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"Suits You Halloween" Series: Cersei Lannister

Suits You Halloween Series: Cersei Lannister by Olga A. Continuing with our costuming know-how series in the run-up to the biggest dress-up holiday of the year, the second installment deals with – Cersei Lannister. Don’t you just love this ever-scheming, plotting woman intent on malice and intrigue? Whilst going as Daenerys would appeal to those of us who love a ...

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Halloween: Geek Costumes with Ivy Patricksdaughter

I had the pleasure of having an email interview with Ivy Patricksdaughter, the costume designer of Geek Costumes and a Lord of the Rings fan.   Goldberry: You have beautiful Eowyn and Faramir costumes. Are they your favourite Tolkien characters? What draws you to this pair?    Ivy Patricksdaughter: Thank you for both costumes. My favourite character from the book is Eowyn, ...

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Halloween Ideas: A Game of Style

A Game of Style by Olga A. As fans all over the globe are holding their breath in the anticipation of the newest season of the “Game of Thrones,” let us turn to topics no less exciting. After all, Halloween is nigh – and so are the parties, the all-night revels, and even the occasional forays trick-or-treating (just as much ...

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It’s Halloween! Why do we Costume?

Living the Nerd Life is closely associated with dressing up. Hobbit Day, May the Fourth, conventions, and LARPing. Halloween is the excuse “ordinary people” use to join us in the world of costumes. By why only dress up one day a year? In my house both my husband and I have theme birthday parties with costumes, movies, and cake and ...

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Halloween Cooking with Tolkien: Zeldóshâkh’s Gnarly Bones

Zeldóshâkh’s Gnarly Bones by Astrid Tuttle Winegar I was asked me to submit something special for Halloween, “perhaps something Sauron-themed and scary?” But I told him that there are… So, I figured I could send over these slightly spicy pastries, perfect to accompany soups or stews. Now I know these aren’t exactly real bones ripped right out of some elf ...

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The Vampire

The following poem is dedicated to all those who love fantasy and fear the dark. May you find joy and excitement in these verses. They are for you and all imaginative folk. “The Vampire” By John C Evans Past the churchyard’s dreary lot, Where the sad monks chant their liturgical refrain- Under the gilded bands of a brandished cross, Fixed ...

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The Devil’s Strand, Or The Isle of Ghosts

The Devil’s Strand,Or The Isle of Ghosts By John C. Evans There is an island out there in the fog, Colder than bone, Where the sea salt ends, And the bare rocks shoulder the forgotten tombs, Of Fisher Kings whose likeness has gone out of this world, And into that other realm, No man hath returned from. I have marked ...

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Neil Gaiman Returns to The Sandman

Neil Gaiman Returns to The Sandman by Michelle Lawhorn From Vertigo Comics: “This October, author Neil Gaiman returns to the realm of the Endless for an eagerly anticipated tale that will bring readers back to one of the most critically-acclaimed comic book series ever. THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will unite Gaiman with visionary artist J.H. Williams III and reveal a previously ...

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