HARDCORE SPOILER CENTRAL Well. For the most basic, formulaic, over-used origin story ever, Doctor Strange was really good. Deadpool was the only Marvel movie I've really enjoyed over the past couple of years, so I was expecting the worst and was pleasantly surprised. The writing was actually solid, the special effects were amazing, and it made me… Continue reading Where are the Women in Doctor Strange?
There will be spoilers. I'll admit I was genuinely worried about the female representation in Deadpool. Let's take a fandom known for it's hardcore fanboys and give them an R-rated movie. I was sure NOTHING could go wrong. One of my favourite pet peeves in movies (super hero/action movies in particular) is when a female… Continue reading Where are the Women in Deadpool? Part 1
In honour of this year's "Sing Along with Horrible Feeling, Once More!," which is a screening of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and the "Once More With Feeling" episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, (Check it out before they sell out) my family has decided to undertake yet another Great Family Cosplay Challenge. We're going to… Continue reading Sing Along with Horrible Feeling, Once More!
This week I finally bought Knights of the Old Republic. It's been on my Steam wish list for over a year now, but it was on sale for like $3 and I couldn't resist. After some hardcore internal debate about whether to get the first game or the second one, I decided to just start at… Continue reading Knights of the Old Rebulic
My family is discussing possible group costume options for this year's Comic Con. One of the suggestions we were throwing around was Marvel characters. We were having troubles brainstorming some possibilities for the girls in my family, so I decided to find a list of Marvel women to jog my memory. The first hit for… Continue reading Women of Marvel
This is a post for my "fake geek" homies. You know who you are. You may have been told you're "not a real geek." Or maybe you just feel like you're not. It doesn't matter why. Maybe you've never read an X-Men comic, but you love all the X-Men movies, or maybe you've only… Continue reading Fake Geek People
If you've seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens you're not following this masterpiece of a twitter, you should be. Every tweet makes me laugh out loud, something not many twitter users can accomplish. If my words aren't recommendation enough, please take some evidence to support my claims that user is a genius:
THIS POST CONTAINS SERIOUS THE FORCE AWAKENS SPOILERS I'M SERIOUS LIKE NOT COOL SPOILERS AWFUL, MOVIE-RUINING ONES So. Anyways. Where are the women in The Force Awakens? THEY'RE GODDAMN FRONT AND CENTRE. Rey, General Leia, Maz Kanata, Captain Phasma, and arguably BB-8 (it's a debated topic, personally I'm more of the "non-gendered robot" persuasion) Sure… Continue reading (TFA SPOILERS) Where are the Women in The Force Awakens?
The game that I've played most consistently in the past few months is Guild Wars 2. I discovered this MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) about a year ago and have slowly been accruing levels and hours. Over Christmas break, my level 80 character hit about 80% map completion, so I decided to take a… Continue reading Freedom Comes at a Price
I have a lot of geeks in my life and not a lot of money. I thought I'd share some of the Christmas preparation research I've done. So without further ado, here's some cheap ideas to get you thinking about what to buy the adorable geeks in your life. Star Wars Lego Mini-figure Keychains - $5.49… Continue reading Can You Feel Their Presents?