Articles Posted in the " Geek Culture " Category

  • Find Out More About Ilvermorny (And Get Sorted!)

    When Pottermore launched its revamped design, I was skeptical. Though, to be honest, I didn’t spend a whole lot of time on the site as it was. I’m still not a fan of the layout – it’s designed for mobile and tablets more so than computers – and I miss the mini games and all […]

  • Fandom Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Not Broken

    A recent article from Birth Death Movies titled “Fandom Is Broken” has stirred up an enormous reaction across social media. At first glance, the “Fandom is Broken” article seems to have some good points, especially in regard to the gendered based backlash against the new Ghostbusters film.  The vile behavior of many of the commentators […]

  • #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend Asks for More Representation

    Following hot on the heels of #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, the Captain America fandom has launched the #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend tag.  And wow, it’s really taken off. The #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend hashtag has fluctuated among the list of trending topics, at some points reaching as high as #3 in the United States in the middle of the night and early dawn hours. […]

  • May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Day 2016

    May the Fourth be with you, geeks. May the 4th, known to fans as “Star Wars Day” due to the play on the phrase “May the Force be with you,” has become a worldwide geek holiday that focuses on the popular science fiction franchise. The first official May the Fourth celebration dates back to a […]

  • A Chat with Cosplayer Leah Rose

    Leah Rose: Instagram * Facebook * Twitter * Tumblr * Blog How lucky am I that one of the most renowned cosplayers in the country lives in my own backyard? Yeah, Leah Rose travels the country going to cons, but Oahu is her home base right now, so I’m lucky enough to be able to see […]