Geeks Rejoice: Alyssa Milano's Top Geek Crushes

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If you're like us, you've been obsessed with Alyssa Milano as far back as you can remember.

She was a major hottie on Who's the Boss, and just got more beautiful from there. But someone like her would never notice a lowly geek...or would she?

Who doesn't love Alyssa Milano? She's been the crush of boys for more than twenty years, from her time as a teenager on Who's the Boss, to when she started doing sexy scenes in 90s B-movies, to when she did Maxim and FHM covers, to her time on Mistresses. And looking at some of her photos, it's not hard to see why:

#tbt #charmed 2002.

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But when we found out how much Alyssa Milano loves geeks, we were thrilled. From hackers to scientists to activists, Milano likes them all. So who are her biggest geek obsessions?

Alyssa Milano Geek Obsession #1: Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil Degrasse Tyson is in astrophysicist you've probably seen posting or commenting on one of several science programs on television.

He's the director of the Hayden planetarium in New York, and has spoken extensively on climate change, space, and the scientific method all over the world.

He is often seen as partially responsible for the demotion of Pluto as a planet.

Tyson may be the most uber of ubergeeks, but Alyssa Milano loves him:

Alyssa Milano Geek Obsession #2: Jack Dorsey

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is another of Alyssa Milano's geek obsessions. Dorsey started out as a minor hacker, building complicated computer algorithms in his room during high school.

After dropping out of college, Dorsey helped form the company that would eventually become Twitter -- building their product in a matter of weeks. Now a billionaire, Dorsey is well known for his hacking and programming skill.

Alyssa Milano actually created an entire comic book series based on Dorsey.

In an interview on Larry King Live, Alyssa Milano called Dorsey "pretty special" saying that "when I was formulating this idea I thought a) who do I know that is this brilliant...and b) has the compassion and activism in his blood...

And Jack Dorsey was the only person that came to mind...So my title character is based on Jack and his brilliance."

Alyssa Milano Geek Obsession #3: Bernie Sanders

Another of Alyssa Milano's geek obsessions is Bernie Sanders.

Sanders was a Democratic presidential candidate and is currently senator from Vermont. Sanders often rails against money and corruption in politics, and promotes ideas such as universal healthcare and universal post secondary education.

Alyssa Milano was one of the few celebrities to endorse Sanders over Hillary Clinton, and she clearly has a high opinion of him.

Alyssa Milano is very politically active, and she likes many other politicians, including Bill Clinton, as well.

Alyssa Milano Geek Obsession #4: Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt is probably best known for playing Spence on the hit TV show King of Queens. In the show he was always picked on by the other characters and was scorned by women. He has played a similar character in many TV shows and films.

Oswalt is extremely popular on Twitter, and has a number of projects going at any time. When his wife passed away, Alyssa Milano was one of the first celebs to express their grief.

She said to Patton Oswalt and his daughter, "I love you both so much... I'm here for Alice in whatever way I can be."

Alyssa Milano Geek Obsession #5: You!

Alyssa Milano loves geeks and the culture. She's a regular at events like Comic-Con and is well known for her series Hacktivist, which is "a fast-paced thriller about friendship and freedom in a time of war." The series is about to man who are co-founders of a social networking company and are part of a hacking group.

As we said earlier, the lead character is modeled after Jack Dorsey.

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