Wizard World can be summed up very simply: meet stars, buy stuff! I gave in to the raw consumerism of it all. I met stars, I bought stuff, and I had a pretty good time. While I was wandering aimlessly I saw some genuinely interesting vendors scattered around the floor who I wanted to throw all my money at. Instead of making it rain, I settled for small purchases and vowing to write about them later. Here are my absolute favorites!
Are you being hunted by the monster of the week, and think you might not last past the next five minutes?
Is there a sudden spike in mysterious demonic omens? Or perhaps you’re having issues with slow-dancing aliens? And, most importantly, have a couple of freakishly tall denim-wrapped nightmares rolled into your town in a well-kept late sixties Chevy Impala, and are now devouring your fair city’s supplies of pie and salad? Is one of them a moose?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you might be stuck in the Supernatural universe. It’s okay, don’t panic – we here at 3 Chic Geeks have put together a handy guide to surviving whatever threatens the world with annihilation this season. Read on for some helpful survival tips! Cause, you know, nine’s a lucky number… right?
Or: Why Nerd Culture Isn’t Exclusively Male (And Never Was)
In recent years, what has been perceived as strictly “nerd” culture has become increasingly more popular. The film adaptations of popular franchises such as Marvel comic’s Avengers, the new Star Trek, and Peter Jackson’s forays into Tolkien’s world, have made what was previously “geek” territory into common pop culture ground. This has led to an influx of new geeks exploring the source content and participating in these fandoms. Combined with the popularity of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, it’s easier for fans to engage with the material (and one another) in new, creative ways. In short, what was once a fringe culture has become part of the mainstream. Continue reading