Cable, and Satellite, and Streaming! Oh My!

While working in an industry that some feel is hanging on for dear life, I find that my thoughts on whether or not I found it necessary to have cable television in my home had completely changed. With the popularity of mobile apps and streaming services spreading like wildfire, most cable and satellite television subscribers…

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DIY Stormtrooper Nail Art

Just when you thought you found every way to express your Star Wars love… Some may consider painting their nails more of a royal pain than the royal treatment, but having a neat mani/pedi can boost your confidence and give everyone the perfect conversation starter! (Plus, who wouldn’t want to start a conversation with a…

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Saving Money With Subscription Services

Everyone is guilty of the unforeseen and inevitable curse of the dreaded impulse buy. Whether it’s the tabloid and chocolate check out aisle or the post holiday seasonal sidewalk sales, impulse buying occurs when item placement and clever marketing give you the strong urge to immediately purchase things that have no business on your shopping…

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My Favorite Nerd Apps for Andriod

As soon as I traded in my iPhone for a Samsung Galaxy, I knew the first thing I’d do (besides change those horrible factory ringtone settings) was head over to the app store and see what I could find. I couldn’t wait to fill each page with interesting and entertaining apps that would teach me…

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DIY: Daenerys Targaryen Qarth Dress

      Every Sunday millions of viewers tune in to watch HBO’s critically acclaimed series “Game of Thrones” for the plot lines, unexpected character deaths, effects, and of course – the fashion! Not only does Daenerys have a beautifully intimidating Xena quality about her, she also has the most desired wardrobe of the entire…

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DIY: Comic Book Shoes!

With Comic Con season already upon us, I needed something cute and fun to wear that would help me sport my love of comics while doing interviews at all of my favorite conventions. There were so many to consider between brands and superheroes, but after deciding that I’d eventually craft at least 4 or 5…

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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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