Three Chic Geeks

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Fictional Boys We Want to Date (Who Would Make Awful Boyfriends)

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Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it’s time to think about to whom you’re going to profess your undying love. As dedicated fanboys and fangirls, we all have a few characters we are at least a little bit in love with. Or a lot in love with. Or obsessed with. You know, that kind of thing. True love wonโ€™t be stopped by the constraints of reality, after all โ€“ you are absolutely certain that Dean Winchester is the man for you. Great, but we here at 3 Chic Geeks have extensively gone through every one of our fictional crushes and picked apart all the reasons why they would NOT be good boyfriends. Read on to find out what we think would be the dealbreakers for each of the characters!!

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On My Love for Tolkien

Yesterday, the third of January, was J.R.R. Tolkien’s 121st birthday. I struggled to think of some way to celebrate it properly. Nothing I could come up with seemed to do the man justice.

There have been many brilliant minds in the realm of fantasy in the past century; none, however, have done quite so much for the genre as Tolkien has. He is arguably the father of modern fantasy. The Lord of the Ringsย is the paragon of the genre, the ideal which has influenced all subsequent works. He also happens to be the author that has been a constant source of inspiration and admiration for me personally.

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2012 in GIFs

In celebration of the end of 2012, we’re reviewing our favorite pop culture moments in the only socially acceptable format – GIFs. We feel it is appropriate to title 2012 as being the Year of the Fall, because of reasons. Many reasons. Many tear-inducing reasons.ย  Read on to find out what made our gaydar radar beep.

WARNING – May contain spoilers for Doctor Who, Sherlock, and basically the whole year. (#2012Spoilers)

Read at your own risk!

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The Ultimate Middle Earth Gift Guide 2012

With the release of the first installment of The Hobbit coming out on December 14th, all of us Tolkien fanatics are coming out in full force this holiday season. If there’s a Tolkienist in your life, you may be wondering what to buy them beyond the standard books and the extended edition films on blu ray (hint: we have them all already).

In order to help you shop for your favorite hobbit or elf, we’ve compiled a list of geek-approved gifts that are sure to delight even the pickest Middle Earth dweller. Continue reading