I didn’t grow up in a superhero family. Sure, I watched Batman cartoons on TV when I was a kid, and my parents kind of liked that Superman show that was on for a while starring Dean Cain.
Category: Nerd Out
The real life geek that inspires me is the person who is the reason I am a geek in the first place – my dad!
This one’s pretty easy – I planned my entire wedding around a Lord of the Rings theme!
Attending a convention has been on my bucket list for a while. I can’t imagine anything sounding more fun than hanging out with a bunch of like-minded fans wearing fantastic costumes and talking about nerdy stuff. It’s just never worked out for me to go.
I’ve been a Star Wars fan for many years, but it wasn’t until the last couple years that I also became a… Reylo shipper (Rey and Kylo Ren/Ben Solo from the sequel Star Wars trilogy).
One of the first things I really got obsessed over was the Animorphs book series by K.A. Applegate, in elementary school. I didn’t even know what a fandom was at that point, but I was definitely a part of it. I read EVERY. SINGLE. BOOK. All 64 of them.
Summer weekends pre-kids: sitting at the beach or pool, reading a book a week, getting a tan. Summer weekends post-kids: picking up from camp, running to swimming lessons and soccer games, supervising on playgrounds. If you do get to sit by the pool, it’s “stop running” and “stop splashing your sister.” I get it. So
It’s no secret that the epithet “nerd” no longer carries many of the negative connotations it once did. Geeks everywhere are wearing their intelligent, passionate, and zany personalities on their sleeve, and with good reason – it’s cool to be a nerd! We come in all shapes and sizes, and have a variety of interests
Cosplaying can be an intense hobby; purchasing materials and pieces, designing, and, if the cosplayer is making her own ensemble, sewing, molding, sculpting… it often takes a lot of time and dedication (and $$$)! Motherhood, obviously, is also quite demanding of your time and energy. So being a mom and finding an opportunity to also
I’ve always been an avid reader, though I don’t have as much time to do it now that I’m raising two little ones. I still try to get my reading time in when I can, but I make sure I’m reading something that’s going to be worth my time. That just means I have to