Mandi is a would-be writer who enjoys nerdy things. She lives in Georgia but she wishes to live many other places as well. Just not anywhere with a zombie infestation. Thanks to books, games, and movies she can live many lives. She hopes she can share with you all her favorite nerd things.
I wrote an article a few months back about my love for The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. For those who have not watched it, LBD is a modern take on Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. The same talented group of folks followed it up with Emma Approved, Read More
It’s time to complete the Kushiel trinity of my loves. It feels like a fitting time to write about him anyway. He was the first crush I had in the series before I learned to love Phèdre more and fell in love with Imriel. I still get excited each time I Read More
So, I am getting married shortly. Like many nerds and geeks, I wanted a theme wedding. One of the fandoms my fiancé and I both like is Doctor Who — thus, we had our theme. We are close to our wedding and I have learned a few things about planning a Read More
This week’s loathing came like a lightning bolt. I was sitting around, my mind blank, when it suddenly popped into my head. The new Sailor Moon will be premiering in July. I am looking forward to it in all ways but one. I am not eager to see Chibiusa Read More
I got my wish and have been playing Suikoden on the PS3. I have fallen back in love with the game. The music drives my fiancé nuts though. Playing the game has been a nice trip down memory lane. It also made me think about the huge crush I had on one of Read More
This week I need to get away from television for my articles. They have been very TV centric lately. It’s time to head back to the printed page, where my first loves originated. I just found out Patricia Briggs is releasing a short story collection, so Read More
Konnichiwa, folks. I hope you enjoyed the actor version of this article. Honestly, the actress version was much harder to write. I think I am just more picky when it comes to female characters in general. Female anime characters have a tendency to annoy Read More
I am so wary when it comes to live action anime adaptations. It’s really hit or miss. I will be forever scarred by the Live Action Sailor Moon and Dragonball movies. High tech fantasies really don’t translate into good live action adaptations — yet, Read More
I got interested in The Big Bang Theory when I was in Japan. I caught up on all the seasons. I enjoyed the gang of nerds and saw myself in the show. But the one person I could never connect with was Penny. I knew there had to be a foil for the geeky Read More
I’ve been slowly catching up on Vikings. I don’t have the History Channel so I have to use Hulu. Swagnar has had some interesting lady troubles, mostly due to him not being able to practice monogamy. I felt bad for Lagertha, his first wife. She is a Read More
There are tons of articles dedicated to sexiest vampire or the coolest vampire. This article is different — it’s my picks for the books that have adapted the legend of the blood drinking supernatural the best. By “the best” I mean Read More
I mentioned before I pick each character by who I am feeling that week. This week it’s definitely Captain Hook from Once Upon a Time. I have enjoyed his character since the beginning but last week’s episode sealed the deal. I wanted to jump through the Read More
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