You get a short post today, not because I actually celebrate this holiday. But because no one in geek-dom has said anything egregious in the past few days, and I’ve spent an awful lot of time with the rant button stuck down. But for all of my geeks out there, what I really want you… Read More Happy Nerd-entines!!!!!
So, yeah, I’m still doing demos for Green Ronin. And as part of doing demos, they sent me a lovely t-shirt. But I don’t wear it for the demos, and I have reasons. When I demo games, I very purposely dress “like a girl.” Meaning, I wear more feminine shirts, I wear jewelry, I wear… Read More Geek Girls Rule #351 – Why I Dress “Like a Girl” when I Demo Games
As if anyone needs me to elaborate, but Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. Black Panther sounds fantastic! The previews have all been amazing. The cast is incredible, and so many POC and WOC. SO MANY!!!!! I have not seen this much excitement for a film since they leaked John Boyega’s character in The Force… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #350 – The Two Movies I’m Most Excited About
Ok, these absolute cinnamon buns came to my attention via a Tumblr post screen-capping their interactions with people in the comments to an article about them, written by one of them, as a publisher of Fantasy books featuring women and queer people of all flavors. The article was called The Fantasy Genre Hates Women, and… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #349 – This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Part the Next: Legacy Books
No, really. I would like some fucking answers as to how a company whose biggest properties were invented by a bunch of Jewish guys winds up employing the market share of racist, arguably antisemitic, jackholes. The latest is the stellar human being who is currently drawing Cable, calling Hitler the ultimate SJW (Social Justice Warrior).… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #348 – What the shit is going on at Marvel?
So, articles, blog posts, and advertisements are full of entreaties for us to do something called “Self Care.” Frequently this is paired with some object or service you must buy to engage in said “self care.” Now, yes, self care is very important. and it also does not necessarily require a spa day, a facemask,… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #347 – Geeky Self Care
So, those of you close to me know that I put together this year’s comics track paneling for Norwescon and am stepping way. I have been helping to put together and run various SF/F conventions in the Pacific Northwest for the bulk of the last 25 years, and I am tired. So, why do we… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #436 – Why Do We Do It: Running SF/F Conventions