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.
If you have never read the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books, you should. They were a childhood reading staple like Goosebumps, which I considered writing about. But those books didn’t creep me out quite as much as Alvin Schwartz’s. I still have Read More
I decided to end the Halloween crushes on a bloody note. I have a thing for vampires. Just not the sparkly teenage kind. I decided to go back to the first vampire I read about and got a crush on. Anne Rice changed up the world of vampires. She made them Read More
NBC’s Dracula premiered Friday night after Grimm. The time slot of the show was well chosen — it reminds me of BBC’s Supernatural Saturdays. I have been interested in checking out the series since I heard about it — I brought it to your attention in an Read More
I was always behind on games. As a kid, we didn’t have the money for games or consoles. The first computer games I got to play were the Shivers series by Sierra. I don’t know if you have played these games, dear readers, but they were scary for their Read More
It’s time to move on from witches to werewolves. I’ve always like the werewolf myths. This time, choosing a werewolf was hard. I had about six listed to write about. Some were pretty unknown, and I can always get to those later. I decided to go with Read More
Time to take another look back in this second installment of Scary Nostalgia. This time we are looking back at an iconic scary movie for kids: Hocus Pocus. This movie scared me really bad as a kid. It was years before I could watch it again — I must Read More
The rest of this month I have decided to showcase three of my supernatural crushes. You will get a witch, a werewolf, and a vampire in honor of Halloween. I have decided to go a little witchy to start. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a canon for nerds Read More
Halloween is upon us. It’s time to break out the costumes and watch some scary movies. Have you noticed a difference of what scares you now and what scared you as a kid? There were certain things that scared the pants off me when I was small. In honor Read More
Hello, folks! Welcome back to Crushworthy Characters. Fandomania has a new server so I am sure things will run better from here on. You may also notice changes to this series. I felt like I was repeating myself by having two sections about why so and so Read More
Hi there! I have managed to crank out this week’s installment on a sleep deprived brain. Sandman, why do you forsake me? Anyway, let’s get back on topic. This character has been on my mind for a while. He’s been my favorite since I was a kid watching Read More
This is my first go at writing a soundtrack review. Lucky for me, this soundtrack was easy listening and held my attention. Salinger is a documentary of the life of J.D. Salinger, the author of The Catcher in the Rye. He was a very private man after the Read More
Thanks for reading, folks. I hope you enjoyed last week’s installment. Today’s crush is in my top five of video game crushes. He is suave and witty. He is very good looking. He will absolutely protect you in a zombie attack. Today’s crushworthy Read More
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