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My Top Five Favorite Video Game Characters That Deserve A Game Sequel
Some say sequels are evil, that they never live up to the original.  This is true at times, but not always.  Some games I love so much that I really would be willing to play any sequel, good or bad.  Here's my top 5 video game characters that I wish…
Candy-Free Treat Ideas for Halloween
Halloween is all about candy, and handing out anything else seems like more of a trick than a treat.  But there are tons of reasons to skip the candy, especially if the trick or treaters have a medical condition or food allergy that prevents them from enjoying the treats you're…
Trick Or Treat? Hershey’s Candy Corn and Caramel Apple Twizzlers Reviewed!
I had it on pretty good authority that Hershey's Candy Corn is the work of the devil, and that it's more horrible than Andrea AND Lori from TWD combined.   Something that bad... of course I had to try it. I have no idea what these are supposed to be.…
Happy Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Eve, Vault Hunters!
It's been such a long time since the release of Borderlands 2 and we met our favorite villain and his diamond pony, but in a few short hours vault hunters will rejoice with the release of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!   We want to know YOUR Borderlands The Pre-Sequel plans!  Are…
Spoiler Free Walker Week Round Up!  Trivia Winners Announced!
This past week of Poptoberfest we celebrated Walker Week, in honor of the season premiere of The Walking Dead!  Here's a recap of our articles for that week: Celebrate Walker Week With Us As We Count Down To The Return Of The Walking Dead! The Walking Dead Guide for Beginners…
Must Have Awesome (Or Insane?) Gifts For Your Walking Dead Fan
Walker Week continues as we continue to count down to the season premiere this Sunday (condolences to our UK chix who have to wait until Monday!!!).  Might as well easy the suffering with a little TWD inspired retail therapy!  Check out this sweet merchanise offerings currently on Etsy: Walking Dead…
Walker Week Continues With Our TWD Trivia Challenge!!
The premiere for AMC's The Walking Dead is even closer now, so it's time to prove how big a fan you really by taking our TWD Trivia Challenge!       Between now and Sunday, October 12,  at midnight EST, private message me the answers here (x1up Girl) and everyone…
Calling All Zombie Hunters:  It’s Time To Take The Zombieland ChiX Challenge!
We're celebrating all things zombies during Walker Week, so time for some fun!!  Starting this week through the end of the month, ChiX can earn the coveted Zombie badge by completing all of our Zombieland Chix Challenges!  HOW TO PLAY: Send a message to me (x1up Girl), and I'll add…
Celebrate Walker Week With Us As We Count Down To The Return Of The Walking Dead!
It doesn't seem that long ago that Season 4 of The Walking Dead ended and we were like... But Season 5 returns on Sunday and now we're like... As part of Poptoberfest, we're celebrating all things The Walking Dead here this week at PopChiX, and you can join in the…
Poptoberfest Is Here!!!
October is here and we all know what that means:  zombies, pumpkins, Halloween, POPTOBERFEST!  We want your Halloween themed submissions NOW!  For the month of October, all participants who submit a Halloween themed article to PopChiX will score this limited edition badge: Submission to include: favorite Halloween recipes a review…
Asian Snack Food Attack!  Cookies, Cookies, And MORE Cookies Reviewed
Hit my local Asian grocery store the other day and decided to go on a cookie marathon because COOKIES!!  These aren't necessarily new items, but cookies I hadn't tried before and figured I'd share.   Egg Nog Cookies Nothing makes me want to eat a cookie more than the image…
PopChiX Guardians And Our Weekly Destiny Roundup!
Destiny has finally arrived and we've been loving it!  We asked for videos and submissions from our members regarding their Destiny activities, and wow did we get an awesome response!  Check it out! xSHADOWx was having feeling the pains of digital purchasing. "For goodness sake let me play the game!!!!"…
App or CrApp:  Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse
After reading the title of this game, I know nobody sees what direction this review is going... I couldn't figure out which app to review for this month, so I decided to play a dangerous game of App Roulette: essentially, I visited the Game Gal random word generator to get…
To All Hunters, Warlocks, and Titans:  Happy Destiny Eve!
