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Nerd Food: No Chaser Clean Energy Drink

Nerd Food: No Chaser Clean Energy Drink is a Gluten Free Treat

Energy drinks are my guilty pleasure. I don't indulge in them too often since they aren't always a healthy drink — and they can cause some severe side effects. However, recently I started drinking NO CHASER, a tropical tasting energy drink that contains 80mg of caffeine, B-vitamins, L-Theanine, ginseng, and more. As a bonus, the […]

5 Items from shopDisney to Show Your Pride, Mickey Style!

5 Items from shopDisney to Show Your Pride, Mickey Style!

Happy Pride Month! While celebrations across the world have been canceled due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, that doesn't mean you can't treat yourself or throw your own party for you at home. These awesome items at shopDisney are fun, trendy, and the perfect accessory for any outfit! Disney Parks Rainbow Belt Bag  $24.99 […]

Metallica Mondays Presents A Show From 1997 This Week

Metallica Mondays Presents A Show From 1997 This Week

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

Denver Pop Culture Con Canceled for 2020, Will Return 2021

Denver Pop Culture Con Canceled for 2020 but Will Return 2021

Denver Pop Culture Con has been canceled. The decision came after the State of Colorado announced it's intent to use the Colorado Convention Center through the end of the year. All tickets for the 2020 show will be refunded, while exhibitors have the option of a full refund or credit for their next event. "Due […]

Universal Studios globe located at the entrance to the theme park. Universal Studios Orlando is a theme park resort in Orlando, Florida, USA. Editorial credit: Craig Russell / Shutterstock.com

Universal Studio's Japan and Florida Set Their Reopening Dates

After a three month shut down Universal Studios Japan will reopen to annual ticket holders residing in the Osaka Prefecture on June 8th, according to Kyodo News. Universal Studios Japan LLC will gradually list restrictions to allow the general Osaka Prefecture populace to visit the popular park on June 15th. After that, people residing in the […]

The Dishonored Soundtrack Is Coming To Vinyl Via Laced Records

The Dishonored Soundtrack Is Coming To Vinyl Via Laced Records

Your vinyl collection is about to grow with another video game soundtrack as Laced Records will be releasing the music from Dishonored. The collection is being put together through a collaboration with Bethesda Softworks to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of Arkane Studios.  This five record box set features what they call a "curated selection" […]

Nerd Food: PB & J Rolls from Disney's California Adventure

Nerd Food: PB & J Rolls from Disney's California Adventure

Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim, California, has some seriously delicious park food. Whenever I visit the historic park, I seem to spend most of my money on food and snacks! One of the great things about Disneyland and California Adventure is their ability to make ordinary food fun and magical. Since Disneyland and […]

Nerd Food: Kellog's Spongebob Squarepants Cereal

Nerd Food: Betty Crocker's Avengers Fruit Snacks

Since the world shut down, I've spent more time outdoors, by myself, going for long walks. While I know many of us are trying to live our very best Jane Austen-esque life, we still must find joy in the little things. Recently on a trip to the grocery store, a familiar team of faces caught […]

Pride Shoes That WIll Serve Some Looks All Year Long

Pride Shoes That WIll Serve Some Looks All Year Long

Under Armour's 2020 Pride Collection has recently dropped, serving real looks with a DIY attitude. For this year's collection, UA took inspiration from the original 1978 Rainbow Pride Flag, which can be found on the entire collection. The collection includes the UA HOVR Phantom 1 Slip shoe, apparel perfect for an active lifestyle, and accessories. […]

7 Pride Items From Hot Topic That Are Loud and Proud

7 Pride Items From Hot Topic That Are Loud and Proud

With Pride Month coming in just mere days, it's time to treat yourself to some new Pride gear to celebrate. Hot Topic has some of the cutest items to share your Pride all year long. Hot Topic has been a massive supporter of the LBGTQ+ community, and they are a real safe space for everyone. […]

