November 21, 2017

Welcome back to Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them! We apologize for the extended absence. Unfortunately we experienced several unfortunate occurrences in the last couple months including the Wine Country fires. But now we are back to fill your book-loving heads. W...

September 24, 2017

When Weezer first invaded our airwaves, I was a pimple-faced freshman trying to navigate the complicated world of high school. And just like every other kid at that age, I was trying to find myself. I didn’t know where I fit in and every day was a struggle to understan...

September 18, 2017

For my very first con experience, Wizard World Comic Con was a great choice. It was a smaller convention and in a nearby city so I didn’t have to spend a lot of money or travel very far. This helped me ease into the unknown world of conventions. I didn’t know this woul...

September 16, 2017

Sometimes inspiration can hit from unlikely situations, but the story behind the upcoming movie Puppet Killer came from an extra special place...during a musical scene with puppets dancing in the streets. Lisa Ovies stood by with a few of her friends and watched the pu...

September 10, 2017

Welcome to The Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them Book Club! I am so happy to be able to share with you the first selection for this brand new book club! The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz has won a John Sargent Senior First Novel Prize, Dayton Lite...

September 1, 2017

If you happened to be in Silicon Valley this past weekend, you might have seen a few things that probably didn’t make sense in the business district. Maybe, you grabbed your morning coffee at your usual spot for caffeine and noticed you were standing next to an entire...

August 12, 2017

Yesterday, the Nerds invaded Oracle Arena in Oakland to see what Marvel Universe Live had in store for fans all over the bay area. But what we saw was just a sample size of the huge production that will dazzle Nerds of all ages.

The parking lot was more filled than we e...

July 28, 2017

Who doesn’t love free stuff? No, this isn’t lame like that plush pillow with a shirtless Nicholas Cage that you received for your birthday last year.

What we are giving away is awesome! Two pairs of tickets to Marvel Universe Live to shows in Oakland or San Jose in the...

July 1, 2017

What happens when you mix comics, cosplay, panels, comedians, music, and Nerdery? The first annual id10tfest! It sounded awesome, so the Nerds had to check and see what all the hype was about....and we were not disappointed.

   

Presented by Chris Hardwick, id1...

June 18, 2017

My podcast (No Ordinary Nerd) and I have been doing panels at conventions all over California. What we talk about is how being a nerd has helped us cope and deal with our mental health problems. Our goal is to tell our stories in hopes that listeners that come in and s...

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A podcast with a focus on using nerd and pop culture to cope with mental illnesses. We learn together, grow together, heal and fight the stigma.

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