So, a year or so ago, Berlynn Wohl pitched a panel we did at Geek Girl Con, called “Maybe an All-Women Gaming Group is Right for You.” The panel began with all five of the panelists recounting some of the bullshit we had put up with in gaming when we first started, or over the years.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #333 – What it Means to be a Geek Girl.
So, that appears to be how I roll. Months of nothing, and then suddenly, I’m moving, sending the Geek Husband What Rules off to a funeral on the other side of the state, doing three conventions in three weeks and a fourth after a break of a week. Go me. So, we moved. Nerdhaven is no… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #332 – All the Conventions
This week saw the death of one of my favorite blogs because dudes. Not gonna name it here, because fuck you, but the blogger in question posted one last thing, and fuckin’ dudes. So, yeah, with women feeling pushed out of nerd spaces all over by bullying jerks who never learned to share or consider… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #331 – No, you get off MY lawn!
Ok, so I’ve heard a few people talk about being bored or just not thinking Ghostbusters was funny. 😐 So, when did you have your soul surgically removed? No, seriously. I don’t know what I expected. The trailer was meh, the internet hype with all the whiny manbabies was just out of control. I hoped for… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #330 – Review: Ghostbusters (2016)
See, look. I was all mature and did not use the word “shit” in the title. Look at me, being an adult. Ok, so this piece about how maybe the Nazi Captain America is the racist “hero” we deserve. No. No, not with Cap. Look, I get it. You’re trying to salvage this steaming pile… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #329 – More Captain America Stuff
I’m taking a break from angry to review these nail wraps the Geek Girlfriend What Rules got me for my birthday from Espionage Cosmetics. First, the ease of application: A it didn’t take me any longer to apply them than it does to paint my nails with nail polish. In fact, probably less time because… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #328 – Review: Espionage Cosmetics Nailwraps
This is a more refined version of something I said on a friend’s G+ thread. For me the re-booting or re-telling of a property needs to involve respect for the source material. Which is one of the reasons I loved The Force Awakens, because JJ Abrams obviously loves the original Star Wars, while he does not… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #327 – Why Ghostbusters and Captain America are a false equivalency