Notable as an actress, journalist, and television host, she appeared in episodes of The League of S.T.E.A.M. and Alias; wrote for the magazine Cinefantastique; and presented programs such as Chaotic Awesome (which she also created), Chicks with Joysticks, and App Attack.
After graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in drama, she made her screen acting debut in the 2004 film Purgatory House.
A major presence in the online gaming community, she contributed to several World of Warcraft-themed podcasts.
Born and raised in Spokane, Washington, she later relocated to Los Angeles, California.
She penned a column for actress Zooey Deschanel's popular women's blog, HelloGiggles.