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’ve always been impressed about how epic a LOTR soundtrack can be. I listened to Enya’s “May it Be” for weeks. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug‘s OST is no different. You are treated to stunning orchestral pieces that really make it feel like Read More
I was introduced to the Kushiel’s Legacy series a few years ago by a friend. I fell absolutely in love with them. The books are vast worlds with equally amazing characters. I absolutely had to get around to this series and the characters I love in Read More
Winter is coming… or rather is has officially started by the this installment comes out. I came to Game of Thrones a little over two years ago. I’ve read the books and watch the series with an avid interest. Jon Snow has almost as many memes as Read More
I love Hayao Miyazaki’s films. Well, maybe not Up on Poppy Hill but that was an exception. I love his imagery and his deep storylines. I was really sad when I heard he was retiring. He really is a master of his art. My favorite movie is Howl’s Moving Read More
I hope everyone enjoyed/survived Thanksgiving. It’s time to resume the hum drum of life until Christmas. On December 13th, we will be graced with the theatrical release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. I am very much looking forward to it. I am Read More
So much happened during this episode so this recap may be a little long! We begin with Dracula fantasizing about walking around in the sun. The scene switches to a Dragon pow wow on the street. Browning points out that Grayson never appears at daylight Read More
At the beginning of this episode, we are treated to Mina getting cold feet in her dreams. It seems that Dracula stalks her even there. Dracula tells her in the dream that getting married is a mistake. The two start a heavy make out session when she is Read More
If you weren’t waiting outside game retailers for the Xbox One this past weekend or watching “The Day of the Doctor”, you were probably at the theater watching Catching Fire. I knew I had to make this week’s crush The Hunger Games related. Read More
I like the way Cassandra Clare writes. She is always very detailed and did create Magnus Bane — I mean, many wonderful characters. The Mortal Instruments is a popular series nowadays. However, I will admit I loved her Infernal Devices trilogy the best. Read More
Episode four begins on the vampire express. I guess Lady Jayne wasn’t able to find a taxi. Jayne and the vampires get into a tussle in which she is the victor — except for the one vampire that escapes. Note: This recap may contain spoilers! About Mandi Read More
I like it when two of my favorite things converge: history and good television. I was afraid for a long time that all the History Channel could churn out was reality shows like Pawn Stars and Swamp People. What happened to the awesome documentaries? Read More
Episode three starts out with brawl. In a flashback, we see Dracula chained up and trying to fight the men who put him there. He does pretty well, despite the restraints. Note: This recap may contain spoilers! About Mandi HarrisMandi is a would-be Read More
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