Ok, so I am actually an HR Lady. I’m certified and everything. There are a lot of things that people can do to help themselves get interviews and land jobs. Now, it would be nice if all nerds could land a nerdy job, but there are far too many of us and nowhere near enough… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #573 – Geeky Interview/Job Search Tips
So, in the eternal quest to get the migraines to take a hike, I’ve been exploring options for reading ebooks. And I was messing around on the Amazon site, poking at Kindles. I asked the Martian if I could borrow his to see how it played with the migraines. To give it a shot I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #572 – Review: Midnight Riot (Rivers of London Bk 1) – Ben Aaronovitch
First, if you have not tried the Cinnabon coated biscuits at KFC, do that. I was startled by how good they are. Seriously. We have an A&W/KFC in the area, and I love A&W root beer. There was an A&W drive in in the town where my great-grandma’s cabin was, and every summer we’d go… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #571 – Grrl Power Moments in Geek Media
I have a list of things I wanted to be as a kid. 1. (very briefly) a ballerina 2. Veterinarian 3. Detective (Sherlock Holmes specifically) 4. Writer 5. Fencer/Duellist (Zorro specifically) 6. Writer 7. Singer 8. Actor 9. Writer 10. Physical Therapist 11. Reporter Yeah, there’s a recurring theme in there. I have never not… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #570 – What do you want to be when you grow up?
It’s like having a knife-fight in a phone booth. Terrible plan. But man, sometimes people are WRONG on the internet. Gah. I’ve made strides in pulling away from my inner pedant, but it’s hard. It’s also super hard when it’s toxic, sexist bullshit, regardless of who is spouting it. Yeah, look at me and all… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #569 – Picking Fights on the Internet
For the love of little green apples!!!!! That’s something my grandmother used to say, in order to avoid swearing around us when we were kids. So, one of the deleted scenes from the Captain Marvel movie is when the skeezy biker guy hits on her, he “asks” her to smile, walks up, invades her space,… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #568 – Oh, Captain Marvel’s a Villain is she?
(I really need to be better about cross-posting these so I’m not just spamming you all every three weeks.) Seriously, guys? Ugh. Ok, so there are a bunch of sad, whiny dudes who are angry that comics are not solely about their boner-feels anymore. That’s it. That is their whole motivation. They couldn’t even summon… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #567 – Comicsgate: Gamergate’s even Less Attractive Cousin