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Madeline Turnipseed

Associate Editor
Assignment Editor at Love Thy Nerd, Madeline lives in Texas where she takes care of people, plays games, watches, reads, writes, and makes things.

There Is Life After This

Despite what you’ve done, despite what’s been done to you, you can continue to live. You can be forgiven. You can find a new purpose.

“Clever Girl:” Why Jurassic Park Is Wrong about Women

A few weeks ago, this tweet showed up in my feed and I—being the obsessive fanatic that I am—wanted to dissect the film from this point of view. What kind of women are the women of Jurassic Park, dinosaur and human?

11 Don’t Miss Indie Games at GDC 2019 and Beyond

The Independent Games Festival Awards will be held this week at the Game Developers Conference. Editor Madeline Turnipseed highlights some of the most fascinating indie games nominated for awards.

Staying Inspired In Eastshade

When you're on an island this breathaking, how could one not be inspired? Madeline Turnipseed explains the struggle and majestry of being an artist in Eastshade

The Ties That Bind – More Than Romance on Valentine’s Day

Spending time with people is work. There’s no way around that. Whether it’s a stranger or the person you know better than anyone else, it takes more than a smile and small talk to get through life in a way that makes all parties feel valued. These are the experiences that gave us pause and […]

8 Questions You Should Ask Before Starting a Game Night

Are you ready to start your own game night? Before you start, here are some questions to ask yourself, and some advice from our resident experts.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Joy and Wandersong

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week 3 – Joy – Shepherd’s Candle Sheep are a lot more like people than we’d like to admit, but being out away from […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week One – Hope – Prophet’s Candle Kingdom Death: Monster – Madeline Turnipseed The Children of Israel were scattered, conquered, enslaved, and subject to […]

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Faith and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The wavering faith of Indiana in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade has Madeline reflecting on her own this advent season.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018: Hope and Kingdom Death: Monster

Kingdom Death Monster has Madeline thinking about the light that shines in the darkness.