February 2017

Celebrity Deaths - Why We Care So Much

As the internet continually pointed out, 2016 was a rough year in terms of celebrity deaths.  There is no doubt that 2016 claimed the lives of a serious number of iconic celebrities. January started the gruesome movement with the death of one of my favorite artists of all time, the glorious David Bowie – two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his album, Black Star. And that early blow sparked a terrible trend.
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Nerd Barrage Reviews: John Wick - Chapter 2

Yeah. I’d say he’s back. And with a vengeance. It’s rare for a sequel to rival its predecessor…and even more seldom does it outshine it. But in Chapter 2, Director Chad Stahelski steps up the action, the gun-play, the body count and the story line. This film gives us a deeper look into the mysterious world of assassins introduced in the original. It’s a respectable, well-mannered and frighteningly deadly hierarchy of cool-headed bosses, puppeteers and
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A Game of Thrones Feast to Impress Your Valentine

Quite some time ago I purchased A Feast of Ice & Fire – The Official Companion Cookbook. This book is chock-full of mouth-watering medieval recipes as well as many modern day counterparts that add a little something extra to the traditional dishes. Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer, the brilliant authors of this culinary masterpiece, also spend some pages delving into the basics of a medieval kitchen – such as cooking apparatuses that would be handy
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Nerd Barrage Builds: Chocolate Dice

Jenn and Bonita roll the dice in their latest geeky DIY…chocolate dice that is. Wanna surprise your sweetie with some sweets for Valentine’s Day or for a romantic occasion? Check out how Nerd Barrage Builds it. Here’s what you need:  Food-safe Silicone Mold Kit Dice (with embossed numbering) Chocolate/Candy boxes Decorations and Filler Measuring Spoons Measuring Cups (glass) Toothpicks Melting Candy and/or Chocolate chips Watch the video for instructions!

Gifts for Your Geeky Girlfriend / Boyfriend

Hello again, clueless shoppers! So you’ve won the nerd lottery and your significant other is a fellow geek? Grats! I know that Valentine’s day can sometimes send people into a bit of a stress-induced panic, but that’s why we’re here to help! Below you’ll find our top 5 picks for the special geeky guy or gal in your life! For your Geeky Girlfriend: Solar System Necklace – Some guys promise their lady the moon. Screw
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Nerd Barrage Builds: Ugly Sweaters

There is nothing quite like an ugly sweater for your upcoming holiday festivities….unless you put a nerdy twist on it. Then it’s something extra special! Watch the video for instructions!

Nerd Barrage Builds : Magic Wands

Our very first episode of Nerd Barrage Builds! For this video we created Harry Potter inspired wands in anticipation of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them release! Here is a list of what we used: Chopsticks Hot glue gun & glue sticks A variety of beads and embellishments Box knife of scissors Paints & brushes Watch the video for instructions!