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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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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, […]

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Geeky Nursery Inspiration

By: TCO As I previously mentioned, my husband and I are expecting a youngster in December. We’re currently working on the baby room, and, perhaps not surprisingly, the toughest part has been picking out the proper decor (perhaps second in toughness only to picking a name). Shopping online and in baby stores, everything is very…”baby.” By that […]

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Ray Rice Costumes Emerge During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: TCO Over the weekend, I saw a couple’s Halloween costume online that outraged me—a husband and wife, in blackface, dressed as Ray and Janay Rice. Racist AND misogynist. Wonderful. But, for some naive reason, I figured this was the work of one dumbass couple. What I was not prepared for was the flurry of […]

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Hobbit Day

By: TCO Happy Hobbit Day! September 22nd marks both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ birthdays. And of course, all week is known as Tolkien Week! On this week, I like to try and watch/read all things Tolkien, while of course indulging in food in true Hobbit fashion (any excuse for second breakfast)!  Check out this site for […]

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Sesame Street: Still Rocking It

By: TCO Last week I posted/shared three different Sesame Street skits. Oh, and my intended audience for these shares? Adults. They were too adorable-how could I not?! Although 45 years old, Sesame Street is still proving to be a trusted source for parents to entertain and teach our youth, while also entertaining a demographic much […]

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Science Fiction Rules the Runway

By: Terra Clarke Olsen [This article originally appeared in the September issue of Pastoral Magazine.] It’s a good year to be a geek: there are more geeky movies than ever before, with new titles constantly being announced, and comic conventions and their influence continue to grow. Pop culture has fully embraced it’s geek side, and […]