Real Genius turns 35—celebrating this cult classic is a moral imperative

(arstechnica.com)

The article was pretty good and it brought back a lot of memories of the movie, many of which would likely have remained lost had it not been for the trip down memory lane. This sentence from the final paragraph stood out, though:

And it goes without saying that the sexually frustrated virgin nerds ogling hot cosmetology students in bikinis during the pool party reflects hopelessly outdated stereotypes on several fronts.

Hopelessly outdated? Do young men no longer ogle young women? Or do cosmetology students no longer go swimming with friends? 🤔