Being The Gatekeeper To Sci-Fi For Your Non-Nerdy Significant Other

Nerd Love STTNG

So, you’ve been lucky enough to find a significant other, someone who finds your unique blend of personality, looks, and geeky interests appealing. Congrats, I was rooting for you. I’m sure you two will be very happy together — What’s that? Your new partner isn’t really a nerd?

New “BSG” Series Coming

It’s been a while since we heard much about SyFy’s plans to develop more “Battlestar Galactica.” While the cable outlet does have “Caprica,” there were reports that the network was looking into more visits to the universe in the near future.

One of those first looks will be a web-based series that follows William “Husker” Adama during the Cylon War. The Chicago Tribune reports that the series will be 10 on-line episodes, running about 9 minutes each.

Summer of SciFi: Battlestar Galactica


“There are those who believe that life here began out there, far across the universe, with tribes of humans who may have been the forefathers of the Egyptians, or the Toltecs, or the Mayans. They may have been the architects of the great pyramids, or the lost civilizations of Lemuria or Atlantis. Some believe that there may yet be brothers of man who even now fight to survive far, far away, amongst the stars.”

Sometime during the summer between my second and third grade years, I managed to convince my mother to take me (an only child growing up on a farm) and my best friend to see the new movie that everyone was talking about. My eyes were blown open to the wonders of scifi through the spectacle that was the original Star Wars.