For years I got Rip Torn and Rip Taylor confused, because Rip Torn was a relatively serious actor with a ridiculous stage name, and Rip Taylor was a ridiculous actor/comedian with a relatively normal name. And trust me they look nothing alike. These guys get me. It used to annoy the shit out of… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #579 – RIP Rip Torn
Because I am a grown up! So, after Over the Garden Wall, which gets weirder the longer you watch, we decided to lighten the mood with Star Vs. the Forces of Evil. Which starts out weird. Princess Star Butterly is a Princess of Mewni. She is one step from being sent to St. Olga’s home… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #578 – More Cartoons!!!!
So, I have decided a couple of things. One of them is given that I have written two entire novels in the last year and a half, and am plotting out the third, have written several dozen micro and flash fiction pieces, and a metric ton of fanfic, I get to call myself a writer.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #577 – Creating Space & Personal Epiphanies
Ok, so I did not get near as much work on anything done this weekend as I’d been hoping. Saturday was Rolls and Roles, a small, private game day that the AmberconNW folks put on every June. It’s usually 4 or 5 games per two slots and runs from roughly noon to midnight at someone’s… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #576 – State of the Geek/Magic German Tights
And, in what is sure to be a surprise to most of you, I am not talking about any particular stupidity on the internet. No, this is a tendency I have to beat down with large sticks in myself on the regular. Like a lot of my fellow Nerds, I can be a bit of… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #575 – Hush Little Pedant, Don’t Say a Word…
I am about to make someone super unhappy. Because in addition to my, I’m sure, original unsatisfactory to them response, I am about to dissect their comment here to really get into the meat of several assumptions they make and why they’re wrong. Ok, first, the comment in question: My problem is that what I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #574 – Gatekeeping, Internalized Misogyny, and You
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