Tag Archives: Castle

Weekly Poll: Cancelled Shows

Weekly Poll: Cancelled Shows

This week’s poll: which recently cancelled TV show will you miss the most? Read More

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GeekDad Passport: Bran Castle and Sighisoara in Transylvania

GeekDad Passport: Bran Castle and Sighisoara in Transylvania

Thanks to Irish writer Bram Stoker and his 1897 novel ‘Dracula,’ the land of Transylvania is indelibly linked to the legend of the fictional Count Dracula. And each year, more than 500,000 vampire-curious people journey to the land of Transylvania, now part of Romania, to tour an old Saxon fortress that’s billed as “Dracula’s Castle.”
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Happy Birthday, Nathan Fillion!

Happy Birthday, Nathan Fillion!

One of my favorite actors, and a man of many talents, Nathan Fillion, celebrates another year in the verse. Most of you are familiar with his roles as Rick Castle or Captain Mal, but I encourage you to explore some of his lesser known characters. My recent favorite is Constable Dogberry in Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing. Read More

My Secret YouTube Affair

My Secret YouTube Affair

Dear broadcast television,

I am sorry; I have been cheating on you. I do have my favorite parts of you – Arrow, Castle, and Grimm – but it’s just not enough anymore. Even though you have broadened your horizons and experimented with giving me most of what I want when I want it on the internet through Hulu and Netflix, I’m really sorry to say, I need something different. Read More

The Third Rise Of Barad-Dur

Lord of the Rings fans know that Barad-Duris the fortress that Sauron built. It was partially destroyed at the end of the Second Age but since Isildur failed in destroying the one ring, the castle’s foundations remained. Being scrappy, Sauron used his minions to rebuild it. When his all powerful ring was tossed into Mount… Read More

My Ren Faire-Themed Wedding

There are many geeky themes you could have for your wedding. Ren Faire was the theme my husband and I chose for our wedding, which was nearly 5 years ago. My husband, Todd, and I had been dating for nearly two years when he proposed to me on my birthday. Once the euphoria of being… Read More