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Adventures from TempleCon 2016: an Overview

After the fun of 2015’s convention, Daily Geekette just had to scope out this year’s TempleCon. A switch from February to August was only one of several noticeable changes at this year’s event. The con expanded, not just further into the Crowne Plaza Hotel, but outside as well! Vendors were now available in two locations: The Clockwork Bazaar, composed of folks cleverly advertising wares from hotel rooms, and The Garden Pavilion, a large outdoor tent with dealers at individual booths. My favorite, of course, was Leanna Renee Hieber’s table. Hieber is a talented author and actress (among many other things), whose name you may recognize from a guest post right here at DG.

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Grown Up Coloring Books Just Got Geekier with Firefly’s Serenity and Avatar: The Last Airbender

coloringavatarIn January, Kayla wrote about the joys of adult coloring books, especially ones with geeky themes like Marvel comics, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, and Sherlock. Well get ready to add to your collection because Dark Horse just announced that it is launching its own adult coloring book program, starting with these two big crowd-pleasers: Serenity and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Continue reading Grown Up Coloring Books Just Got Geekier with Firefly’s Serenity and Avatar: The Last Airbender

10 Netflix Shows to Binge Watch Before the School Year Starts

Whether you’re in school or not, and whether you will admit it to yourself or not, summer is coming to a close. So what should you do with your last week of freedom? Binge watch some amazing TV shows! We’ve compiled a list of shows with a limited amount of seasons that are action-packed, and will be sure to start your fall off on the right foot. Maybe one of these shows will become your new-found addiction and fuel a love of a new genre or fandom.

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“Dark Matter” and “Killjoys” Bringing Sci-fi Adventure Back to Syfy

How many of us have been pining for the day we could fill the Firefly-shaped holes in our hearts with some new space show? Two of Syfy channel’s newest acquisitions seem to be on track to do just that, provided they don’t crash and burn as the first seasons progress. These two shows, Killjoys and Dark Matter, air on Friday nights after Defiance, and in my opinion, they are definitely worth checking out.

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One-Season Wonders I Wish I Could Bring Back

We all have our lists of shows we wish had lasted longer. Sometimes they’re shows that were cancelled before all the episodes even aired, and sometimes they’re shows that ran for three magical seasons and were just hitting their stride when the cut happened. For this list I’ve specifically picked shows that were cancelled after one season, that I wish could have gone on longer. Come, share in my sadness!

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The Gal-lery: The Geekettes talk costumes!

 

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In celebration of Halloween, this month’s Gal-lery is going to spotlight The Daily Geekette’s very own staff– I’m going to delve into their costume past and find out what sort of fancifully-garbed outlooks they have for future costumed endeavors!

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Let’s Talk About Comic Con!

Though the biggest gaming news from SDCC may have been the announcement of The Last of Us movie (possibly starring Arya Stark, no less – I can only imagine the crossover fiction), there were enough exciting tidbits to keep our tanks – running low after the smorgasbord that was E3 – running. Let’s take a look at some of the more important announcements, and the women featured in them.

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Daddy’s Little Geekette: The Best Father/Daughter Relationships in the Fandoms

We at the Daily Geekette would like to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads and grandpas out there, especially those raising quirky little girls like us.

We’d like to share with you our favorite dads raising daughters like us:

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