Jay & Silent BobbleheadsThis weekend, Arizona gets dark at another con, goes crazy at Summer Wars, grows old with Kevin Smith, & gets reel with Bryan Singer. 

Another packed weekend of nerd approved activities here in The Valley:

Thursday, January 12th

DarkCon 2012 [Mesa]

  • Two cons last weekend wasn’t enough for you, eh?
  • Try DarkCon on for size this if you’re into steampunk and fantasy.
  • Starts Thursday and goes all weekend at The Phoenix Marriott in Mesa.
  • Learn a little more about DarkCon 2012 on my post about it.

Summer Wars [Phoenix]

  • This film about a math genius who causes worlds to collide looks Insane.
  • (That’s Insane with a capital I, and in italics.)
  • See if you can handle it at the Film Bar around 6:30pm.
  • Trailer and ticket details for Summer Wars.

Jay & Silent Bob Get Old [Phoenix]

  • Kevin Smith (yes, that Kevin Smith) & Jason Mewes are recording a podcast live.
  • Check them out at StandUp Live as they quip about aging.
  • Show starts around 8pm.
  • Details right here.

Saturday, January 14th

Dark Days of The Supernatural Tour [Tempe]

  • Enjoy YA novels? (Yeah, I kinda do.)
  • Enjoy supernatural thrillers and what not? (Hmm, sometimes.)
  • If you like them combined, swing by Changing Hands Bookstore at 4pm.
  • Three supernatural YA novelists will be there doing what authors do at bookstores.

Get Reel With Bryan Singer [Chandler]

  • It’s that one guy who did all those movies and shows!
  • (You know the guy…)
  • Come listen to him talk about his career doing X-Men and noir classics.
  • Get quick details here, and check out this post by Jackalope Ranch about it.

I hope you find something up your alley this weekend. Have fun!