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Tamar Altebarmakian

Writer, fangirl, and cat-enthusiast. My work has appeared on The Mary Sue, The Portland Review, Ranker, and other websites. My favorite show growing up was Xena – I've tried to emulate the Warrior Princess in every way (see current hairstyle).

14 wise and witty quotes from the incomparable Carrie Fisher

While most people know Carrie Fisher as the iconic Princess Leia from Star Wars, she was also an avid mental health activist, a talented singer, and an accomplished writer. As a script-doctor, a screenwriter, and a best-selling memoirist, she certainly had a way with words. Whether it was in her books, her films, or in one of […]

8 nerdy things to do in Los Angeles

Looking for nerdy things to do in Los Angeles? This is your one-stop shop. Once you’ve hit all the expected tourist traps, appease the fandom gods by worshipping at one of these nerdy places in LA.   Shop at the Most Nerdtastic Store You’ll Ever Visit Designed to look like a British storefront alley, like its […]

9 ‘Wonder Woman’ fashion finds to make you feel fierce and flawless

The reviews are in and Wonder Woman is officially a hit with critics and fans alike. If you want to flaunt your love for the Themysciran princess during your tenth viewing of the film, we’ve got you covered. We’ve lassoed some of the best Wonder Woman fashion finds out there to help you channel the hero within you and […]

‘Doctor Who’ 10×07 recap: “The Pyramid at the End of the World”

Doctor Who 10X07 recap, “The Pyramid at the End of the World,” Aired May 27, 2017 The latest episode of Doctor Who was a bit of a meandering mess, but its last ten minutes more than made up for it. Here are our top takeaways from “The Pyramid at the End of the World.”   […]

Here’s which ‘Game of Thrones’ house you belong in based on your zodiac sign

“When you play a game of thrones you win or you die.” When you play the Game of Thrones zodiac game you learn whether you’re the type of person who’s more inclined to go on a wine-induced (and totally justifiable) power-trip like Cersei or whether you’re honorable and stubborn like many of the Starks. Read our list to […]

‘Doctor Who’ 10×06 recap: “Extremis”

Doctor Who 10X06 recap, “Extremis,” Aired May 20, 2017 We have our second Moffat episode of the season, and it’s full of the twists and turns we’ve come to expect from the Who showrunner. “Extremis” answers some of the burning questions we’ve had since the start of the season, like why Nardole is tagging along with […]

‘Doctor Who’ 10×05 recap: “Oxygen”

Doctor Who 10X05 recap, “Oxygen,” Aired May 13, 2017 The scares keep coming this season on Doctor Who. The latest episode of Who is the most frightening episode so far. Like the last episode, this week’s “Oxygen” featured our protagonists in an isolated space, waiting to get picked off one by one, except this time they’re on a […]

‘Doctor Who’ recap: Episode 10×4, “Knock Knock”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 4, “Knock Knock,” Aired May 7, 2017 “You don’t have to go to outer space to find monsters. There’s plenty of things that want to kill you right here on Earth,” Nardole tells the Doctor at the end of the fourth episode of the season, “Knock Knock.” It turns […]

11 of Bill’s Best Questions from ‘Doctor Who’ 10×03 “Thin Ice”

Doctor Who recap 10×03, “Thin Ice,” Aired April 29, 2017 The third episode of Doctor Who’s tenth season starts with Bill saying, “I have questions.” She and the Doctor have found themselves in Regency era London during one the Thames’ Frost Fairs. While the episode starts out with a monster-of-the-week threat, we quickly learn that the […]

5 ‘Star Wars’ comics you should be reading

If you’re like us and you’re impatiently waiting for more The Last Jedi footage to obsess over, satisfy those Star Wars cravings by checking out some of the best new Star Wars comics published by Marvel. Ever since Disney purchased the rights to Star Wars, Marvel has been steadily putting out a number of great […]

The Force is strong with these 10 ‘Star Wars’ fashion finds

With The Last Jedi coming out later this year along with a bounty of tie-in comics, books, shows, and games, there’s no better time to be a Star Wars fan. So why not celebrate your love for the fandom by flaunting some of our carefully curated Star Wars fashion picks!   Jedi Cowl Dress – […]

‘Doctor Who’ recap: Episode 10×2, “Smile”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 2, “Smile,” Aired April 22, 2017 Don’t blink. Don’t even blink. Blink and you’re dead. Oops! Different episode. I mean smile! Smile or you’re dead. The Doctor and Bill are back for their second adventure, visiting an empty human colony in the future where they encounter a group of deadly robots […]

‘Doctor Who’ season 10 premiere recap: 10×01 “The Pilot”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 1, “The Pilot,” Aired April 16, 2017 The wait is over! With the exception of the Christmas special, Whovians have gone a year without regular Who in their lives, but Doctor Who finally returned this week with its tenth season. It’s been a long wait, so let’s skip the […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Our Favorite Moments from the Teaser Trailer

In the words of Luke Skywalker, “Breathe. Just breathe.” The Last Jedi trailer is finally here, and while we’re still processing our thoughts, theories, and feelings (so, so many feelings), let’s talk about some of our favorite moments.   Rey’s Training So one thing we knew for certain when Rey approached Luke in the final […]

Her Universe announces a new ‘Star Wars’ collection

Star Wars Celebration Orlando is this week and Her Universe has released a new Star Wars collection for the convention. With the exception of a few items, these styles are currently Star Wars Celebration exclusives, but the Her Universe site says to expect them online soon! The collection includes a fun floral Rebel pilot romper […]