It's been such a long wait since the end of the beta, but in a few short hours titans, warlocks, and hunters will rejoice with the release of Destiny!   We want to know YOUR Destiny plans!  Are you planning a pre-release game party? Are you going to midnight release?…
September’s Theme is App or CrApp:  Send Us Your App Reviews!
Gamers gotta game, but sometimes we gotta commute to work, or sit in a waiting room or any other number of real life activities that involve us waiting in an environment far away from our consoles and pcs.  But that hasn't really stopped us from getting our game on, has…
Epic Noms Or Snack-tastrophe? Caramel Apple Oreos Reviewed
Nothing makes me think of cool fall weather and fun at carnivals more than caramel apples!  So when I ran across these at my local Target, I just couldn't resist grabbing a pack! Overall, these cookies were interesting.  I didn't expect much...other than spitting them out after the first bite…
Snack-tastrophe 2014 - Jeff Foxworthy’s Cheddar Cheese Grit Chips Reviewed
Some days I run across something so crazy, it's actually MORE crazy if I DON'T buy it and bring it home.  Hence, my latest Wal-mart $2 snack-tastrophe purchase:  Jeff Foxworthy's Cheddar Cheese Grit Chips. I included a photo so you didn't think I was making this product up.  When I…
Breaking Bad’s Brian Cranston And Aaron Paul Reunite For “Barely Legal Pawn” Emmys Promo
The Emmys are coming August 25th and (sadly) Breaking Bad is over, but we still love (and miss) the on screen chemistry of Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul.  We want more but what's a fan to do?  How about rejoice, because these two have come together again for an Emmys…
Lay’s Do Us A Flavor Review
The Lay's "Do Us A Flavor" contest is becoming an annual event that gives consumers the opportunity to submit experimental chip ideas and to vote for the next new flavor of Lay's chips.  We experienced some serious flavors contenders last year with Sriracha, Cheesy Garlic Bread (winner) and Chicken and…
Asian Snack Food Attack! Seafood Chips Reviewed
I hate seafood for the most part, so of course it makes TOTAL sense that I would buy a bunch of seafood flavored chips from my local asian grocery store and review them...FOR SCIENCE! Nongshim brand Tako Chips. How can you NOT love this cute little guy on the front?? …
Bad Nail Art and D.I.Y. OPI Sheer Tints
Let me be the first to say that ever since arkangel318 shared her review of OPI Sheer Tints with us, I really, really, really wanted to try them out but I am really, really, really CHEAP.  Sure, I can blow $15 on a complete mini set...but $15??  That's 3 days…
Asian Snack Food Attack!  Lychee, Pineapple, and Green Tea Cakes Reviewed
Strolling down the snack section of my local asian grocery store, I came across these little packs of what looked like super fat fig newtons that didn't have the ends cut off.  These clear packaged beauties contained 8 mini cakes each, and for $1.59 each I decided to grab 3…
Root Beer Float Oreos Reviewed
One theme that has prevailed in the culinary junk food scene this year, it's limited edition Oreo flavor madness. We've had cookie dough, marshmallow krispies, fruit punch, lime-aid, and Reese's peanut butter cup flavored Oreos so far and just when I thought we were officially done, I run across these…
Cookie Science 101: Does Peanut Butter Oreos + Chocolate Oreos = Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Oreos?
One of the latest products out on the US market this summer are Reese Peanut Butter Cup Oreos.  These little cookies are heavenly if you're a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup fan.  They have a half choco/half peanut butter creme filling on a standard chocolate oreo cookie. Surprisingly, they really do…
Hey, Vault Dwellers! Get Your Custom Caps Printed At Bottle Mark
I am not a cap collector, outside a handful of crafted Nuka cola caps I found on ebay a few years ago.  Custom printed bottle caps never even crossed my mind until I saw a few posted over at Reddit, and learned of this awesome site:  Bottlemark.com. Bottle Mark offers…
This Month’s Badge Theme: July Is The New Black!
