Geekly Countdown: TV & Movie cars

If I ever win the lottery, the first thing I’m going to do is buy a red Plymouth Fury. Ok,maybe the third after leaving social media & buying a house outside of Paris. But definitely the third thing. World hunger can wait.

Revenge of the Nerds & Sexual Degradation

Revenge of the Nerds is a light-hearted nerds-turned-heroes movie beloved by many underdogs of the 1980s. While it has many iconic and hilarious scenes, it has its issues: the cringe-worthy racial stereotypes present in so many movies of the decade, an unfair depiction of fraternity life, the fact that Anthony Edwards is supposed to be unattractive,…

Kiki’s Radio Tutorial

I was pretty excited when my niece told me she wanted to go to Momocon as Kiki from Kiki’s Delivery Service! I was most intrigued by the radio. We included a velcro flap to add her iPod into so it would really play music too!

Cosplay Toolbox: Must-have Make-up!

Dragon Con is almost upon us! But what can you do to give your make-up that extra-special touch when you’re a novice? I got you covered from basic brands to special tips for con! Note: these are in no special order as it’s like picking a favourite child. Subversion lash primer & Perversion mascara by…

Ghostbusters Holtzmann Cosplay: The Essentials

98% of females (and some men) who saw Ghostbusters this weekend have already dreamed of making themselves a costume, and 98% of those 98% want to be Dr. Jillian Holtzmann. Seasoned cosplayers are already scheming strategies; but for the novice costumer, I’ve got ya with my suggestions for key pieces for any Holtzmann costume. Wardrobe: you…

Geekly Countdown: Female-led Geek Movies

Female lead aside, Alien will land into the top spot on most everyone’s best scifi film list, if not all-time best films list. Ripley is an amazing character made completely believable by the incomparable Weaver.

Cosplay Toolbox: Adhesives

Adhesives are often hit-or-miss when trying to affix cosplay materials together. I personally went through 5 different products before successfully adhering rubber teeth to my xenomorph head!

Geekly Countdown: Under The Radar Films

We all have those movies we accidentally stumbled upon which changed our lives but no one else has seen. You may have been in a video store, a film class, flipping channels, when a hidden cinematic gem stopped you in your tracks.

Geekly Countdown: Nerdy Beastie Boys Lyrics

From 1986 to 2011, the band went from rapping about girls doing their laundry to rapping about Star Trek. Here are the best nerdy Beastie Boys lyrics from over 2 decades of amazing music

Toasted Coconut Marshmallow Recipe

Marshmallows are a fantastic treat for breaking the rut of traditional baked goods. Once you learn how to make basic marshmallows, you can experiment with different flavors, food coloring, shapes and coatings. Marshmallows are also an easy and tasty way to accommodate many food allergies, as they have no milk or wheat, and can be coated…

Doctor Strange: Another Origin Movie?

My first impression of the trailer for Doctor Strange was “wow, this looks just like Batman Begins”. Cue the murdered parents! By then I was already excited by the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch, an amazing actor who can do the part justice. Ditto on Tilda Swinton so I’ve no arguments there either. The issue may…

Geekly Countdown: Best Marvel Villains

This week’s Geekly Countdown was inspired by the release of Captain America Civil War in theaters and the movie I’ve been waiting for: X-Men Apocalypse. 10.  Apocalypse: This is not so much for the actual villain Apocalypse but for the AMAZING story line developed around his character. It’s everything every X-Men fan has wanted to see…