Battle of the Darcy’s

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I wanted to take a look at one of the most romantic figures in all of literature…Mr. Darcy himself. I’m hard pressed to find anyone that matches up to this paragon of moral fiber. So instead of pitting people against him. I’ll pit him against himself and share some of my favoriteContinue reading “Battle of the Darcy’s”

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?

If you are a die hard Jane Austen fan, like me, then perhaps you are or were skeptical about the merits of a book that adds blood, gore and the undead into the prim and proper world of Austen’s Regency Era story. Guess what…the resulting work is simply astoundingly fun! A match made in heaven orContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?”

Jane Austen Syndrome

I am by no means the first delicate female to suffer from this deep affliction. But it is, perhaps, safe to call my case one of the most severe. Long have I suffered in silence, but I cannot continue thusly. I must share with you my struggles in the hopes that you, gentle reader, mayContinue reading “Jane Austen Syndrome”

39 Times Rom Coms Pissed Me Off

You know what really burns my butt? Romantic Comedies!! Because here I am over here…liberated female, free from the ties that bind me and then a movie like When Harry Met Sally comes on and all that level-headed nonsense goes right out the window because…reasons! It just burns. It stings actually. And the worst partContinue reading “39 Times Rom Coms Pissed Me Off”

5 Fandom Friday

5 Characters I’d Invite to My Thanksgiving Feast Today’s blog topic from The Nerdy Girlie and Super Space Chick is about characters I’d invite to Thanksgiving. Before I begin, you should know a little about my family. We are a very tight knit group of people. We uphold many unique holiday traditions and we areContinue reading “5 Fandom Friday”

Men Who Write

I am a gigantic nerd for all things Jane Austen. Many women are. In a world in which romance is rapidly vanishing, the Austen novels offer up some of the most romantic stories available to humanity! My two very favorite Austen men are Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice and Captain Wentworth from Persuasion. TheyContinue reading “Men Who Write”

30 Days of Nerdy Hair

Day 21 – Elizabeth Bennett Today’s inspiration is Kiera Knightly’s Elizabeth Bennett from Pride and Prejudice. Incidentally, my second favorite Jane Austen novel. (The first is Persuasion.) I’m a huge nerd for all things Austen! Start with some pearl pins. Also, the curlier the hair the better. I slept with wet heir to ensure theContinue reading “30 Days of Nerdy Hair”

I Need a Hero…

It isn’t the least bit fair for the average modern man out there. But for a girl raised on Star Wars, Disney and Gone with the Wind, who had a brother that introduced her to The X-Men, Power Rangers and The Green Lantern. A girl raised on pure whimsical imagination… of course I need aContinue reading “I Need a Hero…”