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
So, the TV in the Geek Husband What Rules’s and my bedroom was dying a slow death. It had been my dad’s bedroom TV before we got it from my folks 6 years ago. They had been moving to Houston and the decision to leave it behind was last minute, and the remote had already… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #566 – New TV and Binge-Watching
Yeah, I got sucked back into it. It seems like every time I turned around that people were on about it. Someone pointed out that the Detective Pikachu movie might have had something to do with it. I do still want to see the, actually. See, I was grounded from Pokemon Go, after the Squirtle… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #565 – Pokemon Go!