This month's writer's badge theme is July is the new Black! As always, any article submission will earn this badge but we're definitely looking for articles inspired by the show Orange is The New Black. Be creative! If you're not familiar with the show, here are some theme ideas: anything related…
It’s National Pink Day! Tell Us How You’re Celebrating!
Today is National Pink Day, the day we celebrate all things pink!   Whether you're wearing pink, eating pink iced donuts, driving around in a pink car, playing Halo with a pink armored spartan, or wearing pink nail polish, we want to know how you're celebrating today!   Post in…
Achievement Unlocked! PopChiX’s Take On Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle 5K!
Meet Unicorn Commando Squad!  PopChiX superstars OhMyFluffyGoat (Brittany N.) and h3110xxxk1tty (Brittany M.) took on The Second Annual Tough Turtle to help raise donations for their local charity, the Ithaca Children's Garden! The Tough Turtle, which took place on the cold morning of 19 April 2014, is a 5k race that…
Asian Snack Food Attack! Oishi Sponge Crunch Reviewed
I was cruising my local asian grocery store this past week when I came across the mother of all snacks:  Oishi Sponge Crunch.  A party-sized bag of choco soaked snacks that looks like little donuts? How could anyone resist this choco flavored train wreck? :D The answer definitely wasn't me. …
Vault Dwellers, Rejoice! Bethesda Releases Fallout Classics Back To Steam
On 31 December 2013, Good Old Games (GOG) announced the removal of classic Fallout games from their catalog due to publishing issues and shortly thereafter, all online distributors of these games followed suit.  Thankfully, these games are now back!   From Bethesda's press release, "Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics…
RedditGifts Gift Exchange Review
(Note: my reddit user name is not the same as what I use here, and I prefer to keep my secret santa anonymous so I won't be sharing it.) There are few things that I enjoy more than a thoughtful surprise gift.  If you're in the same boat, then one…
Watch Dogs Limited Edition Unboxing
I love collector editions of games, but I rarely buy them unless it's a year or so down the road and that's IF I run across an amazing deal. And I never, ever open them (if they're new and sealed that is) because their value will instantly go down.  …
Call Of Beauty: Modern Nailcare - Sinful Colors Sale This Week!
Welcome to Call of Beauty:  the gamers source for the latest geeky makeup news,  limited time only deals, and cosmetic reviews!   Sinful Colors Sale And Collections News Thanks to a head's up from Arkangel318, we learned that Sinful Colors are going to be on sale for $0.99 this week…
Junk Food Throwdown!  Hershey’s Spreads Snacksters Vs. Nutella & Go!
Today's battle is between two near identical products:  Hershey's Spreads Snacksters and Nutella & Go!, both of which are on-the-go snacks that consist of edible sticks with a chocolate dipping spread.   TEST #1:  Overall Product Comparison Both of these contenders weigh in at 1.8 ounces and 270 calories.  I…
Cookie Win or Fail?  A Review Of Keebler S’Mores
The quintessential summer time camping treat in North America is the s'more:  a roasted marshmallow and a piece of chocolate bar sandwiched between two graham crackers.  These treats are popular because they are kid friendly, easy to make, super gooey, and amazingly good.  So it's no big surprise that companies…
Attack Of The Zombie Kitty Gifts!
Netizens of the world love two things:  cats and zombies.  And it's Zombie Awareness month right now, so why not celebrate with some sweet zombie kitty gear?    Zombie Pets Mittens VonScratchula Plush from Amazon Who knew a  pet zombie could be this cute?  This 5" plushie comes with a…
Geeky Aprons For The Gamer Cook
Sadly, nothing says "get in the kitchen and make me a sammich" more than an apron.  Some shun these protective garments but lets face: aprons keep your clothes clean while you're cooking or doing whatever so they're pretty essential. Even one of our favorite NPCs knows the value of these…
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Think Tank! Wants to Know….What’s YOUR Favorite Video Game Easter Egg?
