I know I'm a Nerd, Television

“But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 2

Earlier this week, in celebration of the anniversary of the premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1997, I posted the first of a two-part look at female leads in television. The first part focused on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lost Girl, and Veronica Mars. If you missed that post you can find it here.… Continue reading “But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 2

I know I'm a Nerd, Television

“But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 1

On this day in 1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered. I have a hard time believing that it was really 18 years ago – I can’t possibly be that old – but in two years we’ll actually be celebrating the 20th anniversary. Crazy, right? In honor of the premiere of one of my favorite television… Continue reading “But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 1

Anglophilia, Books, Movies

A Little Love for Shakespeare

I love that National Theatre Live broadcasts productions all across the world. It’s a great way to see brilliant British theatre productions when you’re stuck stateside, like me (I'm still lamenting the fact that I can't be in London in December to see David Tennant as Richard II). Last summer I saw Frankenstein, starring Benedict… Continue reading A Little Love for Shakespeare

Anglophilia, I know I'm a Nerd, Travel

When My Inner Nerd and Anglophilia Conflict

A little less than a year ago I wrote this blog in which I promised myself that I would start saving my money so that in 2014 I would be able to afford a trip to San Diego Comic Con. I know what you’re all probably thinking, I’m not just a nerd, I’m a Nerd… Continue reading When My Inner Nerd and Anglophilia Conflict