Ashleeeybash: Let me talk to you about ‘shipping’

(Image Credit: Nickelodeon)

(Image Credit: Nickelodeon)

SHIPPING. No, I’m not talking about the kind of transportation you use on water. I’m talking about the new, hip term which basically means, you really, really like a certain couple together. Look, I love shipping and all but don’t make the show all about shipping! THERE ARE MORE CHARACTERS AND STORYLINES UNDERNEATH ALL OF THAT! Continue reading

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5 Things to Look Forward to at New York Comic Con!

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(Image Credit: New York Comic Con/ReedPop)

The air is crisp, the days grow shorter and the leaves are changing color. You know what that means? It’s fall, obviously. But do you know what that means? The time for Comic-con to land in the Big Apple is upon us once again. As always, there will dozens of events, screenings and panels to check out. Here is just a sampling of some of the things to look forward to about New York Comic Con 2014. Continue reading

Cara McGee at Adagio, Chicago, IL (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Inside Look at Adagio Teas’ Cara McGee Fan Event in Chicago!

Cara McGee at Adagio, Chicago, IL (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

Cara McGee at Adagio, Chicago, IL (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

Adagio Teas recently held a special signing event with Signature Adagio Tea Blender and Artist, Cara McGee, at their Chicago location and The Daily Quirk was on hand to bring you the inside info! Watch the exclusive feature below to find out more about McGee, Tea and the fabulous brand that is Adagio!

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TDQ Correspondent Katherine Wessel with Cara McGee at Adagio, Chicago, IL (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Artist and Tea Blender Extrodinaire Cara McGee at Adagio

 

TDQ Correspondent Katherine Wessel with Cara McGee at Adagio, Chicago, IL (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

TDQ Correspondent Katherine Wessel with Cara McGee at Adagio, Chicago, IL (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

Cara McGee is one super cool chick. With a talent for comic art, tea blending and creating a massive (and loyal) online following, McGee is sure to be on your radar soon, if she isn’t already! Recently, Adagio Teas held a special fan signing event with McGee, their most well known signature blender, at the Chicago Adagio location and The Daily Quirk was on hand to bring you an exclusive inside look at the event and an interview with the guest of honor! Watch the interview below where McGee tells us how she got started with her signature blends, the fandom teas she’s working on now and gives you her tea recommendations!
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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Her Universe Founder and Actress Ashley Eckstein

Ashley Eckstein (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

Ashley Eckstein (Image Credit: Nick Slotten / The Daily Quirk)

Ashley Eckstein is a busy (and pretty darn awesome) lady in the geek world. As the former voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the owner of the fangirl fashion company Her Universe, she has done quite a bit to contribute to the culture in which she grew up. Eckstein sat down with The Daily Quirk at Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo to talk about her beginnings in the Star Wars fandom, the inspiration behind Her Universe, and what’s next for her expanding fashion line. Watch the exclusive interview below and then check out the super cool teaser for her San Diego Comic Con Fashion Show! Continue reading

Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington and Benedict Cumberbatch in SHERLOCK (Image Credit: Hartswood Films/BBC)

Don’t Sink My Ship! The in-fighting among fandoms.

Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington and Benedict Cumberbatch in SHERLOCK (Image Credit: Hartswood Films/BBC)

Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington and Benedict Cumberbatch in SHERLOCK (Image Credit: Hartswood Films/BBC)

It’s whispered across space, time, ComicCon, and the web – “I didn’t choose the fandom life, the fandom life chose me.” Be you a SuperWhoLockian, a Potterhead, a Trekkie or something entirely different, you know how it goes: You fall in love with [insert obsession here] one day, and the next day, you begin to seek out others with whom you can obsess. You may find others to bond with on Tumblr, LiveJournal, a fan site or among already existing friends. Regardless of where you find people who are equally as in love with that special show, movie, band, etc., it’s all over. Once you’ve made contact, you’re in the fandom. Continue reading