runner, City of Thieves


8. Lena Dunham, Girls, Tiny Furniture


9. Kurt Sutter, Sons of Anarchy, The Shield


10. Felicia Day, TableTop, The Guild


11. Howard Gordon, Homeland, 24, The X-Files


12. Neil Cross, Luther, Doctor Who, MI-5


13. Mark Gatiss, Sherlock, Doctor Who, The League of Gentlemen


14. Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation The Mighty B


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