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Nerds are Sexy: LAist's Corey's Top Ten Seven Nerd Boys

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"Nerdy" men, or what I like to call "the boy/man next door" have made a strong showing in 2006 and I'm here to list the cream of the crop.

1. John Krasinski - "Jim" the anti-stud in the NBC hit "The Office", he wins us over with his everyday charm.

2. Andy Samberg - This genius 28-year-old newbie to "Saturday Night Live" brought us "Lazy Sunday" and "D**k in a Box" -- he's bringing funny back to Saturdays, and makes me feel all funny inside.

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3. Jordan Bratman - We have to give it up for Mr. Christina Aguilera -- he has his lady crooning love songs to him and confessing her love all over the place, which makes me think he must be doing something right.

4. Jim Rash - The most obscure on the list, Jim is the sexy bald-headed director of the Sunday show at the Groundlings theater, as well as part of the cast of "Help Me, Help You". Trust me: either tune in, or go to the Groundlings Sunday show -- you won't be sorry. Oh, he wears glasses too.

5. Al Gore - C'mon. Any man trying to Save the World is sexy, even if his weapon of choice is a PowerPoint presentation.

6. Weekend table host at the Griddle Cafe - This guy is short and bald, but keeps throngs of people trying to get a table in strict order in the sexiest, most authoritative way...I also saw him fight a guy who was messing with him, and it was hot.

7. The guy who cries on "Extreme Home Makeover" - the glasses-wearing carpenter is my fav, not just because he can build stuff, but because he is always weeping. I love it. So do you.

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