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The Most Underestimated Key to Success from The Matrix

Of all the cool parts in The Matrix, the one that many people remember is the “there is no spoon” scene. Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) takes Neo (Keanu Reeves) to meet the Oracle, whose purpose is to help The One who will finally bring down the Matrix. While waiting for the Oracle to see him, Neo(…)

Behind the Scenes: Randy Ingermanson and Mars

Today I have the privilege of interviewing award-winning novelist Randy Ingermanson, author of “Genius in Jeopardy” books and creator of the Snowflake method. He’s taking us behind the scenes on his fast-paced science fiction novel Oxygen (co-written with John Olson). An explosion on the first mission to Mars leaves four astronauts with only enough oxygen(…)

Grab Bag of Links (March 3)

Go ahead. Reach your hand in and grab some word candy. You know you want to 🙂 For Fantasy and Science Fiction Lovers Why Luna Lovegood Should Have Been Harry Potter’s Girlfriend by Ellie Ann on Slacker Heroes – I’ve never been a fan of the Harry-Ginny pairing. I always thought Harry and Hermione should(…)

Do You Believe In Second Chances?

Long after I finished reading the books and watching the movies, the character from the Lord of the Rings trilogy I couldn’t stop thinking about wasn’t any of the plucky hobbits, Viggo Mortensen’s ruggedly handsome Aragorn, or Gandolf with his words of wisdom. It was Gollum. Born a hobbit-like creature named Sméagol, Gollum wasn’t always(…)

Icarus and My Fear of the Sun

I have an unusual fear, one I don’t normally talk about. I’m terrified of ending up like Icarus. Join me today at Jessica O’Neal’s Sexy Little Nerd blog for my guest post about Icarus and my fear of the sun. And while you’re there, be sure to read some of Jessica’s other posts. Her blog(…)

Four Reasons Battlestar Galactica Isn’t Just for Sci-Fi Fans

Please welcome back my husband Chris for a guest post on why he thinks one of our favorite science fiction shows, Battlestar Galactica, isn’t just for science fiction fans. If given a chance, Chris is convinced it would appeal to almost everyone. ******************************************************************************************************************** Picture Source: google.com via Marcy on Pinterest I’ve written about Battlestar Galactica(…)

Geek Fashion Show

If at least one of these t-shirt designs makes you smile, your nerd is showing 🙂 For when you’ve had a fight with your significant other. (From www.snorgtees.com)           For when you can’t remember what you did with your keys–again. (From www.snorgtees.com)           For when the weather(…)

3 Lessons on Reaching Your Goals from The Vow

Because I couldn’t stand to see Jar-Jar Binks in 3D, when my husband and I went to the movies over the weekend for an early Valentine’s Day date, we ended up seeing The Vow, starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. Basically, a woman is in a car accident and loses her memories of the last(…)

How We Met: Guest Post by Jess Witkins

Hello readers! You’re probably wondering who I am. My name is Jess Witkins, and I convinced Marcy to hand over her blog for the price of an I-Tunes gift card. Yep, she’s that easy. And now you’re stuck with me. What’s that frightened look in your eyes?! I haven’t done anything yet! Ok, I promise(…)

Fighting Dirty, Forgiveness, and CPR for the Undead

Happy Saturday! I haven’t done a grab bag for a few weeks, so this one is bursting at the seams because I couldn’t throw away any of these treats. At least they’re all calorie free. For Fantasy and Science Fiction Lovers CPR for the Undead by Emmie Mears – Can vampires be saved or has(…)