Sharing Fandom with Your Little Padawan Learner

One of the first conversations my husband and I had when we found out I was pregnant (after the one about naming our child after Batman) was that he wondered whether or not the kid would be a nerd like us. After assuring him that The Force was strong with this fetus, I thought about this myself. Would our child be as nerdy as we … Continue reading Sharing Fandom with Your Little Padawan Learner

I’m Going On An Adventure

Hello fellow fans, my name is Kaitlin, and I love to plan. As I sit here musing on another twenty-something birthday, my mind is filled with trepidation and exhilaration at what the future holds in store. People often say that’s what your twenties are for, but I would argue that whether you’re 18 or 98, you probably ask yourself that same question from time to … Continue reading I’m Going On An Adventure

Fan Story: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

There are three things I know for certain in my life. Yoga always feels good post practice, so get off your butt and into plank. Dogs truly are humankind’s best friend. I will never feel again how I feel about theme parks. From 1968 to 2003, it was difficult to be a Houstonian and not be a theme park junkie. Six Flags Astroworld was located just … Continue reading Fan Story: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

Fan Story: Emil Johansson and the Lord of the Rings Project

Published in 2012, the Lord of the Rings Project is the ultimate website for any and all of your LOTR needs, because we know you have them. Admit it. I discovered the project by scrolling through the “view all” function under Who to Follow on Twitter, and checking out Emil Johansson’s profile page to see why he was recommended to me. Thank you, Twitter. As a child, Emil read … Continue reading Fan Story: Emil Johansson and the Lord of the Rings Project

Meet and Greets Vol. 1

In May of 2010 I attended my first ever comic book convention, and even walked away with an Iphone photo and autograph from the truly amazing actor and stuntman, Ray Park. My obsession had begun. I know celebrities, stars, and artists are really people just like us, but with incredible skill, or incredible luck. You have to admit, though, that there is something special about … Continue reading Meet and Greets Vol. 1