The TV Shows that Shaped My Early Childhood

My son is four-years-old and the TV shows I remember best from my early childhood, the ones that made the biggest impact, are the ones I starting watching around his age. Later, around six or seven is when I got more into cartoons, particularly the Saturday morning variety, but my early years were immersed in … Continue reading The TV Shows that Shaped My Early Childhood

My Slave Leia Story – Or The Real Reason I Have 100k Facebook Page Likes and a Blue Check Mark

I have a pretty impressive number of Facebook likes on my page. Over 140,000 at the moment. And a verified account with a fancy blue checkmark. But unfortunately it has nothing to do with blogging and everything to do with making and wearing the infamous Princess Leia gold bikini costume, also known as the "Slave Leia" … Continue reading My Slave Leia Story – Or The Real Reason I Have 100k Facebook Page Likes and a Blue Check Mark

I’ve Still Got Ms. Pac-Man Fever

I felt his eyes on me from across the crowded bar. Next thing I knew he was standing right behind me. After a few moments I heard him whisper, "Wow, you're amazing." A little shocked, but secretly pleased I could still elicit this reaction, I smiled as I turned to see who was dishing out … Continue reading I’ve Still Got Ms. Pac-Man Fever

Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

Cosplayers can get pretty wound up when asked about the current state of the cosplay community. My generation in particular can get their wonder panties in quite a bunch over “cosplay” and what cosplay means and how it’s basically a dirty word ruining everything associated with costuming. Many of us have acquiesced and accepted the … Continue reading Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

Geeking Out on Tea – Adagio Teas Have All the Awesome Fandoms

I'm a fan of tea. I was born in Alabama and was basically raised on sweet tea. When I was little, if I had a choice between milk, juice or tea, I'd go tea every time. I got into hot teas and different varieties when I got older. I also have a pretty impressive collection … Continue reading Geeking Out on Tea – Adagio Teas Have All the Awesome Fandoms

I Like Star Wars the Normal Amount

I like Star Wars in a perfectly normal way, like a normal person likes things...at least, that's what I thought until I was having dinner with a new friend and found out I have no idea what the normal amount is. I used to own a costume boutique so I was surrounded by cosplay/geeky people … Continue reading I Like Star Wars the Normal Amount