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SDCC 2018 Prep: Superhero Food and Drinks

What is more important than those exclusive merchandise and scoring autographs at San Diego Comic-Con 2018? The food and drinks, of course– which I am ALWAYS a huge fan of! This year, restaurants and bars in the Gaslamp at downtown San Diego are pulling all the stops all weekend with themed beverages and meals to celebrate our collective nerd party for the long weekend on July 18 until July 22nd. Want to know where to get the tastiest treats? Check out our list below!

Get your Captain America waffle on at Café 222 on Island Avenue: a malted waffle shaped like Captain America’s shield, topped with fresh berries and whipped cream.

For the Star Wars fans, check out Prohibition Liquor Bar on Fifth Avenue where you can order drinks called Never Tell Me the Odds (Redemption Rye,demerara, Averna and R&D house bitters), I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing (El Silencio Mezcal, watermelon cordial and R&D smoke bitters), or Let the Wookie Win (bourbon, lime, ginger and Fernet).

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Ep. 260 Let Us Tell You About Basics

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In this episode, the Lady Geeks delve into the upcoming world of Fall/Halloween themed food from black burger buns and PSLs. Learn a new Fandom Word of the Day, which anime we watched and hot men wiping away tears. Fanfic Theatre: Naruto.

CONTEST: HALF BAD – Winter Witches Brew Prize Pack

 

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Sally Green’s Half Bad is about a world where witches and humans live side by side, set in modern day England. We are giving away one copy to a lucky winner along with some hot chocolate… because what is better than curling up in a blanket, with some hot cocoa and a thrilling book to read? Win your copy now before the release of the 2nd book in the series, Half Wild, in March 2015!

Read below to find out how you could win.

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Ep. 149 Pumpkincast

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In honor of our first ever Thanksgiving podcast, the Space Pirate Queen and Gizzy B got together and stuffed their faces with a bunch of pumpkin flavored food. Join us on this magical, pumpkin journey while we discuss The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and the craziness of Black Friday. Also, we mix pumpkin syrup with whiskey.

My ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Tribute: Lunch at Harvey Nichols

I am a huge fan of the show Absolutely Fabulous. There have been many champagne filled nights watching this show and wishing that I were half as fantastic as Edina and Patsy, two of the most amazing heroines ever. I’m not sure what this says about my convictions, but I pretty much want to become Patsy Stone. She’s beautiful, hilarious, knows what she wants out of life, and doesn’t care what other people think of her. She is, well, fabulous.

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In many ways I already do things to tribute these fine ladies. I drink copious amounts of red wine and champagne, many times I have been silly (a diplomatic way of saying drunk) in public, I do enjoy looking chic, and boy oh boy do I love red lipstick. I am rarely caught without it. Something that Edina and Patsy do quite a lot on the show is visit a department store in London called Harvey Nichols, or “Harvey Nicks” as Edina and Patsy often refer to it. During my trip to London I finally had a chance to visit this department store and it was fantastic. So posh, so delicious, and so out of my price range, but I didn’t care. I was at Harvey Nicks. 

I was however finally able to do something that I have wanted to do ever since I started watching Absolutely Fabulous and that was have lunch there. For Edina and Patsy, I had lunch at Harvey Nichols.

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When the Lady Geeks Took Over Paris

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If you couldn’t tell from our past few podcast episodes, they allowed us — the Space Pirate Queen, Gizzy B and Pilbeam —  to roam free around Paris, France for a few days. Just thought I’d share some of our photos in the city with you guys from the trip. It’s rare that all three of us get to go on an international trip together, after all!

We did Tourism with a Capital ‘T’!

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