I discovered the Mysterious Package Company through Neil Patrick Harris’s Instagram, and subscribed to the site on a whim. Most of their packages are out of my price range, but I was contemplating saving up for one of the less expensive packages, or telling the Geek Husband What Rules and the Best Girlfriend in the… Read More Geek Girls Rule #371 – Review: Curios and Conundrums from Mysterious Package Co.
I may have blogged about some of these before. Ok, one of these before. The Black Tapes. Still loving the Black Tapes podcast. Since they finished season two, or are possibly done (?) I just re-listened to all of them again. The Black Tapes is spooky and atmospheric, lacing their stories with things that exist… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #370 – Podcasts I’m Digging
First, I want to congratulate the Card Castle folks for hitting their funding goal! Congrats, guys! I’m so happy for you!!!!! Next, and this is a very elegantly crafted segue, I assure you, I want to talk about what about the Geek Social Fallacies makes them so hard to jettison when they fuck it up… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #369 – When the Geek Social Fallacies do Good
I may have used a similar title before, but this is something I really want to talk about again. So, I read a lot of YA fiction right now. Do you want to know why? Because when I was that age, stories with female protagonists were few and far between. Once I found one, I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #368 – Representation Matters
Ok, so my exception to my refusal to see movies opening weekend is my birthday weekend, because Marvel nearly always releases on my birthday, and I have awesome friends. We saw Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 last night and it was AMAZING!!!! Seriously, I had read some mixed reviews of it, and… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #367 – Review: Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2
This was a panel that we did at Norwescon this year. Now, the idea behind the panel was that we would talk about whether we were the kind of collectors who very carefully preserved their things in acid free liners and kept all of our action figures “mint in box,” or if we were the… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #366 – Collecting versus COLLECTING
Right. Look, we have finally moved into our forever home. We are unpacking things we haven’t seen in aeons. I’m starting to be able to fall into a writing routine, and I refuse to harsh my mellow by writing about a bunch of over-privileged jerks who can’t pull their heads out. And we are going… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #365 – Day 12 of Stubbornly Refusing to talk about Marvel’s Asshattery: Gardening Edition