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It's dangerous to snack alone, take these: geeky candy gifts to perk up your nerdy pals

It’s dangerous to snack alone, take these: geeky candy gifts to perk up your nerdy pals

Are you surrounded by hungry geeks who need candy right now?! Maybe you’re having an RPG party, game night, geektastic birthday that needs fun candy or maybe you want to send a gift to a nerdy pal who needs a little love. No matter the occasion, I scrounged up some truly adorable and geeky candy gifts that you can snag for only a few galleons or sickles.

Gather your gold and grab a gift worthy of adventuring…

Spinning BB-8 heels tutorial

May the Fourth be with these spinning BB-8 heels (with a tutorial!)

It’s that time of the galactic year again: May the Fourth be with you! Sure, you’re probably already inundated with merch from the new Star Wars rebooted universe, but this DIY tutorial HAD to be shared. Why? Because it’s for spinning BB-8 heels. Seriously, the heels are BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and they SPIN.

On meeting your heroes: the Elfquest creators who helped create me

On meeting your heroes: the Elfquest creators who helped create me

This year is #FortyYearsofPointedEars for my favorite graphic novel series, Wendy and Richard Pini’s Elfquest. They are heading to Chicago’s C2E2 which means I’m finally going to get to meet my heroes. Here’s how Elfquest has impacted me (in life, career, and elsewhere) and how I plan to make the best use of my brief moments with them.

Have you met your heroes?

Where can you find offbeat interior designers for geeky decor advice?

Where can you find offbeat interior designers for geeky decor advice?

This is a fellow geek in despair. My fiance and I just bought a house here in MN and we wanted to create the ultimate cool video game/geek basement. The problem is, there are just no offbeat interior designers AT ALL. We wanted someone who understood the geek vision and make everything harmonious. Someone who would understand what golden snitches or a sonic screwdrivers are.

Know anyone in the Twin Cities area who could help?

No place to hide at this horror geek maternity shoot guest starring Jason Voorhees

No place to hide at this horror geek maternity shoot guest starring Jason Voorhees

Jayme and David are the nerdiest of nerd parents and are welcoming their new baby with a bang. Their maternity session guest starred Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th. We’re a little late for our last Friday the 13th, but who would ever say no to a repeat event?!

This is a killer horror geek maternity shoot…

Sick sad geeky world: How to avoid con crud

Sick sad geeky world: How to avoid con crud (aka nerd flu!)

As I start my work week post-pop culture convention (this time around C2E2 in Chicago!), I reminisce about meeting Evanna Lynch, touching base with some of my faves in Artist Alley, meeting up with a friend dressed as Negan (bat with torn scalp included), and start to feel that familiar throat tingle of an impending cold. Yep, it’s “con crud.”

Here’s how to avoid it…