Books

What I’ve Been Reading: August Reviews

This month was all about a nerdy self-help book, the beginning of an epic sci-fi series, and a graphic novel about gamers.

Lifestyle

4 Women Who Inspire Me – International Women’s Day 2016

Happy International Women's Day! To celebrate the day, I wanted to tell you about just a few of the many inspirational women on this Earth. Disclaimer: some of the following women may or may not be fictional. (Second disclaimer: this list is subjective and I know how the internet feels about subjectivity. Third disclaimer: I have never actually… Continue reading 4 Women Who Inspire Me – International Women’s Day 2016

films, Gaming, Geek Culture, Television

2015: My Geek Culture Highlights

“Nerd life is so much better than regular life.” -John Green Between grown men crying at the opening credits of the new Star Wars movie and Marvel stepping up their plans for wold domination, 2015 has to be one of the geekiest years yet. In this blog post, I’m going to tell you about some… Continue reading 2015: My Geek Culture Highlights

Lifestyle

A Year of Blogging

Don’t chase perfection for perfection’s sake, or for any one else’s sake at all. If you strive for something, make sure it’s for the right reasons. And if you fail, that will be a better lesson to you than any success you’ll ever have. Because you learn a lot from screwing up. -Felicia Day It's… Continue reading A Year of Blogging

Geek Culture

Reclaiming the Word “Nerd”

Growing up, the words "nerd" or "geek" have always had negative connotations. It was never a compliment, a personality quirk to be praised: no-one ever said "I wish I was as nerdy as you" or looked for a nerdy person to befriend. To some people, being a nerd or a geek means someone unlikeable, unpopular and strange,… Continue reading Reclaiming the Word “Nerd”