Welcome to "The Think Tank,"  where we ask PCX Write Club members a gaming question, and  post the conversation here so everyone can jump in!  We had two questions for April (inspired by our Crunchy Chix Badge), but here is the first:   What is your favorite video game easter egg?…
Are Standard Presents Nacho Thing?  Then Check Out These Taco-rific Gifts!
Are you a taco-holic? Do you eat ALL the tacos?  Is everyday Taco day for you?  If you answered YES! to any of these, then you NEED these awesome taco themed gifts! Taco Hair Clips - $6 from LittleDollysShop at Etsy ZOMG, how could you not LOVE these little moustached…
Call of Beauty: New Fingerpaints Pop Movement, GoT Inspired Cosmetics, Rockin’ Curves and More!
Welcome to Call of Beauty:  the gamers source for the latest geeky makeup news,  limited time only deals, and cosmetic reviews!   Rimmel London's Scandaleyes Rockin' Curves Review by xSHADOWx Rimmel London Scandal Eyes, ROCKING CURVES - Extreme black/ black I've always been a fan of Rimmel London and today…
Oh, Yeah!! Fruit Punch Oreos Reviewed
I have complained before that junk food makers of America need to step up their game like their Japanese counter parts who are doling out  Mt. Dew flavored Cheetos and cucumber flavored Pepsi.  I want something new!  Well...we do have a few companies in the US that dance on the…
Call Of Beauty:  Makeup News and Deals For The Week Of April 21-27, 2014!
Welcome to Call of Beauty:  the gamers source for the latest geeky makeup news and limited time only deals!     Coming soon from Revlon: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Electric Chrome Collection! From @Revlon: "Six limited edition nail enamel shades to electrify your tips are coming!" Thanks to CalacaBellaTrix for…
Super Easy Oreo Stuffed Peanut Butter And Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
I love super easy baking projects, so cookie bars are always at the top of my list of quick noms.   When I came across this recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip bars, I just had to try them!   But I ended up Frankensteining this recipe, and I think a superior…
Awesome Easter Basket Noms or Chocolate Covered Fails? Russell Stover Eggs Reviewed!
Any time my local Walgreens starts putting out single serve holiday candy  treats, they'll usually have a sale on them.  And Russell Stover candies are always on the top of their list for a quick $0.29 novelty chocolate sale.  But it's Russell Stovers though.  It's not my first choice of…
Welcome To The Think Tank!  We Want To Know: Which Mario Game Is Your Favorite?
Welcome to "The Think Tank," a new monthly article series where we ask PCX Write Club members a gaming question, and  post the conversation here so everyone can jump in!  This month's question:  inspired by the piranha flower on the March 2014 writer badge, which Mario game is your favorite?…
Playdate Roundup for March: Bunny Go Boom Boom With April’s Badge!
PCX Playdates totally geared up this past March, and April is going to be even better!  Check out what you might have missed and upcoming goodies we have planned! NEW BADGE!! You know what they say... April showers brings FRAG GRENADES!!!  For this month, anyone participating in any of our…
April Fool’s! But The Fun Doesn’t Have To End With April’s New Writer’s Badge!
Our Crunchy Chick badge might have been an April Fool's Day prank, but this fun badge isn't!  (Psst - everyone posting a comment on the site today will get the Crunchy Chick badge ) This month, any chicas submitting an article will score our awesome harlequin badge! Submission ideas (to…
T-Shirt Tuesday: Our Nerdy Nightmare Before Christmas Edition
Welcome to T-Shirt Tuesday, where gamers share their awesome geek/gamer themed t-shirts! ::DRUMROLL PLEASE!:: This week's submissions are from xSHADOWx and Jessibaby1986! xSHADOWx:  "This used to be my favourite shirt, unfortunately its to big for me now so its got a one way ticket to a charity shop."  Awwww, a…
Holy Nail Polish Fumes, Batman! Write Club Investigates The China Glaze Sea Goddess Collection
The only thing I love more than nail polish is nail polish deals! For the month of March, Sally Beauty Supply has China Glaze polishes buy one get one free.  This deal (and the opportunity to do some science) was too good to pass up...which is why I bribed two…
T-Shirt Tuesday: Boldly Going After Colonel Mustard In The Study With a Candlestick
Welcome to T-Shirt Tuesday, where gamers share their awesome geek/gamer themed t-shirts! ::DRUMROLL PLEASE!:: This week's submissions are from Zaythar and OhMyFluffyGoat! Zaythar:  "I always loved Clue the board game and love watching the movie, too. When I spotted this shirt(named "Cluevetica") on Woot a year ago, I bought it…
Hello, T-Shirt Tuesdays!
