Top Five Dysfunctional Families in Geekdom

My cousin is getting married tomorrow, which means a lot of fun–but also a lot of crazy family members.  After the awkward and resentful family dinner we had on Sunday, this means only one thing: It’s time for my list of the top five dysfunctional families in geekdom!   1. House Clegane—A Song of Ice […]

Top Five: Best (Fictional) Christmas Gifts…to Receive

Hi everyone! My finals are taking me a lot longer to finish than I expected, and I was feeling guilty over the fact that I hadn’t updated since December 5th. Luckily, Erin from The Pixel Party volunteered to write this guest Top 5. I hope you like it–I really enjoyed the theme and agree with […]

Top Five: Characters Everyone Loves (That I Can’t Stand)

You’ll have to excuse the necessary-for-length hyperbole that I put in the title–this would probably more accurately be entitled: Five Character That Most People Seem to Love, Enjoy, or Look Upon Favorably (That I Can’t Stand). This was an idea I was working on shortly after my Five Most Heartbreaking Character Deaths list, mostly due […]

Top Five: Most Heartbreaking Character Deaths

The world of geek fiction is often wrought with more perils than that of the real world—how often do we have to battle hordes of zombies, invading aliens, or tyrannical wizard overlords? Many times, though, deaths in fiction are temporary—which means that those permanent deaths given much more of an impact. Thus, I present to […]

Etsy Tuesday: A Song of Ice and Fire Geeks

My currently-reigning obsession is George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series (better known as Game of Thrones to the layman). So, since I am sick and not in the mood to do any political science tonight, I decided to go on etsy and post some of my favorite A Song of Ice […]