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SIX OF THE BEST… pop-up Twitter accounts

When Pope Benedict XVI was poped* in 2005, I was a member of TotalFark, the unfiltered firehose of user-submitted stories that eventually might make it to the free frontpage of Fark.com. I was watching the [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things Chicago Hope did 20 years ago that you thought were new developments

Have you heard of ER? Of course you have; it ran for more than a dozen seasons in the coveted 10pm-Thursday slot on NBC, and received almost two dozen Emmy Awards. But fewer people have [...]

By |December 17th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Fact, fiction and fan fiction

I recently saw someone online talking about how they'd written a Doctor Who fan fiction story. Of course, they're a “real” writer (or so they claim) and made a huge deal that fan fiction was [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

Girly Girl Geek Girl

The stereotypical geek girl is generally slightly overweight, super nerdy looking, has no clue how to properly apply makeup or even match colors for their clothing, and really has no desire to do so. Before [...]

By |December 3rd, 2012|Memoirs of a Geeksha|4 Comments