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Time Traveling to Gallifrey One?

Even if you don’t arrive in a T.A.R.D.I.S. here are a few tips to making your Gallifrey One time great.

A Celebration of Harry Potter: A Vacation Tickling Sleeping Dragons

You may not be able to actually attend Hogwarts or shop in Diagon Alley but for a weekend you can vacation there. A Celebration of Harry Potter is an interactive, immersive vacation in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando.

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Nerds

Need a gift for a nerd? Like right now? Here are some you can!

Heading to Harry Potter?

If you are heading to the three-day celebration of Harry Potter, we have a few tips for you.


When Nerds Travel 2016

The nerdy universe is a vast, ever-expanding, eclectic combination of fandom, comic-cons, flat-out nerdy places, and spectacular events. Come with us as we revisit the places we traveled to in 2016.

Wayward Nerd Supernatural Road Trip Contest

Celebrate Supernatural Season 12 premiere with a great Fall Road Trip! You know you always wanted to visit Lawrence. Take a selfie, post to social media with #waywardSPNroadtrip, then enter at and you could win some awesome prizes. 

50 Ways to Celebrate Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary

The very first episode of the original Star Trek series debuted on September 8, 1966. That original series spawned multiple TV series, a film franchise and a massive fandom. Join Chris Gore as he outlines 50 fantastic ways to celebrate 50 years.

Prepping for Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix Comicon is a large, campus-style, pop-culture event. Whether you’re flying in from across the country or driving in from the area, here are some items to bring with you and things to keep in mind while planning your weekend.

Emerald City Comicon Nerd Alerts, Tips and Reminders

A few items to keep in mind while at the Washington State Convention Center for Emerald City Comicon.

When Nerds Travel 2015

The nerdy universe is a vast, ever-expanding, eclectic combination of fandom, comic-cons, flat-out nerdy places, and spectacular events. Come with us as we revisit the places we traveled to in 2015.


Four Ways May the 4th Be With You

How do you celebrate Star Wars day? Here are four ways we do.

To the Batcave!

Join Chris Gore as he heads to the Bronson Caves, a.k.a. the Batcave!

7 Things To Do While Waiting in Line for Episode VII

For some fans, waiting in line to see a new Star Wars movie is all part of the experience.

Fans Celebrating Fandom

Lawrence Green takes us through this convention in downtown Atlanta, celebrating its 29th year of drawing fans from all over the world. 

The Endurance Sport Called Comic-Con

Comic-cons are an endurance sport. You need to pace yourself, because you’ll go nonstop for days, sometimes running on nothing but adrenaline. When it’s over, you’ll be exhausted — and that’s just the emotional side — let’s not forget the physical side of comic-cons.

10 Things to Do While Waiting in Line at San Diego Comic-Con International

Time doesn't exactly fly when you are waiting in line. Here are a few useful ways to pass the time.

What’s in my bag? Chris Gore

This month we asked Chris Gore what he has in his satchel. Yes, some call it a "Murse." And, yes, there is Batman stuff in there!

Avoid Con Crud by Eating Healthy

Eating right is not always convenient or even possible on the road and you can’t always stay in perfect health when you travel—sometimes there’s no avoiding getting sick. However, you can take some steps to keep your sick days to a minimum and avoid being run-down; you might even return from a con feeling healthy and refreshed as well as inspired.

What’s in my backpack? MJ Wilke

See what the founder of Wayward Nerd brings into every comic-con.

What's in my bag? Tracey Maye

We asked screenwriter and Wayward Nerd contributor what she brings to the multiple comic-cons she travels to.

What’s in my bag? Drew Brockington

Artist Drew Brockington opens up the bag he brings with him while tabling at various cons. Not surprisingly he brings pens and markers, but this comic artist is also quite safety conscious.

What Will I Take to the Star Wars Movie Marathon?

We asked Lawrence Green what he's planning on packing for the 21-hour Star Wars Movie Marathon.


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