The Virginia Renaissance Faire (VARF) is a fabulous family-oriented festival, now in its 14th season. The “little faire that could” has grown from a small traveling show to a spring mainstay at Lake Anna Winery in Spotsylvania, where they now draw upwards of 20,000 patrons over their 5 week run. The first thing you will […]Read more "Event Review-Virginia Renaissance Faire 2015"
So this weekend brought both sad tidings and good news about new projects in the nerd pop world. First the sad: Grace Lee Whitney, best known for her role as Yeoman Janice Rand in the first season of Star Trek has passed away at age 85. Stories differ, but while she was most likely fired […]Read more "Notes from the ‘Net – Mixed Bag Edition"
So, I promised you Americans this week and with Florida’s Kamelot, I deliver (well, mostly, lead singer Tommy Karevik is a Swede). They combine extremely melodic tunes with super clean vocals (both from current lead Tommy and previous singer Roy Khan) and full orchestration for a symphonic style that’s distinctively their own. And they did […]Read more "Nerd Metal Fridays: Kamelot"