Category: Nerdy Lifestyles

FanMail December Box

Previously I reviewed my first FanMail subscription box, with fairly mixed results. I decided to give it a second try. In all honesty I was even less impressed with the December box. Full disclosure: I was ambivalent about the concept of subscription boxes in… Continue Reading “FanMail December Box”

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!)“.… Continue Reading “FanMail Subscription Box”

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… Continue Reading “Choosing To Be Positive In Fandom”

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… Continue Reading “Cosplaying Veteran Needs Your Help”

Geek Girl Pen Pals

Feeling nostalgic for the days of receiving snail mail? Of looking forward to mail carriers dropping off something besides your latest online purchase? Geek Girl Pen Pals is the solution to your woes. Users can sign up to be paired with a pen pal… Continue Reading “Geek Girl Pen Pals”

Get Your Exercise The Geeky Way Part 2

This time, instead of focusing on a single method, I rounded up a variety of workout tools, apps, accesories, and more to add nerdy flair to your fitness routine. 1. The Imperial All Star shirt is one of many great workout tops by Geeked… Continue Reading “Get Your Exercise The Geeky Way Part 2”

Get Your Exercise The Geeky Way With Audiobooks

Many of us could do with a bit more exercise. Jobs and hobbies are more sedentary than ever, and getting your heart rate up for at least 30 minutes a day does a body good. But, ick. Starting is hard. I tried putting together… Continue Reading “Get Your Exercise The Geeky Way With Audiobooks”

The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen

It’s that time of the year again. GISHWHES, aka the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen, is the loving creation of Supernatural star Misha Collins. The week-long event, now entering its fifth year (August 1st through 8th), was originally a publicity… Continue Reading “The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen”

Take A Stand Against Sexual Harassment At Comic Conventions

San Diego Comic Con looms ahead, and everywhere the nerds are aflutter; there’s last minute travel arrangements to make, luggage to be hauled from the dark recesses of the garage or attic (not that anyone will bother to pack until the night before they… Continue Reading “Take A Stand Against Sexual Harassment At Comic Conventions”

Can You Travel From Bag End To Mordor?

You’ve read the books. You’ve seen the movies. You’ve probably even listened the audiobooks. Are you ready to take the plunge yourself (minus the Nazg├╗l, orcs and a vengeful mutated hobbit with a homicidal split personality)? The ladies of Eowyn’s Challenge have been encouraging… Continue Reading “Can You Travel From Bag End To Mordor?”

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