It is the year of love in my friend group. Half a dozen of my friends have gotten engaged in the last 6 months, and I’ve been keeping close tabs on all of their wedding preparations. I’m an event planner–I always like to see what’s new and trendy. And one […]
GeeksGoGlam: This SDCC Party is a Must!
Are you attending SDCC? Then you’ve gotta hit up Geeks Go Glam, the party that almost had me buying a plane ticket out to San Diego. Hosted by The Nerdy Girlie and Being Geek Chic (some of my favorite geeky sites!), the party is an excuse to pack your formal dresses […]
UW Geek Week is Upon Us!
The University of Washington, my alma mater, is hosting an incredibly fun “Geek Week” this week. Although most events are for students only, the end of the week concert is open to all. Jonathan Coulton will be headlining the show, with the always lovely Doubleclicks and Fighter X. Tickets are […]
Puzzled Pint (Or: Where You’ll Be Each Month)
On Tuesday, Mr. Geek and I ventured out to our very first Puzzled Pint: a monthly activity held in multiple cities where you gather and solve puzzles at bars. Obviously, it was ridiculously fun. The first Tuesday of each month, puzzle-lovers gather at a bar and are given puzzles […]
An Interview with Cary Elwes
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting Cary Elwes while he was in town promoting his new book, “As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride.” In between observing the Princess Bride costumes at the EMP and picking up Westley’s sword for the first time in […]
Tara’s at PAX Prime!
PAX Prime begins tomorrow, and I’m already tired! I’ll be working the whole time, but luckily that means that you’ll always know exactly where to find me! On Friday, Sunday, and Monday, you’ll be able to find me in the Cards Against Humanity space at the ACT Theatre (connected to […]
Tara’s at San Diego Comic Con!
I’m in sunny San Diego and I’m ready to spend the whole week inside! I’ll be helping out with a Dragon Age Dragon Egg puzzle at the Dark Horse booth (#2615) and Geek & Sundry lounge during the day. So come find me, say “Hi!” and give a puzzle a […]
Seattle Mini Maker Faire Recap
Over the weekend, I got to check out the Seattle Mini Maker Faire at the EMP, and it was really, really cool. There are SO many local maker groups in the Seattle area alone! I learned of some maker spaces and tool libraries near me, saw a lot of kids […]
Win Tickets to Wedlocks
My friend and geeky event-planner extraordinaire Kelli Bielema is hosting a really fun event this weekend and she wants to give YOU free tickets! It’s in Seattle on Sunday, March 30th, which is during Emerald City Comicon, but if you didn’t get tickets or just need a break on Sunday […]
Tara’s at Emerald City Comicon!
Emerald City Comicon‘s coming up this weekend, and I can’t wait to see folks, roam the exhibit hall, and attend/be on some panels! This is where I’ll be: Friday: I won’t be at the convention itself, but I’ll be in the area and will most likely be hitting up […]