Talk:Mad scientist

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Albert Einstein[edit]

I read 'the proverbial somewhere' that Albert Einstein's hair was co-opted into the image of the Mad Scientist. Anna Livia (talk) 16:51, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

This is actually touched on, briefly, at Romanticism. Einstein hair is basically the same as Beethoven hair. - Smerdis of Tlön, LOAD "*", 8, 1. 03:25, 11 November 2017 (UTC)
Well, according to a book I read, Einstein was a cartoonist's dream as he fitted neatly into the stereotypical image of a scientist. Nerd (talk) 03:54, 11 November 2017 (UTC)
And then there is the positive role model for the mad scientist. Anna Livia (talk) 10:41, 11 November 2017 (UTC)