My Must See Movies: Summer 2014

Some of the most anticipated movies of 2014 will be released in a few months, but are they all worth the price of admission and an extra large soda (even if it has free refills)? Set to hit theaters this Summer are sequel, prequels, and action packed sci fi films to keep you on the…

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20 Hobbies You Probably Haven’t Tried

Hearing the word “hobbies” usually inspires thoughts of knitting, needlepoint, and puzzles. If you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary to try instead of “crap-booking”, then search no further. 1. Recreate celebrity jewelry for a fraction of the cost by visiting your local craft store. 2. Help out your county’s humane society,…

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Cosplay: The Art of Bringing Characters to Life

If you’ve ever walked through the double doors of a comic convention, or watched shows like last year’s “Heroes of Cosplay” on SyFy, you have a basic working knowledge of what it looks like to be involved in the popular and ever-growing subculture of cosplay. In a marriage of the words costume and play, “cosplay” is the art of…

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When Nerds Discover Polyvore…

In an effort to find new ways to express my love of comic books, I discovered a website called “Polyvore”! This website is such a great way to create and share sets and collections of items you love to shop for (or just drool over). You can explore clothing, shoes, accessories, and even makeup so…

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The 50 Film Bucket List

You may not be dying, but without taking the time to watch these 50 films, you’re not living either. Does that seem harsh? Well, consider your reaction the day your coworker thinks that Ben Affleck might make a good choice for Batman because he was “good in that movie ‘Daredevil’”. If you just cringed (or…

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Dear Buffy & Scooby Gang, Hire Me Please

Sunnydale may have been left as nothing but a crater-sized grave for William the Bloody, but what if the world had been saved without the goddess powers of Willow to bestow the gifts of the slayer to every girl? The world still needs Buffy, as problems continue to arise in the form of evil corporations,…

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ECIGS: Why You Should Be Vaping

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “an estimated 42.1 million people, or 18.1% of all adults (aged 18 or older), in the United States smoke cigarettes”. It’s an astonishing number considering the government’s efforts to raise prices of cigarettes and ban their use in most bars, restaurants, and other business establishments. The…

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Meet a Real Life Superhero

City residents of Gotham, New York, and Metropolis sleep well knowing their hero is perched atop a roof in the shadows or walking among them in black frame glasses waiting to save the day. Alive within the thin colorful pages of comic books that span over half a century, superheroes like Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman…

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10 Activity Dates to Try Tonight

Where do you feel like eating? What movie do you want to see? These are the two most popular questions when it comes to date night, but after months or years of the same inquiries, it’s time to look for something more exciting. If you’re looking to relax and have an enjoyable evening as well…

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