Three Chic Geeks

For the nerdy and proud. Warning: spontaneous geekgasms may occur.


Recipe: Doctor Who Inspired Ten/Rose Lip Balm

Recipe: Ten/Rose Lip Balm

Have you watched Doomsday yet? Are you not over everything that happened in that episode of Doctor Who, and are you sobbing in a corner, cursing the name of BBC? (Oh, good, you’re doing the exact same thing we are.) Well, how would you like a DIY Black tea, rose, and honey lip balm to remind you that The Doctor and Rose will be apart forever? At least they can be together in cosmetic form.

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9 Fictional Jobs We’d Like to Have (that would really suck)

9 fictional jobs we'd like to have that would really suck

So, it’s fall, and that means for some of you it’s time to decide which college you’re going to and what your major is going to be and all this other stuff about what you’re going to do with your life for the rest of eternity. Personally, when I was that age, I wanted to be a rock star, or a time-space witch. Here’s a roundup of our favorite (more or less fictional) career choices from literature, television and film; we’ll break it down for you why each job is fantastic, and why you probably would want to avoid it anyway. Read on for our picks!

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Nerdy Fashion: Doctor Who Fall Edition

fall outfits inspired by doctor who

Ahh, can you smell the pumpkin spice lattes in the air? Can you hear the crunch of the fallen leaves beneath the feet of the weeping angels which surround you as you blink at an inopportune moment? Can you see those spooky… wait no, no, what are we talking about? I don’t remember seeing anything, do you? Where did these tally marks come from? …Anyway, it’s autumn, and we here at 3 Chic Geeks are absolutely psyched for autumn. I’m sure, dear readers, that you agree with us – what with the pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween, Supernatural on TV, orange things, plaid flannel, cozy layers, hot tea, NYCC, warm jumpers and caramel apple Milky Ways – autumn is clearly the superior season. Of course, along with all those other wonderful things, autumn brings a veritable oncoming storm of fall fashion options. We here at 3 Chic Geeks are always pondering the contents of our closets, and today seemed like a good day to spill the contents of our wardrobes on the floor and play in our stockpiled attire until we end up with Doctor Who inspired outfits. So, um, yeah. Here you go.

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The Fandom Wars: And the Winner Is…

2We started out with thirty two fandoms, and cut them down brutally in swaths, until only two British behemoths stood, facing off against one another. The voting has been intense… who will win? Will it be Harry Potter, the stuff childhoods are made of? Will it be Doctor Who, the stuff time and confusion is made of? Well… you’ll find out under the cut.

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The Fandom War: Finals! Doctor Who vs Harry Potter

THe Fandom Wars Finals - Harry Potter vs Doctor Who vote now for your favorite fandomWell, well well. It’s been a long and hard road, but now is the time to vote for the final round. Which fandom is the most powerful? Which one will rule them all? Which one will come out on top? It’s time… It’s time… [ominous music plays]

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Our Top 12 Choices for the 12th Doctor

As you’ve probably heard by now, Matt Smith will be leaving Doctor Who following the Christmas special. Considering this rumor has been going around for some time now, we can’t say that we’re terribly surprised. While we’ll be sad to see Matt go, this announcement has sparked endless amusing debate over who should play the next doctor. At this point the name of nearly every living British actor (and some Americans) has been proposed to take up the helm of the iconic character. Not wanting to miss out on the lively debat, we thought we’d provide you with a rundown of our favorite choices.

From the likely candidates, to the fan favorites, to the never-going-to-happens-but-that-won’t-stop-us-from-begging-Moffat, here is our wish list for Twelve. Continue reading


DIY: Doctor Who Inspired Bow Tie Necklace


I wear a bow tie now, bow ties are cool.

I spent a lot of time staring at the adorable bow necklace in our Nerdy Fashion: Doctor Who Edition post. So much time that I talked myself out of buying it and into making it. It’s so easy and so cheap that I decided to make a tutorial. For about $6 and a half hour of my time I made a pile of bows, a hair clip, a necklace, and two bow tie pins that would be great for a last minute Eleven Costume.

If you can’t sew, don’t worry, I can’t really sew either. If you can kind of make a straight line, you can make a bow. If you’re really sewing phobic you can do all of this with fabric glue or hot glue. (Had I a hot glue gun, best believe I would have used that.) You can do this with just about any fabric you have lying around; I used some red felt. If your fabric is on the thicker side, (like felt, leather, denim, corduroy etc…) follow these directions. If your fabric is on the thinner side (maybe you’ve found an old t-shirt you’d like to cut up), you can follow the directions in this post on Lula Louise.

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Nerdy Fashion: Doctor Who Edition

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Are you one of those people who has the urge to wear your favorite Who tee every day? Have you amassed a collection of Megan Lara shirts commemorating all your favorite companions? Do you get new Doctor Who apparel from all your friends every holiday? Do you really love nerdy fashion? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, this post is for you.

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Doctor Who Season Premiere Party


This Easter Eve/Passover, why not take advantage of the large crowd probably gathered at your house or your relatives house and force them to attend throw a fantastic Doctor Who Season Premiere Party as part of the festivities already underway. Now, we’re not just talking about baking up some fish fingers and buying some star confetti to throw on a blue plastic tablecloth. We’re about to throw the classiest Doctor Who party this side of the red carpet premiere. Brace yourselves.

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More Fictional Boys We Want to Date (Who Would Make Even Worse Boyfriends)

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Back by popular demand and now featuring even worse potential fictional boyfriends. Many of the men listed were specifically requested by you, the readers. The others are here because we do what we want feel they are definitely worth a mention. Think twice before making one of these fictional hotties your beau this Valentine’s season.

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