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New Dress Form Needs A New Name

New Dress Form Needs A New Name

Meet… well, I don’t know her name yet. I acquired her on Craigslist and she will be getting a makeover very soon (she needs new fabric!). She deserves a fine, geeky name. Maybe something vaguely astronomical? Votes and suggestions appreciated!…

The Starlight Fellowship

The Starlight Fellowship

Background I am an avid fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.  I first read the books in either late elementary school or early middle school in the early 90s and then on and off again throughout high school, but…

Flashing Lights Warning – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Once again I bring you news of flashing lights in the latest geek movie – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Very minor spoilers under the cut in order to give you precise timing. Please share to warn…

The Hunger Games: Photosensitivity Warning

Folks with photosensitive migraines or epilepsy or other conditions triggered by flashing lights: take note. I wanted to give people a fair heads-up: there is about 90 seconds of flashing lights in the movie, plus a bit of flickering in a…

Mediæval Bæbes

Mediæval Bæbes

A few weeks ago I noticed a promotion on Facebook that let me know that the Mediæval Bæbes would have a concert in Boston on October 5th. I checked the time and location and realized I could easily make it.…

Puerto Rico’s Referendum Vote

Puerto Rico’s Referendum Vote

So, as most of my real-life friends know, I’m half-Puerto Rican. I’m a first-generation mainlander one parent’s side. (This is a little different than being a first-generation American; the parent in question was born an American, as were my grandparents,…

These aren’t the letters you’re looking for.

These aren’t the letters you’re looking for.

So, I am definitely enjoying DrawSomething. I did this epic drawing for my best friend from middle school. I was absolutely delighted to get Darth Vader as a subject, too, as she was the one who was responsible for getting…

Welcome to Starlight Geek

Here I am. A fresh start! It’s another geeky feminist blog – a voice to add to the masses. Most blogs have a bit of navel-gazing at the beginning, but I’m going to offer up a bit about this blog’s…

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