100 Days Of Being Geek Chic & Healthy: Challenge Accepted

I discovered this delightful project in the Female Geek Bloggers G+ Community a few weeks ago, and I encourage any other bloggers out there to participate. Ariel, founder of the blog Nerdy Birdie, launched “100 Days of Being Geek Chic & Healthy” to prompt positive discourse in the online geekosystem. According to her site: I… 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

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

WoW: New Models, New Theme and New Potential

I was slowly converted into a World of Warcraft (WoW) player by my fiance who has been playing since the game came out in 2004.  When I began, I was enchanted by the numerous race and class options. My very first character was a blood elf rogue named Elliera. I’m a sucker for elves. Due… Read More

Why I Re-Watch Firefly: It’s Shiny

I know it’s out-of-date, I know the show has been finished since before I graduated. But I know, too, the bitterness will never end. So here it is in a neat little package, why I still re-watch Firefly. 1. It’s shiny. 2. Joss Whedon is awesome. 3. Psychopathic, super intelligent, weapon wielding young woman? Um,… Read More