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SIX OF THE BEST… secret sex scenes in Star Trek novels

I started reading Star Trek tie-in novels in the mid-80s. My dad hurt his foot badly and was in the hospital; my mom picked me and my sister up from camp and took us to [...]

By |May 28th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… Buffy crossover fanfics

I like Buffy. I like fanfic. Go ahead and laugh; I don't care. I originally discovered Buffy fanfic back in the mid 2000s -- well before I had any familiarity with the show -- because [...]

By |March 5th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|4 Comments

DVD Review: The Addams Family – Volume 1

They’re creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, and they’ve been role models for goths, geeks and misfits for years. Starting out as single-panel cartoon series created by Charles Addams for a newspaper in 1938, [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|Nerdery Publications|1 Comment

Live Long And Stick It To The Man!

There are many ways to stick it to the Man, but doing it in Klingon takes flair. We’re not talking about a simple Klingon insult, spat out in fury when that damn moron at Mickey [...]

By |January 4th, 2014|Nerdery Publications|1 Comment

What is a nerd?

nerd /nərd/ Noun 1. A foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious: “one of those nerds who never asked a girl to dance”. 2. An intelligent, single-minded expert in a [...]

By |January 3rd, 2014|Nerdery Publications|3 Comments

Identifying as GEEK: Bella Blitz

Believe it or not, there was a time when I didn’t care about Star Wars. I didn’t know the name Joss Whedon, I couldn’t define cosplay, and I could have cared less about who the [...]

By |October 23rd, 2012|Memoirs of a Geeksha|4 Comments

Life as a Closet Geek

I didn’t grow up a geek. I grew up with a Super NES. I rocked at some Star Fox. Super Mario World was my game. I had PC games, too! Wolfenstein 3D and Duke Nukem [...]

By |October 10th, 2012|Memoirs of a Geeksha|2 Comments

Putting the Science Back in Science Fiction

I have always had a deep and abiding love for all things space-related. Quite naturally, this means I love science fiction. But, space geek that I am, things about it would always bug me. How, [...]

By |October 2nd, 2012|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

Discovering the Doctor

“It's a strange breed of nerd who's never seen Doctor Who.” – My friend James A month ago, if you had showed me a photograph of a blue police box, I would have been able [...]

By |September 17th, 2012|Memoirs of a Geeksha|5 Comments

In Defence of The Big Bang Theory

If you haven't been paying attention, your dear Republic was causing quite a fit on the Tumblrs this past week after posting a third party comic in regards to The Big Bang Theory. It received [...]

By |September 16th, 2012|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments