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From the ARRR-chives: It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 19, 2015 – 8:00 am
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Avast, ye lilly-livered bilge rats!

Holiday gift suggestions for Doctor Who fans

December 19, 2013 – 8:30 am

Create your own Doctor Who Christmas special with these gifts for fans of the long-running British sci-fi series.

Finn and Jake’s new adventure: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

July 19, 2013 – 12:24 pm
Adventure Time characters Finn and Jake join Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

TV animation’s most mathematical best buds will be enshrined in American holiday tradition when Adventure Time’s Finn the Human and Jake the Dog take to the sky as part of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 28.

ZooLights or ZuulLights?

December 24, 2012 – 10:00 am

Phoenix New Times nerd blogger and friend of Nerdvana Bob Beard shares with us this image of possibly the wildest denizen of The Phoenix Zoo’s ZooLights holiday display. There is no pengin — only Zuul …

Chilling mystery: Snow without clouds in Doctor Who Christmas prequel

December 17, 2012 – 8:04 am

A new prequel to the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special has surfaced.

Need gift ideas? Robots, bigfoot, geek celebs stomp to the rescue

December 16, 2012 – 9:00 am

The holidays are fast upon us — and nerds have needs. Nerdvana has a few ideas to aid in your selfless quest!

Bigfoot garden yeti — If you’ve seen the new Rise of the Guardians animated film (and if …

Christmas updates aplenty for Doctor Who and relations

December 15, 2012 – 8:58 pm
Doctor Who Doomsday e-card

BBC America has a new trailer for the “Doctor Who” Christmas special, “The Snowmen,” and so does proper BBC across the pond.

The Hobbit: Unexpected gift ideas from Middle-earth

December 14, 2012 – 12:05 am

The holidays are fast upon us — and nerds have needs. Nerdvana has a few ideas to aid in your selfless quest!

Dwarven treasure map — Have you ever wanted to reclaim your homeland and the …

Syfy to premiere Doctor Who spinoff K9 in U.S. on Christmas Day

December 5, 2012 – 8:50 am

On Xmas day we’re going to have the U.S. premiere of the Doctor Who spinoff series K-9. Whovians, mark your calendars!
— Craig Engler (@Syfy) December 5, 2012

More about K9 on Nerdvana:

K9, the robot dog from …

Doctor Who makes TV Guide’s cover for the first time ever

December 3, 2012 – 10:45 am

TV Guide magazine (yes, it’s still a thing) held a Fan Favorites competition online to determine the show that will be on the cover of this week’s issue. The winner was Doctor Who! This makes the first …

Doctor Who Christmas special synopsis

November 27, 2012 – 9:12 pm
Doctor Who: The Snowmen (BBC)

Christmas Eve 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales.

Classic Nerdvana: Christmas is officially the creepiest holiday ever

November 23, 2012 – 9:09 am

Review: Rise of the Guardians – Holiday heroes save the world

November 21, 2012 – 12:10 am
Rise of the Guardians

The new computer animated film Rise of the Guardians borrows heavily from comic-books and the superhero film genre and throws a new twist on icons like Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, casting them as …

Christmas variety show at First Friday to feature Nerdvana contributor, Star Wars lore galore

November 20, 2012 – 3:11 pm

Pictures with Darth Santa and his Mandalorian bounty hunter elves. Highlights from the legendary Star Wars Holiday Special. (Don’t tell George!) And a presentation by Nerdvana contributor and “Star Wars” fan supreme Dustin Diehl. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!