Ann Wells is an elementary music teacher by day and a nerd all the time. Her fandoms include Star Wars (the original three, thank-you-very-much), Doctor Who (10 is her doctor), and great authors like J.R.R. Tolkien, Isaac Asimov, and Neil Gaiman, among others. She can usually be found with her nose in a book, playing an instrument, singing show tunes, being crafty with yarn, or doing the bidding of her cat.
The more creative among us have taken the age-old idea of the "little green man from Mars" and expanded upon it, bringing us some pretty memorable characters who are, if not exactly environmentally conscious (or even human), quite literally the right Read More
I have some great news for fans of Steven Moffat's hit modern adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective: while those of us in America are waiting for Series 2 to make its way across the Atlantic, we can get into the proper mindset by listening Read More
So you've read my entire article series about podcasts and you need more than I gave you. Or maybe I didn't mention your particular fandom, because it's not something I'm a particular fan of. What to do? Where to find more? There are tons of podcasts Read More
This is the third Doctor Who soundtrack that I've had the privilege of reviewing for Fandomania, and it is without a doubt my favorite. We get all of the themes and motifs we've come to associate with the 11th Doctor and Amy Pond, but Gold has put them Read More
The long-awaited final edition of the Podcast Roundup has finally arrived! In this one, we'll take a look at some podcasts that cover a range of geeky topics in each episode, especially those that cover sci fi and fantasy television shows and movies. Read More
The Darkest Hour is not a bad soundtrack, and I'm sure it is highly effective within the context of the movie. As a musical work by itself, however, it's not different enough from many of the other action movie soundtracks out there to warrant a closer look. Read More
Tuesday, December 6, was a big night for the Syfy channel — that was the night that they premiered this year's Christmas specials for three of their top shows: Eureka, Warehouse 13, and Haven. In case you missed it, here is a brief recap of the Read More
The music of War Horse is more subdued and understated than much of Williams's other material, and it sometimes sounds like it should go with a different type of movie. Still, it is a John Williams score, and as such it is well worth an hour of your Read More
Whereas Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor was appropriated by later audiences and put into the context of scary music, some Romantic composers wrote pieces that were intended to be scary to the listener. In this Geek's Guide, we will take a look at Read More
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