Hello, hello again, my fellow Iggles! It’s been far too long….but college has been far too busy. While I can’t promise I’ll be posting a treasure box post regularly, I’m going to try my best to at least post one every month. Fingers crossed! Now, here’s all the exciting news, products, and blog posts from this past week, with a little bit of a Halloween theme. (all images from sources)
- Countdown to Halloween: The Soska Sisters via Paper Droids
If you’re a horror buff, these twin sisters are two to watch. Also, their movie American Mary is on Netflix.
- Neil Gaiman Has No Truck With Any of That “Fake Geek Girl” Nonsense via The Mary Sue
Just another reason to love this man.
Learn a little more about one of the bad ass women of science who paved the road for all the rest of us lady geeks.
- X-Files Alum Gillian Anderson Wants in On Ghostbusters 3 via Moviefone
Yes yes yes. Movie gods, make this a thing now. Like right now. I’m waiting.
- Image of the Week: Hubble Watches Butterfly Nebula Die via Laboratory Equipment
I’m in astronomy right now, and I love getting to go out and see things through a telescope that are thousands of light years away. Since you guys aren’t in astronomy, here’s your news for the week.
- HBO Launches Stand-Alone Streaming Service via PopSugar Tech
Where the movie gods(may or may not) deliver, the TV gods have made up for it. Now we can all watch Game of Thrones….cough cough not illegally.
- Pusheen Cat Costumes for Halloween via Geek x Girls
Pusheen + Halloween = cuteness overload.
- The Walking Dead Q&A – Andrew Lincoln(Rick Grimes) via AMCTV blog
The main man gives you the scoop on one of the biggest TV shows on right now. (That premiere, though!)
Are you guys prepared for the final installation? Because I’m not. Meanwhile, have a look at all of the pretty, shiny posters.
- 31 Days of Horror Games: Bioshock via Den of Geek
If you’re looking for something scary to play in the spirit of Halloween, look no further. I played this all the way through back in January, and it’s excellent. An oldie, but a goodie.
- Get the Ghosts with These Pac-Man Cookies via Nerdist
Here’s a cute and nerdy Halloween recipe to enjoy.
Let us all rejoice, because, yes, everyone wants more Harry Potter. (Still waiting for the books about all of the children. Come on, J.K., you know you want to).
- First images of Myrcella, Trystane, and Areo Hotah in costume via Watchers on the Wall
Yes, finally some Game of Thrones news. What do you think of the new characters and the costuming design?
Blastr gathers a collection of creepy stories each year for Halloween, and here’s this selection. Perfect if you don’t have time to commit to a book.
This one goes out to all of the geology nerds.
- These 7 Geek Icons Have Had Enough Of #Gamergate via Mother Jones
Sleepy Hollow Interview! via The Mary Sue
(image via here)
All the info about the new season, female representation and Orphan Black from Orlando Jones (Captain Frank Irving), Lyndie Greenwood (Jenny Mills), and Sakina Jaffrey (Sheriff Leena Reyes), plus showrunner Mark Goffman and executive producers Len Wiseman and Raven Metzner. Does anyone else watch this show? I love it.
- GeekGirlCon 2014 Wrap Up via Kristina Horner
Yes, I am biased towards Kristina Horner. But she’s so cool! And her cosplays are so cute. Yay for awesome lady geeks.
- 5 Fandom Friday: Characters I Would Love to Dress Up As For Halloween via Super Space Chick
I love looking at what other people want to dress up for for Halloween, and Kristin has some cute ideas.
- The Missfits Episode 15: Kelly Sue’s Captain Marvel via Talking Comic Books
If you haven’t checked this podcast out, you really should. It’s all about the ladies opinions on different aspects of geek culture, and it’s glorious. The latest episode is about Captain Marvel.
- Fight Your Fears on Legend of Korra via SourceFed Nerd
WARNING SPOILERS. I thought some of you guys who are caught up with Korra would be interested in watching this discussion of the latest episode….I can’t wait to watch the final season! It looks like there’s some pretty intense things going on.
- Weekly Vlog #25: Video Games, Anime, Life Updates Galore! via Erika Szabo
If you’ve never watched Erika Szabo, you should. She covers a ton of stuff- video games, anime, and other geeky things. She’s one of my favorite Youtubers.
- It Is Very Cold in Space- Wear One of These! via Set to Stunning
I don’t know about you guys, but it’s been super chilly lately. Here are some cute and cuddly sweaters you can wear to keep warm and show off your Star Trek love.
Star Wars and Pride & Prejudice era artwork combined? That’s something I can get behind.
- Princess Bride-opoly Board Game via Big Bad Toy Store
Quite possibly the best version of Monopoly (only rivaled by the Adventure Time version).
Meanwhile, On Tumblr…
(image via Nick. A.R. bocker)
There were quite a few cons last week, including NYCC. Here are some of the best cosplays rounded up.
Mulder turned 53 on October 13! I wonder if Scully baked him a cake?
I love Studio Ghibli, and these quotes are the cutest.
This should definitely become a thing. Can you imagine?
That’s it for last week, lovelies- and I hope this week is even better for all of you! Check back for more geeky news.
Hugs & best wishes,