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Roundtable: Favorite 2017 Read


It’s no secret that there’s a bunch a readers here at Speculative Chic. Asking our writers what their favorite read of 2017 seemed like an easy task, but it wasn’t. When you read as many books as we do, how do you pick just one? And did it have to be a book published in 2017, or just a book…

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The Making of a Leader: Leia, Princess of Alderaan


I have fallen down hard into the expanded Star Wars universe, clearly. It started with the book of short stories From a Certain Point of View, which I previously reviewed, and has honestly just devolved from there. I’ve never been one for media tie-ins, the end of 2017 has been a weird one for me. But hey, this book was…

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One Nerd + One Violin = Endless Possibilities: An Introduction to the Music Videos of Taylor Davis


Sometimes, it’s hard not to get caught up in the music of our favorite geeky properties. All I need to hear are the first few notes of “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter, the wolf-like howl in the opening credits to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or pretty much anything from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and I am there,…

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A Merry Christmas We Wish You


Happy Monday! In lieu of our weekly My Favorite Things column, we here at Speculative Chic are taking a break for the holiday. We know not everyone celebrates Christmas, but whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, winter solstice, Hogswatch, or something else entirely, we wish you the happiest of happys! In fact, instead of someone else telling you what their favorites…

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The Twelve Days of Spec Fic


Every year on Christmas Eve, my friends and family perform an epic rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” People group up and choose numbers. We have a conductor. It’s loud and ridiculous, and probably the reason this idea popped into my head. So, my friends, come forth and join me in a chorus of “The Twelve Days of Spec…

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Sound Off! Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, remember your ancestors and discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which premiered in the United States on Friday, December 15, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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Thanksgiving Special 2017: All We Want for Christmas


Happy Thanksgiving! Here at Speculative Chic, we hope you are having a delightful day full of fun, food, and family. If none of those things sound appealing, or if you’re not in the United States, that’s okay, because we’ve got something to cheer you right up! In recent years, it’s become a thing for stores to open on Thanksgiving to…

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