Tag Archives: geek culture

August 19

By: Meg Humphrey Have You Nerd had the incredible honor of receiving the “Most Unique Website Content” award from the inaugural year of the Geekie Awards in 2013. This year, the Geekies are mixing it up and  giving fans the opportunity to vote for their favorites in each category! Here are my picks. Art: Jackie […]

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 04

Medieval Lord of The Rings Illustrations

By: Terra Clarke Olsen There are times I’m really thankful for the Internet and Social Media. Yesterday was one of those times; io9 published an article featuring these fantastic Russian Orthodox illustrations depicting scenes from The Lord of the Rings. Created by Ukranian artist Sergei Iukhimov, the images’ medieval style elicit the magical wonder that surrounds that period, […]

June 02

Geeky Shoes

By: Terra Clarke Olsen Vans recently released an amazing Star Wars line of shoes, backpacks, and hats. I’ve never owned a pair of Vans before, but that’s about to change because I essentially want it all. Look at this amazing flower print, subtly  featuring Yoda. A thing of beauty, really. Or how about these splendid Stormtrooper bandana prints. Black […]

May 09


By: Meg Humphrey and Terra Clarke Olsen From Meg:  VikingCon was pretty amazing! The students and staff at Western Washington University were dedicated to putting on a quality one day show. They had interesting and educational panels like “Young Justice: How Heroes Affect Children” and “The Boogeyman’s Journey: Shifting Roles of Monsters in Fantasy.” Panelists […]

May 02

Star Wars Day

By: Meg Humphrey May Fourth has become the official Star Wars holiday over the last few years. As a Star Wars Fan since I was old enough to comprehend what a movie was, you’d think that it would be my favorite day of the year (outside of holidays where I get presents, of course). This […]

March 21

A Desperate Plea: No More Quizzes

 By: Terra Clarke Olsen Hello internet. How are you today? Hey, so if it’s not too much, I have a small favor to ask. Can we please stop taking all these ridiculous quizzes? I mean, we’re all guilty of taking one or two (I personally couldn’t resist the Firefly quiz…I got Shepherd Book), but really, […]

August 21

“It Runs on Some Sort of Electricity?”

“It Runs on Some Sort of Electricity?” Not all Nerds are Science Savvy By: Meg Humphrey Although nowadays the classification of “nerd” and “geek” has expanded far beyond of the math and science centered stereotypes of the past, I think it’s fair to say that if you self-label as such, people continue to assume that […]