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Geeky Girl Glam: Princess Peach

Geeky Girl Glam: Princess Peach

By Allison EmmSeptember 26, 2012

The theme of today’s look is Princess Peach from Nintendo’s ever-popular Mario! As you can see, the look is quite pink, not peach. Does anyone know why she’s called “Peach” when she wears 95% pink? It’s baffling, really! Anyway, before you run off to grab your bi...More  →

Fantasy Vs Science Fiction: Fantasy Wins!

Fantasy Vs Science Fiction: Fantasy Wins!

By Robert IsenbergSeptember 26, 2012

Dragons or spacecraft? Blasters or enchanted swords? Ancient spells or telekinesis? The nerd's dreamscape is roughly divided between two genres: Fantasy and Science Fiction. Sometimes they mix (as in Star Wars or Dune), but usually they don't. And fans tend to lean one way or another....More  →

5 Comic Books Girls Love

5 Comic Books Girls Love

By Eric GarneauSeptember 26, 2012

For better or for worse (well, just for worse), comic books have typically been hailed as a purely masculine medium. Of course, that's not true at all; any self-respecting fan can name dozens of geeky outlets that ladies love. Still, appealing to both sexes is...More  →

These Miniatures Will Blow Your Mind: The Art of Lori Nix
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These Miniatures Will Blow Your Mind: The Art of Lori Nix

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 26, 2012

Are you ready, Masterminds? Awesome: here's what's up. We've brought you a slideshow of photographs from the artist Lori Nix, who builds beautiful, intricate dioramas, then photographs them. The level of detail in these dioramas has to be seen to be believed. Please, march r...More  →

Which Shakespeare Heroine Are You?

Which Shakespeare Heroine Are You?

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 26, 2012

Wherefore art my Medieval Masterminds? Shakespeare's women are so awesome and diverse, we really couldn't resist making this quiz. While it's ostensibly for the ladies, everyone knows that Shakespeare was all about the gender-bending. So boys: feel free to see which Shakespearean siren you would...More  →

The 5 Grossest Movie Monsters Ever!

The 5 Grossest Movie Monsters Ever!

By Beth MishlerSeptember 26, 2012

Movie monsters, by definition, must be either mega-gross or hyper-scary in order to be effective and appropriately terrifying. Some, a la Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street and Jigsaw from the Saw movies, are considered monsters because of their sadistic actions or their...More  →

Top 8 Worst Casting Choices in Superhero Movies

Top 8 Worst Casting Choices in Superhero Movies

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 26, 2012

There are a lot of reasons a superhero movie may not live up to its expectations. But usually it boils down to some pretty hefty "what were they thinking?" choices for actors. Get ready to see our top 8 worst casting choices for superhero films!...More  →

Nerdtastic Nintendo Tribute Art

Nerdtastic Nintendo Tribute Art

By Josh PeriloSeptember 25, 2012

There are people out there who like Nintendo WAY more than you do! So much so, that they have created insane masterpieces to celebrate all things Zelda, Mario, and Metroid....More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: Are You Willing to Serve the One Percent?
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Transmedia Tuesday: Are You Willing to Serve the One Percent?

By ChauntonSeptember 25, 2012

No, we’re not talking about the wealthiest 1% that the Occupy Wall Street movement has fixated on (at least not really). We are talking about the fictional 1% that runs the world in the new Cinemax series Hunted. More about the show in a moment,...More  →