Geek Life

Vitamin String Quartet: The World of Studio Ghibli is the Perfect Holiday Soundtrack

by Mel Burkeon November 20, 2017
Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is fast approaching which means two things: Black Friday madness and holiday music. Thankfully, Vitamin String Quartet’s most recent release “The World of Studio Ghibli” will help you handle both fronts with the confidence and grace that only a Miyazaki soundtrack can. Vitamin String Quartet (VSQ) is most famous for […]

Comic Book Men’s Mike Zapcic Talks New Season, Comic World

by Jeff Fountainon October 21, 2017
Recently we had the chance to talk with Mike Zapcic about all things comics and the upcoming seventh season of Comic Book Men. You started reading comics at a very young age. Do you remember a specific moment when you realized just how much you enjoyed comics and what it was about them that was […]

The Demon’s Due: An Interview with Peter V. Brett

by Garyon October 10, 2017
“A great horn sounded…[a] quiet dread built in his gut as he waited in the morning stillness, hoping that it had been his imagination…” So begins The Warded Man (known as The Painted Man in the United Kingdom) the first book in the Demon Cycle, a five book series by author Peter V. Brett. We […]

Interview: Janice Poon

by Jeff Fountainon September 30, 2017
Writer, illustrator, blogger, graphic designer, food stylist, Janice Poon is a woman of many talents. Recently we had the chance to talk to Janice about her many careers including how she ended up working on the TV show Hannibal. You have a lot of feathers in your cap so to speak, in terms of different professions. […]

Become a Spider-Man Know-It-All in a Weekend

by Laura Cerroneon May 31, 2017
“100 Things Spider-Man Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” lives up to its name where it is one of the most comprehensive compendiums of Spider-Man history, as well as adding in ways to become a more active fan. Mark Ginocchio knows his stuff. He has amassed one of the most impressive Spider-Man comic […]

Celebrate Wonder Woman With Food

by Laura Cerroneon May 5, 2017
The highly-anticipated Wonder Woman movie hits theaters on June 2 in North America. With Gal Gadot reprising the role she entered in Batman vs. Superman there are many reasons to celebrate. The movie follows Diana, Princes of Themyscira, as she leaves her homeland to help fight in World War I.   What better way to […]

REVIEW: 1984 in the 21st Century from Riverdale Avenue Books

by Mel Burkeon May 4, 2017
When I started journalism school, I felt completely and entirely out of place.  I came to Oregon, home to temperate rain forests and real-life Portlandia, from a world of high desert mesas and Mormons. I was sometimes one of maybe two or three other students in a hundred person lecture without a MacBook. I didn’t […]

Painting with Wine: Interview with Artist Melissa Proudlock

by Jeff Fountainon February 7, 2017
It wasn’t until 2013 that artist Melissa Proudlock actually thought about painting with wine. After years of practice through trial and error, Melissa is now producing paintings ranging from wildlife to the world of comics and geek culture. Recently, we had the chance to talk to Melissa about what it is like painting with wine […]

10 Books to Read if You Like Supernatural

by Hannah Broadbenton January 20, 2017
Are you a fan of Supernatural? Do you want to read some cool books that are pretty similar to the show? Here’s a list of novels to read while you’re waiting for Supernatural to come back from Hellatus! 1. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett Good Omens is a comedy about the birth of the son of […]

Gifts for the Fandoms

by Hannah Broadbenton December 16, 2016
The holidays are coming up, so let’s look at some cute, nerdy gifts that you can get for all the geeks in your life! 1. For all the Fandoms: Ugly Sweaters What’s better than ugly sweaters? Geeky ugly sweaters! There are so many to choose from so here’s a short list I found of just a […]