Fashion Show... For Geeks?!

It is well known that geeks and nerds (NEERRRRRRRDS!) only wear TShirts and Hoodies with jokes that normal people don't get. Oh, I'm just joshing with you: Her Universe and Espionage Cosmetics are sponsoring a Geek Fashion show! » 3/12/15 12:51pm 3/12/15 12:51pm

Chip Zdarsky & Howard the Duck Rocked My World &it Only Took 5 Minutes

You all need to read Howard the Duck, 'kay? I was snort-laughing on the subway and it was embarrassing for everyone involved. » 3/11/15 10:08pm 3/11/15 10:08pm

Ontario Releases New Sexual Assault PSA

The Ontario Government released a new anti-Sexual Assault PSA as part of a three-year, $41 million "It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Violence and Harassment" campaign. This will include the PSA, updated school curricula, legislation and persecution models. » 3/11/15 10:11am 3/11/15 10:11am

Assorted Beauty and Fashion Inquiries (w/ Bonus Etsy Query)

I'm trying to get together my full ensemble for my wedding and now I'm really regretting the fact that I have no eye for these things. "Throw all the shit I like together and who cares if anything actually looks good together!" is a strategy (Ha! Strategy) that normally works just fine for me, but let's say I wanna… » 3/09/15 6:46pm 3/09/15 6:46pm

Everyone Look at My Cute New Skirt

Last Fan Expo there was a vendor selling geeky fabric so I bought some of this ADORABLE Wonder Woman/Batgirl/Supergirl fabric without any real plan on what to do with it. I finally gave it to my mom with the instructions of "Like, a skirt? A skirt makes sense." » 2/28/15 6:10pm 2/28/15 6:10pm

Quick Skincare Q

I've just ordered a bunch of oils to do my patented "Big Ol' Mix O' Oils and For the Love of God Let My Hands Actually Keep some of This Goddamn Moisturizing" hand care regimen, and I was curious: » 2/22/15 12:47am 2/22/15 12:47am

Has This Happened to Anyone Else? (Gmail Problem)

So this is a new thing I've never seen before. My personal gmail has my, so far so good. My display name is again, Firstname Lastname. Excellent. I email people and this all looks good. Then when I get deep into a reply-reply email chain (like, 6 deep maybe?) Gmail changes my last name!… » 2/19/15 12:49pm 2/19/15 12:49pm

Ever Find Yourself Conflicted When Watching Hannibal?

Hello there, stranger! Do you enjoy Hannibal? Do you find yourself conflicted when you want the delicacies shown on the screen? Would you do anything to eat Hannibals cooking even though, through dramatic irony, you know there is something not quite right with his food? Oh, do I have an offer for you! » 2/11/15 1:19pm 2/11/15 1:19pm

How are you destroying the environment, personally?

I was printing my lectures notes and other school viscera when I realized that I am probably responsible for a not-insignificant percentage of paper use in my school. I confess: Now I am become Death, Destroyer of Wood Pulp. » 1/28/15 5:20pm 1/28/15 5:20pm

How to Tell if You Are in a Soft Science Fiction Novel

Previously, How to Tell if You Are in a High Fantasy Novel. Mallory Ortberg has done it again. Have you found yourself in a strange place where women and men (but mostly the women) wear revealing clothes and are up for anything? Double check to make sure which kind of "soft" story you are in: » 1/28/15 2:30pm 1/28/15 2:30pm

How to Tell If You Are in a High Fantasy Novel

Mallory Ortberg, Goddess of the Toast and Queen of the Bon mot, has given us a definitive test on whether or not we are in a high fantasy novel. I use these tests everyday to make sure I haven't fallen through a wardrobe or down a well and woken up somewhere... Different. » 1/26/15 10:54am 1/26/15 10:54am

I Smell a Cross-Over Story!

Arrow and The Flash must have some sort of Casting Director cabal thing going on because I love pretty much every performer in both of those shows. Then I saw this and was EVEN MORE AMAZED! » 1/22/15 12:34pm 1/22/15 12:34pm