My Dirty List of Fandom Confessions

Look guys, I have been a geek before conception - the nerdy community is the only world I have ever known. I've been going to conventions since I was nine and I honestly don't know any other sort of environment, even with all the inevitable changes that have occurred in the geek world over the years. I don't feel like I need to prove my geekyness by any means, but I definitely have some...confessions to get off my chest. 

I'll be the first to admit that everyone is different and opinions are opinions! But there are some nerdy things that I feel are universal with everyone I have ever met - except for me.

So! To spice things up a bit, I've decided to list some abnormal, possibly straight up "unpopular", fangirl confessions: 

Doctor Who - Van Gogh

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I Finally Saw “Ghostbusters”, and it’s the Movie I’ve Been Waiting 20 Years To See

Source: Sony

Source: Sony

Let's get a few things straight first. One, I'm a late 80s baby and I'm well aware of the place Ghostbusters has in the geek world. Two, I'm just as sick of remakes as the rest of you. I get the hate for remakes in general - and while I'll say that remakes are for the most part useless, this movie is important (which, obviously, I'll get into later).

I'm not going to even touch how ridiculous it is that fanboys are screaming and crying about how ladies have ruined something so precious, that their childhoods have been murdered forever. Enough people have spoken about it better than I could.

Last Tuesday, after hearing such heartwarming reviews from other women, my roommate and I decided to find a theater to watch it. And I finally saw why so many men hated this movie.

For the first time, it wasn't made for them in mind.

For the first time ever, I watched a movie I felt was made just for me. And I've never felt that way before.

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The Spoiler Culture of Game of Thrones – And Why I Can’t Think of a Valid Excuse For It

Image Source: HBO

Image Source: HBO

Last night, I planned on writing up a post of my feelings and reactions to the season 6 Game of Thrones finale. But honestly? There's not much I can say that's any different from how we all feel - we're all bummed about certain scenes and excited about others. But there's something else I was thinking about this morning - if you follow me on Twitter, I briefly made some comments before realizing I had too much to say for 140 characters.

I want to talk about spoilers. Not just the actual spoilers of last night (although it's probably best you're all caught up before you continue reading), but spoilers in general and their bizarre role in the fandom.

Spoilers, I'm really, really annoyed.

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