In this episode, we chat with Will Myers from Adventure-A-Week about Snow White: An Adventure and their Kickstarter campaign for it. We might also have gotten into little tangents about food, Mary Sue fanfics and Spider-man. Listen in to find out more about his upcoming project!
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Ilona Andrews 7th novel in the Kate Daniel’s series, Magic Breaks, is fast paced, funny, action packed and heart wrenching. It’s basically book crack.
The trouble I have writing this review is that if you know about the series, you’ve probably read them all and don’t need to be persuaded to read the next installment. These characters are your friends and you can’t wait to visit them again. If you haven’t read the series, I can’t talk about ANYTHING that happens in this book because everything has been building to this moment.
If you haven’t started the series, I’m sad for you. I’m sad that you won’t giggle when I mention attack poodles, or want to smack something at the mention of Saiman. The long and the short of it is, if you like paranormal, shape shifters, vampires, fast paced action, mysteries, snarky humor, then go get started! Stop reading this, and go buy the first book. When you finish them all in the next four days, then we can talk.
If you are determined to be spoiled and miss out on all the fun of a series building up it’s characters and revealing mysteries as it goes, read on.
There are three types of San Diego Comic Con attendees:
1. Pokemon Masters: “I GOTTA CATCH ALL OF THE RARE POKEYMANS/LIMITED GOODS/ COLLECTIBLE ITEMS!!” You’ll see these fine folk lined up in the convention hall awaiting their preciousssss. They probably don’t talk in ALL CAPS but.. they’re THINKING IN ALL CAPS.
2. Die Hards (aka Bruce Willys): “I must attend all pertinent panels, meetings signings, and appearances of the show/series/comic/subculture that I am into. Otherwise, I CANNOT CALL MYSELF A TRUE FAN.”
3. Party Wolves: “Where. Da. Party. At.” Yeah, we sort of care about the other stuff, but mostly we wanna party with our nerdy selves.
Although we here at Defective Geeks are an equal mix of all of these types of nerdy personas, this post will focus on the most obscure of the three… LOS PARTY LOBOS EXTREMOS.
Comic Con is all about fandoms, but it’s also about getting to party with your best nerd pals, and hopefully scoring some free refreshment all while rubbing elbows with celebrities from the series/title/films/books you love. While the list below certainly isn’t comprehensive, it’s definitely refined down to the ones you can actually expect to get into with a wee bit of effort! Remember to pace yourselves, party animals. Thursday has the most parties, and Saturday the least, which means the chances of you maxing out and tossing cookies before the week really gets started are high! BEWARE THE PARTY FOUL. Party responsibly, and bring water with you EVERYWHERE.
And if you wanna know where WE are during the con, we will be all over social media shenanigans, party info, and embarrassing photos:
I’m super good at photoshop.
Party hardy list after the jump!
Gizzy B and the Space Pirate Queen might be a little too old for Anime Expo with their cranky old lady ways . . . but none of us are ever too old for Sailor Moon. Find out Gizzy B’s new IRL OTP!
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Scarlett Johansson plays a modern, female superhero in the upcoming movie, LUCY, which also stars Morgan Freeman and Choi Min-sik. We are particularly excited to see this movie because we are all for badass female kicking lots of booty! The world of LUCY is gritty, full of action with a fascinating take on what it means to gain “superpowers.”
This week, we are giving away a prize pack for three different winners. Find out how to win below.