Archive for September, 2013

Banned Books: In the Hand of the Beholder

Welcome to the American Library Association’s annual Banned Book week where we celebrate what it means to read in the United States! In preparing for this post I looked up the 2012 Top Ten Challenged Books and was surprised to discover Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series at the top of the list. With titles like […]

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It’s All Geek To Me #1- Dragon Con (aka Geek Mecca)

  I  returned home last week from another universe- Dragon Con. Held in Atlanta, Georgia every Labor Day weekend, Dragon Con is a fan centered SciFi/Fantasy/Gaming/Comics convention for the proud, the geeky and the Jedi. Many Muggles (non-geeks) seem perplexed by these events and my participation in them (including some family members). First and foremost […]

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