I love this band so very much -- even some of its more inaccessible stuff (i.e. a bunch of Wowee Zowee). I discovered them in my second year of law school and have not looked back since.
* Or Ten. Or Exile in Guyville. Or OK Computer. Or Trace. Alright I get it. Lots of glorious albums in the 1990's. But Slanted and Enchanted is Top Five. Easy.
** Is it possible to be a "slacker-nerd"? Not usually, although I think that Pavement is the answer that proves the question. Or something like that.