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.

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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Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer Analysis

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE FIRST SEASON OF STRANGER THINGS! IF YOU’VE NOT WATCHED, DO THE RIGHT THING AND GET THEE TO NETFLIX! *** If you follow me anywhere on social media, you know that I’ve been freaking out … Continue reading

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A (Belated) Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, friends! 2016 is in the books and with 2017 in full swing, I feel like I’ve had little time to sit still. I hope your new year has started off with a bang. This is my annual … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween and Happy Reformation Day!

I’ve got a confession to make. I’m a Christian that loves Halloween.  Unabashedly. Unashamedly. I look for excuses to wear costumes, but Halloween seems to be one of the only times that it’s socially acceptable to walk around in costume … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Geek Out About The River Fox by Jonny Jimison

My buddy, Jonny Jimison, is one of the most clever and gifted cartoonists I’ve ever met. Jonny’s first graphic novel, Martin and Marco: The Dragon Lord Saga, has been described as “The Lord of the Rings meets Calvin and Hobbes.” Personally, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Week the World Ended by Thomas A. Farmer

Between my spring and summer classes, I got the opportunity to read The Week the World Ended by my friend and college classmate, Thomas A. Farmer. This was a really fun read and the perfect way to relax and escape after … Continue reading

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