A House Divided

No, I’m not talking about the current state of American politics. I’m talking about Star Wars. I am an…avid lover of Star Wars, this you know. So is my cousin. But when it comes to The Force Awakens we have vastly differing opinions. Mine is one of love and effervescence, his of skepticism and tentativeContinue reading “A House Divided”

Pink!

When I was a kid, I hated pink, with a vengeance. My deep and utter loathing extended into middle school and high school and even into college. I thought myself to be a cool-colors kinda girl, gravitating to blues, greens and purples instead of pinks, oranges and yellows. My insistence on the evils of aContinue reading “Pink!”

Everyone’s a Critic

Do you remember the first time you ever saw Star Wars? Did you sit there analyzing the plot holes? Did you criticize the acting? Or were you drawn into a galaxy far, far away? Were you captured by the music and the scenery and the characters? Were you enchanted by it? These days, with theContinue reading “Everyone’s a Critic”

5 Fandom Friday

5 Geeks Who Inspire Me Before this week, I’ve been away from the Blogosphere for a little while. And I have to share that I haven’t been the same without my blog or without you, my darling, nerdy readers. It’s a part of me. An extension of my brain and of my personality. And IContinue reading “5 Fandom Friday”

Ladies Who Nerd

This past Saturday I attended Geek Girl Brunch, a monthly gathering of lady nerds who love mimosas and all things geeky. What an amazing experience to find like-minded lady nerds in a city of millions.   I was one of the last nerds through the door (because I went to the wrong location first) and asContinue reading “Ladies Who Nerd”

Lessons I Learned from NY Comic Con 2011

Lesson 3: I’m not the only Lady Nerd out there!!! Marvel‘s: Women of Marvel panel was truly excellent!! The panel consisted of Sara Pichelli (@sara_pichelli,) Marjorie Liu (@marjoriemliu,) Jeanine Schaefer (@j9schaefer,) Kelly Sue DeConnick (@kellysue,) Sana Amanat (@miniB622,) and Lauren Sankovitch (@PancakeLady.)  Sorry if I missed anyone. They tackled topics such as gender discriminations in the workContinue reading “Lessons I Learned from NY Comic Con 2011”