Dear Carrie Fisher,

I’m sorry that we live in the kind of world where appearance is what we are judged on above all other merit. To some degree everyone is judged in this manner, but no one is judged quite as harshly as women over a “certain” age. A threshold that seems to creep younger and younger each year.Continue reading “Dear Carrie Fisher,”

Dear Mrs. Abrams…

Dear Mrs. Abrams (aka the lovely Katie McGrath), I wish to apologize in advance. Because if I ever meet your husband on the street or in a restaurant or at an interview or…anywhere, I will be forced to kiss his mouth. Please know that this is not an effort to tempt him from the sacredContinue reading “Dear Mrs. Abrams…”

#StarwarsChallenge Recap

It’s been quite a journey waiting for The Force to Awaken in theaters!! Now that it’s here I scarcely know what to do with  myself (besides seeing it basically everyday of the week!) Thanks to everyone who joined me Star Wars Challenge on Instagram! It was so fun seeing your unique interpretations of my prompts!Continue reading “#StarwarsChallenge Recap”

The Family That Nerds Together

Nerd runs deep in my family. My father has it, my brother has it, my mother has it, my uncle has it, my cousin has it and of course… I have it. Nerdy things were not cool at school. But they sure were cool at home! My parents are huge Trekkies, saw Star Wars inContinue reading “The Family That Nerds Together”

Star Wars Re-Watch (Ep V + VI)

Long have I considered Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back to be my favorite Star Wars movie. But this time around, I have to be  honest…Return of the Jedi really pulled out in front. That’s not to say that I don’t consider TESB to be the best of the Star Wars films, becauseContinue reading “Star Wars Re-Watch (Ep V + VI)”

5 Fandom Friday

Fandoms I’m Thankful For Thanksgiving is this Thursday. A time to take stock. A time to examine life. A time to count your blessings. A time to be thankful…for FANDOMS!! These are the ones I’m thankful for: #1: Star Wars Ok…here’s why. I grew up with Star Wars. It’s the first fandom I remember beingContinue reading “5 Fandom Friday”

44 Reasons Why It Is Good To Be a Nerd

It is so darn good to be a nerd right now. And if you don’t consider yourself a nerd, let me go ahead and give you your very own, personal invitation. It is never too late to join our tribe. We may come off a little strong at first, but we love when people comeContinue reading “44 Reasons Why It Is Good To Be a Nerd”

Dear JJ…

Dear JJ Abrams, Dude! It must be the hardest of jobs. And the pressure is truly on…I’m sure you’ve felt it. We, the fans, are chomping at the bit. If you’ve stepped into social media for more than a nanosecond, you know this! And now that the last trailer (and most epic of trailers everContinue reading “Dear JJ…”

Star Wars

Only 2 Months to go… I repeat! There are only 2 months to go till we will be feasting our eyes on Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens!!! (Can you hear that? That is the sound of a fangirl losing her nerdy little mind over here!!!) Here is the newest poster to drop today.Continue reading “Star Wars”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 18

Day 18: Princess Leia from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Today marks exactly 6 months till we are able to feast our eyes on the brand new edition to the Star Wars Universe, The Force Awakens. In honor of the countdown I chose to do Princes Leia hair today. On the forestContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 18”