Harry Potter Photo Shoot & Contest

photo Today is my birthday (that’s right, I’m a Groundhog baby) and for the past three years I’ve posted a photo shoot to mark the occasion. In 2012 it was Batgirl. In 2013 it was a superhero character I created named Delilah. Last year it was the Dread Pirate Tracy. This year I FINALLY got my acceptance letter to… Continue reading Harry Potter Photo Shoot & Contest

7 Guys Worth Nerdgasaming Over

My sister-in-law and I were at WonderCon on Friday and somehow we got on the topic of “Cheat Sheets.” And no, I’m not talking about the school variety. The “Cheat Sheet” I’m referring to is a list of people you’re allowed to get it on with and your significant other can’t hold it against you. … Continue reading 7 Guys Worth Nerdgasaming Over

Best Nerdy Cakes Ever

I’m not gonna lie, I’m more of a pie girl than a cake girl…Mmmmmm…rhubarb….but one thing that cake has going for it that pie doesn’t is it’s artistic possibilities.  Seriously, you can do ANYTHING with cake.  As a Food Network afficianado I know this for a fact. A friend recently sent me a photo of… Continue reading Best Nerdy Cakes Ever

Long Beach Comic Con wrap-up 2011

On Saturday I went to Long Beach Comic Con, a fairly young comic book convention that is small enough that comic books *GASP!* are still the primary focus. Imagine that. Anyhooters, it was pretty epic for me because I attended as a “professional” aka a member of the press.  My list of press passes has been steadily… Continue reading Long Beach Comic Con wrap-up 2011

15 Best Halloween Costumes for your Pet

Normally I’m very much opposed to people dressing up their pets.  The animals look miserable and I pity both them and their human parents who are obviously missing some kind of nutrient in their diets that turns them into crazy people who spend tons of money on clothes for animals who don’t need or want… Continue reading 15 Best Halloween Costumes for your Pet

Let’s do the time warp again

I attended a friend’s birthday party over the weekend that had a 1930’s theme.  Next thing I know, I’m in a room full of gorgeously dressed gorgeous people in authentic 1930’s formal attire. Naturally that got me thinking about time travel. Because, really, what nerd brain wouldn’t go straight to Captain Kirk in City on… Continue reading Let’s do the time warp again

Something wicked this way comes

  Witches have had a pretty bad rap.  Throughout history they’ve been portrayed as ugly old hags bent on evil doing or using magic for profit.  The Stygian Witches personify this stereotype.  Three hideous crones sharing one eye and one tooth between them and practicing cannibalism (although how they managed to eat flesh with one… Continue reading Something wicked this way comes