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“Stitched Crosses: Crusade” Launching Kickstarter SATURDAY with Live Q&A

From the official press release: Tomorrow (November 1) marks the launch of the Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to complete needed revisions to Stitched Crosses: Crusade, The Audio Drama. The author of the superhistorical series, Josh Radke (n.d.p. ‘Joshua Rothe’) will be available on Facebook in the early afternoon to answer questions about his story, Crusade, and the ...

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"Suits You Halloween" Series: Cersei Lannister

Suits You Halloween Series: Cersei Lannister by Olga A. Continuing with our costuming know-how series in the run-up to the biggest dress-up holiday of the year, the second installment deals with – Cersei Lannister. Don’t you just love this ever-scheming, plotting woman intent on malice and intrigue? Whilst going as Daenerys would appeal to those of us who love a ...

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Halloween: Geek Costumes with Ivy Patricksdaughter

I had the pleasure of having an email interview with Ivy Patricksdaughter, the costume designer of Geek Costumes and a Lord of the Rings fan.   Goldberry: You have beautiful Eowyn and Faramir costumes. Are they your favourite Tolkien characters? What draws you to this pair?    Ivy Patricksdaughter: Thank you for both costumes. My favourite character from the book is Eowyn, ...

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Halloween Ideas: A Game of Style

A Game of Style by Olga A. As fans all over the globe are holding their breath in the anticipation of the newest season of the “Game of Thrones,” let us turn to topics no less exciting. After all, Halloween is nigh – and so are the parties, the all-night revels, and even the occasional forays trick-or-treating (just as much ...

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It’s Halloween! Why do we Costume?

Living the Nerd Life is closely associated with dressing up. Hobbit Day, May the Fourth, conventions, and LARPing. Halloween is the excuse “ordinary people” use to join us in the world of costumes. By why only dress up one day a year? In my house both my husband and I have theme birthday parties with costumes, movies, and cake and ...

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Stitched Crosses: Crusade Audio Drama Kickstarter Launches

From the Official Press Release: After nearly a year of planning, this Saturday, November 1 (All Saints Day), Grail Quest Books will launch a Kickstarter campaign to refine the audio drama adapted from the novel by Joshua Rothe, Stitched Crosses: Crusade, originally released in 2010 (as Stitched Crosses: The Audio Drama). “We are very proud of the original audio drama: ...

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DC Cinematic Universe Line-Up

After Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, DC Entertainment was kind of left behind as Marvel Studios started to bring thrills to the screen faster and faster. There are a few reasons why DC has been behind the times as Marvel continues to pump films out. 1. Nolan didn’t want his Batman connected to a larger superhero universe. This meant that, until ...

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DC’s Upcoming Movie List is a Resounding ‘Meh’

Warner Bros. recently had a shareholder’s meeting where the company revealed a six-year plan for all its DC-based films, as IGN reported that the lineup will be as follows: “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” directed by Zack Snyder (2016) “Suicide Squad,” directed by David Ayer (2016) “Wonder Woman,” starring Gal Gadot (2017) “Justice League Part One,” directed by Zack ...

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Marvel Announces Phase 3 Line-up

Today, Marvel Studios revealed the entire line-up of Phase Three, which I thought began with Ant-Man next summer, but from the looks of things, Ant-Man may be the closing chapter of Phase Two. Ant-Man releases July 17, 2015. Captain America 3 is officially titled Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange will likely be played by Benedict Cumberbatch (not yet confirmed or ...

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Halloween Cooking with Tolkien: Zeldóshâkh’s Gnarly Bones

Zeldóshâkh’s Gnarly Bones by Astrid Tuttle Winegar I was asked me to submit something special for Halloween, “perhaps something Sauron-themed and scary?” But I told him that there are… So, I figured I could send over these slightly spicy pastries, perfect to accompany soups or stews. Now I know these aren’t exactly real bones ripped right out of some elf ...

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