Posts Tagged 'geek'

Fake Geeks on the Internet

First, they came for the Fake Geek Girls. A crazy uproar on the internet about girls “pretending” to like “geeky things” “for the attention.”  So many air-quotes, I may have accidentally rerouted planes from JFK.  And that’s because I have

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Fake Geeks on the Internet

First, they came for the Fake Geek Girls. A crazy uproar on the internet about girls “pretending” to like “geeky things” “for the attention.”  So many air-quotes, I may have accidentally rerouted planes from JFK.  And that’s because I have

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Play With Your Food: “Cosmos” Edition

For the past eight weeks, Sunday night has meant rush home from work to watch Neil deGrasse Tyson host the new run of Cosmos on Fox!  Last week, I got out of work an hour early and my boyfriend suggested

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Play With Your Food: “Cosmos” Edition

For the past eight weeks, Sunday night has meant rush home from work to watch Neil deGrasse Tyson host the new run of Cosmos on Fox!  Last week, I got out of work an hour early and my boyfriend suggested

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Batman: The Black Mirror

You guys you guys you guys!  This has been MY FAVOURITE Batman arc yet! Several things make it very unique: SPOILERS AHEAD! 1.  Dick Grayson is Batman (not your usual Bruce Wayne) 2.  There are several narrators:  Dick, Commissioner Gordon,

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Batman: The Black Mirror

You guys you guys you guys!  This has been MY FAVOURITE Batman arc yet! Several things make it very unique: SPOILERS AHEAD! 1.  Dick Grayson is Batman (not your usual Bruce Wayne) 2.  There are several narrators:  Dick, Commissioner Gordon,

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If My Blog Was An Outfit

This meme has been floating around the bloggyverse, thanks to Ange’s linkup at Hairspray and High Heels!  You know I can’t resist a linkup, guys, even if my outfit for my blog is probably something really mundane like the clothes

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If My Blog Was An Outfit

This meme has been floating around the bloggyverse, thanks to Ange’s linkup at Hairspray and High Heels!  You know I can’t resist a linkup, guys, even if my outfit for my blog is probably something really mundane like the clothes

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Batman: Death of the Family

AAAAHHHHH the infamous Batman:  Death of the Family !!!  As you can see from the cover of this hardbound collection, this is one intense and disgusting ride.  It has a dust-cover of a mask of the Joker’s face, covering the

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Batman: Death of the Family

AAAAHHHHH the infamous Batman:  Death of the Family !!!  As you can see from the cover of this hardbound collection, this is one intense and disgusting ride.  It has a dust-cover of a mask of the Joker’s face, covering the

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Currently…in March 2014

FEELING: Completely DONE with winter!  The weather has been gross for what seems like an eternity.  Remember summer?  Remember not squishing yourself into layers upon layers of clothing and still freezing?  SO.  DONE.  WATCHING: Is anyone else out there TOTALLY

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Currently…in March 2014

FEELING: Completely DONE with winter!  The weather has been gross for what seems like an eternity.  Remember summer?  Remember not squishing yourself into layers upon layers of clothing and still freezing?  SO.  DONE.  WATCHING: Is anyone else out there TOTALLY

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Things I Love Thursday: Jack Kirby

If I asked you to name three famous superheroes off the top of your head… Chances are, none of those would be Jack Kirby creations. But, if I asked you to name three more, and three more, and three more…we

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Things I Love Thursday: Jack Kirby

If I asked you to name three famous superheroes off the top of your head… Chances are, none of those would be Jack Kirby creations. But, if I asked you to name three more, and three more, and three more…we

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Things I Love Thursday: Robots vs. Unicorns

So I realized I haven’t done a “Things I Love Thursday” post in quite a while and immediately I knew what I had to write about:  unicorns. Is there anything more sweet and girly besides unicorns?  Um, probably.  But while

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Things I Love Thursday: Robots vs. Unicorns

So I realized I haven’t done a “Things I Love Thursday” post in quite a while and immediately I knew what I had to write about:  unicorns. Is there anything more sweet and girly besides unicorns?  Um, probably.  But while

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The Spider-Man Dream

Source:  Marvel’s wikia page So the other night, I fell asleep listening to Radiohead’s “No Surprises” and I had a dream that I was Spider-Man. For the first part of the dream, it was awesome:  retired from fighting crime having

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The Spider-Man Dream

Source:  Marvel’s wikia page So the other night, I fell asleep listening to Radiohead’s “No Surprises” and I had a dream that I was Spider-Man. For the first part of the dream, it was awesome:  retired from fighting crime having

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Gadgets and Gizmos

I am a total Luddite.  I’ve been using iOS 5 for like, three years!  Because of, you know, Cylon threat, and all that.  But lately I’ve been – dare I say? – embracing technology?  And I’ve discovered some great stuff:

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Gadgets and Gizmos

I am a total Luddite.  I’ve been using iOS 5 for like, three years!  Because of, you know, Cylon threat, and all that.  But lately I’ve been – dare I say? – embracing technology?  And I’ve discovered some great stuff:

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Technical Difficulties

Ever have one of those days? I swear it all started when I tried to update my iPhone 4 from iOS 5, which I have been happily using FOR YEARS, to iOS 7 so I can use the updated version

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Technical Difficulties

Ever have one of those days? I swear it all started when I tried to update my iPhone 4 from iOS 5, which I have been happily using FOR YEARS, to iOS 7 so I can use the updated version

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Epic Rap Battles of History

Mad rhymes for your Tuesday morning.  Epic Rap Battles of History pits famous historical and cultural figures against one another.  What do you think? 1.  Adolf Hitler vs. Darth Vader I think Darth Vader totally won this one!  What do

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Epic Rap Battles of History

Mad rhymes for your Tuesday morning.  Epic Rap Battles of History pits famous historical and cultural figures against one another.  What do you think? 1.  Adolf Hitler vs. Darth Vader I think Darth Vader totally won this one!  What do

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Heroes and Villains

While I’m coping with a lot of confusing emotions, I find comic book movies very soothing.  Hero wins the day, black-and-white morality.  Specifically, the humor of The Avengers and the idealism of Captain America.  Superheros can always be trusted to

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Heroes and Villains

While I’m coping with a lot of confusing emotions, I find comic book movies very soothing.  Hero wins the day, black-and-white morality.  Specifically, the humor of The Avengers and the idealism of Captain America.  Superheros can always be trusted to

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Mug Shots!!!

It occurred to me while sick that I do not currently own nearly enough mugs.  You use the most mugs while sick because most sick foods are consumed from mugs.  Come to think, all the best foods are consumed in

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Mug Shots!!!

It occurred to me while sick that I do not currently own nearly enough mugs.  You use the most mugs while sick because most sick foods are consumed from mugs.  Come to think, all the best foods are consumed in

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Day of the Doctor

So, did all my Whovians watch “Day I the Doctor” yet?  Because I literally devoted an entire day to the viewing of the 50th Anniversary special and sundry other associated programs. First, the pilot, of course:  which originally aired fifty

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Day of the Doctor

So, did all my Whovians watch “Day I the Doctor” yet?  Because I literally devoted an entire day to the viewing of the 50th Anniversary special and sundry other associated programs. First, the pilot, of course:  which originally aired fifty

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Chain Mail

I love questionnaires! I found this one courtesy, once again, of Angie from Lariats and Lavender, which is a blog I’ve been a fan of for a long time!, who found it from Kyla at Kyla is Inspired, which is

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Chain Mail

I love questionnaires! I found this one courtesy, once again, of Angie from Lariats and Lavender, which is a blog I’ve been a fan of for a long time!, who found it from Kyla at Kyla is Inspired, which is

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Currently…in November 2013

Oh man, November already?  Seems like just yesterday I was trying to remember to write 2013, and now it’s almost over!  October is my busiest month, and I know I haven’t spent as much time blogging because I have been

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Currently…in November 2013

Oh man, November already?  Seems like just yesterday I was trying to remember to write 2013, and now it’s almost over!  October is my busiest month, and I know I haven’t spent as much time blogging because I have been

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Practice Makes Perfect

A funny phenomenon at Comic Con (hee hee that rhymed) is that people dress up.  I guess this isn’t so weird – it’s the month of Halloween, after all.  But people go ALL OUT.  And then, you walk around and

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Practice Makes Perfect

A funny phenomenon at Comic Con (hee hee that rhymed) is that people dress up.  I guess this isn’t so weird – it’s the month of Halloween, after all.  But people go ALL OUT.  And then, you walk around and

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Comic Con 2013

On Friday, I cased the joint and made myself familiar with all the booths and artists present.  On Saturday, I was dressed somewhat in costume – wearing my replica of the 4th Doctor’s scarf from Doctor Who and regular street

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Comic Con 2013

On Friday, I cased the joint and made myself familiar with all the booths and artists present.  On Saturday, I was dressed somewhat in costume – wearing my replica of the 4th Doctor’s scarf from Doctor Who and regular street

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I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU

It’s here it’s here!Today is the first day I am attending ComicCon!Tomorrow, expect pictures. But for today… Enjoy this crazy video that I can’t stop watching.

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I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU

It’s here it’s here!Today is the first day I am attending ComicCon!Tomorrow, expect pictures. But for today… Enjoy this crazy video that I can’t stop watching.

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