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 …

Know Your Nerds: Peder’s Top 5 Books

Kristen and I have been writing on this blog for a while, so I’m sure you kind of feel like you know us because of what we’ve written about, what we write about often, and what we tweet about. But 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 …

CONvergence 2017 Roundup

It’s that time of year again, folks! Peder and I just spent a fantastic long weekend at CONvergence, one of the largest nerdy conventions that takes place in the Twin Cities. In my opinion, it was one of our best Read More …

Nerdventures: Universal Studios Hollywood

Though most of my and Peder’s geeky shenanigans take place via a screen or tabletop, sometimes we get to engage in some nerdiness in the real world — or at least, some sort of altered version of it. A little Read More …

Everyday Cosplay

As a novice cosplayer, I spend increasingly more time thinking of cosplays I want to do, and scheming of ways to put them together. My next cosplay event isn’t until July, and I’m already well on my way to having my Read More …

Writing Fantasy 101: Characters — Antagonists

I’m going to wrap up this series by talking about writing the Antagonist of your story. The starting point for writing an antagonist, that I’d recommend, is going through many of the same details we did with the protagonist. There Read More …

Alan Rickman Passes Away

First off… nooooooo! http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/15/obituaries/alan-rickman-dies-at-69.html A spokesman for the London-based Independent Talent Group confirmed his death. A family statement published by the BBC said that the cause of death was cancer. “He was surrounded by family and friends,” the statement said. Rickman, you Read More …

A Nerdy Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night

I don’t know about you guys, but I have to say that, as the years go by, I often find myself feeling a little cynical about Christmas. I’m blaming it partially on the lack of snow around here lately, and Read More …