Do you have a favorite geek/gamer themed t-shirt that you love so much, you want the world to know about it?  Then welcome to T-Shirt Tuesdays! Once a week (pending submissions), we're going to showcase YOUR favorite t-shirts and why you love them  - all you have to do is…
Playdate Roundup for February 2014 - New Playdate Info Inside!
February was an amazing month for PCX Playdates, and March is going to be even better!  NEW BADGE!! Are you feeling lucky, punk?  Are you?   You're going to need it because this month anyone participating in any of our playdates will earn our "Luck of the Gamer" shamrock controller…
March On In With These New Badges!
Welcome to March, a month devoted to hunting four leaf clovers, chasing rainbows, and all things St. Patrick's Day!  This month all chicas who submit an article will earn this lucky pot of gold: Mmmmmmm, taste the rainbow (just don't get too close)! Submission ideas (to include but not limited…
PCX Write Club - Now Taking Applications!
What Write Club is... a fun, casual group of ladies who like to share ideas and enjoy writing an opportunity for chicas who want to be more active with planning site content an opportunity to collaborate with other PopChiX.com writers   What Write Club is not... this is NOT a…
Share Your “Love From the Badonkadonk” With These Valentine’s Day Cards!
Valentine's is the day dedicated to showing how much we care for our significant other with all of our heart.  But why stop with your heart?  You have a badonkadonk, and it's WAY bigger.  You too can show your badonkadonk love with these buttastic cards!   All My Butt Valentine's…
Valentine Gifts for the Breaking Bad
February 14th is the one day out of the year that gives us the opportunity to show how we care for our friends and significant others as much as we do Breaking Bad...unless their name is Skylar.    But it doesn't all have to be boring heart shaped candies or…
Playdate Round Up And New Badge Details
Every week some of our very awesome members tirelessly donate their time to providing a manifesta-friendly environment so our PopChix members can join forces and play awesome games together in what we refer to as our playdates.  Not familiar with what playdates are hosted or want to see what you…
Jazz Up Your Valentine’s Day With These 3D Printed Gifts
Valentine's gifts can be so repetitive and boring:  flowers, candy, handcuffs, yawn!  Spice up your gift options with these awesome 3D printed goodies! 3D Printed Sweetheart Cookie Cutters from Licketycut: I'm no cookiemancer, but making (or receiving) Valentine's heart candy shaped cookies with a cute message on them is a…
Get Ready For Next Month’s Theme Badge:  February Is For RAWRS!
Whether you love it or hate it, February is ALL about Valentine's day!  We're dedicating this writing month to love, candy and RAWR!  Any chica submitting an article matching this theme from now until February 27th will earn the limited edition "February is for RAWRS" badge: Submission ideas (to include…
Kracie Popin’ Cookin’ Happy Sushi House (Candy Sushi Kit) Review
A while ago I ran across a video on YouTube of a candy sushi kit with some mesmerizing fish eggs that looked too real to be candy. It seemed so easy and fun, plus the kit was relatively inexpensive (under $6 on Amazon with free shipping) so what could go…
Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!
PopChiX 2013 was amazing year filled with fantastic articles, terrific community discussions, and awesome playdates!  But it wouldn't have been great without YOU!  You ladies and chaps continue to make this a fun and friendly community, and we'd like to take a moment to personally thank everyone for making this…
Come Meet The 2013 PopChiX Game Award Winners!
