12 Days of Star Wars

Nerds!! There are only 11 days left till our eyes behold the next installment in the Star Wars saga. (10 if you plan on going on Thursday night!) This Star Wars is going to have a decidedly different flavor than the 7 that have preceded it. There will be no scrawl at the beginning ofContinue reading “12 Days of Star Wars”

Star Wars Rewatch (Episode I)

I’m not on a mission to convince you that the prequels are worth watching. I think that argument is ridiculous. We all have our feelings and opinions on the matter. I personally like them. They are deeply entrenched in nostalgia from my high school and early college years and yes…there are bad patches, but whenContinue reading “Star Wars Rewatch (Episode I)”

Sci-Fi Debate Club

If you’ve seen this week’s episode of my web series, then you know about my Sci-Fi Debate Club. If you missed it, take a look… We didn’t plan it. We didn’t mean for it to happen. But when two of more nerds are gathered together, nerdy…geeky…dorky debates are bound to ensue! And yes… they canContinue reading “Sci-Fi Debate Club”

It’s HERE!!!!

The new teaser trailer just landed!! And it is amazing. Behold! And I defy you to not be emotional while watching! I’m in tears right now!!! The remnants of a crashed Star Destroyer. The narration from Mark Hamill is chilling and heart-wrenching. Vader’s charred mask, Leia getting a lightsaber. And of course that one andContinue reading “It’s HERE!!!!”

5 Fandom Friday

5 Star Wars items I’d wait in line for on Black Friday Today the highly anticipated teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens was released. Unleashing the power of the nerd and igniting the usual speculation and analyzation that comes with every ounce of Star Wars information. In honor of this IContinue reading “5 Fandom Friday”

Nerd in the City Book Club

A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller Once Disney and co.┬ádecanonized all of the existing Star Wars novels, relegating them to “Star Wars Legends” they made quick work of ordering all the new novels that would take their place in the new canon alongside the movies and Star Wars: Clone Wars and the brand newContinue reading “Nerd in the City Book Club”

Star Wars and Harry Potter

Before I write another word, Star Wars has always been and will always be my very favorite movies of all time. I know every line. And every time I watch any one of them my heart is immediately lightened. It’s nostalgia and joy and all manner of good things wrapped in a bow. Sort ofContinue reading “Star Wars and Harry Potter”

Twachtman Family Christmas

Christmas is swiftly approaching. For many this means decking the halls, trimming the tree, shopping for gifts, planning the holiday meals, booking travel, etc. This is all true for my family as well. But most importantly for us is preparing our Christmas costumes. Past family Christmas themes have included Harry Potter and The Chronicles ofContinue reading “Twachtman Family Christmas”