Book of the Month: Fandom Frontlines

Wow, so it’s been a while since I’ve done a book rec for The Collective. I, uh, choose to blame grad school and an overabundance of fanfiction for my literary silence. (Shame on me.) Fortunately, our friends over at The Geekiary pulled me out of my impromptu reading hiatus by releasing an e-book all about popular […]


An Apocalypse in Asgard

Friend of the blog, Jeremy Caesar, has worked with the Collective before, but never like this. As a contributing podcaster, photographer and now, writer for the Collective, Jeremy is a renaissance man who has talent and opinion on geek culture to spare. Below is a thoughtful, insightful look into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Norse mythology and […]


Book of the Month: “Neverwhere”

I’ve recently been converted to Gaimanism (@AlwaysUpAndDown assures me that I’m a Gaimaniac now), and after devouring Coraline, I decided to try out Neverwhere, mostly because I like dark and creepy things. Gaiman likes to write dark and creepy things. It’s perhaps an author/reader partnership made in heaven. Or, err…the other place. Or no place at all […]