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5 Mesmerizing Alternatives to the Yule Log Video

By Tim WainwrightDecember 18, 2014
Most of us aren't lucky enough to live in a house where you can just light up a roaring fire and get cozy in the living room. Indeed, in many dorm rooms and studio apartments making fires is actually discouraged! Around the Christmas season, many of ... More  →
5 Mesmerizing Alternatives to the Yule Log Video
5 Classic Etiquette Tips for Geeks

5 Classic Etiquette Tips for Geeks

By Tim WainwrightNovember 4, 2014
It’s tough to write about etiquette these days, mostly because it’s not something people believe in anymore. Oh, sure, we don’t sneeze in each other’s mouths or pee in our host’s sinks (civilization hasn’t yet decayed that much)—but etiquette isn’t the basics. It is a ... More  →

Will the New Harry Potter Movie Be Any Good?

By Tim WainwrightSeptember 3, 2014
Expelliarmus! Variety reported recently that David Yates, director of the last four Harry Potter films, is in final negotiations to helm Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the new spin-off trilogy set in the wonderful better-in-every-way-than-the-real-world universe of Hogwarts. With this latest news, we ... More  →
Will the New Harry Potter Movie Be Any Good?

These Are Your Appliances on Steampunk

By Tim WainwrightFebruary 19, 2014
Steampunk. Gearpunk. Clockpunk. Neo-Victorian. Edwardian Sci-fi. Gaslight fantasy. These are all variations on a cultural movement that is notoriously hard to define but at the very least unites around a love of beautiful anachronism. Here we are proud to present a collectio More  →
These Are Your Appliances on Steampunk

15 Clocktacular Steampunk Snow Globes!

By Tim WainwrightDecember 23, 2013
Are you a Steampunk looking to spice up your Christmas decorations? Then look no further! Gear up for the holidays with these incredible snow globes from Camryn Forrest Designs! More  →
15 Clocktacular Steampunk Snow Globes!

The Unfortunate Epidemic of Bullies in Geek Culture

By Tim WainwrightNovember 19, 2013
Sexual harassment is an unfortunately vague and PC term, often used in shrill and bureaucratic ways. Which is sad, because it distances the English-speaking world from the sheer scummy filth of the incidents we dub “harassment.” So let’s be specific. During the most recent NYC Comic Con, ... More  →
The Unfortunate Epidemic of Bullies in Geek Culture

The History of Creepy Art in 10 Disturbing Pieces

By Tim WainwrightOctober 17, 2013
Hello, poppets. If ye be bold enough to seek out pieces of fine art that will make your spine crawl, enter. We've brought examples of the odd, the perverse, the disturbed, the tormented, and warped—art that has the whiff of the nervous mutterings of dark abbots on a forgot More  →
The History of Creepy Art in 10 Disturbing Pieces

The X-Men Just Got Medieval

By Tim WainwrightSeptember 24, 2013
Uber-talented artist Nate Halliman has made a series of gorgeous prints titled The Order of X, and it's one of the best pop culture anachronisms yet. It answers the question, "What would the X-men be like in 1066?" Halliman explains his inspiration on his website: "Prejudi More  →
The X-Men Just Got Medieval
About the Author
Tim Wainwright

Tim Wainwright writes about monsters, sexual ethics, and public sector employee pension reform--and sometimes other things. You can follow him on twitter @Tim_Wainwright , because he has a strange desire to have people read the things he writes. He is growing to accept the fact that people will always call him "bud", and that he will never pull off the cowboy hat look.

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