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Jonesin’ for a Fix: Books for TV Addicts – Sherlock edition

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The San Diego Comic-Con is officially upon us and, as you’d expect, with it comes a slew of mind-blowing announcements. Not the least of which is sure to be an update on the series that made Benedict Cumberbatch a star, Sherlock. Now if you haven’t been watching this show, you really need to pull a Dr. Phil and get a hold of your life. Fans are hungry for any information they can get on Season 4 and, hopefully Comic-Con will bring with it many Doyle-esque revelations. More likely what we’ll get is a trailer for the upcoming special set in Victorian London. Regardless, it will be a while before we get any new, substantive Sherlock content. So we here at…

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Geek Couture Dazzles at San Diego Comic-Con for Second Year

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When we think of clothing at a Comic-Con, we tend to picture cosplay – men wearing stormtrooper costumes, women dressed as Sailor Moon. But thanks to Her Universe, a geek-inspired clothing company for women, fashion at Comic-Con is evolving past costumes and into everyday, wearable art. Last year they hosted the first ever geek couture fashion show at San Diego Comic-Con – and the fans came running. Her Universe was founded in 2009 by actress Ashley Eckstein – who also voices Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. From the beginning, the merchandise and clothing company has made it their mission to bring the often-overlooked female fans of sci-fi and fantasy into the spotlight. The fashion show started as…

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How Han Solo Destroyed My Self-Esteem

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I’ve always had something of a tenuous relationship with Han Solo. Sure, I appreciate the quippy one-liners and sexy smirks as much as the next guy. Also, as a cat owner, I know what it’s like to have a furry beast with the mind of a toddler infect each of your waking hours with constant attention-seeking behavior and a desire for basic, animal needs. So on some level, I totally get the whole Han thing. My problem with Han has always been, chiefly, that I’m nothing like him. See what I mean? I’ve tried throughout my entire life to be more Han-ish, but to no avail. I’ve somehow ended up looking less like Han Solo and more Stanley Tucci from…

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