Geek News: BACKLASH PROMPTS ARTIST TO REMOVE IMAGES OF PRACTICAL SUPER HERO COSTUMES

By Jen P

A few months back, the internet was introduced to Lord Ingvard’s versions of female super hero costumes along with this explanation:

“I love comics and superheroes as much as the next nerd, but the women’s costumes—sweet mother of Moses!—the COSTUMES. At the very least, highly impractical. And at worst, incredibly sexist. I mean, EXTREMELY so.

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Geek News: NEW HARRY POTTER STORIES

By: Dani

So excited to share with you the latest update on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! A newly released video announced that J.K. Rowling will be debuting four new original stories in a series titled “The History of Magic in North America.” They offer a glimpse into what we will learn more of in the upcoming movie trilogy. The stories premiered on Pottermore on Tuesday, March 8th. They are only available on Pottermore! Continue reading

Geek News: THE CURSED CHILD IS COMING!!

By: Dani

The Harry Potter world went crazy yesterday when Pottermore announced that there will a new book coming to the wizarding world. Well, sort of. Let’s get some of the facts straight. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the continuation of the Harry Potter series, but the book will actually be a re-telling of the script of a play of the same name that is staged in London. The play starts July 30th and the book will be available in hardback on July 31st. Rowling, along with Jack Thorn and John Tiffany, created the play. Continue reading

Geek News: DAVID BOWIE DIES AT 69

By Jen P

On Sunday, David Bowie passed after an eighteen-month struggle with cancer. He will be greatly missed.

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Bowie was best known in the geek world for his role as the Goblin King, Jareth in Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, and his breakout role as a lonely alien in The Man Who Fell to Earth. But perhaps he was best known worldwide for his music career. He wrote and performed such hits as “Changes”, “Let’s Dance”, and “Under Pressure”. His album Blackstar released last Friday.

We’ll miss you, our fantasy king. Good luck and Godspeed.