It’s Totally a Real Job: Elle, Nerd Out App Founder

We've been talking to a bunch of geeky women in this series, and a lot of the women like the Geek Girl Brunch founders and Stewie from IGGPPC have created geeky things for you to take part in all over the world. While those are awesome, sometimes I always wonder what fun and geeky events are happening in … Continue reading It’s Totally a Real Job: Elle, Nerd Out App Founder

WiSH Con: A New Convention All About Women In Sci-Fi And Horror

There are some really amazing outlets for women in the geek industry these days, from Geek Girl Con to the newly-formed Wayward Daughters Academy, and now there is a new, up-and-coming convention dedicated to celebrating women in horror and science fiction: WiSH Con. 2016 will be the convention's inaugural year,  and I could not be … Continue reading WiSH Con: A New Convention All About Women In Sci-Fi And Horror

Landfall Freight Is Your New Favorite Subscription Box!

There are LOTS of subscription boxes out there, and even just in the geek space alone, the market is pretty darn crowded with the different types of boxes you can get. Even though there's a lot of awesome out there, after a while they can all start to seems somewhat similar. A geeky shirt, a … Continue reading Landfall Freight Is Your New Favorite Subscription Box!

Book Review: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy

I'm all about lady geek empowerment up in here, so when I had the opportunity to review Sam Maggs' upcoming book, The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy, I jumped all over it. I first met Sam through my Walking Dead recapping at The Mary Sue, and I was thrilled to see that her awesomeness had transferred … Continue reading Book Review: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy

A Distracted Blogger 2014 Year Wrap Up

It's been a great year, guys, and I've made some amazing new friends and done some awesome new things out here in the land of geek blogging. I've got some big plans for 2015, but 2014 was such an exciting year for me on Distracted Blogger that I wanted to talk about some of the highlights. … Continue reading A Distracted Blogger 2014 Year Wrap Up

GeekGirlCon 2014

I've talked a bit about my own personal preparations for GeekGirlCon 2014, but with the con coming up this weekend (this weekend!!! yeaaahhh!!!) I thought I'd talk a bit more about the con itself. So what is GeekGirlCon? In short, GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and … Continue reading GeekGirlCon 2014

Women in Geek: Catrina Dennis

For the past month, I've been featuring women working in various geeky professions here on my blog. If you've missed any, you can find them all here. It's been an awesome month, and I've loved getting to talk to so many amazing women doing cool things in their corner of geekery. Alas, I'm going to be giving … Continue reading Women in Geek: Catrina Dennis

Women in Geek: Kat Miller

 I'm talking with Kat Miller the Creative and Marketing Director at MuggleNet today! I'm so excited to feature her on the blog and give a glimpse into the life of someone who gets to actually have a paying job that is dedicated to Harry Potter. Ah-mazing. Remember to go here to check out the other Women … Continue reading Women in Geek: Kat Miller

Women in Geek: Tiffany Wangerin

I've not been shy around here about my desire to cosplay, and I've also not been shy about my complete inability to do so. So I am so incredibly excited to be able to bring an actual, real, amazing cosplayer here to the site for my Women in Geek series, since, apparently, obtaining a red … Continue reading Women in Geek: Tiffany Wangerin

Women in Geek: Vicky Connolly

 In today's Women in Geek interview, I'm talking with Vicky Connolly! Vicky works at Escape Velocity Comics, and she's actually one of the women on the Denver Comic Con panel that inspired this series. I've been interviewing women in a ton of different geeky lines of work, so if you've missed out on my interviews … Continue reading Women in Geek: Vicky Connolly