Tag Archives : star trek

Are Reboots Dead on Arrival?

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I recently spent my Thanksgiving break watching the Gilmore Girls revival. Although Gilmore Girls isn’t considered speculative, it got me thinking about the latest wave of revivals and reboots. I was a casual viewer when Gilmore Girls originally aired on the WB from 2000-2007. Even though it was nice to revisit the characters of Stars Hollow, I was suddenly aware…

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How to Shop for Geeks

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We live in the era of the unabashed geek, and it’s wonderful. But what if you’re not into Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, World of Warcraft, or comic books and you have friends or family that are? What do you buy them for the holidays? Don’t fret — there’s still hope.

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My Favorite Things: Stealth Spec-Fic, Badass Women of Television, Nerdy Christmas Trees, and Ghostbusters

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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, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week we’re all about creative ways to sneak in nerdy elements to our every day lives. This can be through cool art…

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My Favorite Things: Awesome E-Readers, NSFW Memoirs, Award-Worthy Novellas, and Star Trek at 50

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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, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week includes a comedic memoir about growing up nerdy, a Lovecraft-inspired novella, a favorite e-reader, and one of the biggest sci-fi…

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My Favorite Things: Star Trek Collectibles, Bingeable Books, Animate Cat Rosebushes and Power Armor

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Welcome back to My Favorite Things,  a weekly column where our writers share all of their favorite nerdy obsessions. You can tell we love a good book here at Speculative Chic, as three of our picks this week are related to awesome sci-fi/fantasy books. This includes a ghostly (and addictive!) ebook series, everyone’s favorite urban fantasy pet, and a kick…

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