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“Don’t Frown, You’ll Get Wrinkles” and Other Advice I Didn’t Listen To

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Were you ever told that "sage" advice while growing up? Don’t frown, because your face will wrinkle up in a weird way when you’re older. I have a few issues with my eyesight, including a greater sensitivity to sunlight. I always looked angry/frowny-faced while I sat/played/lived in the sunlight, without any sunglasses to speak of. I was already wearing glasses to see properly, … [Read more...]

I Need Spring In My Life And On My Nails (nail art)

Bring the Spring Nail Art

Are your nails blue, because its absolutely freezing outside, instead of some fabulous nail polish colour? I am so very much done with winter, and really need spring to make an appearance, like yesterday (literally, yesterday was way too frigid for my bones.) That's why when #CollectiveBias Social Fabric® made a call for spring-related nail-art, I jumped at the chance to get … [Read more...]

Get Your Chopsticks Out, Toronto Sushi Festival is Next Week!

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I have to thank my friend and fellow sushi junkie, Deanna of Maple Leaf Mommy, for pointing out the super important fact that Toronto has a sushi festival, that promises all kinds of exciting and YUM. A two-day festival at the gorgeous Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, during the evenings of next Thursday and Friday (March 5th & 6th,) and tickets are going quick! Its not … [Read more...]

Shomi to Begin Airing Amazon’s “Mozart In The Jungle” Today

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Apparently I was living under a rock in late January when Shomi Canada announced it's partnership with to showcase a number of AP's original content to Canadians. This is huge news, as the much coveted TV/Movie portion of Amazon Prime ($99/year subscription service) is not available to the Canadian market. Like Netflix, Amazon has gone the route of original programming, and … [Read more...]

New Comics Released: Wed Feb 25, 2015, The Joker Edition

Feb 25, 2015 Comic Releases: Joker Edition

I almost called this one the Spider-Gwen edition, 'cause hello Gwen as a spidey hero.  I'll admit I didn't like Gwen so much in the most recent Spider-Man movie, but she had such a huge impact on Peter Parker/Spider-Man in past comics as being his first love, and ultimately was another loved one that he couldn't save from the bad guys. What could that do to a person's psyche, … [Read more...]

Track Your PR Contacts, Blog Ideas and Facebook Posts with These Tools

Track Your PR Contacts, Blog Ideas and Facebook Posts with These Tools

I'm doing this new trendy thing; trying to keep everything organized, including my blog work. Yes, there truly is such a concept! I was finding that I wasn't really keeping my blog ideas and upcoming events ordered in such a way that I would actually remember to type up events, that interested me most, on time. For instance, up to this point, my weekly comic related posts were … [Read more...]

New Comics Released: Wed Feb 18, 2015, The Robin Who? Edition

New Comics Batman's Robin Who? Edition

Another Wednesday, means another set of comic releases from Marvel and DC, woot! This week has a couple of series that I'm looking forward to catching up on including Black Widow #15 (the varient cover featuring a happy Black Widow and Hawkeye looks awesome,) and Loki: Agent of Asgard. Yay for quasi-good Loki! There are quite a few Batcomics out in this release, and the inner … [Read more...]

The Order: 1886 – Reason enough to buy a PS4 Game Console?

The Order:1886 - Reason enough to buy a PS4 Game Console?

Yep, it's true. I bought a PS4 game through pre-order, without actually having a PS4 console at home to play it. Why? That's an entirely great question. This game had a preview at the FAN Expo in Toronto back in August 2014, and it was love at first sight. It's violent, and I'm not usually a big fan of violence, unless its Supernatural (it drives Jay, aka TheHubs, nuts that I … [Read more...]

Beauty Bag: Valentine’s Day

Geek with Style: Valentines Beauty Bag

Happy Friday the 13th! I've been reminded of the fact of how lucky today is by stubbing my toe, not once, but thrice. Ow. Enough about oh so sore tootsies though, I've got a beauty bag to share with you! Also? Remember the KISS InstaWave I mentioned on my New Year's Eve Glam post? Well, I managed to take some pics this time to show you just how easy this hair curler really is! … [Read more...]

New Comics Released: Wed Feb 11, 2015, The Valentine’s Edition

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A new Wednesday, a new set of comic book releases, woot! And what a week for Spidey fans, eh? SONY and Marvel Studios agreeing to have Spider-Man jump franchises for a MCU movie is an incredible step ahead for the movies we've all been hoping for. It should be a no-brainer to have Spider-Man mingling with Avengers characters, as that's what you get in the comics, so yay for a … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Get the Most out of Your Alcatel One Touch Idol X+

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The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ smartphone, it's quite an enigma. On the one hand, it has amazing battery power while it rests; but on the other, it can be quick to tire if certain apps are in use. Or at least, that's what happened the first time I tried out the phone. Between us, this post below is much different to the first one I wrote, but hadn't yet got a chance to publish … [Read more...]

Quick! Fabulously Warm Garments On Sale at Penningtons

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Will you be a lucky one? Penningtons has a ton a fabulously warm clothes and outerwear on a 50% off sale right now! Many items are limited to a few sizes, so these garments are going quick. I wish I had a size 8 foot, 'cause those faux-fur winter boots would be so very handy right now. Go check out the sale now!* With a flat $7.50 shipping rate across Canada (and free … [Read more...]

New Comics Released: Wed Feb 4, 2015, The Holy Hawkguy Edition

New Marvel DC Comics Feb 4 2015

Welcome to Geek with Style's 2nd edition of Marvel & DC Comics releases for Wednesday February 4, 2015 (woot, two weeks in a row, whut!) If you have any Marvel comic fans in your life, you might catch them openly weeping as they finally grasp the comic-book-that-couldn't today.  Twenty comics into this series, ending with Clint Barton asking for help from his ex-girlfriend … [Read more...]

Where Is Siri’s Twin Brother Sori?

In Search Of Sori, Siri's Twin.

Oh sorry, I'm looking for Sori.  Or more to the point, why are the popular virtual assistants feminized? I have LG's Voice Mate on hand, and it's definitely female. If there's a way to make it sound male, I haven't figured it out yet. I asked it "How do I change your voice?" this afternoon, and it counter-asked me, "Uh, do you want to sing a duet?" Erm yes, that's possibly the … [Read more...]

New Comics Released: Wednesday Jan 28, 2015

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Bear with me, I want to share my love of comics with you in some informative way... just working out the kinks I guess.  For the uninitiated, Wednesdays are comic release days, so I'm thinking I'm going to share which comics I'm looking forward to picking up today at Red Nails II, Toronto as well as the full list of what you can find for Marvel and DC Comics. There are of … [Read more...]

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