Archive for May 2010

Meet real life superhumans!

Meet real life superhumans!
It’s no secret that the world loves superheroes. With the popularity of blockbusters like Iron Man, Watchmen, and The Dark Knight, it’s very clear that superheroes have gone mainstream. 20/20 has found real life people who seem to have superhuman abilities! Never have I been more excited to see a 20/20 special. Tomorrow 20/20 will... Read more »

Geeky Baby Names

Geeky Baby Names
Courtesy: buycostumes.com I was talking to my mom the other day about her future grandchildren. I told her, “My kids are going to have cool nerdy names.” She was not pleased to hear this at all, and she demanded they have “normal” names like Ashley or Brittany…..ummm, sorry mom, no thanks! Maybe she feared I... Read more »

POLL: Who should be next in my geeky portrait series?

POLL: Who should be next in my geeky portrait series?
I like to think of myself as an artist, but it’s been months since I picked up a sketch book. I am a graphic designer after all, so I’ve been sitting in front of a computer screen lately when my creative juices start flowing. Recently, I’ve been brushing up on my Adobe Illustrator skills. So far I’ve... Read more »
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Happy Geek Pride Day!

Happy Geek Pride Day!
So, according to my Facebook event list, today is Geek Pride Day. It has been celebrated on May 25 since 2006 celebrating the premiere of the first Star Wars movie in 1977. Here are your rights and responsibilities on this day: Princess Leia, me, and a couple of Wookies Rights: The right to be even... Read more »

LOST Finale: Sideways Timeline, The only thing that made sense

LOST Finale: Sideways Timeline, The only thing that made sense
I literally stayed up all night trying to watch the Lost finale. When it originally aired, I was on my way home from a party, and it was halfway through the last episode when I got home. So thanks to my trusty old VCR (I totally need a DVR after this), I was able to... Read more »

Having "So Much Pun" surfing the web!

Having "So Much Pun" surfing the web!
Like any other person, I enjoy surfing the web for funny stuff, and today I stumbled upon SoMuchPun.com! Basically, people submit pictures that are punny…I love it! Brought to you by the same people who gave us the LOLcats of icanhascheezburger.com. Here are some of my favorite geeky/punny pictures!
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Controversial Disney Characters

Controversial Disney Characters
Disney has been one of the pioneers of animated feature films, and we’ve all grown up with their classic movies. But, as one blogger, Amy Cook, brought to my attention, “Disney movies actually entail some pretty blatant racist and sexist overtones.” Are there messages in these cartoons that some would find offensive? Amy’s blog features... Read more »

Crazy About Pokémon: My impulsive video game purchase

My boyfriend and I now have matching DS Lites! I was officially dubbed the “most awesome girlfriend ever,” after I gave my boyfriend a silver Nindento DS Lite, Pokémon Pearl, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, for our one-year anniversary this past weekend. My boyfriend is a huge gamer, and I’ve had my DS Lite for... Read more »

Thoughts on Smallville's Season 9 Finale

–SPOILER ALERT– If you haven’t seen the Smallville finale yet, please do not read any further. There are massive spoilers here. I was out of town this weekend on vacation, but I couldn’t miss the season finale of Smallville. I was in the middle of making dinner when the show started, so I missed a... Read more »
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Saban buys back Power Rangers from Disney

This is the best news I’ve heard ALL DAY! I’m a huge Power Ranger fan, and I’m also a huge Disney fan, but since Disney has owned Power Rangers the show has gone down hill. Saban Entertainment, owned by Haim Saban, distributed Power Rangers from 1993 until the end of 2001 when the Walt Disney... Read more »