Nerdiest Obsession: Either contemporary fantasy, table top RPG or crafting
Wastes too much time on: I hate to say it out loud...COOKING MAMA! and Professor Layton and the Diabolical box
Favourite female nerd: Germaine
Favourite male nerd: NPH
Secretly collects: There's no secret about my collections, pin up art, shoes and creepy looking dolls
Hates with a fiery passion: P.H.D's (not doctors; folks but Pretensious Hipster Douche Bags.....you know who you are.) And the crack-a-lackas. AND (this is the biggest I think) Incompetent people who think they are the shit
Nerdy line that makes you swoon: "Spend that willpower like it was candy!!"
Top 5 sites visited daily:
Craigslist Missed Connections
Top 5 things everyone should check out ASAP:
Teen Girl Squad!
The Cinnamon Hearts
Courage My Love
Fave book(s): The Hallows series, The Women of the Otherworld, Anita Blake series(pre Narcisiss), Paint it Black, The Bullet Trick, Harry Potter, The Dark Hunter series, The Dark Jewels Series, The Tir Alainn Trilogy, The Red Tent
Fave author(s): Kim Harrison, Laurel K. Hamilton, Anne Bishop, Shel Silverstien, Douglas Copeland
Most disappointing "based on the novel" film: I Am Legend
Books you'd love to see made into a film: "Girlfriend in a Coma" by Douglas Copeland; think "The Happening" but much much less lame.
Most impactful book/author: Janet Fitch is one. She pulls you right in so that you cry like a fool on the subway. Douglas Copeland (him again!) he makes you want to change your world.
First book you ever read: Heidi, I think
First book that made you really like reading: Where the Red Fern Grows
Currently reading : Comics. Green lantern. yep. I just finished the Sookie Stackhouse novels...can i have my IQ points back now please?
Favourite game(s): Dungeons and Dragons, Vampire, and Changeling. I am really starting to dig Burning Wheel, too
Favourite character(s): My first W.O.D. Vamp, Ivy. She kicked ass!
Biggest cash grab game(s): World of Darkness. I mean, do we really need all those core books for every single game?????
Spent too much time playing: Guitar Hero, Cooking Mama (oh the shame) and Back in the day, Everquest
Most disappointing ending in a game: Resident Evil 3 I think. It's been awhile
Would fit right in: Changeling!
First game ever played: Some driving game on my uncle's Atari
Currently playing: first ed. Shadowrun and starting up some Rune something or other this week. WOOT! NEW GAMES!!!!!!
Favourite gaming news site: Privateerpress.com
Fave artist(s): Dali and Van Gogh, Elvgren, Barlow
Fave artistic era/period: Surrealism and post-WWI pin-up
Fave medium (photography/painting/etc): Toss up. Acrylic or Photography
Top 5 must sees: I would love to see the Van Gogh collection, as well as to go back to the Louvre and not be rushed through every room on the way to see the Mona Lisa - ugly little thing
Last show/exhibit seen: I don't get art. if it's something I would hang on my wall I see it as good. Ask me about my first Nuit Blanche and the Pipes to see how much I get about art
Fave art news site: I just ask my artist friends, to be honest
Fave single issue: Tank Girl's “The Odyssey”
Fave character(s): Wolverine, Star Sapphire(crazy bitch <3), Deadpool, Gambit, Cloak and Dagger, Tank Girl, Spiderman, Catwoman, Batgirl.
Fave storyline(s): I can't remember names of them now...I am sad to admit that I haven't been current with my comics, But I am going back to my Marvel roots and reading the "essentials" now
First comic book ever read: Archie
Favorite 'verse(s): I love Marvel for all it's wonder and quirk. Most of my favorites are in the Marvel universe. But there is something to be said about the DC universe. Many of the heros in DC are every man kind of heros. Just random people who have stepped up and been super.
Currently Reading: Green Lantern (gearing up for Blackest Night I'm behind I know but give me a break), Fables and finally decided to give Sin City a whirl. Playing Catch Up is what I do best.
Fave film(s): Repo, Empire Records, Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, A.L.W.'S Phantom of the Opera, Shaun of the Dead, Equilibrium and most musicals, comedies and action films
Fave director(s): J.J. Abrams
Fave actor(s)/actress(es): Simon Pegg, Lori Petty, Tilda Swinton, Anne Hathaway, Chloe Webb, Christian Bale, Michael Crane, Heath Ledger
Most inspiring film(s): Schindler's List, The Pianist, Wolverine
Biggest cinematic letdown: I Am Legend, T3
First film ever seen: E.T. and Annie ( not sure which came first but I know I saw them both in theatre)
Last film you watched: The Informers
Fave band(s): Dragonette (!!!), Bowie, Poe, Deathcab for Cutie, Postal Service, Queen, the Beatles, The Creepshow, The Cramps, The Smiths, Imelda May, The Epoxies, No Doubt, The Killers, The Blow, Tom Waits, Robyn and strangely, Cobra Starship
Fave musician(s): Vanessa Mae
Fave album(s): I'm Not Dead, Galore, L.A.M.B.
Fave singer(s): PINK!!!!, Martin Sorbara, Rufus Wainwright
Best band/concert to see live: Pink, Pearl Jam, Pink Floyd, Jonas, Suzi MacNeil
Worst band/concert to see live: Madonna
First concert: Alice Cooper
Currently hooked on: Robyn and other disposable pop
Fave theory: "energy is neither created or destroyed, only recycled", it explains so much more than energy
Fave scientist(s): Newton and Darwin
Most important discovery/invention: Quarks!
Fave experiment(s) you've conducted: I loved it when I nuked my Barbie. I told the parentals it was to determin the effect of microwaves on Mattel plastic!
Currently reading up on: The science behind shrunken heads. I’m wondering how I could try it myself without breaking any laws, hurting any animals and not grossing myself out.
Fave science news site(s): Wired.com