Category Archives: Books

September 04

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. […]

July 27

My Favorite Changes in the Harry Potter Movies

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my happy-face thoughts about what the movies made their own. Neville gave Harry the gillyweed for the second Triwizard […]

July 20

What the Harry Potter Movies Shouldn’t Have Changed

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my frowny-face thoughts about what the movies passed over. Dudley never thanked Harry. A recurring theme in Harry Potter […]

July 02

The Unicorn Files: From a Model’s POV

By: Meg Humphrey What most people who know me through conventions and fan communities don’t know is that I’m actually quite shy. When I’m out of my element, I tend to feel pretty embarrassed for no reason and have a hard time striking up or keeping conversations. Even places I think I might be okay, […]

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 […]

September 24

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 […]

July 25

New Jedi Order: an Overview

By: Meg Humphrey   I recently finished my first read through of the New Jedi Order. New Jedi Order is a nineteen book long series within the Star Wars Legends Universe (formerly known as the Expanded Universe) that takes place between twenty-five and twenty-nine years after the Battle of Yavin. I had read the first […]