humanity

Humanity or geek-manity? Humanity topics include pieces on the real-life lives of geek advocates and influencors.

Aja Smith17 days ago
Time Adventure
Shortly after starting to watch Adventure Time, I used it to cope. I was dealing with loss and trauma, and with nearly every moment spent waiting for the tears to come, I stopped them with this ridicu...
Why Stories Matter
I’m going to start this off by asking you a question: What do you think is the greatest movie of all-time? Got an answer? Great. Here’s another question: What is your favourite movie? Is your answer t...
The Rajah Millaa month ago
GOT a Way Out
I seriously never saw my life becoming what it had. Anything and everything I ever dreamed or planned was long forgotten memories when Game of Thrones came into my world. I was fathering my two little...
Blanca Cantua month ago
10 Movies/Shows to Get You Ready for Pride Month
Pride month is about to start folks, and the best way to get in the right mindset is to begin watching as many LGBTQ+ movies and shows as possible. Don’t worry, for this list I’ll make sure to put if ...
Tricia Moore2 months ago
Little Bird
Dialogue in movies or television can seem fairly boring to most people. People love the action and special effects. As a writer, I love the words. Great dialogue between characters with rich histories...
Riley Pearce2 months ago
I Took a Break from TV for a Whole Month
On the eve of April 1, 2019, my dad was driving me back to apartment. We were having a conversation about after-work activities and almost simultaneously he and I realized that we make grand plans to ...
Dehumanization 101: Why It's Wrong to Darken Your Skin for Your Cosplay
Last month cosplayer Yakfrost posted on their Twitter account a Google Docs list of known black face/race face cosplayers, and asked the community to block them from their social media. Upon hearing a...
Aja Smith3 months ago
Glowy and Powerful
Right now, I’m holding my stuffed dinosaur, Muhammed, trying to decide whether or not I’ll let people read this. The only way for me to get this out is to be personal and emotional, but I’ve been led ...
Maggie Mae4 months ago
Lost Boy
"Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning." Sometimes I like to imagine life in Never Land, where there is magic and where you will never grow up. I would love to hang out with Peter Pan ...
Samantha Sing4 months ago
How Puppet Sitcoms Changed My Outlook on Life
Graduating from college is supposed to be one of the happiest moments of your life. Before that moment I believed that I was going to go out and change the world for the better, but in reality, I ende...
Why I Don't Watch the Oscars
It's that time of year when Hollywood is full of talk about who's up for what award—yes, Oscar season is upon us. I have never been a big fan of award shows except The Tony's and I will explain why la...
Marielle Sabbag6 months ago
Media Portrayal of Disney Princesses
Disney has come a long way over the years as they have made one movie after another. One of the most popular items sold of all time is the Disney Princess Line which started being sold in 2001. Childr...
Patricia Rose6 months ago
Princesses Suck. Heroes Are Better
The Disney universe is huge, and it's mainly what we have our kids watch to pass the time and to know it’s safe content to fill their brains with. But is it really? I mean, what’s wrong with catchy so...
Courtney Lowry6 months ago
How YouTube Affects My Mental Health
With movie based streaming services dominating how I enjoy entertainment nowadays, it is hard to convince myself to become an avid YouTube-watcher again. Netflix and Amazon Prime don’t make me feel le...
Matt Blake6 months ago
Giving the Gift of Mega Man This Christmas!
Toys can be a powerful thing, as they are often a physical and tangible representation of a character or hero that we love. Even as an adult, I have talked to many of my peers about Christmas memories...
Alexandrea Sams7 months ago
The Importance of Entertainment
Anyone who knows me knows that I am an extraordinary nerdy person, a fangirl and I am very proud of it. Only few know that being a nerd has saved my life on multiple occasions. It truly started my fre...
'Raise the Red Lantern' - Thoughts on Rebellion
RED, the color of fire and blood. Red evokes passion and love. Red also signifies rebellion and danger. Zhang Yimou’s masterpiece Raise the Red Lantern (1991) is a visual treat no doubt, with ravishin...
LaLa Magnoliagyrl8 months ago
‘GoT’ Itonies
As always, I want to start off by thanking my readers. Every read is support for my kids, me and my work. And a very special thanks to my tippers! Once again, your generosity shows that you do support how I write. Or maybe your an avid GoT fan like I am. Still, a tip is something that goes a long way in my book and I am just thankful that you took that time to send it my way, so thank you! If you couldn’t already tell, I am a hardcore fan of the TV show Game of Thrones. I can honestly say that I...