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Geek Girls Will Invade Seattle This Weekend!

Geek Girls Will Invade Seattle This Weekend!

This weekend, October 11th and 12th, 2014, The Conference Center in Seattle, Washington, will be overflowing with nerds, dorks and geeks of the female variety. That’s right; this weekend marks the fourth annual GeekGirlCon, a massive celebration of all things female and dorky. Whether you’re passionate about Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or Harry […]

Outlander’s Plot Hole: Where’s the Cannabis?

Outlander’s Plot Hole: Where’s the Cannabis?

Spoiler Warning: This article is a discussion of the book series Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. It specifically focuses on Books 3 (Voyager) and the books that follow it in the series. If you have not read that far, you may not want to read this article. If you don’t care to read the books, read […]

Jessica Catalano’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jessica Catalano’s Five Beauty Essentials

Physician’s Formula Happy Booster™ Glow & Mood Boosting Powder My skin can prove to be a challenge for blush because of my fair skin tone. In the winter months, I am paler than a ghost but then as soon as it warms, I will instantly start to develop a gorgeous olive skin tone if I […]

Reclaiming Mary Sue

Reclaiming Mary Sue

Mary Sue: An idealized character based on the author of a literary work, most commonly used by female authors. The term Mary Sue is quasi-loaded. A writer might be insulted if someone claimed a character they created was a Mary Sue and because of awful drek, like anything related to Twilight, Mary Sue has become […]