Events, News

Tara’s at Emerald City Comicon!

I’m thrilled to be on four panels at Emerald City Comicon this upcoming weekend. If you’re in Seattle, make sure you get yourself over there! Can’t make the panels? I’ll be wandering about the show the rest of the time, so keep an eye out for me! Friday: I can […]


GeekFest This Weekend

This weekend in Seattle, some of your favorite geeky companies and performers will be joining together to support a great cause and create a fun festival/performance/bazaar. Make your way up to GeekFest in Shoreline this Saturday from 8am-6pm and Sunday 8am-5pm to see it all go down. Attending? Make sure […]


Desert Bus For Hope

The fine folks over at Loading Ready Run are getting ready to do something that takes strength, endurance, and a whole lot of driving through a desert: their 6th annual Desert Bus For Hope. They play Desert Bus, which some have called “the most boring video game ever made” for […]


EMP’s Icons of Science Fiction Exhibit

Last weekend, I had theĀ privilegeĀ of attending the Icons of Science Fiction party and previewing the exhibit before it opened to the public. The exhibit was amazing and I had a great time at the party taking pics, playing games, and hanging out with the Seattle geek community. Take a look […]

Events, Fun Food

Happy Movember!

In honor of Movember, I made some mustache lollipops for the staff over at Bookr. Movember is an annual challenge to men: Don’t shave during the month of November to raise money for prostate cancer and other male cancer initiatives. It makes for some very entertaining faces in the Seattle […]


Geek Girl Con Wrap-Up

(Photo from EMP Museum’s Flickr stream.) I had an absolutely fabulous time at the first Geek Girl Con. I bought stuff from the vendor room, painted miniatures, attended the Offbeat Empire party, met fellow lady-geeks, and attended some really great panels. One of my favorite panels was Killing Cattiness and […]


Geek Girl Con!

I’ll be at Geek Girl Con this weekend, and hope to see some of you there! With panels ranging from Star Wars to Burlesque to feminism, there’s pretty much something for everyone. Tickets will be available at the door for $30 each day or $45 for a weekend pass, cash […]


Free Pre-Screening Event: New Girl

Geeky Hostess readers have been invited to a free pre-screening of Fox’s newest show, New Girl. If you’re in the Seattle area this Thursday, check it out! (Just make sure you RSVP by Wednesday, and let them know I sent you.) Haven’t heard of New Girl? Adorably geeky girl + […]


Where To Eat While at PAX

PAX is upon us. Geeks and Gamers will be taking over downtown Seattle for the weekend, and I could not be more thrilled. If you’re attending, there will be times that you’ll want to grab something to eat, and you may have no idea where to go. Cheesecake Factory and […]


How To Geek Out at BlogHer

This past weekend, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend BlogHer. Now, the idea of spending a weekend with 3500+ women bloggers seemed a bit daunting, but I’m so happy I went. I have never been surrounded by so many intelligent, interesting, passionate, and welcoming women in my life–I learned […]