Maybe She’s Born With it, Maybe it’s Mary Kay

This past weekend, I was privy to the experience that is a Mary Kay event. I came away with some weird, confused, but positive feelings. I’m still asking, why did I go? Here’s how it all started… My fiance and I are planning for our wedding, but it’s not for another year and half. However,… Read More

Take a DETOUR to Tolerance

I wrote a piece about empowerment through cosplay, but I never really dove into my personal experiences at conventions. It has been five years and counting that I have attended cons, yet I felt my previous piece was missing an important aspect: conventions are fantastically tolerant places. It’s not just the bronies or the “free… Read More

A Glance at Women in Gaming History

In respect to women’s history month, I would like to take a look at a history that is less well-known: gaming history. Though it is fairly recent, modern history has its place. It was difficult to dig up information concerning women in gaming history because of the length of time and lack of relevant information.… Read More

Through the Looking Glass: A (not so) Warped View of Alice

Warning: *spoilers* ahead! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has become iconic, whether as an imitation of the original story or new adaptions. Alice has inspired everything from art to movies to games to story spinoffs. The book has given people pause, conjured bizarre thoughts, made us think Lewis Carol was on drugs, and twisted its way into our everyday language.… Read More

A ‘Fus Ro Dah’ for my Fellow Female Dovahkiins

“Hey you there! No lolligagging!” Now, my fellow Dovahkiins, we can get down to business.  I have probably spent an unhealthy number of hours on Skyrim since it first came out. I could share the amount with you, but I think I’ll just keep that to myself shall I? I get this weird on-off obsession… Read More