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The Beatles: My first Fandom

When I was sixteen, one My of my lifelong best friends introduced me to a cheesy little film called “Help!” (1965) starring the Beatles.  Help! Now, I’d heard the Beatles before, but I really listened to them the first time while watching this silly little film. It could be the silly story line (Ringo has a [...] The post The Beatles: My first Fandom appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/09/28/the-beatles-my-first-fandom/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=

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Moon Sedai

The Amazing Adventures of an Ylvis Superfan

I want to take a moment to share the story of a friend of mine, Meka.  Meka is one of those people who truly is a super fan. She is the Headmistress of Houston Harry Potter Meet-up, a co-Director of Camp 9 3/4, a Browncoat, and most recently, the Ylvis Superfan. But you can’t describe Meka […] The post The Amazing Adventures of an Ylvis Superfan appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2014/03/06/amazing-adventures-ylvis-superfan/?utm_source=rss&utm_mediu

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Moon Sedai

That’s what Sith Said!

As we head to Phoenix Comic Con, this weekend, we want to make sure that everyone has a chance to get some Wookie-Nookie. We want to make sure Lightsabers are properly handled. and that safety is always used or you could lose a hand. so here are some pickup lines to help you hit that ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

Teratozoic: Game Review

At Maricopacon 2014 the Land of the Nerds staff had a chance to play a couple of interesting card games specifically for review for our readers. We played the game at Maricopacon, and generally liked it, but decided the best way to review the game would be when we had a mixed audience of players […] The post Teratozoic: Game Review appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2014/08/20/teratazoic-game-review/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tera

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Moon Sedai

Ten Things I Hate about Who Stuff about Doctor Who that Annoys this Fan

If you’ve been following the Dr. Who blogs on this site, you’ll know I’m a fairly recent convert to the world of Dr. Who. And for the most part, 99 percent of the time, I love the show. I really do. But, sometimes, just sometimes, mind you, there are aspects of the long-running scifi show […] The post Ten Things I Hate about Who Stuff about Doctor Who that Annoys this Fan appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/12/29/doctorwhohate/?utm_source=rss&

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TARDIS build.

I was under the tarp last night painting in the rain to get some blue on her, she is much happier in this color. Since Tuesday at start of build I have had to only buy a gallon of paint and one of the four wheels. Everything else is recycled materials.   Source

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Moon Sedai

Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Stop what ye be doing. Now and watch this video: AZ Corsairs: Talk Like a Pirate Day Video Now that that be done, Today be Talk Like a Pirate day. Okay, no I can’t keep that up. It is making me laugh too hard. The video you (should) have just watched was filmed and produced [...] The post Talk Like a Pirate Day! appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/09/19/talk-like-a-pirate-day/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=talk-like-a-pirate-day"

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Tabletop Role Playing Games

When I was young, I heard about tabletop role playing games (RPGs) in hushed tones. Dungeons and Dragons was ‘evil.’ The people who played it were actually all Satanic devil-worshipers who were using real magic spells to drive their friends to suicide. People pretend to be thieves and wizards, evil things, and become so in [...] The post Tabletop Role Playing Games appeared first on Land of the Nerds. Source

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Support Land of the Nerds!

Moon Sedai here, posting for what seems like the first time in forever. Life has gotten in the way, and I hope that very soon I can resume blogging on this site on a regular basis. Right now, Land of the Nerds needs your support. We at the Land of the Nerds do what we […] The post Support Land of the Nerds! appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2014/04/17/support-land-nerds/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=support-land-nerds" rel='nofollo

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Supernatural Season 2

Moon Sedai discusses Supernatural Season 2 The post Supernatural Season 2 appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/video/supernatural-season-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=supernatural-season-2" rel='nofollow external'>Source</a>

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Suit-able Cosplay

Taking a break from our Browncoat theme for this month, please allow me to take some time to show you several ways that you can turn an ordinary Suit in to fantastic cosplay. Many of you may know that we have a new site, Cosplayphotocontests.com, where we will be celebrating cosplay and cosplayers with monthly ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

Strong Women of Firefly: Zoe Washburne

Welcome back to Land of the Nerds and to my column about Strong Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy. In this series, I explore the women in Science-Fiction and Fantasy. Sci/Fi Fantasy has a variety of strong, powerful, superb female role models, and the Firefly ‘Verse is no exception. In this particular post, I want ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

Strong Females: Vin Venture, Mistborn

First, let me apologize for taking so long to write this blog. I had a rather busy month of August, plus I spent time reading the Mistborn series so I could do a proper showcase for the character of Vin, from Mistborn. I promise that soon, I’ll be getting back to a regular blogging schedule, [...] The post Strong Females: Vin Venture, Mistborn appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/09/12/strong-females-vin-venture-mistborn/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium

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Moon Sedai

Strong Females: Miss Piggy

Puppetry was a strong part of my childhood.  I thought of the Muppets, the Fraggles, the residents of Sesame Street as real individuals. I really got into the Nickelodeon show “Pinwheel” (I still hum the song to myself whenever I see a Pinwheel). I enjoyed puppetry so much that when I was a teenager, I […] The post Strong Females: Miss Piggy appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/10/15/miss_piggy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=miss_

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Strong Females: Jadzia Dax

1.  Who is the character?  Jadzia Dax is the Science officer on Deep Space Nine from Season 1-Season 6.  A joined Trill, Jadzia is a young woman who is conjoined with a symbiont, the Dax. Prior to the beginning of Deep Space 9, the Dax had been joined with eight different Trill, 3 female, 5 [...] The post Strong Females: Jadzia Dax appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/07/25/jadzia_dax_strong_female/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=j

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Moon Sedai

Strong Females in Science Fiction: Aeryn Sun

For this week’s blog, I thought I would revisit an old column of mine, the series on strong female characters in Science Fiction and Fantasy. In this series, I examine the characters and try to determine just how much of a positive role model the women are to fans, how strong, fierce, and independent they ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

Strong Female Characters: the TARDIS

In keeping with the current “Doctor Who” Theme, and in honor of our new series of Doctor Who Videos, this special edition of “Strong Female Characters” will examine the one woman who’s always been there for the Doctor. His TARDIS. Companions come and go. They are only human, after all, but the TARDIS is there […] The post Strong Female Characters: the TARDIS appeared first on Land of the Nerds. <a href="http://landofnerds.com/2013/11/23/strong-female-characters-tardis/?utm_source=rss&

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Moon Sedai

Steampunk Harley Quinn

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StarWars, Thanksgiving and Christmas

It wasn’t a movie, it wasn’t a variety show. It was… The Star Wars Holiday Special. “I said: ‘You’ve chosen to build a story around these characters who don’t speak. The only sound they make is like fat people having an orgasm,’” the 250-plus-pound Vilanch recalls. “In fact, I told Lucas he could just leave ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

Star Wars with the Kiddos

Okay, before I start telling you this small adventure, let me be clear to say that I do not have children, so I’m going to have to tell this little story of mine as it played out with my brother and one of my sisters. This stretches back several years, so remain patient. Star Wars ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

Star Wars versus Star Trek

Star Wars fans are a different breed of people then Star Trek fans. I notice this as an outsider looking in at the two genres. Growing up I was not allowed to watch mainstream TV or go to the movies. I did not see Star wars until I graduated Boot Camp in 1989, 12 ...   Source

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