Nostalgia Trip: Spyro the Dragon

In the late 1990s, my family was bestowed with the greatest gift imaginable: a PlayStation. Sure, we had been enjoying an SNES and a Nintendo 64 up until that point, but the PlayStation was in a league of its own. With amazing graphics, great character motion, and a wide range of playable games, the PS…

Portrait of an Icon: Sherlock Holmes

It is very rare when a movie trailer gives me chills, but the teaser for the upcoming movie, Mr. Holmes, certainly did give me quite the shudder.  As a huge Sherlock Holmes fan, I have seen just about every screen incarnation based on the story of the famous detective. I have also read quite a…

The $50 Cosplay Challenge

C2E2 is only 30 days away, and I wanted to do something special. This particular convention, which takes place in Chicago every April, is one of my favorite events of the year; it allows me to be my geekiest and, most importantly, it is an outlet for creativity. I’ve made it well-known in the past…

Extra! Extra! All the News from this Past Week

Hello Lovelies! And welcome back! It feels good to write again to my throngs of fans. So much has happened since I took a break, but now I want to break everything I’ve heard down and give you the what-what: LEGO’s Jurassic Park Video Game I’m a huge fan of Jurassic Park, as well as a huge fan…

Game Paused: Taking a Break

So, all my blog posts that were required are done, but I’m not finished yet. I never thought I would really be into blogging, but I quite enjoy it. I love sharing facts and information about nerd and geek culture, and I love writing. So, I have decided to keep this blog going, hoping to…

Funday Friday: Make-up Madness

After I posted my Two-Face make-up tutorial, many people have been asking that I put up another one. Though I’m not sure if I’ll make a video (I’m not a make-up blog, really), I did want to show you lovelies one of the “deleted scenes” of my original video idea. In the planning stages, I…

YouTube Gamers, their Popularity, and Perceived Reality

The sudden release of Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 made it one of the most talked-about game sequels in recent times. If you are not familiar with FNAF 1, 2, and 3, your first inclination might be to look it up on the internet. There, you will find dozens of results, and a shocking amount…

Geek Out! Upcoming Events to Get Excited About

Looking forward to spring? You should, because there are tons of cool events coming up in the next couple of months. April 24-26: C2E2 Held in Chicago, this is an annual comic book and entertainment convention hosted by ReedPop. I know what you’re thinking: it’s a convention, it doesn’t seem like it would interest me at…

Funday Friday: Warp Drive

The announcement of Leonard Nimoy’s death rocked the world of many these past few weeks. If you’re unaware of who Leonard Nimoy is, he was the actor who famously portrayed the highly-logical Vulcan, Spock, in the original Star Trek series. It was Nimoy’s character that made popular the phrase “Live Long and Prosper,” along with…

Cosplay on a Dime: Creating a Costume without Breaking the Bank

Since my make-up video, I have been searching for cheap and creative ways to make a great cosplay for less money. I try to keep the costs down, but sometimes that’s not entirely possible. With convention season upon us, any tips or tricks will do. Thanks to Pinterest*, I’ve been able to find some cool…