Archive for 2013
Christmas has been successfully navigated- nailed it! Today, I’ve been on Facebook and Twitter talking to readers about the geekiest gifts we all got. I received a TARDIS hat along with bantha and tauntaun plushies. The most relevant gift to this blog, though, was a remote flash for my camera. My cosplay photography is going to be... Read more »
If you live in Chicago, you’ve heard of Geek Bar. It’s the hottest hangout in the city for geeks and gamers… or, it will be someday. Geek Bar shattered its Kickstarter goals, and promises everything from live fandom bands to comic book readings. The thing is, it doesn’t exist yet. That’s why I’m SO psyched... Read more »
I’m on-record as saying this, but I’ll say it again: I loved The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot FAR more than the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special. This short film, featuring Doctors Five, Six, Seven, and Eight, is a love letter to the fans. So many characters! So many references! So many things that deserved to be... Read more »
Before I even get into this, gentle reader, you need to know that I am blogging between rounds of Peggle. Someone downloaded it to my fiance’s Xbox months ago. We rediscovered it, and I’m completely addicted! So, forgive me if this whole entry appears a bit disjointed. I have a few warm, cozy, indoor events... Read more »
At this year’s Chicago TARDIS, I had the pleasure of interviewing several Doctor Who stars from the Classic era. The first was Mr. Colin Baker, better known as The Sixth Doctor. Baker lead the show from 1984 through 1986. Colin Baker’s history with Doctor Who is turbulent, to say the least. He was dismissed from Doctor... Read more »
Happy Thanksgiving, geeks! I woke up early to write so that I could make it out to my parents’ house later. I have the Macy’s parade and subsequent dog show on TV- just two of many annual traditions. The Chicago geek community has two Thanksgiving traditions of its own: WolfCon and Chicago TARDIS. Both are... Read more »
EDIT: Elliott posted a rebuttal to this post! You can find it HERE. ***** On November 20th, Elliott Serrano of RedEye posted the following on Facebook: And here is the biggest problem I have with Star Wars in a nutshell: Luke Skywalker sees Princess Leia for the first time, falls in love and crosses a galaxy... Read more »
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