What Should I Read Next? Part 2

It has been awhile since I revisited the age old question, what should I read next? Between work and school, finding time to read for pleasure can be tough, but the holidays provide some much needed down time to catch up. While none of these books are hot off the press, they were all fantastic reads, and I highly recommend giving them a chance.     If you liked Supernatural + CSI = Read “The Harry Dresden Series” What it is: Harry Dresden is a wizard in present day Chicago,…

Run, Wizard, Run!

Anyone enjoy Harry Potter? (Who doesn’t??) Anyone like running? (Maybe not so much) Or maybe you’re looking for some motivation to run or walk more often. I present to you..the Hogwarts Running Club! The Hogwarts Running Club puts on 6 events each year, one every 2 months. Each event allows runners to get amazing Harry Potter-themed medals and a custom bib with your chosen name and number. These events can take place anywhere! You register online and you can run each event whenever you want (within the monthlong deadline), at…

Nerd Herd: Running In Style

One of the greatest (okay maybe the only great) things about running is the opportunity to run with reason. Between apps like CharityRun and the insanely popular 5k, you have a limitless options for how to do good while being good to your body. Some of us here at The Geekly Planet have decided to run with reason this season by participating in the Nerd Herd’s 4th annual virtual race series. As the title says, it’s a virtual run, meaning you can do this on your own time, anywhere in…

Alan Rickman: Always…

There will be many things shared today regarding Alan Rickman. Those who knew him will mourn his passing on a personal level. From an outsider’s perspective, he was a very reserved but charming individual, and watching interviews with him it is easy to imagine him as someone most people would instantly find likeable and charming. His friends and family will I’m sure miss him dearly, think of him fondly, and take comfort in the fact that he is no longer in pain. For those of us who only knew him…

All Aboard The Hogwarts Express

  On June 26, 1997 a generation of witches and wizards were born. Over a span of many years we learned spells and potions, made new friends, played quidditch for the first time, and fought dark lords. It has been 18 years since we first started this journey of magic together. Since we first stepped foot on the Hogwarts Express and were carried off to the wonderful world that was created by J.K Rowling, and learned that real magic really does exist. “Of course it is happening inside your head,…