The nominations were made, the ballots were cast, and all votes are in!  You made your voices heard for the best and brightest that the game industry had to offer for this year, now come see how your favs faired! Congratulations to all the winners!  As a token of our…
Last Minute Gift Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank
It always happens this time of year  - you've blow all your cash on presents and then you remember that one person you missed.  Or maybe you're on a fixed budget to begin with and want to get into the spirit of giving, but unsure what to do.  This guide…
Meet Melly’s Magical Practically Perfect Creations!
I love all things Minecraft, and when I found this creeper pattern – I KNEW I needed this more than I needed hydrogen and oxygen molecules.  Coincidentally, this discovery arose around the time my friend, Melissa Garvin,  was opening her new Etsy shop – Emme Creations,  home of Melly's Magical…
D.I.Y. Creeper Ornaments
I love decorating this time of year, and I'm always trying to think up new ornaments ideas that  I can craft for that giant white plastic tree sitting in my living room.  This year, I really wanted to expand my current holiday decorating scheme to include more gaming themes but…
New Fallout Fan Film, Fallout: Lanius Crossroads, Is Coming In 2014
The creators of Fallout: Lanius, the smash hit Fallout New Vegas fan film with close to half a million views on Youtube that focuses on the origins of legendary Legion bad guy, Legate Lanius, have been teasing for weeks of  two new fan films in the works.  Today, the wait…
Vault Dweller Approved Stocking Stuffers for a Nuclear Winter
Vault dwellers and couriers alike wanted the same holiday presents this year - a bag full of caps, a bottle of ice cold nuka cola, and Fallout 4.  But all we've received so far is disappointment caused by the lack of a much anticipated new game announcement by Bethesda at…
Dear Parents and Grandparents: How to Check Video Game Ratings
December holiday shopping has officially begun, and many parents and grandparents are buying gifts for the young gamers in their lives.  But what some of those buyers don’t understand is that not all video games are age appropriate for children.  This is a hard concept for some non-gamers because many…
Vote Time! Check out the 2013 PopChix Game Awards Nominations
The nomination period is officially over (thanks for everyone who submitted!) and voting for our 2013 PopChix Game Awards starts now!  Please vote by either clicking the ballot links for each of the following categories listed below or visit the PopChiX Awards forum here. (Any votes posted in the comments…
Community Spotlight - Amethyst
x1UpGirl: Congrats!! You are November ChiX of the Month!!  Do you have any special shout outs? Amethyst: AwesomeSauce! I have a shoutout for SarahBear (A.k.a SparkleFingers) as it was her that pointed me to PopChix and the fantastic forums!  I think I should probably add a shoutout for my lovely…
Calling All Chicas! We need your nominations for Best of 2013 PopChiX Game Awards!
We all love games, and this year PopChiX would like to honor our favs with game awards of our own!  But we can't do it without your help.  Now is the time to make your voice heard by nominating your favorite games in the following award categories:   Best Shooter…
Playstation 4 Unboxing
This is no exaggeration when I type this:  I am the least excited person for the new console generation. I love my Xbox 360 and PS3. Change is bad. No lie - I'm going to be that woman in the retirement home years from now that plays the Xbox 360…
Hey Graphic Designers - Don’t Miss This Xbox One Gamerpic Contest!
