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Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

By: TCO Halloween is only a week away! If you don’t have a costume yet, don’t fret. There is still time to create something fabulous. Here are a few of my favorite DIY costumes that require little time (and hopefully resources). (And of course I had to kick-off the post with Beyonce’s awesome DIY costume.) […]

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5 Fandom Friday: Star Wars was My Gateway Drug

By: Meg Humphrey   The Nerdy Girlie and SuperSpaceChick have created “5 Fandom Friday” to help bloggers get through the busy Autumn season by supplying us with with weekly topics that let us explore our fanoms with our readers. This first Friday’s theme is “Gateway Fandoms that Made Me Who I am Today” and boy, […]

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National Coffee Day & Geeky Mugs

BY: TCO As a Seattleite, I’ve been bred to cherish coffee in all its glory. I’ve been drinking the java since I was around 9 years old (decaf, of course…although I still think it might have stunted my growth), and have been obsessing over it ever since.  If you share my obsession, check out these locations that are […]

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How To Be A Star Wars fan As A Black Girl Nerd

By:  Dr. Gina Moore-Sanders [This post originally appeared on one of our favorite geeky blogs, Black Girl Nerds. Be sure to check them out and subscribe!] Star Wars is my first fandom and I LOVE IT! The number of Black girls and women at Star Wars conventions are miniscule compared to that in other fandoms. It […]

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Hobbit Day

By: TCO Happy Hobbit Day! September 22nd marks both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ birthdays. And of course, all week is known as Tolkien Week! On this week, I like to try and watch/read all things Tolkien, while of course indulging in food in true Hobbit fashion (any excuse for second breakfast)!  Check out this site for […]

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Sesame Street: Still Rocking It

By: TCO Last week I posted/shared three different Sesame Street skits. Oh, and my intended audience for these shares? Adults. They were too adorable-how could I not?! Although 45 years old, Sesame Street is still proving to be a trusted source for parents to entertain and teach our youth, while also entertaining a demographic much […]

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Cross-Dressing in Anime and Manga

By: Leah Zoller and Kathryn Hemmann [A version of this series was originally given as the panel "Cross-Dressing for Fun and Profit" at Sakura-Con in Seattle on April 19, 2014, and was also published on the blog Contemporary Japanese Literature.] This past April, the ever-amazing Leah of The Lobster Dance and I gave a panel on […]

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