Category Archives: Around Town

September 14

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. […]

June 15

Featured Kickstarter: The Unicorn Files Photo Book

By: TCO Warning, today’s Featured Kickstarter is totally self-promotion since it is my Kickstarter. 🙂 About a year and a half ago, I started “The Unicorn Files: Debunking the Myth of the Female Geek,” a project that highlights different geeky women in the community. And today, I’m launching a Kickstarter in the hopes of raising the funds […]

June 08

Seattle Geeks Speak Up: Black Widow Flash Mob #WeWantWidow

By: TCO On June 6th, fan across the world coordinated a huge flash mob sending a simple message: We Want Widow. Since the success of the Avengers, fans have noticed a distinct lack of Black Widow merchandise. (There is even a Tumblr addressing the sheer volume of missing Black Widow merch.) One geek blogger, Kristin Rielly, decided that it was time […]

January 16

5 Fandom Friday: Convention Attendance

By: Meg Humphrey Check out the original 5 Fandom Friday post over at the Nerdy Girlie! Conventions I’ve been to: Star Wars Celebration! It’s a crap shoot on when this con actually pops up. It’s not a yearly deal and it moves throughout the US. Japan and Europe have also had their own iterations of […]

November 24

BeyoncĂ© – 7/11

By: TCO Queen Bey has done it again with her newest music video release, 7/11. I normally don’t post videos for the sake of videos, but this one has to be shared. The music = Perfection. Her dancing = Perfection. The video = PERFECTION. Released along with the Platinum Edition of her self titled album […]

November 14

Featured Kickstarter: Geek Fuel

By: Meg Humphrey   Item-of-the-month clubs have been around for quite some time whether its fancy cheeses or specialty coffees. Lately, monthly subscription boxes have been populating all areas of life. From snacks to cosmetics to clothing, you can order a box of whatever you’re looking for to your doorstep. We all know that nerds […]

November 10

Featured Kickstarter: SpeakEasy – A Bold Pub Game

By: TCO Though locals might not like to admit it, Seattle’s infamous reputation for being a socially cold city is very real. Sure people are nice here, but talk to any transplant and they’ll tell you that the “Seattle Freeze” exists. It’s just hard to meet people in this passive-aggressive city. Local game designers, Jerome and Eddie, are […]