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Welcome to Camp Glade!

By KathSeptember 18, 2014
In honor of the imminent release of The Maze Runner movie, we invite you to join us for a luxurious, relaxing stay at Camp Glade!  Welcome to the Glade, Greenie! You may feel a little woozy and disoriented right now—perhaps even a sense of soul-crushing ennui—but ... More  →
Welcome to Camp Glade!

It's the All-Groot Fan Hour

By KathSeptember 10, 2014
We're going to go out on a limb here and say that Groot is the best humanoid perennial since Treebeard—but honestly, Groot's even better. Treebeard is so Third Age, am I right? Whereas Groot knows how to set up a good joke, impress a kid, ... More  →
It's the All-Groot Fan Hour

Hack This School Year With These Websites

By KathAugust 29, 2014
You know those cop shows, where people look at grainy security footage and go, "Enhance!" and the grainy screen magically focuses to show a license plate or a badge I.D. number or a trace amount of sulphur, letting the sleuths crack the case? This article is ... More  →
Hack This School Year With These Websites

The Video Games We Can't Wait to Get Our RSI-Ridden Hands on This Fall

By KathAugust 28, 2014
There's a veritable smorgasbord of new games coming out this fall, and I'm hankering to get these five into my sweater-covered hands. This also means I'm going to have to work on my eating-pumpkin-spiced-goodies-while-button-mashing skills. Who's with me? Dragon Age: Inquisition (November 18) Bioware Xbox 360, ... More  →
The Video Games We Can't Wait to Get Our RSI-Ridden Hands on This Fall

Game Night a Snooze? Try These Not-Bored Games

By KathAugust 18, 2014
If you're like us and have grown up thinking "board game night" means "oh no, not Monopoly again," you're in for a delightful surprise. In the past ten years, some truly fantastic games have come out that have all kinds of new mechanics. The best ... More  →
Game Night a Snooze? Try These Not-Bored Games
<i>The Giver</i> Has Bred A World of Sameness: See the Books and Films It Inspired

The Giver Has Bred A World of Sameness: See the Books and Films It Inspired

By KathAugust 14, 2014
Since Lois Lowry's blockbuster novel The Giver hit bookshelves in 1993, we've all been on a steady diet of YA authoritarism. Back in the early '90s, YA dystopian lit wasn't really a thing. The Giver was groundbreaking, because it took non-outer-space sci-fi (then mostly More  →

A Complete Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy Before You See the Film!

By KathAugust 1, 2014
MARVEL ON THIS: To celebrate Marvel Day, which is TOMORROW, Barnes & Noble stores will be giving away Marvel goodies ALL DAY (all you have to do is show up!)—while supplies last! Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters today, and a second GotG movie has already ... More  →
A Complete Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy Before You See the Film!

How to Be a Good Friend-Without-a-Driver's-License

By KathJuly 31, 2014
If you're one of the last of your buddies to get licensed up, you know that this is a great big load of no fun at all with a side of begging. You have two options: study for the test, practice, and become yet another car ... More  →
How to Be a Good Friend-Without-a-Driver's-License

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
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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