Captain Phasma and the Stormtroopers. Photo by Baltimore Lauren

Stormtroopers are at Disney Springs Enforcing Social Distancing

Disney fans looking for their magic fix have flocked to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort since it's reopening. People took to Twitter and YouTube to document what it was like to be at Disney Springs during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the most part, people seem to be following the rules and minding […]

Kellogg's Spongebob Squarepants Cereal. Photo by Baltimore Lauren

Nerd Food: Kellogg's Spongebob Squarepants Cereal

Ooooohhh, who lives in a cereal box in my kitchen? Spongebob Squarepants! Yes! The lovable sea sponge is back in cereal form from Kellogg's! Just in time for the upcoming Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run coming out later this summer, this cereal is a sugary treat for people of all ages.  This cereal was recently […]

Dr Disrespect Partners Up With MTN DEW GAME FUEL

Dr Disrespect Partners Up With MTN DEW GAME FUEL

Firm handshakes seem to be going around these days as MTN DEW GAME FUEL has partnered up with Twitch streamer Dr Disrespect. The vast majority of gamers may know him best for his outbursts or his first-person shooter gameplay that he does almost every day on stream, but loyal fans of the Doc know him […]

J.K. Rowling attends the premiere "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" at Alice Tully Hall on November 10, 2016, in New York City. Editorial credit: JStone / Shutterstock.com

J.K. Rowling Accidentally Tweets F-Bomb Transphobic Report To Millions

It's J.K. Rowling time again, everyone. But first, rewind three years: in 2017 the then-26-year-old transactivist and transwoman Tara Wolf was was convicted of striking the 60-year old Maria Maclachlan on the back and shoulder during a protest at Speakers' Corner in 2017. The protest involved trans activists and anti-trans campaigners (dubbed TERFs or trans-exclusionary radical feminists by […]

Twitch Reveals Their Free Games With Prime For June 2020

Twitch Reveals Their Free Games With Prime For June 2020

Those of you with a Twitch Prime subscription are in for a world of goodies as the company revealed Free Games With Prime for June 2020. The word came down on Twitter this morning, revealing the give games that would be available for free with your subscription. Those games are Forsaken Remastered, Observer, Project Warlock, Steel Rats, and […]

J.K. Rowling, Impressed By Drawings, Tweets Her Delight Away

J.K. Rowling, Impressed By Ickabog Drawings, Tweets Her Delight

J.K. Rowling, the author of the massively popular Harry Potter young adult novel series, has lately been working on increasing the PR for her newest work, a children's book called The Ickabog. Today, she could be found retweeting drawings of the characters, creatures, and even locations from the story. The Ickabog is a stand-alone fairy […]

Walt Disney World Resort to begin Phased Park Opening in July

Walt Disney World Resort to Begin Phased Park Opening in July

After Closing in March due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks will begin a phased reopening starting this July. This comes after the reopening of Shanghai Disneyland earlier this month, followed by the phased reopening of Disney Springs — the popular shopping district inside the Walt Disney World […]

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch Signs Summit1G, Dakotaz, & JoshOG To Multi-Year Deals

Twitch has made an announcement today of three new signings as the social streaming platform has signed Summit1G, Dakotaz, and JoshOG. All three are professional gaming streamers with their own major followings that have made them popular mainstays in their games of choice. Each one will continue to live stream exclusively on Twitch through multi-year […]

Toy Story Land in Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Image Credit: Baltimore Lauren

Nerd Food: Totchos from Woody's Lunch Box in Hollywood Studios!

Welcome back to another magical Nerd Food — my favorite column to write (aside from deep dives on old books). Today the Disney Parks Blog as released another Disney Parks recipe, this time the delicious totchos from Woody's Lunch Box inside Disney's Hollywood Studios. I've enjoyed this meal several times in the park, as I […]

Metallica Mondays Heads To Lima, Peru For Tonights By Request Set

Metallica Mondays Heads To Lima, Peru For Tonights By Request Set

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]