For the Love of… Demons

By Jen P

Sometimes they’re cute, sometimes they’re sexy, and sometimes, they’re flat-out scary. From the broody fallen angel to the thing that goes bump in the night, demons populate our entertainment and our nightmares. They are the basis of evil, morphing into the myths of vampires, werewolves, and many other monsters throughout history. They’re blamed for the downfall of man and they’re the cause of all horrors in the world. Yet, if you believe in the Christian theology of demons, they were created from the purest of all creatures when God’s favorite angel, Lucifer, fell, thus becoming what some would call the first and worst demon of all.

Read on to experience a tour of the demonic in modern pop culture, from the friendly to the… well, to the demonic. Whether you like them good or bad, they make for hella good entertainment. Continue reading

For the love… of Mermaids

By Jen P

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This will show my age, but the first Disney princess I remember is Ariel. I competed with my friends for the best mermaid hair in the pool, yearned for my own shimmering green tail, and sang Part of Your World so many times, my mom banned it from the house. And with her bright red hair and rebellious streak, she’s a female role model who stands the test of time.

Whether they’re falling in love with a handsome prince or singing to lure sailors to a watery grave, I’m fascinated by mermaids in media. But what is it about these saucy sirens that appeals to us land-locked mortals? Continue reading

Geek Chic: Drinking Like a Mermaid

By T. Mack

June’s theme is fantastic, magically beautiful monsters: Mermaids, Dragons, and Unicorns. Just like last month, we’ll each feature a creature for one week. Then we’ll all come together to gush about them toward the end of the month. Today, we’re kicking things off with mermaids!

Since you know all we sistergeeks do around here is drink, here are a few options for mermaid drinking throughout the day. There’s something perfect for any occasion! Continue reading

The Sister Geeks Summer of Monsters

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Hey, geeks! Summer is almost upon us! You know what that means: blockbuster movies, beach reads, and the unfortunate but necessary television hiatus. Never fear! We here at Sister Geeks have something special brewing for you this summer. And we’re hoping it- along with your vacation, your Netflix binging, your movie-watching, your book-reading, and your swimming- will help the weeks and months fly by.

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