Nancy Basile

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'The Defenders' Dinner Menu Is All About The Hand

The Hand is the focus of <i>Marvel’s The Defenders</i> as much as the superheroes. This <i>Marvel’s The Defenders</i> dinner menu reflects the eclectic culture and …

Chose

Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood's Tipping Point

After the initial sexual assault charges were leveled against Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood is in upheaval because scores of victims are coming forward …

Feminism

Jack-O'-Lantern Ideas for Geeks

Are you ready to take your pumpkin carving to the next level? These jack-o’-lantern ideas for geeks are sure to entertain every trick-or-treater who …

Holidays

18 Amazing Candy Stores Like Honeydukes Candy Shop

Every candy store in the world is magical, because, well, candy! But finding candy stores like Honeydukes, however, is like winning a whole pint of …

Harry Potter

'The Deuce' Review - HBO's Portrayal of the Birth of Porn

HBO’s <i>The Deuce</i> is an unflinching look at the birth of the modern U.S. porn industry from the seedy Times Square neighborhood. George Pelecanos and …

James Franco

Ideas for a Spooky Harry Potter Halloween Party

Throwing a spooky Harry Potter Halloween party is as easy as Divination class, even if you’re more Filch than Fleur.<p>Awin, the company that runs the …

Holidays

Alexa Skills for Movies - Times, Quotes and More

Did you know Amazon has several Alexa skills for movies? Someone at Amazon is a movie buff, because they know just what a movie junkie like me wants …

Amazon

This Just In: Get All The Latest News for Free on These YouTube Channels

Cable TV is one of the biggest discretionary expenses a household can have. Now, lots of people are jumping on the trend to cut the cord and rely on …

Frugal Living

From Physics to Biology, These 10 YouTube Channels Have Your Science Fix

Science has been the downfall of many a good student. All those formulas and facts can make your head spin. Just keeping track of whether or not …

Frugal Living

From Math to History, These 8 YouTube Channels Are for Learners of All Ages

You’ve heard this before, but it bears repeating: School is a lot different than it used to be.I’m not talking about walking to school uphill, both …

Learning

Globe Trot Via Laptop With These 9 YouTube Travel Channels

Taking a vacation, especially one that’s easy on your wallet, is the perfect way to boost your energy and reboot your system. <b>YouTube travel channels</b> …

Travel

5 Short Horror Films that Really Freak You Out

Even though I watch and enjoy horror year round, in light of the Hallowe’en season, I thought I’d share some of my favorite short horror films. Each …

Short Films

Top 5 Historical Fiction Book Series Set in England

Historical fiction is way more interesting than textbooks.<p>If it weren’t for historical fiction, I would know very little about history. In school, …

How Amazon's Alexa Can Help You Right Now

Amazon’s Alexa has skills out the ying-yang, as my husband would say. In fact, Amazon’s Alexa has become my most valuable tool in my never-ending …

Amazon

Where can I get more 'Game of Thrones?'

If you’re anything like me, you’re wondering what to do yourself until we get more <i>Game of Thrones</i>! Here are some ideas.<p>Books<p>Just ask any Harry Potter …

Outlander Dinner Menu and Recipes

An <i>Outlander</i> dinner menu, and <i>Outlander</i> recipes, aren’t very sexy. Scottish food is pretty basic — meat, bread and maybe some kind of root vegetable. …

TV Shows Like Game of Thrones

Which TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> should you watch? Good question.<p>It’s painful, isn’t it? When new <i>Game of Thrones</i> episodes run dry? The stabbing …

Supergirl: 8 Things We KNOW About Season 3 (And 7 Things We WANT)

The second season of Supergirl was a departure from the show’s first season, both on-screen and off. Behind the scenes, <i>Supergirl</i> moved its production …

TV

5 Best Sci Fi Movies Starring Soldiers (and the Worst 1 Ever)

These sci fi movies starring soldiers provide thrills and chills, in space and on the ground. Except for one that’s so bad you’ll be tempted to test …

Matching cellphone wallpapers and movie ringtones for geeks

I love to coordinate my phone’s wallpaper and ringtone. It’s is a big part of my geek lifestyle. When a big movie is coming out, or there’s a new …

Love History? Then You’re Sure to Love These 9 Channels on YouTube

History was always my worst subject in school. All those names and dates made my head swim.In my adulthood, however, I’m really digging history …

Frugal Living

Ambient Sounds for Geeks (Background Noise)

One of the reasons I love taking my laptop to Starbucks is the blur of ambient sounds in the background while I work. Sometimes I focus better with …

Harry Potter

How to Save Money for Comic Con

If you’re a geek like me, you need to save money for Comic Con. Comic Cons are so much more expensive than they used to be! Back in the day, if you …

Cosplay

Always On-Point: 15 Times Stephen Amell Was A Real-Life Superhero

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes, most of them wield amazing powers that we mere mortals only dream of. Some superheroes, however, are just …

Superheroes

15 Arrowverse Roles That DESPERATELY Need To Be Recast

The Arrowverse is at a pivotal point. First, Lian Yu exploded with most of the <i>Arrow</i> cast on the island, which leaves their fates unknown. Then, on <i>The</i> …

Wonder Woman: A Lover and a Fighter

Wonder Woman was always meant to be an advocate of love and peace. She became more of a warrior only in the last two decades. <i>Wonder Woman</i> effectively …

Comics

How to Read More, Watch TV Less

A lot of us busy bees want to read more. If you’re a book lover, it’s always one of your goals. We have stacks of books on the nightstand, waiting to …

eBooks

Paradise Island: 15 People Who Knocked Boots With Wonder Women

When William Moulton Marston created Wonder Woman in 1941, he wanted to depict a strong female hero who was raised by other strong women, away from …

Comics

You Got A Purty Hellmouth: The 15 Hottest Buffy Villains

Twenty years ago, Buffy the Vampire Slayer forever changed the landscape of television. The TV show’s origin is as legendary as its legacy. After …

TV