Articles written by Noemi Tasarra-Twigg

Comics for Newbies: 5 Must-Read Batman Stories

Batman is arguably the most popular character in the DC Universe, and if you’re new to comics, you may very well want to start with the Caped Crusader. As it is with practically all comics, overwhelming is a good word to describe the feeling one gets when deciding to start – and where. Here’s a […]

10 Awesome Cat Tattoos

Today’s post is for cat lovers the world over. They say that people don’t really own cats and that it’s the other way around, but with cat tattoos, perhaps pet owners may have the chance to say “You’re mine!” Feast your eyes on these awesome cat tattoos we’ve found online. Cats just want to have […]

7 Most Inappropriate Movie Titles

We all love movies that have catchy titles. Sometimes, a movie title may make or break a film. I honestly don’t envy the job of those who have to come up with a hit title. There are times, though, when movie titles just go so wrong they become ridiculous. Either you end up with a […]

Fandom Friday: Star Wars Episode VII Leaks Collection [Read at Your Own Risk]

[UPDATED: February 25, 2015] Director J.J. Abrams talked to BBC News and has some interesting things to say about all the rumors and leaks surrounding Star Wars VII. In the report, the director says: There are a ton of rumours – some true, some false. But I’m grateful for everyone who would want to read […]

5 Nerdy Podcasts You Should Subscribe To

There’s nothing like a good podcast to listen to when you’re stuck in heavy traffic during your commute to work (or from work). If you take the train, a 40-minute or so podcast will also keep boredom at bay while drowning out the surrounding noise. I have to admit, though, that podcasts are not for […]

20 Nerd Sayings and Jokes to Make Your Day

The term nerd is often used, but in varying ways depending on who’s saying it and in what context. Officially, nerd has two meanings according to Oxford Dictionaries. The first one: “A foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious”. The second one: “A single-minded expert in a particular technical field”. […]

7 Best 80s Movies on Netflix to Watch

If you’re a child of the 80s, and you want to go back to the times when things were simple, then you’ll definitely want to see some of the movies you saw back then. Even if you were born much later, but you appreciate that decade, then head over to Netflix to watch some of […]

6 Adult Board Games for Couples

Board games kept us busy as kids while our parents were doing what adults do. Now, as adults, funnily enough, board games still give the fun we had when we were innocent little boys and girls. The difference is that there is a bunch of adult board games that appeal to the mature audience. Monopoly […]

5 Odd Movie Couples That Touched Our Hearts

“Normal is just a cycle on the washing machine.” ― Whoopi Goldberg Some people have an idea of what a “normal” couple should be. Real life, however, reflects Whoopi Goldberg’s quote. Who’s to say what normal is? And, Hollywood has shown us time and again that odd movie couples can – and have – touched […]

Fandom Friday: Will You Make the Cut as Sherlock’s Assistant? [QUIZ]

It’s Fandom Friday once again, and this time, we’ve got a quiz for Sherlock fans. Will Sherlock take notice of you? Will he take you on as an assistant? Can you be the next Watson? Take the quiz and find out. Don’t forget to share your results so everyone knows…unless you fail miserably. Featured image […]

7 Nerdy Bookshelves to House Your Just-as-Nerdy Collection

Geeks and nerds devour knowledge like a hungry T-rex faced with a bunch of “tourists” who shouldn’t be there in the first place. While the Internet has certainly made it so much easier to find information, there is nothing like a good old book to hold in your hand. From comic books to omnibuses (or […]

14 Sweet Geeky Cakes That You Won’t Want to Eat

This is pure torture for cake lovers, or anyone who has a sweet tooth for that matter. There is always some room in the tummy for a slice of cake, but with these geeky cakes, you won’t get any more torn between satisfying your craving or not committing sacrilege. Here’s a roundup of 14 geeky […]

The Only Geek Holiday Calendar You’ll Need

Who doesn’t love holidays? “Real” ones give us the perfect time to not work without playing hooky. But who wants to stick to Hallmark holidays when there are many landmark days that geeks can celebrate in our own special way? Some geek holidays such as May the 4th are known by everyone, but there are […]

Is a Female Ghostbusters Cast a Bad Idea?

Rumors about a new Ghostbusters movie came out around mid-2014, inciting mixed reactions among fans. With Ghostbusters being the iconic movie that it is, resulting in people feeling a sense of “ownership” – as is the case with many a franchise, the idea of rebooting the movie more than two decades later understandably makes fans […]

Fandom Friday: 5 Johnny Depp Movies That Are Worth Re-Watching

Johnny Depp is the talk of the town these days, but not necessarily in a flattering way. With the recent release of his comedy movie, Mortdecai, the actor has received a lot of flak, and has even been labeled as not really being a movie star – at least in the sense of opening a […]

Netflix Movie Removal List for February 1, 2015: Watch Them While You Can!

For many a movie and/or TV watcher, Netflix has become the go-to platform; and why not? It allows you to enjoy the comfort of your own couch or bed with unlimited drinks and popcorn – as long as you remember to stock your pantry. Then again, you can’t rely on Netflix to always have your […]

Geek Baby Accessories: Because You Gotta Start ‘Em Young

Parenting is hard, so they say; but it can be fun if you start molding your kids into geeks and nerds at an early age, can’t it? Whether you’re a geek parent, or the cool aunt/uncle, you’ll want your baby to turn out just right. With these geek baby accessories, you’ll be doing just that. […]

Fandom Friday: How Well Do You Know Your Star Trek Captains? [QUIZ]

This week on Fandom Friday, we have a quiz for Star Trek fans. Whether you’re a badge-carrying old-timer, or you’ve only started to get into Star Trek (your life’s going to be complete now), take the quiz to find out how well you know the Captains. Here goes Fandom Friday Star Trek fans, especially for […]

Major Cable Network Is Looking for Nerds and Geeks for a New Show!

This is your chance, boys and girls. If you’ve always wanted to be on TV for whatever reason, you might actually get to do it. A major cable network is looking for geeks and nerds for a new show, and they want the real deal. Whether your circle has an Amy, Sheldon, Leonard, Penny, Raj, […]