Cosplay for Christmas

If someone asked you what you were doing for this holiday season, you are most likely going to respond with what gifts you’ll give, where you’ll be traveling, or how the stockings are hung by the chimney with care. As there are those less fortunate, our love of all things nerdy can be a gift…

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Zombie Apocalyspe Love Story: Daryl, Carol, and Beth

With the mid-season finale around the corner, fans are speculating and spoiler-searching in anticipation of a break in the love triangle between Carol, Daryl, and Beth. While some would prefer to see Daryl with one, others prefer that they leave a romantic connection out of the equation, as the tension and inevitable ending to Rick…

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Pumped Up Kicks: Spotlight on Eclectic Goods

Being part of a fandom usually means that you’re always looking for ways to express it, half to show your undying allegiance, and half to subliminally weed out other fans in daily life. Nothing beats that feeling of wearing something from your favorite franchise and having someone stop you and say something like “hello sweetie”…

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Best DIY Gifts for Nerds: Part One

So with the holidays quickly approaching, the quest to complete all gift shopping has begun. Nerds are among the hardest people to shop for because they either already have the things they would want, or their family and friends don’t know enough about their fandoms to choose a gift…enter the inevitable, and generic, gift card…

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Heart and “Soul Paste”

With comics and superheroes constantly trending and gaining popularity, finding something new and unique is like discovering a new planet. It can happen, but not very often. In my search, I’ve found a comic that has easily piqued my interest, and left me wanting to know what’s to come in the future for this adorably…

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DIY: Something Old to Something New

Having to purchase plain black heels for work takes all the fun out of shoe shopping (well, almost), and then with a simple change of dress code, they’re no longer necessary. They sat, collecting dust, at the corner of my closet while I kept telling myself that one day I’d wear them again. After a…

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DIY: 3 Clutches in 30 Minutes

So New York Fashion Week is over and the holidays are right around the corner, making the hunt for the perfect versatile clutch like finding the perfect shade of red lipstick (you know, the one that’s not too orange and not too pink). Instead of spending hours jetting from outlet mall to multi-level department store,…

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Boston Metaphysical Society: A Supernatural Steampunk Delight

Batman, Superman, and Spider-Man are classics, but the quest for indie comics proves to be bountiful and rewarding when treasures like the mini-series Boston Metaphysical Society are uncovered. For those who haven’t had a history of “new comic Wednesdays” and comic con road trips, reading a supernatural period piece featuring historical characters like Harry Houdini and Nikola…

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A Mighty Story Behind ‘The Mighty Titan’

The superheroes drawn to life within the pages of a comic book are gifted with abilities that make them stronger, aerodynamic, and sometimes even immortal. A cape and costume could further personify that superhuman superiority, but what of the man behind the mask? Could Superman be affected by the everyday life conflicts that Clark Kent…

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