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My Favorite Things: Murderbots, Milestone Movies, Superheroic Women, and Dragon Age

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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, three of our selections are perfect for book lovers. This includes a brand new sci-fi novella with a murderous protagonist,…

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My Favorite Things: Emergency Fun, Serialized Fiction, Geeky Ts, and Zombies on a Train

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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 have a successful reboot of a beloved cult classic, a fiction serial that’s perfect for urban fantasy fans, a scary/action…

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Mass Effect: Andromeda: A Review in Conversation

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The highly anticipated Mass Effect: Andromeda finally launched from the Milky Way Galaxy on Tuesday, March 21. Here to have a casual conversation about all of the things they loved and some of the things they didn’t are Whitney Richter, veteran N7 operative and the one responsible for sending over 50 salarian infiltrators out to save the galaxy from the…

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Sound Off! Ghost in the Shell

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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, cybernetically enhance yourself and discuss Ghost in the Shell, which premiered in the United States on Friday, March 31, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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Sound Off! Mass Effect: Andromeda

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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, help colonize a far-off galaxy and discuss Mass Effect: Andromeda, which released in the United States on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After…

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The Expanse is the Best Sci Fi on TV, and Here are 5 Reasons You Need to Be Watching

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Imagine Earth, retaining walls surrounding the Statue of Liberty to fend off rising sea levels from effects global warming. The United Nations government is desperate for more resources to sustain a population so swollen you have to prove yourself worthy of more than Basic, the guaranteed subsidy that meets humanity’s baseline needs. Then you have independent Mars, boasting a small…

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My Favorite Things: Space Marines, Magical Innkeepers, and Fairy Tales for Adults

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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 an awesome character from SyFy’s The Expanse, and a duo of fabulous books. One is the latest…

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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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Yours In Calendrical Heresy: A Review of Yoon Ha Lee’s Ninefox Gambit

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…aka, the book that makes a SpecChic with a phobia of math really like math. Ninefox Gambit (2016) Written by: Yoon Ha Lee Genre: Science Fiction Pages: 384 (Kindle) Series: Book One of The Machineries of Empire Publisher: Solaris Books Why I Chose It: The first editorial review on Amazon is a glowing endorsement by Alastair Reynolds, who writes some…

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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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