How’s this for the ultimate revenge of the nerds? Monday kicks off Jeopardy!’s 30th anniversary season. As all of us are most certainly aware, Jeopardy! is much more than just a fun way to swallow feelings of shame and intellectual inadequacy with your TV dinner. It’s also the site of an epic love affair between a game show host, Alex Trebek, and his facial hair. His mustache has confounded and intrigued viewers 22 minutes a day for three decades now. This is its story.