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About Angela Germano

Mickey Mouse: Hot or Not? (With Merch!)

January 26, 2016 |

People love to discuss and rate the appearance of various celebrities, like the unrelenting discussions on Kim Kardashian's weight/fashion/morning breath, but what about other, more long-standing members of pop culture? How do their appearance changes hold up to the scrutiny ... Read More

Fantastic Harry Potter Merch (And Where to Find It)

January 22, 2016 |

I could make some sort of flowery statement about how the magic of Harry Potter isn't just in Harry or Hogwarts, or even in the story of JK Rowling, but in everyone who has some sort of special memory attached. ... Read More

Most Bananas Outfits From Star Trek: The Next Generation

January 13, 2016 |

Star Trek is ingrained in our brains and culture, no matter what version of it you prefer (except Enterprise, we all try to forget that part of the Star Trek canon). And, despite the current Star Wars mania storming our ... Read More

Online Purchases You Can Never Take Back

January 8, 2016 |

The internet is one of the greatest things ever invented, we can all agree on that. But just because it's perfection in a series of tubes doesn't mean that it can protect you from ill-advised, or even (social) life-threatening purchases. ... Read More

Better Versions of Things You Got for Christmas

December 30, 2015 |

So let's say that, hypothetically (completely and totally hypothetically), your family has no clue what to buy you for any occasion, so they buy what they think they should be buying you. Sometimes it's things along the lines of “Oh, ... Read More

The Best Star Wars Merch

December 21, 2015 |

In addition to being a media powerhouse, Star Wars has always been known for giving its fans exactly the kind of merchandise they want. Do you want a giant Dewback for your Barbies to ride? Or do you want entire ... Read More

Your Survival Guide to Last-Minute Shopping

December 15, 2015 |

Your mission objective: Assemble the present you (surprise!) need to buy for your sister's new boyfriend that you know nothing about.

Potential suppliers: your local Chinese food restaurant, one of 3 national chain gas stations, a potential movie theater open for ... Read More

The 5 Best & Worst Return Policies

November 23, 2015 |

We've all had moments of regret, where we've had to return something, either due to manufacturer defect or personal defect (“no, I LOVE this black suede poncho with glitter horses along the bottom, how did you know that this was ... Read More

6 Black Friday Don'ts

November 9, 2015 |

Black Friday shopping is one of the most harrowing, terrifying shopping experiences you can ever have -- frantic, aggressive shoppers all fighting for the same limited number of discounted items, all at an ungodly hour of the morning, after hours waiting ... Read More

A Brief Glossary for The Lost Boys

October 16, 2015 |

Movies make up words, or reinterpret them, to create a new universe all of the time. Sometimes the fake word stays around (we're all looking at you, BSG), or becomes so associated with the movie that they'll never be separated ... Read More

Look At These Costumed Dogs Immediately

October 2, 2015 |

Putting animals in costumes is one of the greatest benefits of being human, and, though there are detractors, it must be properly treasured, as it is a gift. And dogs, being born with the temperament of I LOVE LIFE AND ... Read More