Author Archives: Olivia Bushey

About Olivia Bushey

A (Jedi) Master of Library and Information Studies, who creeps along in dusty archives learning about the past and making sure things are not lost to time and neglect. A cradle Catholic who geeks out over her faith, sci-fi, fantasy, and meeting other people who do the same.

The Roots of Christmas Traditions: From Pagan or Not From Pagan?

I heard the term solitise tree a few weeks before Christmas and irked me. Soon afterwards I fell into conversation with a few co-workers about the holiday. What really got me was the consensus of the group that was chit-chatting agreed with the … Continue reading

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A Reflection on ‘Silence’

I finally watched Martin Scoreses’ movie Silence. I have not read the book that it is based on written by Shausaku Endo, so this is simply a reflection on the movie itself. I could not find a way to talk … Continue reading

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A Taste of Fandom: A ‘Geeky Chef Cookbook’ Review

Geeks around the world get the opportunity to at least get a taste into their favorite world. Continue reading

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A New Look at Star Wars via Webcomic Style

When I was younger my family had just moved again.  We were staying at a hotel and to alleviate the boredom of looking at generic walls and network TV my dad took my brothers and me to run some errands. … Continue reading

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Verily, A New Hope – Say What Now?

It is a period of civil war. The spaceships of the rebels, striking swift From base unseen, have gain’s a vict’ry o’er the cruel Galactic Empire, now adrift. Amidst the battle, rebel spies prevai’d And stole the plans to a … Continue reading

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Scarlet Pimpernel, Vatican Style

They seek him here, they seek him there, Those Nazi seek him everywhere! Is he in Heaven or is he in Hell? That demned elusive Pimpernel. Those who know the musical are probably raising an eyebrow.  For this post I … Continue reading

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