Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Geekly Speaking About… Gilbert and Sullivan Productions in the Twin Cities

In the effort to both be able to play video games while churning out columns, I’ve combined my Sunday Twitch streams and some of my old columns into something entirely new. I can’t call this a pilot because I have at least 15 audio-only Geekly Speaking About… episodes which I hope I’ll have the time […]

Posted on May 3, 2018 at 12:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Too Early For Streaming: Pilot – “So That a Woman can Stand Up”

We’re pleased and proud to announce the debut of our new podcast/vidcast/streaming show/video magazine. Depending on how many spoons I have during the weekend, you should expect either this show or a vidcast version of “Geekly Speaking About” to show up here on the blog every Thursday morning, following a live stream on our Twitch […]

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 09:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Opinions/Editorials, Reviews, Vidcast

You Had to Be There: “An Evening with Patrick Rothfuss and Paul & Storm” in St. Paul, Minneapolis

An Evening with Patrick Rothfuss and Paul & Storm November 14, 2013 Amsterdam Bar and Hall Saint Paul, MN Performed by Patrick Rothfuss, Paul and Storm When we moved to Minnesota this year, my husband and I made a deal with each other: If there was a live event that sounded interesting and the ticket […]

Posted on November 21, 2013 at 11:57 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: Anime Fusion 2013

Anime Fusion 2013 October 18-20, 2013 Bloomington, Minnesota Ever since I moved to Minneapolis in Minnesota, I have slowly been exploring the geek spaces around me by going to geekish concerts and movie showings. I even have a local gaming store which is three or four blocks away from me where I play in a […]

Posted on October 23, 2013 at 19:01 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Two Books Enter: Lord of Scoundrels versus Your Scandalous Ways

One of my favorite blogs to dip into from time to time is Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. Originated by writers Candy Tan and Sarah Wendell, the blog seeks to showcase what’s good, fun, informative, sexy, and surprisingly intelligent about the romance novel industry through their irreverent and occasionally deep book reviews. Growing up, I loved […]

Posted on June 6, 2013 at 12:12 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Geekly Speaking About… “What to Expect When You’re Attending New York City Comic Con”

With the dog days of summer disappearing and the sound of little footsteps running away from school buses, fall is upon us—which means it’s time for another New York City Comic Con. This year, the event will be held at the Javitz Center from October 11 to October 14 and there are less than 48 […]

Posted on September 12, 2012 at 23:19 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: The Samsung Chromebook review

Samsung Chromebook Series 5 Manufactured by Samsung Operating System by Google While you’re reading this, you are probably sitting at your computer desk, a half-finished drink at your side. Or maybe you’re in a car or on a bus or another wheeled vehicle, your smartphone or your tablet in one hand. And you’d think that […]

Posted on December 29, 2011 at 23:08 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 4 Comments
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Two Books Enter: An Assembly Such as This versus A Wife for Mr. Darcy

[Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Lauren at Kid Champ for letting me borrow her “Thundertome” idea for this review series. – TL] When I first got my Android-enabled phone, I searched for something to read on it during a long 45 minute subway commute. A Google search for “free ebooks” took me to Google Books […]

Posted on October 1, 2011 at 11:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Musical Taste Review: Jonathan Coulton – Artificial Heart

Jonathan Coulton – Artificial Heart Jonathan Coulton has been around for a while now. Most people (including myself) first became aware of him with the end credits song for 2007’s Portal, though he had previously released multiple works, his 2006 project Thing A Week resulting in some of his best known songs. On his eighth […]

Posted on September 30, 2011 at 17:39 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Go-Go-Gaijin: ComiPo! Vocaloid For Comics!?

Maybe this software should be called “Comicoid”, because after five minutes of tinkering with it I realized right away who this software was for. Vocaloid, the hit music software that allows musicians and composers to create vocals for a singer-less song, took Japan by storm and has been a huge inspiration to up-and-coming songwriters. I […]

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 05:18 by Brooke Stephenson · Permalink · 9 Comments
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