And I realize I’ve probably blogged about this before, but man, I just read a good one. And before we get to that, the vacation was pretty rad. I did not really do much beyond read a lot, nap, fly kites, splash around the ocean, take a four mile hike (2 miles up, 2 miles… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #496 – More Reasons I Like Fanfic
Yeah, I may have a Kickstarter Habit. The ones I’ve backed recently include the following: 80 Goetia Coins. Coins with all 72 of the demonic sigils from the Ars Goetia. Because I am a big enough dork to desperately want to own a bunch of coins that have demonic sigils on them. These are being… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #495 – Kickstarters and Filthy Consumerism!
Happy People from Labor Unions got the shit kicked out of them or killed so you could have a 40 hour workweek and an extra day off Day! Sorry to be a bummer, history major. Can’t help it. Yeah, so this Friday I took the Geek Husband What Rules to get his bottom wisdom teeth… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #494 – When it Rains it Pours…
I, and a lot of other folks, particularly other female geeks, blog a lot about what’s wrong with geek culture, and the ways it hurts us. But it doesn’t just hurt us. For many of us, finding geek culture, banding with other nerds saved out lives in one form or another, which is why we… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #492 – How Being a Geek Saved my Life
This is not actually what I set out to write last night, but this will do until I can figure out how to separate the two subjects. So, the other day, I’m working on the second book in the series I’m writing, and I stop, do some googling, frown, do some more googling, and finally… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #491 – Weird Knowledge your Hobbies Give You
So, the Geek Husband What Rules and I were talking this weekend about what assholes we were when we were younger, the offensive shit we thought was funny because we thought we were edgy and how not ok (and so not actually edgy) most of it was. This came up because we were talking about… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #490 – Are “Exceptional Girls” a Generational Thing?
*Sorry I didn’t get this up over here last week. Migraines suck.* Last week-ish was GenCon.I have never been. Given the stories I’ve heard come out of it, coupled with the fact that it’s huge, I likely never will. But seriously, Nerds. Chris Spivey the author and designer of Harlem Unbound a supplement for Call… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #489 – Get Your Shit Together, Nerds