It’s not often that I don’t have random thoughts flitter through my head while watching a movie, or watching a television show; honestly, it’s why I live-tweet (@NerdGirlJen). But, I especially had some thoughts while I watched Captain America: Civil War: 149 (plus) to be exact. Oh.. This guy’s Hydra. Hail Hydra. Wait, no Jenna,… Read More 149 Thoughts Jenna Had While Watching “Captain America: Civil War” (And a Few to Grow On)!
Imagine you have super powers; it can be any super power you can think of: telepathy, flight, x-ray vision, super strength, a metal exoskeleton, speed… just anything you can think of, and you use that power to save the world. Sweet, right? Now, how would you feel if the government initiated an act that caused… Read More Monster Movie Reviews! Captain America: Civil War (PG-13)!
The Blizzard of ’96 hit parts of the East Coast of the US on January 6, 1996. School was definitely out for a while and I can still remember how awesome snow days were. I don’t get them anymore, as I have to work whether there is an inch or multiple feet of snow, but… Read More A Blizzard, Hulkamania Forever, and Travis’ First Live Wrestling Show!
As a lover of words, both writing and reading them, I find the aspect of fan written stories about their favorite worlds, movies, shows, and characters a fantastic concept. These fan written stories are known as “fanfiction,” or fanfic for short, and although the earliest known written fanfic was penned in 1970 – and was… Read More In Defense of (Fan)Fiction!
When UFC Featherweight Champion Conor “Notorious” McGregor announced his retirement on Twitter, everyone smirked and wondered what the popular Irish fighter was up to now. If you thought that tweet was authentic the first time you read it, good for you, but it’s with almost 100% certainty that both UFC and MMA fans had more… Read More The UFC, Conor McGregor, and The Mainstream Spotlight!
Our Re-Drafters continue on through the middle of the first round with pick #9-#16! Don’t forget to checkout picks #1-#8 by clicking here! The Re-Drafters Picked By: Reid Original Pick: LB Ernie Sims (FSU) The Lions were desperate for stars. They drafted WR after WR with only one (Roy Williams) panning out. When the… Read More When Monsters…RE-Draft: 2006 NFL Draft! (Picks #9-#16)
April can be a truly beautiful month. The dawn of spring and rebirth of nature make for one of the most unique times of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also the time that Americans are forced to file tax returns. Every year at this time, I find myself crouched over my computer analyzing W-2s, 1098Es, 1099s,… Read More Tax Returns and A Geek’s Guide to $pending It!
It’s been ten years since the historic 2006 draft. It had so many college stars in it, including three Heisman winners (Reggie Bush, Vince Young, Matt Leonard) and introduced many unknown stars into the league. All in all, 39 players drafted in 2006 have been to at least one Pro Bowl and six more who… Read More When Monsters…RE-Draft: 2006 NFL Draft!
In case you’ve been hiding under a gaming news rock over the last few days, you’ve certainly heard the leaks/speculation surrounding Sony’s yet-to-be-officially-confirmed-but-almost-certain-to-happen PS4K. Being unconfirmed, it’s hard to know which rumors regarding the new specs, if any, can be believed. Be that as it may, what’s more interesting is the question of exactly how… Read More C’mon Sony! What Are Sony’s Plans for the Mysterious PS4.5?
The Final Chapter of Free Comic Book Day 2015! Aaron wraps up our coverage of FCBD with an interview with Aaron Meade, artist of Advent Comic’s sci-fi super hero space opera Darklight and Crew! A big thanks to Cavalier Comics for allowing us to come and interview these great creators! We hope to see you… Read More When Monsters Celebrate…Free Comic Book Day 2015 (Part 4)!