Here's the next option:
I like this because it fits the nerd motif of the blog and is obviously "safer" than the Plaza header. My main problem is that my brain box keeps telling me that I've seen this picture used on another blog before, but I can't recall if I have or where I've seen it. I don't want to copycat someone.
Alternatively, I could revisit an old header:
So which one should be Nerd Trash's next header image? Let me know down in the comments.