NYCC 2013 Wrap-Up!

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Ahhhh, my favorite time of the year: New York Comic Con! This convention is dearest to my heart (for a number of a reasons) because it’s about ten minutes from my house. Okay…more like an hour. But still, a convention in one of the greatest cities on earth? Sign me up! This year’s con was a whirlwind of toys, food, cosplay and Sigourney Weaver. Though my favorite moments spawned from the after parties and late night diner excursions, I have to admit that some parts of the con itself were pretty amazing. Ladies and gents, get ready for a picture heavy post…. Read more…

Video Game Review: Tomb Raider

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve been an avid lover of Tomb Raider. Growing up, I dabbled in the usual Nintendo wares and always enjoyed the games immensely. They were fun, they were addicting, and they passed the time until my parents came home. However, no other game truly spoke to my emotional personability quite like Tomb Raider did. The second I discovered the game, I begged and begged my parents to buy me a Playstation. They eventually obliged (after many quite convincing powerpoint presentations) and thus began my lifelong love affair with Lara Croft. Read more…

Art Exhibit: When The Lights Go Out!

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On Sunday, I hit up one of my favorite art gallerys in NYC: The Bottleneck Gallery. They’re known for putting out some of the greatest themed shows, ranging from zombies to bromances. This time, the show was Glow. In. The. Dark. That’s right, every single piece glowed in the dark (or under a blacklight) and looked marginally different than it’s normal-lit counterparts. By different, I mean better. The entire gallery blacked out its windows and had blacklights shining down on each piece. It was a surreal, magical experience. Art in the dark? Can I make my entire bedroom like this? Read more…

Book Review: Ever After

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My Rating: 9.5/10

Synopsis: The ever-after, the demonic realm that parallels our own, is shrinking, and if it disappears, so does all magic. It’s up to witch-turned-daywalking-demon Rachel Morgan to fix the ever-after before the fragile balance between magic users and humans falls apart.
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