Happy Administrative Professionals Day! If you've ever spent some time in an admin role like I have, you'll be agree that the role can often go unappreciated, despite an admin's vital part in keeping the company running smoothly. Admins and assistants like to joke about doing nothing more than filing and getting coffee, but they do … Continue reading Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day With Chris Hemsworth
It's been quieter around here on the blog, and that is because for the past two weeks I've been backpacking across the UK, France, and Italy! The trip was AMAZING, and I'm definitely going to be talking about it more here (though you can see some geeky travel tips I compiled over at Geek & … Continue reading Let’s Wildly Speculate About the Rogue One Teaser!
Okay, I'm sure you've all heard by now that Grant Gustin, who plays Barry Allen/the Flash on the CW's wildly popular show, The Flash, wasn't allowed to play his character in the DC Cinematic Universe. While Grant has been characteristically classy about it, fans were certainly curious why Zack Snyder decided to start over from … Continue reading Is Zack Snyder Right About Grant Gustin?
This week is all about Hogwart's house pride! Let's hear it for our favorite wizarding school! Today is Slytherin Pride Day, which is my favorite thing since I was recently re-sorted into Slytherin with Pottermore's new and improved Sorting Hat quiz. While I did suffer a bit of an identity crisis, I feel more at … Continue reading Easy and Fun Ways to Celebrate Your House Pride Day
Well, kids, we've reached the end of our magical journey with Pottermore's Magic in North America series. If you haven't, be sure to check out my quick hits from 14th-17th Century, 17th Century and beyond, and the history behind Rappaport's Law. Today's history lesson focuses on the 20s--which is, of course, the time period in … Continue reading The History of Magic in North America: 1920s
An alternate title for today's magical history lesson could be "Dorcas Ruins Dating for Everyone". Before I jump in with today's quick hits, be sure to check out the recaps of Day 1 and Day 2 of Pottermore's North American magical history lessons. Today's lesson focused largely on a specific law called Rappaport's Law, which … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law
So...yesterday's Magic in North America story from JK Rowling got some serious backlash. If you're unsure why there was such an outcry from Native American people, I'd check out A Tribe Called Geek and Dr. Adrienne Keene to hear about the entire thing. Plus, you should probably just follow A Tribe Called Geek anyway, because … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond
As I mentioned yesterday, Pottermore is releasing a new piece from JK Rowling about the history of magic in North America from today through the 11th. So if you haven't checked out the new stuff on Pottermore, TURN BACK NOW, because I'm going to be talking about today's magical history lesson. I'll wait, and give you … Continue reading Quick Hits on The History of Magic in North America: 14th Century-17th Century
GUYS. Are you on Pottermore? Maybe you were way back when it originally kicked off and you found yourself underwhelmed. I hear that. I wasn't totally stoked on Pottermore when it first launched, but with the release of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie coming out, the Potter more has been completely … Continue reading If You Aren’t on Pottermore Yet, It’s Time to Join
With my recent re-sorting into Slytherin, I decided that I needed to update the last Harry Potter-themed everyday cosplay I did a while back to reflect my proper house. While my Gryffindor everyday cosplay was a bit brighter and more colorful, I felt like a Slytherin would keep their look a bit more sleek with some … Continue reading Everyday Cosplay: Slytherin