Month: July 2014

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R/W: “That Certain Female”

Word Nerdery The English word female, derived from the Old French femelle, derived from the Medieval Latin femella, which is itself a diminutive of femina. Whew! Where femina meant woman, femella meant young girl. Now let’s talk about male. It’s likewise derived from Old French, masle was the adjectival form and mâle the noun form….

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DIY Your Own Geeky Patches

Need a break from the endless announcements, exclusives and all around overwhelming onslaught that is SDCC in your every feed? Perhaps it’s time for to try a geeky DIY activity. One of my favorite extracurriculars these days is expressing my altgeek self by customizing vests, and I wanted to share this DIY I taught myself…

Legend of Korra Corporate Flailing

It’s not often that my fannish obsessions remind me of my former professional life, but Nickelodeon’s decision to take its critically acclaimed sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender — The Legend of Korra — off the air and onto exclusively digital distribution was a painful reminder of my time working as a news reporter. Or,…

Steven Universe banner, Cartoon Network, 2014, created by Rebecca Sugar

August All Ages Comics/Books

Benny and Penny in Lost and Found Geoffrey Hayes (W & A) TOON-Books Release date 8/5 Those two adorable mouse ragamuffins are back at it. This time they get lost! How will they find their way home? This is from TOON-Books, and everything those people touch is guaranteed awesomeness.