Latest Articles for Author: Pamela McMillan

December’s bookcase club comes with page-turning thrillers

December’s Bookcase Club Comes With Page-Turning Thrillers

The nights are chilly, the wind is fierce, so pull up to your fireplace (or TV playing a looped video of a fireplace) and snuggle up with some action-packed novels to keep you warm! Winter is probably the best time to read because you have every excuse not to go outside and every excuse to…

Foundmi – the mini-hero for you

Foundmi – The Mini-Hero For You

I can’t count the many times I’ve forgotten my phone at someone else’s house or lost it in between the couch cushions (what’s down there? A black hole hungry for my phone?!) It’s always pathetic to feel that moment of rising panic when you can’t remember when you’ve last seen it – my phone is…

June 2017 bookcase club unboxing

June 2017 Bookcase Club Unboxing

June brings to my doorstep tales of fairies, enchanted sleeping children, magical jewels, and family secrets. Nothing is more exciting than coming home from a stressful day at work to find two novels handpicked for me and waiting at my door. Ready for some magical adventure? Take a look: The Darkest Part of the Forest…

The things i do for love — and musical parodies…

The Things I Do For Love — And Musical Parodies…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Apollo Theater Chicago. All opinions are 100% mine. What do dragons, mass amounts of murder, and White Walkers have in common? Well, it’s not snappy and entertaining show tunes, that’s for sure, but that didn’t stop the creative team behind Baby Wants Candy and…

May’s loot crate had some powerfully good loot

May’s Loot Crate Had Some Powerfully Good Loot

This month’s Loot Crate box was quite hefty, larger than they usually are, so it came as no surprise that it featured The Hulk as part of its biggest loot item. This Loot Crate’s theme was simple enough: Power. The LC Magazine featured the Hulk on the cover and dived into the history behind the…

Questing has never been easier – thanks to april’s loot crate

Questing Has Never Been Easier – Thanks to April’s Loot Crate

Whether you’re in the Forgotten Realms, a wizard boarding school, a labyrinth, or on the high seas, it’s always important to be prepared for your… Quest! This month’s LC issue was chock full of tips on getting yourself out of a quest (although who is LC kidding? Everyone loves quests!) and fun news about the…

How was this loot crate versus…?

How Was This Loot Crate Versus…?

The others? I’m glad you asked, my fictional friend asking questions, because not only did you provide me with a title to this article but you also managed to include the theme of March’s 2016 Loot Crate: Versus That’s right. In this month’s Loot Crate, we were treated to a look at some of the…

February’s loot crate is dead fun!

February’s Loot Crate is Dead Fun!

I can hear your groans from here. It’s hard making puns, you know? Calm yourselves! If you haven’t already guessed, this month’s Loot Crate is “dead” themed. And honestly, if you couldn’t guess it from the title then it’s really on you. Surviving a zombie apocalypse has never been easier with Loot Crate’s monthly magazine,…

January’s loot crate is stellar

January’s Loot Crate is Stellar

I don’t know what I was expecting for this month’s Loot Crate but my mind was blown! The theme was Invasion and featured some pretty amazing loot – This has been the best Loot Crate yet of the year (bad um TSH!). But seriously, just take a look at how much the quality of the…

December’s loot crate warms the heart

December’s Loot Crate Warms the Heart

Happy holidays, fellow geeks! It is with great tidings or whatever, I bring you a look at the last Loot Crate of the year! As always, every Crate has been filled with amazing collectibles based on a monthly theme. From the retro Rewind January to Covert March to Combat November, every month brought something special….

November loot crate is a hit!

November Loot Crate is a Hit!

As winter slowly but inevitably approaches, the bitter winds and frosty snow beat down on us weary geeks. As tiring and spirit-destroying as it can be, there’s always a bright spot to look forward to. For this geek, it’s the monthly Loot Crate and this month’s loot is as epic as always. This month’s theme…

Time for loot crate again! October’s unboxing

Time for Loot Crate Again! October’s Unboxing

Time, time, and time (giggle) again, Geek Insider has revealed the awesome loot that each month’s Loot Crate brings. And that time (snicker) has come around again… And what is this month’s theme? Time! Huzzah! Starting off with the monthly Loot Crate magazine, we have a pull out of the license plate for the Delorean…