Category Archives: Movies

Slouching badass, bored ruler

Should I admit I’m actually a fan of a little manspreading? In TV tropes, this classic pose is called the Slouch of Villainy, though not always performed by a bad guy. Here are some of my favorite examples, from top to bottom: Kratos … Continue reading

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Gamer geek moms discuss Halloween

For Halloween, IceStella and I discussed customs in the UK and US, horror movies, books, video games, recipes, Frankenstein, Stephen King, 90s goth, Doctor Who, Gary Oldman, and more. Just a couple of geeky gamer moms hanging out. Several of my regular … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: LEGO Marvel’s Avengers

There are tons of scary, horror, creepy, supernatural and monster games to play for Halloween, but it’s not as easy to find games to play during Christmas. I tried Overcooked: The Festive Seasoning in December and figured, why not Lego? Legos are toys, toys are … Continue reading

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Illogicon schedule Jan 12-14, 2018

ILLOGICON is a community based convention dedicated to Science Fiction & Fantasy in TV, movies, animation, comics, visual arts, pod casts, and video games. This year, I’ll be a participant in the following panels: The Art and Music in Science Fiction – FRIDAY – … Continue reading

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A Wasteland Orange

I found an interesting guy near Walden Pond, during my second playthrough of Fallout 4. From what I’ve read online, the trader who spawns there is usually a woman and players assume she’s just a crazy cat lady. My trader spawned with … Continue reading

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Have a shiny Valentine’s Day

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Top 10 historical babes

These are my top 10 favorite actors who’ve portrayed historic figures or literary characters, or appeared in period pieces and stories inspired by the past. The U.S. has only recently discovered some of these hotties who I’ve known for the … Continue reading

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In honor of Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday

I thought I’d share some of my favorite Poe-related items: To One in Paradise – Not one of his well-known works, but I liked this poem so much, I memorized it in high school. A Dream Within A Dream – … Continue reading

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Plastic Galaxy revisits the toys of my childhood

I just watched Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys on Hulu. This hour-long documentary covers the Kenner toy company and the development of the very first Star Wars toys in the 1970s and early ’80s, interviewing collectors, experts, … Continue reading

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Remembering STAR WARS and 1977

I was 6 years old when Star Wars hit theaters in May 1977 and my dad took me to see it on the big screen. We lived in Los Angeles at the time, and I can’t remember for certain whether or … Continue reading

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