Book ’em, Nerd-O: Ready Player One

During Peder’s and my trip to AcadeCon last month, we spent a lot of time in the car, driving through the largely uninspiring landscape that is the Midwest. And while we filled some of that time with talking, we filled Read More …

AcadeCon 2017: Kristen’s Recap

Peder and I have a second year of AcadeCon under our belts! And I’m happy to report that it was even more fun the second time around. Having a better sense of the Dayton area and what it has to Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Board Games

We’re wrapping up this series with one last installment — to finish it up, I’ll be talking about my top 5 favorite board games. As Peder mentioned, we both did a similar list a while back, so I’ll refrain from Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Anime

As many of you know by now, my status as an anime fan is kind of complicated. While I really love anime, I’ve seen relatively few series compared to your average fan (or at least compared to the anime fans Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Video Games

Trying to nail down my top 5 favorite video games, is, I have to say, a pretty weird experience. I didn’t really get into console gaming until the last few years or so, and I’m still a really casual player Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Movies

Welcome back to our Know Your Nerds series! Today, I’m taking a stab at narrowing my favorite movies down to my top 5. Making my choices for this list was no easier than for the first two, and at the Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 TV Series

If you were around here last week, you know that Peder shared a great list of his top five TV shows. And now it’s my turn! I have to say, I didn’t find this any easier than picking my favorite Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Books

As Peder talked about in his post last week, we thought it would be fun to do a few highlight lists to help you guys get to know us better, hear what we think about our favorite things, and trade Read More …

The Benefits of Being Late to the Party

If you’ve been around the site recently, you may have seen my posts about fandom bandwagons I’ve jumped on way after everyone else (and if you’ve read any of my other stuff, you’ve almost certainly seen me allude to my Read More …

Late to the Party: Dragon Age: Origins

As you all likely know by now, I am the master of checking out nerdy things only after they’ve already been out in the world for a few years. And my latest nerdy exploits are no different–I recently started playing Read More …