How many of you were subjected to Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, as a child? I have no idea if it’s a particularly American thing to inflict on kids, but I suspect so. Anyway, I’ve talked about this before, in the last year even. It is ok to exclude racists, misogynists, and just… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #480 – “Yes, Virginia, it is ok to exclude jerks.”
Ok, not too late. And I managed to keep it from wrecking my very good, totally awesome day. I’m just saying, any day when you get sleep until noon, shop leisurely, and come home to a fantastic grilled dinner, is a damn good day. Also, Wonder Woman bralette. Target. I’m just saying. The XL fits… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #479 – The ArenaNet Fiasco
Maybe some day this country will live up to the ideal you represent.
I am not entirely sure how I feel about this. I have read a fair amount of Ellison in my life, he was probably the SF author who came closest to being considered “real” literature, particularly with his collection of short stories, “Love Ain’t Nothin’ but Sex Misspelled.” However, there’s also the fact that Harlan… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #477 – Harlan Ellison
Lets talk about the dudes on Brooklyn 99. I talk about this show a lot because it is one of the very few mainstream shows I watch with any regularity. When it first came out, I was all, “It’s a cop show by the guy from Lonely Island? Hard pass.” But the Geek Husband What… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #476 – Studs, Duds, Pranksters, etc…
These are the four flavors women come in, as far as most media is concerned. Granted it is changing, a bit, but not much. Even the more progressive shows like Brooklyn 99tend not to stray far from them. Rosa (my favorite) definitely falls into the Slut category. She is unapologetic about liking sex with whomever… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #475 – Slut, Maiden, Mother, Crone
Ok, I know I haven’t written about gaming in a while. I haven’t gamed in awhile. Part of it is my own doing, because I wanted more time for writing. The rest is because being an adult is gods damned time consuming. Ugh. Seriously, I wouldn’t have tried to grow up so fast if I’d… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #475 – Character Classes = Tropes