Month: November 2015

FanMail Subscription Box

In mid November I saw someone mention a mystery subscription box for lady geeks. As I never got around to trying Loot Crate I decided to give it a try. FanMail bills itself as “A mystery box designed for lady geeks (by lady geeks!)“….

Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon

Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon by Delilah S. Dawson is the first in a series of novellas being released as part of the journey to The Force Awakens.  It was a mostly solid entry in the series with two minor exceptions. While the main…

The Black Tapes Podcast Is Fearfully Delicious

I have to state up front that The Black Tapes isn’t a podcast best listened to while browsing, gaming, or multitasking. I tried to get into this podcast several times and failed before I fell completely and utterly in love with it.  Finally I…

Choosing To Be Positive In Fandom

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens fast approaching and the World of Warcraft announcements regarding both the new expansion, Legion, and the upcoming Warcraft film, I find that a lot of the arguments and negative comments I’ve seen surrounding both of these franchises tend…

Brick Shakespeare Builds On Classic Tales

Some things just go perfectly together: Chocolate and peanut butter. Cocoa and little bitty marshmallows on cold nights. Me and red wine. LEGO minifigs and William Shakespeare. Bear with me for a few minutes and I promise I’ll convince you of that last one…

Cosplaying Veteran Needs Your Help

Cosplay is therapeutic for a lot of geeks. For a retired Army veteran of 25 years, Ronald Seaman, that holds even more true. After being confined to a wheelchair following a degenerative spinal condition as a result of his service, he turned to cosplay…

Warcraft News From BlizzCon 2015

Exciting news from this year’s BlizzCon did much to whet the appetites of Warcraft fans. I got to meet several wonderful people from my realm, take the new Demon Hunter class for a test drive, and experience the new announcements with fans just as…

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