Tag: X-Files

I am critical to a fault and I love the new X-Files

****WARNING: This post contains SPOILERS for the 2016 season of The X-Files. If you haven’t watched the first 3 episodes of Season 10, STOP READING and go watch. It’s free!****           “Yeah, this is how I like my Mulder.” “So, you agree with me?” “No!” Let’s get 2 things straight before I... Read more »

Being Dana Scully: My first LARP experience

When it comes to geek culture, I cast a pretty wide net. I play video games and board games, create cosplay, read science fiction and comics, collect action figures, write, draw, review… the list goes on. One hobby, however, is generally absent from my repertoire: LARP. LARP stands for Live Action Role Playing. Participants create their... Read more »

My Childhood Self Chose an X-Files Costume over Friendship

Over fifteen years ago (6th grade? 7th grade?) I dressed up as Agent Dana Scully for Halloween. I was so into The X-Files back then. My friend Therese and I talked about it every day. We traded X-Files VHS tapes, comics… I remember using a toothpick to draw X logos on her nails. That show was... Read more »
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This GEEKend: Improvised X-Files, Bat-Hamlet, Chi-Fi, and Press Start to Drink

You can tell Spring is here.  Birds are chirping, Chicago cyclists are out on their bikes, and the amount of scheduled geeky events has EXPLODED.  *happy sigh* This list of highlights isn’t even comprehensive.  I’m skipping The Bad Wolf Scavenger Hunt, for example.  …I KNOW, skipping something called “Bad Wolf?” What has come over me??... Read more »