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A H&S Expert’s Verdict on the Death Star, the TARDIS, and Other Fictional Workplaces

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there is an engineer scratching his head over a potentially big problem. He explains to his employer that somewhere on the surface of the enormous battle-station he’s been hired to help build, there is an uncovered exhaust port. The port is no bigger than a […]

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Dungeons & Dragons Live from PAX

Every year at PAX West, RPG fans crowd into a room to watch people play Dungeons & Dragons – as per tradition. Dungeon Master Chris Perkins is known for taking his victims, errr…I mean adventurers, on crazy journeys, keeping the players and viewers entertained and enthralled. But, this year is special! Because now, even if […]

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Ghostbusters Is The Movie Of The Summer

The fact that Hollywood was producing a Ghostbusters reboot has been driving film fans and the internet in general wild for over a year now. In part, this is because director Paul Fieg and Co. made the bold and progressive decision to recast the main roles with comic actresses. It’s also in part because the […]

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Son of Geek

By: Terra Clarke Olsen [This article original appeared in Seattle Weekly.] I wrote this article ages ago (…okay, not ages, but it feels like a lifetime ago), but sadly, I still find it relevant. Far too often, really. I wanted to share it on my blog with those who have been on this geektastic journey […]

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Small Victories (Part 1)

By: Meg Humphrey   I spend too much time focusing on my big and grand long term goals that sometimes (okay, most of the time) I don’t appreciate the small things that happen that are just as worthwhile and satisfying as hitting 220 pounds on the deadlift. Here are some of those small victory moments. […]

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5 Fandom Friday: Fandom Deaths I Just Can’t Even

By: Meg Humphrey Intense emotional investment in fictional characters is nothing new for those deep in fandom. A little piece of us goes with every character that was important to us and we mourn them as we would a flesh and blood friend. These are the deaths that my heart will never heal from. Dr. […]

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Anime Attack: Sukitte Ii Na Yo

By: Meg Humphrey If you’re home sick from work on a Monday and/or are in the mood to have some feelings about a silly romance anime, Sukitte Ii na yo, or Say “I Love You” is the perfect medicine. The show is only 13 episodes long so if you’re dedicated, have nothing to do, or […]