Archive for March 2010

Geeky Weddings

I wonder if they played the “Imperial March” It’s no secret that I’m a big geek. I have a huge costume collection, I go to conventions, and I collect toys. Many people who know me, believe that I will be having some sort of geektastic wedding, with a theme. Lots of my friends have been... Read more »

Star Wars Parody Music Videos

Boba Fett from “Galactic Empire State of Mind” ( Thanks to all my nerdy friends who post videos and share links with me, I watch a good number of entertaining parody videos. Admittedly my favorite ones usually involve some sort of Star Wars characters. The web is loaded with fan films and parody videos, but... Read more »

Durance Magazine: New Digital Magazine Launches

Cover of Issue #1 of Durance Magazine Shortly after The CW announced the renewal of Smallville for a 10th season, I blogged about my excitement. Little did I know that someone out there in cyberspace was reading my blog, and that someone was impressed enough to want me to be apart of her project. I... Read more »

Hall of Heroes Museum

Museum owner Allen Stewart as The Flash PHOTO COURTESY: Jessica Fletcher/Aaron Heminger This past weekend the Hall of Heroes Museum held their first annual Hall of Heroes Comicon. The Hall of Heroes Museum is one of the world’s largest comic book and superhero collections. The Museum is located in Elkhart, Indiana. The actual building is... Read more »

C2E2 at Navy Pier

Me & Kearstin @ Navy Pier Saturday March 27, 2010, my costumed comrades and I were out at Navy Pier promoting C2E2’s Kids Day. On April 18, 2010, C2E2 will be having a “Kids Day” where children 12 and under get free admission to the expo. Just behind Navy Pier’s Family Pavilion stage, C2E2 has... Read more »

Suffering from Smallville withdrawals

Friday nights haven’t been the same without Smallville. No offense to the other CW programs, but I would prefer the well written story of the struggles of a young, heroic, Kryptonian than watch your reality show reruns. So last night instead of watching Fly girls, I reacquainted myself with season 4 of Smallville (just a... Read more »

Men in Tights

The lovely Chris Evans will be portraying Captain America So, I just found out that Chris Evans has been confirmed to play Captain America in the upcoming Marvel film. I for one am very excited to see this gorgeous actor suit up for another super hero role. Evans previously starred as the Human Torch in... Read more »

Addicted to my Nintendo DS

Even pets know the DS awesomeness! I’ve never been a huge gamer girl. I don’t have the latest game console, and I don’t always buy the new installments of Game Boy (or DS) that Nintendo seems to come out with every year. I still have a Super Nintendo with the dozens of old games that... Read more »

"Kick-Ass" cast appearing in Chicago

I’m happy to share that Chicago will be hosting a red carpet premiere event for the movie Kick-Ass. The film is directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mark Strong, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Nicolas Cage. On Thursday April 15, 2010 the day before C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo), cast members... Read more »

Martial Arts Training with a REAL Power Ranger

In 2008, a few Power Ranger actors came to Rosemont for Anime Central. Jason David Frank (Tommy), Karen Ashley (Aisha), Steve Cardenas (Rocky), and Robert Axelrod (voice of Lord Zedd) were the ranger guests. Being a huge Power Ranger fan, I was very excited to have the actors visiting my home town area. In 2007 I... Read more »