SuicideGirls: Geekology (hardcover review)


If I were to ask you who the SuicideGirls were, would you know? If you didn’t, would you still know what an alternative model is? The term “model” is still closely tied to the stereotype of a super slim female that stays in luxurious New York apartments, poses for Calvin … Continue reading

Open letter: If you are contemplating suicide, just know that it is NOT the answer


In the wake of the recent tragic news about the beloved actor Robin Williams, it is with a heavy heart that I write this to you– all of you. The comedian actor, who had been battling depression and alcoholism for quite some time, was found dead in his home in … Continue reading

Hatsune Miku gets a Halloween-themed LA and NY Expo 2014

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As many Vocaloid fans likely know, this October 11th and 12th will feature two Hatsune Miku concerts here in LA at the Nokia Theatre, along with New York performances at the Hammerstein Ballroom on October 17th and 18th. As for the Expo, we finally have the locations of the exhibition! … Continue reading

Magic the Gathering 2015 Core Set (review)


If you’re a fan Magic the Gathering in the past, now is a great time to get back into the game. I’m not saying this for some kind of marketing ploy, but the idea is that whenever a new core set comes out, it’s the best time to start cranking out … Continue reading

Game of Thrones fans have chosen Valar Morghulis as their fourth beer!

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  Every season, HBO’s Game of Thrones and Brewery Ommegang releases a beer in relation to the series. The past brews have been sold out within weeks and are still talked about today – Iron Throne (Spring 2013), Take the Black Stout (Fall 2013), Fire and Blood (currently) and soon, Valar Morghulis.  If … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: The Blackheart Burlesque

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Nerd Reactor’s Adam and I had the chance to go watch the lovely Blackheart Burlesque on Saturday night of San Diego Comic-Con. If you’re not aware of what the Blackheart Burlesque is, it’s a show put on by the Suicide Girls that involves burlesque (obviously) mixed with some of our … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: The Legend of Korra video game sneak peek!


If you’ve watched Avatar: The Last Airbender television series on Nickelodeon, then you’re most likely a fan of The Legend of Korra television series as well. In a nutshell, Korra’s story takes place 70 years after the ending of Aang’s adventures in the original series. Korra’s character, who’s considered a child … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Interview with Mike Tyson and Jim Rash on Mike Tyson Mysteries

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When you think of Mike Tyson, there are certain number of things that come to mind: boxing, face tattoos, the Hangover…and Cartoon Mysteries? Mike Tyson (Yes THAT Mike Tyson) is getting his very own cartoon show titled Mike Tyson Mysteries which will star Micheal and a slew of other characters … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Anatomy of a Superhero! Musical Score Composer interviews

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Our favorite superhero movies are always accompanied with beautiful musical scores. These pieces either inspire us, or help us to understand the character’s emotions, or portray what the scene is supposed to mean. I was lucky enough to access the press panel that had grouped five of Hollywood’s best composers … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Game of Thrones’ Dothraki Lessons


Learning a new language can be very difficult, especially one that only book or TV geeks would truly understand. I’ve learned J. R. R. Tolkien’s Elven and Star Trek’s Klingon (teH!) growing up and now, with my love of George R. R. Martin’s books and HBO’s hit television show, I had … Continue reading

Young boy writes to George R.R. Martin asking for gruesome death in Game of Thrones


A 13-year-old boy has written a letter to George R.R. Martin, the author of A Song of Ice and Fire and the creator of Game of Thrones. This was a response to Martin holding a crowdfunding campaign to help a wolf sanctuary. One of the prizes include a chance to … Continue reading

Nerd Block July 2014 Mystery Box Review

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Nerd Block July 2014 Classic Mystery Box arrived on my doorstep yesterday, and it comes with 5 nerdy items inside. So how does Nerd Block fare this month? Read below and find out. Like any good nerdy mystery box subscription, the thing I check out first is the t-shirt. With Nerd Block, … Continue reading

‘Adult Wednesday Addams’ leaves the nest in this web series

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If your a fan of the hilarious and macabre, then you must check out the web series “Adult Wednesday Addams”, created by and starring Melissa Hunter. The series follows the misadventures of Wednesday, as she she navigates life outside the “Addams Family” home, dealing with apartment hunting, getting a job … Continue reading

Top 6 best YouTube music of Legend of Zelda!

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I’m a fan of movie and video game scores, and if your reading Nerd Reactor, chances are, you are too.  Perhaps the most iconic music in video game history comes from the Legend of Zelda series. For many of us, the “Overworld Theme” from the first game will remain forever a part … Continue reading

Labyrinth of Jareth 2014: A first time experience!


We sent two of our writers to document their experience at Labyrinth of Jareth. Anastasia and Holly had never experienced Labyrinth until now. Anastasia attended Friday’s events while Holly went to Saturday’s festivities. Check out their experiences below. Anastasia Washington: On Friday, I stepped into a magical dreamland for the … Continue reading

Come see SuicideGirls’ Blackheart Burlesque show including San Diego Comic-Con

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The Blackheart Burlesque is quite the show. It is put on by SuicideGirls, where they dance to nerdy songs and dress as our favorite superheroes, video game characters, and so much more. Luckily for us, we’re all able to go see it. Yes, even you! Trust me, it’s a nerd’s … Continue reading