Gamerpics are important.  With a quick viewing of these small pictures, other gamers instantly get a feel for who we are: our personality, our personal style, basically "what I want you to know about me".   Most consoles nowadays come with a default gallery of gamerpics for users to choose from…
DmC: Devil May Cry Review
I love game reboots. Actually, I love game reboot drama more, because you’re always going to have new fans who are going to love it and original fans who are going to hate it because change is bad. I admit that I live solidly in Camp Noob when it comes…
Doritos Gamer Pack Review
Oh, Frito-Lay...what are we going to do with you?  Do you really think that creating a square shaped bag tagged with "Gamer Pack" on the front and a "Win a Xbox One" promo is going to sell Doritos to the gamer community?  Ok...so it might.  I admit that I did…
Poptoberfest 2013 Wrap Up
The time has come for all good chicas to pack up the costumes, throw out the jack-o-lanterns, and run to the store for half-price Halloween candy sales.  This year we celebrated Poptoberfest together, and it was one we'll never forget. The PopChiX Admin would like to extend their thanks to…
Candy, Candy Everywhere - More Halloween Treats Reviewed
You can't have Halloween without the tricks but most importantly the treats. It's ALL about the candy and MOAR candy and maybe...ALL the candy.    Here are a few treats I recently ran across and just HAD to share!   1)  Milky Way Caramel Apple Minis I love caramel apples: …
Minecraft Trick-or-Treats!  Free Halloween Texture Pack Reviewed
The only thing more amazeballs than Minecraft is MOAR Minecraft but in different colors.  Luckily for Minecraft Xbox 360 players, 4J Studios has released a FREE limited-time-only Halloween texture pack (available ONLY until November 3).  But is it worth the actual download? Oh-my-goats, yes.  I never really thought something as…
The Candy Corn Apocalypse: A Halloween Candy Investigation
Candy Corn: What it is Candy corn is one of those treats that we love as much as we hate.  It’s  a common confectionary treat in the US around Halloween time that is shaped to look like corn kernels, but itself does not taste like corn.  They are stiff (you…
Poptoberfest is coming!
CHIX! Yes, I'm talking to you.  October is coming up and we all know what that means:  zombies, pumpkins, HALLOWEEN!  We want your Halloween themed submissions NOW!  For the month of October, all participants who submit a Halloween themed article to PopChiX will score this limited edition badge: (you KNOW…
Community Spotlight - OhMyFluffyGoat
x1upGirl:  Ok, I wanted to start by saying congratulations!!!!  You're September PopChiX of the month!!! ohmyfluffygoat:  Holy dinosaur nuggets!   x1upGirl:   bwahahahaha! Do you have any special shout outs? ohmyfluffygoat:   I'd like to give a shout out to my future self, x1up Girl for being so rad, and then XxOdessaxX…
The Klondike CANDY (yeah, you read that right) Review
When I think Klondike bar, I think of a square of mediocre vanilla ice cream coated in a chocolate-like shell that will slide off as you eat it in a type of culinary version of plate tectonics.  Of course, this is a fav here in the states, well - because…
UCIrvine is Offering a Free Online Zombie Course based on The Walking Dead (this is not a joke)
I love all things zombie, I love AMC's The Walking Dead, and I love October 13 because that is when season four of the The Walking Dead premieres!!  And I absolutely fell out of my chair when I heard that there is a FREE online zombie course being offered based…
So, Who is Ready to Make Some Science?  Super Easy DIY Nail Polish!!
A wise man once said: "Science isn't about WHY - it's about WHY NOT!"  I know some of you are thinking, "is this article really science?"  Well I say, "Who are you? Life's manager?  Life gave me youtube and a local drugstore, so I'm making some nail polish..."   Stuff…
The Legend Begins - Fallout: Lanius fan film is now live!
From modest indiegogo project to world premiere at PAX Austrailia, the long awaited fan film, Fallout: Lanius, has taken quite a journey.  But the wait is finally over, vault dwellers - the fan film is now live!!  Synopsis from their youtube page: "On the brink of ruin, the Hidebark people…
Community Spotlight - Kwynn
x1upGirl:  First, thanks for meeting with me! Hail Cobra Commander...oh wait - I promised I wasn't recruiting for that today. My bad.  Second, Congratulations!!!  You're the August ChiX of the Month!! Kwynn: hahaha I had a feeling that was what this was about.  One of my all time favorite youtube videos even…
It’s Fallout Friday! Chris Avellone’s Fallout 4 wishlist, ACNL QR codes and more!
