All posts by Rachael Conrad

Mr. Robot: Twitter Reacts [Spoilers]

[Spoiler-infested waters. Swim at your own risk.] If you’re anything like us here at The Nerd League, you’re probably still feeling a bit awe-struck and bamboozled by the Mr. Robot finale. While Sam Esmail provided us with some answers, we’ve still got roughly a million unanswered questions

Weekend Reads: Outcast, Vol. 1 – Vol. 3

Outcast Vol. 1 – Vol. 3, Robert Kirkman & Paul Azaceta Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, *takes a deep breath* okay. To say that Robert Kirkman’s ongoing, deeply unsettling horror series, Outcast  is emotionally exhausting would be the understatement of the year. Disclaimer: This series is

Weekend Reads: My Best Friend’s Exorcism

My Best Friend’s Exorcism, Grady Hendrix I’ve mentioned in previous posts that the 1980’s are really in right now when it comes to story telling. My Best Friend’s Exorcism is no exception to that fact. Heartwarming, terrifying, and chock-full of demonic possession, My Best Friend’s

Weekend Reads: Ghosts

Ghosts, Raina Telgemeier Welp. Raina Telgemeier has done it again. And by it, I mean write and illustrate a beautiful and emotionally powerful coming-of-age story that gave me a whole lot of feelings. That story is Ghosts. Catrina and her family are moving to the foggy

10 Fascinating Facts About J.R.R.Tolkien

“All that glitters is not gold.” On this day in September, 1973, at the ripe old age of 81, J.R.R.Tolkien passed away. While he’s perhaps best known among nerdier circles for his fantasy novels (The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, and The Silmarillion to name three),

Weekend Reads: Fortunately the Milk

Everyone knows that a bowl of cereal is incomplete without milk. This is a fact that Neil Gaiman reiterates again and again in his delightful children’s book, Fortunately the Milk. “A children’s book?!” you say, “But I’m an adult person!” Hear me out. I actually

Weekend Reads: This Savage Song

I want to start this off by saying that I loved, loved, LOVED This Savage Song. Victoria Schwab (otherwise known as V.E. Schwab) has created a terrifying, blood-soaked story and it is beautiful from the first page to the last. Verity is a city at

Review: We Can Never Go Home

I have a lot of feelings about this comic book. Mostly those feelings are OH MY GOD THIS STORY WAS SO GOOD. And if it happens that you’re a fan of the recent resurgence of ’80s inspired books and television, then chances are you’ll love

Weekend Reads: Neil Gaiman

Sometimes you need a book (or two) to get you to the weekend. The Sleeper and the Spindle and How to Talk to Girls at Parties are those books. Ok, so maybe I’m a little biased because of how much I love Neil Gaiman. I’ve admired him

Weekend Reads: Goliath

Everyone knows the story of David and Goliath. A young man named David slays a Philistine giant with a slingshot and a well-aimed rock to the head. The giant, however, “was armed with a coat of mail and had greaves of brass upon his legs.”

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