Robot Tissue Holder July 21

Geeky Office Supplies

By: Terra Clarke Olsen This weekend, I noticed that “Back to School” aisles have already started to appear. Being the dork that I am, I loved back-to-school shopping as a kid—the colorful binders, the fancy pens, the pointless stickers, I wanted it all! So, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that I love buying […]

ELFMAN BANNER July 18

The Other Dynamic Duo: Danny Elfman and Tim Burton

By: Meg Humphrey   I don’t go to many concerts so I always forget how much I enjoy listening to live music. I had the chance to experience a wonderful night at the Seattle Symphony and the music of Danny Elfman for Tim Burton films. This was my second night at Benaroya Hall, the first […]

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Marvel: Champion of Change

By: Terra Clarke Olsen I’ve been a frustrated lady geek the past few weeks. From women being barred from competing in Hearthstone to the artist of Wonder Woman declaring he doesn’t want her to be a feminist, it’s been a harsh reminder that the geek culture has a long way to go. But yesterday brought […]

STROBE BANNER July 14

Shoujo Manga Maniacs: Strobe Edge

By: Meg Humphrey   The manga Strobe Edge by Sakisaka Io was a really refreshing take on the often told story of first loves. Ninako is a high school girl that has never experienced love before. Her friends tell her that her childhood friendship with the boy, Daiki (who is, in fact, in love with […]

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Job Hunters: A Kickstarter Success Ready for Your Viewing Pleasure

By: Terra Clarke Olsen As many of you know, I’m a big fan of Kickstarter. I love the crowdfunding process and the projects/products that come to fruition because of the generosity of like-minded people. So it’s always exciting to come across success stories, even if I wasn’t “in the know” early on. Job Hunters, a […]

SNOWPIERCER BANNER July 09

One Wild Ride: Snowpiercer

By: Meg Humphrey Spoiler Free! Korean director Bong Joon Ho has already carved a name for himself for niche American audiences with hits like Mother and The Host. Snowpiercer is his English language debut that fans have been dying to see since it was completed and released internationally in 2013. Based on the French graphic […]

mary sue July 07

What Happened to The Mary Sue?

By Leah Zoller [Post originally appeared on Leah's blog, The Lobster Dance.] The Mary Sue merger has me feeling a bit like Obi-Wan today.  Let me explain. The Mary Sue, popular geek website for geek women by geek women, merged withGeekosystem, a sister site from Abrams Media. The merger was a decision from the top, and […]

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