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Nerd Nostalgia: Xena Warrior Princess

Imagine, if you will, a thirteen-year-old girl in 1997. Like most teenagers, she is slightly insecure and awkward, and at home babysitting her little brother while flipping through the channels on the huge television in her parents’ den.…

When is the Book NOT Better than the Movie?

We’ve all heard the phrase, “the book is waaaaayyyy better.”  Heck, we’ve all probably said it once or twice. I certainly have. I love a good book, and am always pleased when a movie “didn’t completely ruin the story.”  A few of my…

What are the Dresden Files?

The Dresden Files is a series of fantasy/crime novels written by Jim Butcher. Set in modern day Chicago, the main character is a private investigator named Harry Dresden. Harry Dresden is also a wizard. In the world of The Dresden…

The Infinity Stones, Nerdsplained

A Marvel Comics creation, the Infinity Stones were previously called the Infinity Gems, but were originally referred to as the Soul Gems. Got that? The stones are immensely powerful individually, but whoever holds all six gems and uses…