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

5 reasons why I heart Stephen King

    5. Hollywood can’t get enough of him, but he’s not a snob about it As I mentioned in my previous post Top 10 Campy Horror Films, there have been over 80 film adaptations of King Stephen’s work.  That doesn’t just include literal adaptations like Carrie or The Shining, but less obvious ones like… Continue reading 5 reasons why I heart Stephen King

X-Men Series II = greatest trading cards ever

It might shock you to learn this.  But I was, at one time, the owner of a complete set of X-Men Series II trading cards. It’s true. I also collected baseball cards, because like any self-respecting tomboy I played baseball, not softball.  Softball is for chicks. But Series II was my most favorite set of… Continue reading X-Men Series II = greatest trading cards ever