Author Archives: The Nerdy Blogger

About The Nerdy Blogger

Ashley Thomas is The Nerdy Blogger. She holds a B. A. in English Literature from Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee (c/o 2007) and completed her M. A. at Signum University in Summer 2017. Ashley blogs, reads, writes (for fun and for hire), and spends time with her husband, Ryan, and their two cat-monsters, Luna and Oliver. She and Ryan reside in Charlotte, North Carolina with a large quantity of board games, comic books, and polyhedral dice. She would like to be Brienne of Tarth, Leslie Knope, and Hermione Granger when she grows up.

Brienne of Tarth, Gwendoline Christie, and Me

I’ve been struggling with how to write all of this down for right on 2 months now. 2018 was a huge year for me in terms of fandom. I met not one, not two, but EIGHT of my online friends … Continue reading

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Excelsior! Thoughts on Stan Lee

Like many of my fellow nerds, I was absolutely devastated to hear of the passing of Stan Lee yesterday. I never had the pleasure of meeting Stan Lee, but a few of my friends did. By all accounts, he was … Continue reading

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All Treats, No Tricks! | Halloween Podcast Treats from Me

Hi friends! Thanks for sticking with me. As mentioned in a previous post, I LOVE Halloween. This year, I’ve been fortunate enough to join in not one, but TWO Halloween themed episodes of TWO of my favorite podcasts. If you’d … Continue reading

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Adventures with MoviePass – February 2018

Hey all! June got away from me with finally GETTING MY MASTER’S DEGREE and all. I just got back from the Mythmoot conference, which doubled as my Master’s graduation ceremony. If you’d like to watch me give the welcome at … Continue reading

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Adventures with MoviePass – January 2018

If you talk to me for more than 2 minutes, you will know that I’m quite passionate about TV/film/storytelling in general. If I’d not studied lit, there is a high likelihood that I would have studied theater. I love the … Continue reading

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Happy Alien Day!

Greetings to you from LV-426! If you were to sit down and talk with me about my favorite films, Ridley Scott’s original Alien would make my top five. Heck, it might even be my number one. This list is constantly in flux … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

For those of you who’ve been wondering what I’ve been doing the past year, it can be summed up in just a few words. FINISHING. MY. MASTER’S. DEGREE! I finished in September and my life got really full after that. … Continue reading

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