This is a thing I say a lot. Usually about the media, or other folks. Today I’m saying this to me. It isn’t every day that you see real, honest to gods proof that something you didn’t do twenty years ago had super negative repercussions, concrete repercussions, that you can’t fucking ignore if you’re a… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #631 – Do Better
OrcaCon was awesome! Thank you, whoever paid for my membership. If I owe you something, please remind me, because if I agreed to do a thing during a migraine, I have zero memory of it. OrcaCon is brilliant and important because it is a space where non-cis, non-white, non-dude, non-heterosexual gamers are explicitly welcome. Donna… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #630 – OrcaCon 2020
Hey, on a slightly unrelated note, I will be at OrcaCon, but I’m not sure who covered my membership. Green Ronin said they hadn’t. I’m still trying to figure it out. So, I don’t think I’m running demos this weekend, but I will likely run one or two pick up games. Maybe some Guns and… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #628 – Running Demos of Games
The way media depict mental illness is problematic at best, and criminal at worst. I’m struggling with how to begin this, because there are so many problems with it, and some of them are specific to certain illnesses. Some are more general. I think the biggest misconception about people with mental illness is that we’re… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #627 – Mental Illness in Media
Happy New Year! Welcome 2020! Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out, 2019. I did not think I was going to like the Mandalorian. Given the fanboy worship of the character of Boba Fett over the past few decades, my hopes were not high for this show. Yes, I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #626 – Review – Mandalorian (first three or four episodes)
I have not yet watched Star Trek Discovery, but I may need to for many, many reasons. One of these reasons is my raging crush on Jason Isaacs, which was made worse by hearing him call out racists and bigots who have a problem with the lead of that show being a young black woman.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #622 – Did You Just Get Here or Something?
So, I have spent the entire day attempting to write this post, and getting blocked. To the point where what you get is my ode to procrastination. I have frequently told people that my house was never so clean as during finals week when I was in college. “What? Yes, I have like five papers… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #621 – Procrastination