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Monthly Geek Obsessions – August

Of all my interests, I find myself gravitating towards a few fandoms and geeky phenomenon more than others in any given month. I am enthusiastically enthralled with many things, but here are some of the geeky stuff that caught my eye this month…

  • Loot Crate

Loot Crate is a monthly subscription service that, for a good price, will send the “Looter” (as its subscribers are called) a box full of geeky items every month. They promise a $40 value in each box, which only costs about $15 per month, depending on which subscription plan you choose. (The Looter saves more money the more months they sign up for.) These items can vary from shirts and socks to action figures and comic books. I find that the quality of the box varies depending on the monthly theme, but I’m usually pretty happy with the selection. I am always excited when I see that black box on my doorstep and it gives me something to look forward to each month.

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Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck is Anything But…

Trainwreck, written by Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, is a hilarious sex romp, featuring a whole host of raunch. But at its core, this film is a refreshing take on the romantic comedy. It flips the search for true love narrative on its head–instead, following the story of a woman who wants to avoid monogamy at all costs. Trainwreck is funny and it is heartfelt, and I believe it could be the start to new brand of RomComs.

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Sisters Amy and Kim learn that monogamy is bogus

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