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Emily is Joining the Assembly of Geeks Podcast

Emily is Joining the Assembly of Geeks Podcast

It’s with great pleasure that we can announce that Emily has been asked to join the awesome Assembly of Geeks podcast as their new co-host! We’ve been on the show before and have always enjoyed talking with Scott and Jeff about games, TV, movies, and more. The AoG podcast is a really fun mix of...
The Unicorn Files: Kickstarter Campaign Seeks to Debunk the Myth of the Female Geek

The Unicorn Files: Kickstarter Campaign Seeks to Debunk the Myth of the Female Geek

As a female geek, I can tell you that there are a lot of misconceptions and presumptions when it comes to what the general public think of us. One version is that we’re viewed as a bunch of awkward, glasses-wearing, fan-fix writing cat ladies, while another portrays us as a hyper-sexualized fake gamer girls who...
Emily is Now A Member of the LA Chapter of Geek Girl Brunch!

Emily is Now A Member of the LA Chapter of Geek Girl Brunch!

Hey gang! I have some super exciting news to share with you all. Recently, friend of the blog and fellow geek girl — Megan of The Nerdy Girlie — introduced me to a fantastic organization called Geek Girl Brunch. Bring on the mimosas! Geek Girl Brunch was started as a meet up group in New York City...
Happy Holidays from Emily & Peter!

Happy Holidays from Emily & Peter!

It’s hard to believe another year has gone by! 2014 was a year of change and growth for us. Not only did we have our most successful year with our Etsy store, but Emily’s cosplays got a lot of attention and both of us have moved into new careers — Emily is now a freelance...
5 Geeky Clothing Items I NEED In My Closet NOW

5 Geeky Clothing Items I NEED In My Closet NOW

I like clothes, though I have never considered myself to be a fashionista, by any means. Growing up in a small town, my options for clothing were limited to Target, a local chain called Styles 4 Less (that has sense spread to SoCal too), and the occasional and magical trip to Forever 21 and Hot...
5 Gateway Fandoms That Made Me the Geek I Am Today

5 Gateway Fandoms That Made Me the Geek I Am Today

Growing up, I’m sure we all heard about “gateway drugs.” Our teachers warned us about them, our parents warned us about them, all those after school specials warned us about them. A gateway drug would lead you to other drugs and other drugs and before long, you’d be living in a ran down by the...
New Comedy Album By Geeks, for Geeks: The Year is '2776' and It's Hysterical

New Comedy Album By Geeks, for Geeks: The Year is ‘2776’ and It’s Hysterical

As big of a city as Los Angeles is, sometimes it really can be a small world. There Emily and I were, standing in line for the Skype Moment’s Guardians of the Galaxy screening, when we got to chatting with the gentleman behind us, a writer for CONAN named Rob Kutner. We got to talking...
On a Geekly Basis: Copy Red Leader

On a Geekly Basis: Copy Red Leader

Welcome to this week’s installment of “On a Geekly Basis,” a feature that profiles awesome geeky people and things! This week we want to introduce you to Devin Melanson and Leslie Hudson, the duo behind geeky rock band Copy Red Leader! Do you consider yourselves more to be geeks or a nerds? Geeks (pop culture, sci-fi/fantasy, comics)...
On a Geekly Basis: Megan and Vanessa from Paper Droids

On a Geekly Basis: Megan and Vanessa from Paper Droids

Welcome to this week’s installment of “On a Geekly Basis,” a feature that profiles awesome geeky people and things! This week we want to introduce you to Megan Patterson and Vanessa Di Gregorio from Paper Droids, an amazing geek culture site for women! Paper Droid’s Mascot B4-04 Megan Patterson, Science and Tech Editor Vanessa Di Gregorio, Sales & Marketing...
Our WonderCon 2014 Wrap-Up: Cosplay, Red Sonja & Meeting Gail Simone!

Our WonderCon 2014 Wrap-Up: Cosplay, Red Sonja & Meeting Gail Simone!

Last year, we had no idea what to expect when we stepped onto the floor at WonderCon. Dressed as Black Canary and Green Arrow, it was one of the most fun days we’ve ever had. Even as we left the Con that day, we were talking about how we couldn’t wait to go back next...
We want your geek creations for our gift guide!

We want your geek creations for our gift guide!

The holidays are here! Even though, looking around our neighborhood and shopping in stores these last two months made it seem like Christmas was already upon us even as we were donning Halloween costumes and eating turkey. And we got a little extra jump this year since Hanukkah falls during Thanksgiving, so we’re kind of...
On a Geekly Basis: Debs & Errol

On a Geekly Basis: Debs & Errol

Welcome to this week’s installment of “On a Geekly Basis,” a feature that profiles awesome geeky people and things! This week we want to introduce you to Debs & Errol, a geek musical comedy duo with a daily web comic! Errol: Well, according to this article by a friend of ours, I may have to put myself closer...