Category Archives: Opinion

April 12

Chewie, We’re…. Home?

It has almost been one month since I moved to New York City.

July 12

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

September 02

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 […]

August 26

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

By: Meg Humphrey THIS DOES CONTAIN SOME SPOILERS!! I remember blowing through the first three Mission: Impossible movies before Ghost Protocol came out. They were alright – it was nice to see the famous scenes within context – but I didn’t have a strong desire to keep up with the franchise. Ghost Protocol changed that. […]

August 24

Meg-chan in Wonderland: Why I Revert to a Weeboo When Distressed

By: Meg Humphrey It’s fair to say that most things I do involve fantasy and escapism. The bulk of what I read is fiction, I cosplay, I’m entrenched in the online Star Wars community, and I daydream often. All of these things add some adventure and excitement to my life, but what do I do […]