Faren’s Nerd Moment: 5 Fortunate Things About Netflix’s “A Series Of Unfortunate Events”

“That sad truth is that the truth is sad, and that what you want does not matter. A series of unfortunate events can happen to anyone, no matter what they want.” -Lemony Snicket (The Carnivorous Carnival) Dear reader, You have reached Faren’s Nerd Moment. I Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: 16 Things You Have To Watch To Get Pumped For Christmas

I kind of really hate Christmas. I know, I know. Why did Faren, oh hater of Christmas, create a Nerd Moment specifically listing off episodes of TV shows and movies that involve the very holiday she hates? While my Grinch-ness is quite deep from all Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: My Top 5 Favorite Books

As I have gotten older, I have been pretty horrible at reading new books. I still buy them. Oh buddy, you bet your Nimbus 3000, I do. They all sit on my bookcase unexplored. Abandoned even. After this crazy long stint of hardly reading anything Read More …

[Early Access Review] Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: A Cooperative Deck-Building Game

Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 11+ Type: Deck-Building   Quite a few weeks have gone by since Gen Con ended and I’m still feeling the post-Con blues. However, whilst at the Con, I stumbled across a pre-release frenzy and it was totally in my wheelhouse. The Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Top Ten Favorite TV Villains

“In a world of locked rooms, the man with the key is the king, and honey, you should see me in a crown.” Jim Moriarty, Sherlock   From Netflix to Hulu to Amazon to cable TV, we have seen a vast array of brilliant villains. There’s nothing Read More …

[Faren’s Nerd Moment] My Five Favorite Songs from Halsey’s “Badlands”

  At first glance, Halsey may seem like just another hip female vocalist. I definitely thought this upon listening to the catchy “New Americana” when it first slinked onto the radio. Her vocals on the track don’t seem anything to scream about, but upon further inspection, you’ll Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Kingdom Hearts III

I, like every other KH fanatic, nerded out hardcore when Square Enix finally gave us some content to drool over in regards to Kingdom Hearts III. Ever since I beat Kingdom Hearts II, I’ve been wondering, “Okay, but how are they going to top those worlds?” I Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Top 10 Songs That Make Me Feel The Feels

There are those songs that give you the inevitable “feels”. I have a Spotify playlist dedicated to these songs and most of these also make it to my book writing playlist as well. There are many things I took into consideration when compiling this particular Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Middle Manager Of Justice

I thought I would use my Nerd Moment column to tell you about a love that I have. I have a love for mobile games. Okay, okay, don’t hate on me just yet. I have a knack for finding some pretty interesting (and I’ll admit, Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Top 10 Inspirational Albums

Welcome to my new column, Faren’s Nerd Moment! Every week (lesbihonest probably bi-weekly because I’m me) I would like to share some of my favorite things with you and maybe wax poetic every now and again. I spent the vast majority of this month thinking of Read More …