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10 Things I Learned From ‘Video Games Live’

10 Things I Learned From ‘Video Games Live’

Reading Time: 4 minutes After waiting several years, I finally got to see “Video Games Live,” and picked up some cool merch in the process. Image: Lisa Tate Nearly ten years ago, I wrote a story titled “A Geeky Mom’s Guide to the Orchestra” for a blog (International House of Geek) I was freelancing with… Read More

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Geeky Christmas Songs

Geeky Christmas Songs

Reading Time: 1 minute Image By Rebecca Angel Have yourself a Geeky Christmas. I do love inserting Christmas-themes into everything this time of year. In Geek-Twisting Holiday Songs, I looked up some funny parodies. I even put my hand to a few. You can listen to my pirate carol: No Ale, No Ale here. A… Read More

Mainstream Geekishness Is Not an Oxymoron

Mainstream Geekishness Is Not an Oxymoron

Reading Time: 3 minutes My sister at a Paul McCartney concert a few years ago. Look at all those people FEELING it! Geeking out. What does that mean? It tends to mean having a large emotional reaction to something for which you have a deep, passionate enthusiasm. Reveling in esoteric details that you spout off… Read More

Self-Medicating Through Music

Self-Medicating Through Music

Reading Time: 10 minutes The love of piano starts young in my family. Photo by the author. Just under forty years ago, I was in a state. The world was noisy and bright and cold and utterly overwhelming. I couldn’t deal. My kind and gentle parents tried their best, but when I fell into a… Read More

Giveaway: ‘Game of Thrones’ Live Concert

Giveaway: ‘Game of Thrones’ Live Concert

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image: https://www.ramindjawadi.com Whether you’re a Game of Thrones fan or not, you know the iconic intro music. Ubiquitous on the internet, haunting in its tone, composer Ramin Djawadi’s music speaks to the soul of the show’s themes. Who Is Ramin Djawadi? Born in Duisburg, West Germany, Djawadi comes from mixed Iranian… Read More

Musical Theater Playlist: My Life in Song

Musical Theater Playlist: My Life in Song

Reading Time: 8 minutes A musical theater playlist that represents my life is probably a life dream come true. I always said that I wanted my life to have a soundtrack. Then I started thinking about the songs I sing at different times and that connected to me at various points in my life. It… Read More