State of the Nerd Union is back from the winter break! This month we discuss the glut of original productions Netflix continues to crank out and where it’s leading and the cultural impact of Black Panther. Also, we attempt to explore the nature of our toxic nerd culture so pervasive on Facebook and other social media surrounding nerdy phenomena like the said Black Panther. What causes the animosity and the tribalism? What is the state of our nerd union?