publication date: Monday, October 8, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Television

clue: Though his childhood role as a young starship pilot was once deeply unpopular, Trekkies have come to accept this blogger, gamer, and writer as a fellow nerd.

explanation: Wheaton starred in Star Trek: The Next Generation. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Kelly Hardie

Nerdocracy: Nerds, geeks, and dweebs have taken over: Their movies are the biggest hits, their memes rule the Internet, and now their day has come in Celebrity Goo Game. These five people are strongly associated with nerd culture.

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