Fallout 4 Wish list from Obsidian Developer Chris Avellone Fallout 4 has not been formally announced, but most fans believe more Fallout is inevitable and love to speculate the details of what that new game will contain.  Chris Avellone (@ChrisAvellone), video game designer who worked on Fallout 2 and Fallout…
It’s Fallout Friday!  Nuka Break: Red Star, Fallout: Lanius, and this week’s giveaway winner!
NCR News >  New fan film, Fallout: Nuka Break - Red Star, is out now! Wayside Creations (@WaysideCreation) has released “Fallout: Nuka Break - RED STAR”, a 25 minute stand alone Fallout fan film.  The Nuka Break series has been on youtube for a while now, but I will admit…
The Dead Island Riptide Non-Review and Giveaway
As a software developer, there is no worse feeling than spending long hours on an application, only to have someone take half a glance at your work and tell you the finished product, as a whole, blows. Constructive criticism I can take - but a flat out “this sucks?”  Even…
Julep giveaway winner!
It's been a looooong 24 hours, but Tuesday has arrived and we have a winner to announce!!!  The lucky recipient of Fireworks, Julep's patriotic glitter polish that would make unicorns cry tears of joy from the very sight of seeing this super awesome polish is....................   Thanks to everyone who…
Nail Colors and More! The Julep Maven Subscription Box Review and Giveaway!
Let me be completely honest - I am the least qualified person here to be writing this review.  I haven’t painted my nails in years. But I am a sucker for subscription boxes, especially if I can get one for FREE.  For this reason, I just HAD to check out…
E3 Wrap up - the best of #E3PopChix tweets
I had a lot of fun watching E3 this year, and had even more fun on twitter interacting with other PopChiX while the conferences aired. Thanks to everyone who participated! Here is a recap of best #E3PopChiX tweets: During the Microsoft conference, things started out strong with a new addition…
Spartan Wedge Dance Time!  ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ trailer released
If you couldn't get enough of Spartans while watching and rewatching '300' the first twenty or so times,  then today is your lucky day!  A new trailer just released for '300: Rise of an Empire.'   Synopsis from the movie's website sounds promising: "Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel…
E3 2013 has begun!  #E3PopChiX
E3 2013 is finally here!!  And if you're like me, then you're not going.  :(   But that doesn't mean we can't have fun and participate, right?   Here's the tweets you need to keep you in the know: 1)  THE most important thing ever - a conference schedule. This chart covers…
The Most Important Review EVAH this year aka the Cool Whip Frosting review
There is nothing more American than apple pie except having COOL WHIP ON THAT PIE, SON.  Cool Whip is one of those comfort foods most of us grow up eating in the States.  It’s similar to whipped cream, except MORE AWESOME. It comes frozen in tubs which you defrost and…
GET LOOT!  Loot Crate review - the Good, the Bad, and the Geeky
While I was sitting around waiting for someone to post pics of all their oh-so-sweet PAX East 2013 swag *cough* you KNOW who you are *cough*, I figured I’d share about a popular monthly subscription box service that hordes of gamers and geeks are talking about lately:  Loot Crate!  …
And we have a winner!
It's been a long week, but Friday has finally arrived and we have a winner to announce!!!  The lucky recipient of their very own Xbox Live Arcade copy of Sacred Citadel and the Jungle Hunt DLC is....................     Thanks to everyone who participated (you ladies rock!) and special thanks…
Sacred Citadel Review and Giveway!
  Sacred Citadel is a side scrolling hack and slash arcade title for Xbox, PS3 and PC.  This is my first time playing a Sacred series game so I can't offer comparison to it's previous titles, but what I found here was a game with some lackluster components but  generally…
Japanese Noms Review: Sakura Matcha and Blueberry Cheesecake Kit Kats and more!
The one thing I can respect about Japan’s culinary scene is they are not afraid to try new things and explore new flavor combinations.  We might have chicken and waffle flavored chips here in the US, but Japan is the home of strawberry cheetos, cucumber pepsi and horse meat flavored…
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