Here are IGGPPC, we like to turn the spotlight onto small, geeky businesses, especially those run by women. This week we're checking out FanFlaire, a super rad shop that sells pins and patches for some of our favorite geek loves. Let's get to know a little more about shop owner Sarah and her awesome business!
From fashion to home decor there are a ton of products out there to choose from to make your life a little bit cuter. If [...]
The ukulele (uke) is a small fretted instrument that, we’ll admit it, kinda looks like a small guitar. Modern ukes were developed from the Portuguese machada (or machete), which was brought over to Hawaii in the 1800s by settlers. Introduced to North America through the Panama-Pacific Expo in 1915, the uke became a popular addition to jazz bands in the 1920s, and has fans all over the world, particularly in Japan.
Hello, and welcome to the column where we explore our favourite ‘geek loves’. Whether you’re reading to find a few ideas for that ‘five geek loves’ list as you search for a pen pal, to pick up a new hobby, or you want to know “what is that?” we’re sure to have something for you. This week we're talking about washi tape!
This month’s OwlCrate, Fearsome Fairy Tales, was highly anticipated and sold out in record time back in mid-December. With shows like Grimm, Once Upon a [...]
From fearsome dragons, to daring princesses, to warring kingdoms, fantasy literature is full of thrilling legends that capture the hearts of readers everywhere. Owlcrate brings this magical genre to [...]
Ever wanted to fall down the rabbit hole with Alice? November’s Owlcrate did just that, and we’re here to discuss it. So, take a seat [...]
This week we are coming at you guys with a unique concept that you can try for free with an app download to your phone [...]
So you have found yourself in the middle of this Pokémon craze, and you’re noticing there isn’t enough Pokemon in your life? I’m there with [...]
What’s better than an oval shaped grey cat? How about a box of merchandise of that oval shaped grey cat! Pusheen Box is the licensed place [...]
It's craft-a-mageddon! Ah! Glue guns are attacking, and mushroom clouds of glitter are forming everywhere! We want to celebrate all things crafty, creative and artistic [...]
It’s finally summer in the northern hemisphere and while it’s great to go out and soak up some ocean air and sunshine sometimes you just [...]
Fantasy month makes me nostalgic for the fantastic movies and books of my childhood. The Neverending Story and The Chronicles of Narnia kept me glued [...]
Let’s all be honest, game merchandise is one of the coolest categories of toys and accessories out there. You can buy anything from working guns [...]