• Stars, Soulmates, and Shoujo: Meteor Prince Volume 1

    Stars, Soulmates, and Shoujo: Meteor Prince Volume 1

    Meteor Prince Meca Tanaka Viz Media January 6, 2015 Disclaimer: I received this copy from Viz Media for an honest review. Like many a shoujo manga heroine, Hako Natsuno just wants to get through high school. It’s bad enough that she seems to be the unluckiest person on the planet, without having to deal with

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  • TableTop Day: Bringing Board Games to the Streets

    TableTop Day: Bringing Board Games to the Streets

    International TableTop Day 2015 took place on April 11th. This is a yearly event created in 2013 by Geek and Sundry, the producers of the TableTop web series, to celebrate tabletop gaming in all forms, especially board games. Since then it has continued the profound impact the series has had on board game culture by

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  • Creativity Matters: Veronica Berns, Ph.D. Designs Comic Book on Quasicrystals

    Creativity Matters: Veronica Berns, Ph.D. Designs Comic Book on Quasicrystals

    As the spring semester winds down at colleges and universities, many graduating students are putting the finishing touches on their theses. For Veronica Berns, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, last year’s finishing touches involved illustrating and designing a comic book. “At some point last year when I was putting together my thesis,

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  • A Chat With Lois Lane: Fallout’s Gwenda Bond

    A Chat With Lois Lane: Fallout’s Gwenda Bond

    I got to chat with the author of the upcoming young adult novel Lois Lane: Fallout, based on one of DC Comics’ most iconic characters. The book will hit stores on May 1st, but before that, Gwenda Bond discusses a few things with me such as her first encounter with Lois Lane, what this character means

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  • Attack on Titan’s Gargantuan (Sales) Impact

    Attack on Titan’s Gargantuan (Sales) Impact

    Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人, Shingeki no Kyojin) is a force to be reckoned with. And no, I’m not talking about the monstrous, human-eating, gigantic Titans that represent chaos and xenophobia for the series’ protagonists. I’m talking about pure, cold, hard capitalism here. Numbers, numbers, numbers, money, money, money.

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  • The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.8

    The Twin Peaks Log: S.2 E.8

    Welcome to our biweekly roundtable of Twin Peaks where we are working our way through every. Single. Episode. Some of us are regulars and some of us newbies, but none of our experiences are the same. So get yourself a damn fine cup of coffee, watch along with us, and feel free to chime in

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  • #AdminProfessionalsDay: Aspen’s Executive Assistant By Day, Assassin By Night

    #AdminProfessionalsDay: Aspen’s Executive Assistant By Day, Assassin By Night

    It’s Administrative Professionals’ Day, and in honour of this event, I am celebrating me, who has been a badass executive level administrator for over a decade. After high school, college and university didn’t go so well for me. Money was short and I needed a job but I refused to get into food service, or go back

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  • Review: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2 Brings Us Madam Satan!

    Review: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2 Brings Us Madam Satan!

    The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2 Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (writer), Robert Hack (artist), & Jack Morelli (letterer) Archie – Archie Horror April 15, 2015 After six months of trepidatious waiting, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has returned in all its macabre glory. If six months seems too long to wait, have no worries because issue #2

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