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Our Favorite Actresses Who Play Badasses

By Swapna KrishnaFebruary 8, 2013
There are awesome females in the movies... then there are Female Badasses. These take-no-prisoners, kick-first-ask-questions-later ladies are our favorite female heroes. They don't care about anything but getting the job DONE. We have carefully curated our very favorites her More  →
Our Favorite Actresses Who Play Badasses

What Do You Think of the Glee vs. Jonathan Coulton Mess?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 30, 2013
A couple of weeks ago, the general public had no idea who Jonathan Coulton was. But by now, quite a few people have heard his name at least once in reference to the TV show Glee. In case you aren't aware... no, he’s not the ... More  →
What Do You Think of the Glee vs. Jonathan Coulton Mess?

Top 5 Geekiest Movie Musicals

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 11, 2013
There are a lot of great movies out right now, but one that everyone is talking about is Les Miserables, the Victor Hugo-penned novel that was adapted into one of the most famous musicals of all time. We thought it was fine (well, some of ... More  →
Top 5 Geekiest Movie Musicals

Top 5 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books of 2012

By Swapna KrishnaDecember 13, 2012
It's always difficult to do best of lists at the end of the year. There are so many great books released every week, and part of us wants to include every single book we loved on this list. But we have to make tough choices, ... More  →
Top 5 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books of 2012

Kat Zhang's "What's Left of Me" Will Scare Your Face Off

By Swapna KrishnaDecember 7, 2012
Okay, Mindhutters. Are you ready for a tale bursting with paranormal/sci-fi/dystopian/post-apocalyptic goodness? I hope so, because we're about to tell you all about What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang. ... More  →
Kat Zhang's

Geeky Stocking Stuffers

By Swapna KrishnaNovember 28, 2012
So you've got a geek in your life that you care about, but you don't have a lot of dough? Well, you don't have to own Cloud City to afford a little token of your nerd-ffection (yup, that's a word now). Take a look at some of these little trinkets that'll show your BFF or SO More  →
Geeky Stocking Stuffers

MORE Awesome Geekwear For Girls!

By Swapna KrishnaNovember 19, 2012
How much girly-geekwear is out there in the cyberverse? Way more than one measely slideshow can contain! So we're back to show you more of the super cute and stylish ways you can pledge your allegiance to the geek franchise of your choice! More  →
MORE Awesome Geekwear For Girls!

Spinsters Rule the World in Crewel by Gennifer Albin

By Swapna KrishnaNovember 15, 2012
YA novels with a "unique" teenage girl as the main character set in some sort of fantasy/dystopian world are everywhere right now, and you have to wonder why. It’s not that they aren’t good (clearly, we enjoy them), but it seems like we've seen just ... More  →
Spinsters Rule the World in Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys Roped Us In!

By Swapna KrishnaOctober 18, 2012
Guess how this book starts? Did you guess "with a young woman who's not your average teenage girl?" Then you win a prize! But hang on... this story isn't just your run of the mill YA sci fi/fantasy shelf-filler. The Raven Boys has twists and ... More  →
Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys Roped Us In!

Top 5 Reasons Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Be President

By Swapna KrishnaSeptember 27, 2012
The current presidential race seems like it's been dragging on for years. We know the candidates, we know the issues. Blah. What it really could use is some new blood, someone completely different to shake things up. We nominate Neil deGrasse Tyson for the following ... More  →
Top 5 Reasons Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Be President
About the Author
Swapna Krishna

Swapna is a Washington, DC-based freelance editor who loves all things space and sci fi. You can find her book reviews at S. Krishna’s Books (http://www.skrishnasbooks.com) and on Twitter at @skrishna.

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