All posts by Melissa Sims

Melissa’s First Rhode Island Comic Con

This past weekend, I got the chance to attend Rhode Island Comic Con. I frequent the convention scene as often as my job will allow, however, this was my first time venturing to the Rhode Island con. If you want to read about Bri’s experience as press, check out her convention overview.
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Melissa’s Top 8 Hallow-Month Favorites

Happy Halloween, my Geekettes! October is here, which means all things spooky are upon us. To get everyone in the holiday spirit, I present to you my Top 8 Hallow-Month Favorites. Continue reading Melissa’s Top 8 Hallow-Month Favorites

I Went To The Devil’s Carnival Road Tour and All I Got Was This Dumb Hat!

Earlier this week Daily Geekette posted a review of Alleluia!, the much-anticipated sequel to 2012’s The Devil’s Carnival. While my fellow writers caught the show in Philadelphia, I treated myself to the awesomeness of the Road Tour’s stop in Massachusetts with a VIP ticket. I roped in an unsuspecting victim, I mean…friend, and headed to Hell in full carnie regalia.

This poor unfortunate soul....Off to Hell we go!
This poor unfortunate soul….Off to Hell we go!

Have you not seen any of the Devil’s Carnival yet? What’re you doing, you sinner? You can get by with DG’s review, but I recommend you watch the first installment of the series, listen to the sequel’s soundtrack, and then come back here. I’ll wait.

Are you done? Shiny! Moving on.

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How to Make Butterbeer

Today is a very important day in the Harry Potter fandom. On this day, the Boy Who Lived was born. Not just Harry, though. Our Queen, J.K. Rowling also graced our planet with her majestic presence. In honor of them, we are making homemade Butterbeer to toast in their honor. Continue reading How to Make Butterbeer

Lime Crime Stole My Identity

It is with a heavy heart that I am bringing this article to life. In my Hedwig Inspired article, I mentioned a makeup brand called Lime Crime. The name was followed with high praise of the quality in the products and a subsequent rave review was to follow in the coming weeks.

 I am saddened to say, that I am retracting my support for Lime Crime. 

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Emergency Cosplay Kit

This week is around the time last year I posted my Life Hacks article. You can read that fabulous article by clicking here. However, this got me thinking that convention season is fast approaching and we all need an emergency kit. This week, we will be going over what you will need in your emergency kit. For organization’s sake, I will be breaking things down into three categories. Continue reading Emergency Cosplay Kit

Hedwig and the Angry Inch Inspired Makeup

This is a very exciting article for me to write. On March 6th I will be crossing off a major Bucket List item by seeing John Cameron Mitchell perform in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. To mark the occasion, I am bringing you all the makeup I will be wearing for the show (outfit is still to be determined). This look is heavily inspired, and by no means a faithful recreation of Hedwig’s signature makeup. However, the techniques used to create Ms. Hedwig’s look are the same I used here.  Are you ready for the epicness? Continue reading Hedwig and the Angry Inch Inspired Makeup

Harleen Style Line Revisit

A few months back, I discussed the “lifestyle” line Harleen. DC is cashing in on their cash cow known as Harley Quinn. I, very obviously, had my reservations about the whole concept of the line. Last Thursday, however, I got an email from Hot Topic announcing its release.

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