2012: Some of Jayson’s favorite stories

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Nerdvana founder Jayson Peters shares some of his favorite stories from 2012.

Disney acquiring Lucasfilm for $4 billion, slates Star Wars Episode 7 for 2015

How can this not be at the top of my list?

Even for a marching band, this video game program is deliciously nerdy

As a high school marching band nerd, I would have killed to play the Legend of Zelda theme.

A few people who possibly screwed up Star Wars more than George Lucas

I love the Star Wars “Expanded Universe,” but not unconditionally …

They’re dead, Jim: Star Trek books are killing everyone off, blowing everything up

I enjoyed catching up with the crew members of the 24th century Starfleet … that is, those of them that are left.

Doctor Who pulls off a stunning surprise in season premiere

What are Souffle Girl’s secrets? We’re still wondering even after her return (of sorts) in the Doctor Who Christmas special.

NerdvanaCon recap: 2nd Friday geeks out

We celebrated this blog’s fifth anniversary in style for downtown Mesa’s 2nd Friday in August … Man, was it hot — but that didn’t keep the crowds away!

‘God’ help me: 5 reasons Star Trek V isn’t all that bad

If you bait them, they will come …

Welcome to the Stargate casino: Playing in the ruins of a sci-fi video game franchise

I never cease to be amazed by the depths of depravity to which so-called video game developers in Mesa have been allowed to drag the Stargate franchise.

About Jayson Peters

Nerdvana's founder and owner. A former East Valley Tribune copy editor, page designer and website editor, he is now Digital Editor for The Pueblo Chieftain in Southern Colorado, a web design instructor at Pueblo Community College and president of the Southern Colorado Press Club. He has contributed to the popular GeekDad blog and taught online media at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, his alma mater. Lifelong Star Wars fan and Trekker who also worships all things Tolkien and Doctor Who.