Category Archives: Geek

A Tale of Two Fandoms

I am an old school Trekkie. Before the future descended upon us, I was used to meeting (IRL, you remember that, right?) once or twice a year, with like-minded geeks and discussing TV in loving, nerdy detail. Then came BBSs & … Continue reading

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It’s….

I remember my first Monty Python sketch. It was The Spanish Inquisition (you know, the one no one expects?). I was about 11 and it was shown late at night which was the only time we could get the grainy, … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Magicians

Aaaand … we’re back. When I first posted regarding The Magicians, waaay back on February 2, 2016, I was not sure it would grow on me. The characters were either bitchy or whiny, and the plot was unnecessarily convoluted. Oh, … Continue reading

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I’m back on the Runescape horse

I feel I must blame my nephew for my RPG addiction. Back when he was about 10, he was telling me about his favourite video game, Runescape. I sat patiently while he showed me how it worked & I watched him kill … Continue reading

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Not your grandma’s cosplay

There was a story this week about two people in the UK who were tossed out of the Natural History Museum for cosplaying (well, wearing animal onesies, which is the low-hanging fruit of the cosplay world) . These are, presumably … Continue reading

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