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Stranger Things 2: Electric Demogorgon


Kudos to you if you understood the blog title. It means you were raised in the ’80s like me. Stranger Things 2 takes place in 1984, a year after the events of the first series and the same year Breakin 2: Electric Boogaloo came out. Season two dropped on Oct. 27th, just in time for fans to binge-watch it over…

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Top 10 Spec Fic Actresses For Whom I’m Most Grateful


In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’ve compiled a list of the speculative fiction actresses for whom I’m most grateful, which means I’m pulling from some of my favorite speculative fiction movies, tv shows, and video games for the most talented actresses. So I guess you could say this is also a list of my favorite things, making it double the fun. Really,…

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My Favorite Things with Nancy O’Toole Meservier


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, the weekly column where we grab someone in speculative circles to gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we sit down with librarian and Speculative Chic columnist, Nancy O’Toole Meservier. What does Nancy…

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Tales Like Midnight Dust: Five Episodes to Reignite Your Love For Are You Afraid of the Dark?


Are You Afraid of the Dark? was a crown jewel in 1990s Nickelodeon programming. As part of the Saturday Night Nick (SNICK) lineup from inception, it usually followed Ren & Stimpy as the last show of the night. When that wacky, wonderful Ren & Stimpy credit music started playing, my entire body would bristle. I knew I’d see that rocking…

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