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Stealth Cosplay: Summer Ladies' Gaming Edition

By KathJuly 24, 2014
Not all of us are lucky enough to visit San Diego Comic Con, that seething mecca of nerd-dom (Sparkitor Josh is ON HIS WAY RIGHT NOW!). But in the meantime, we have the power to secretly, subtly cosplay as our gaming favorites all year long. That power: fashion. You can use More  →
Stealth Cosplay: Summer Ladies' Gaming Edition

The Hottest Celeb Looks on the French Revolution Red Carpet

By KathJuly 14, 2014
Bonjour, Barb, and happy Bastille Day! Mon dieu, it is so good to be with you once again this year as the stars of our bloody revolution take the center stage at the Tuileries Gardens. Tonight’s banquet, which is certainly not a cover-up for any nefarious activity, will ho More  →
The Hottest Celeb Looks on the French Revolution Red Carpet

10 Questions Teen Wolf Needs to Answer This Season

By KathJune 23, 2014
If you haven't finished up Season Three of MTV's Teen Wolf, haha! Don't worry about it! Everything turns out just fine. Yep, everybody's possession-free and happy! Walk away while you still can—with your feelings and sense of hope intact. Everybody else, if your tears have dried, ... More  →
10 Questions <i>Teen Wolf</i> Needs to Answer This Season

The Best Summer Internet Vacations!

By KathJune 19, 2014
Why get sand in your toes, eyes, and beach bag when you can explore anywhere from your own internet connection? We've compiled a list of fun sites that immerse you in exploring other worlds. From free games to fantasy maps to brilliant beaches (sans sunburn), ... More  →
The Best Summer Internet Vacations!

We Count Down the Top 5 Ships on the Entire Internet

By KathJune 18, 2014
If you’re reading this, you probably know all about “shipping” in the fandom sense. That is, rooting for two (or more!) characters to be involved with one another in a romantic way, whether or not canon (the original work) says it’s legit. Everybody has their favori More  →
We Count Down the Top 5 Ships on the Entire Internet

These Fantasy Worlds Should Totally Be Theme Parks

By KathMay 19, 2014
Need to get away this summer? How about to the theme park of your dreams? Try these mythical locations we absolutely wish were the real thing—and don't forget the sunscreen. Hyrule (Zelda: Ocarina of Time) Join us for a delightful stay at this picturesque woodland resort, a ... More  →
These Fantasy Worlds Should Totally Be Theme Parks

Lady Superheroes Who Need Their Own Films, Stat

By KathMay 9, 2014
Have you noticed that most superhero movies are primarily about dudes? Yeah, we have too. Not that we don't love those movies. Not that the titular heroes fail to make us giggle-blush with their smarts and wow us with their action scenes. It's just that before we get another More  →
Lady Superheroes Who Need Their Own Films, Stat

The Kübler-Ross Stages of Shipping

By KathMay 7, 2014
Our hearts are with you in this trying time. As one begins to actualize a new "ship," emotions can reach a boiling point, often escalating beyond our control. That's why it's helpful to keep in mind the stages of shipping, and to remember that they ... More  →
The Kübler-Ross Stages of Shipping

5 Signs Your Crush Totally Read That Fanfic You Wrote in Sixth Grade

By KathMay 5, 2014
C'mon, nobody could possibly know about that one fanfiction you wrote that one time. You don't even ship that pairing anymore. And you were totally anonymous. Hah. Hah... Wait, what if your crush knows? Here's how to tell. 1. He is super familiar with the fandom, and brings ... More  →
5 Signs Your Crush Totally Read That Fanfic You Wrote in Sixth Grade

The Summer YA Novels We Can't Wait For

By KathApril 25, 2014
Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCourIf you loved Hold Still you'll be waiting for Nina LaCour's new book, which is set in L.A., and focuses on Emi, an 18-year-old set decorator in the movie biz. Her current girlfriend has dumped her for the sixth time when she stumbles More  →
The Summer YA Novels We Can't Wait For
About the Author
Kath

Kath is a fangirl first and writer second. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is way more fun than it sounds. If she isn't flailing around on Tumblr or writing articles, she's probably out running, reading, or thinking about food.

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