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Marie Antoinette is Punk-Pop Perfect

Sofia Coppola’s third film, Marie Antoinette (2006) is a window into the decadent world of pre-revolutionary France through the experiences of the infamous Marie Antoinette. Coppola has a distinct talent for delving into the dark crevices of young womanhood and this film is no exception. From the moment Marie is stripped and inspected at the […]


Geek Chic: Fandom Tattoos

Nerds  clearly have obsessive tendencies when it comes to the fandom we adore. We cosplay, buy the gear, import the authentic, and aren’t afraid to ink up. Tattoos are serious–ask any artist who paints pictures with permanent ink on peoples’ bodies. I have a few tattoos but I dream of full sleeves, space ships and time […]


Music Tuesdays: The Music of Doctor Who

Confession: Sometimes, at the gym, I listen to the Doctor Who season 5 soundtrack and pretend I’m Amy Pond on a great adventure with the Doctor. As I’ve mentioned before, in a previously written but yet unpublished post (wibbley-wobbley, timey-wimey) Whovians are an intense fandom. As a person new-to-Who, I’ve wholeheartedly embraced the Wholigan lifestyle, […]