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Oct 02
2016

Boywatch – Episode 1

Being a geek parent is a game of waiting. There is so much you want to share with your child. So many TV shows that you enjoyed that you want them to enjoy. I, like many geek moms, is taking … Continue reading

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Sep 30
2016

I Love Nina!

So another week of Project Runway, and another week of drama and mean guy behaviour. This week’s challenge is to make a look that transitions from normal light to black light. It’s a tie in with an eyeware that transitions … Continue reading

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Sep 25
2016

RUNWAY! RUNWAY! RUNWAY!!!

You may have heard that Tim Gunn recently published an editorial the pointed out fashion didn’t want to design for the majority of women. Probably his actual feelings, but also is probably a tie in with this week’s episode. The … Continue reading

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Sep 21
2016

Why Hermione Should Not Have Ended Up With Harry

The Harry Potter series ended in a tidy bow of Harry marrying Ginny and Hermione and Ron ending up together. Many fans didn’t like this, thinking that Hermione and Harry were meant to be together. Even Rowling speculated that she had made … Continue reading

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Sep 17
2016

Project Runway – Season 15 Episode 1

Confession time. I love fashion. I love it’s drama, it’s whimsy, it’s frivolousness. LOVE IT. I don’t follow it too closely, but I do enjoy a good runway show. As part of this, I have come to love Project Runway, even with … Continue reading

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Jan 01
2016

Thank you, Internet

The Internet is many things: a place where I spend a lot of time, a water cooler, a public square, the Wild West, a dystopia.  But what it has been for many of us is the place that spoil us … Continue reading

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Dec 05
2015

The Jewel (The Lone City, #1) – A Review

Violet used to live in the Marsh, the poorest area of the One City. But she possesses a genetic variation that allows her to manipulate the world around her using what is called the Auguries. This makes her perfect to be … Continue reading

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Aug 15
2015

Hawkeye: My life as a weapon

How do you make something lame cool? Hawkeye is lame. The world knows it. There are whole tropes about his lameness. No one should be surprised by this. Originally conceived as Marvel’s version of Green Arrow, poor Clint didn’t really … Continue reading

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Jul 20
2015

The Heir – A review

I loved the first installment of this series, The Selection.  I literally fell into the book and emerged excited and in love with a new author.  I followed America through the rest of the series, thrilled that author Cass found … Continue reading

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Jul 13
2015

The Selection Stories: The Prince & The Guard

The Selection is a distopian YA series about a young woman named America Singer who is chosen to be one of the candidates to marry the Crown Prince of Illea.  The whole process is televsed to distract the populace from … Continue reading

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