Geek Girls Rule! #625 – Fridging and Why it’s a Problem

So, you have heard me use the term “fridging” before.  I figured, maybe for those of you who are newer I should define that. The term “fridging” is shorthand for “Women in refrigerators,” which refers to a specific incident in the DC canon where a Green Lantern’s girlfriend is murdered and stuffed in their refrigerator… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #625 – Fridging and Why it’s a Problem

Geek Girls Rule! #624 – Review: Harley Quinn on DC Universe

First off, Merry Christmas! Happy Hannukah! Blessed Yule and Solstice! Happy Kwanzaa!  Grand Festivus! Whatever you may celebrate this time of year. Ok, so the Martian subscribed to DC Universe solely for the new Harley Quinn animated series. It’s pretty worth it. This is a cartoon for adults, so much for adults.  There’s an F-bomb… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #624 – Review: Harley Quinn on DC Universe

Geek Girls Rule! #620 – Review: Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin

So, Bitch magazine had an interview with Nina MacLaughlin where she talked about how it dawned on her one day that nearly every story in Ovid’s Metamorphoses is about rape or attempted rape. She’s right. It’s always couched in terms of “deflowered her,” or “then she knew his love,” or some shit like that. But… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #620 – Review: Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin

Geek Girls Rule! #618 – Why Seeing Women-Made and Focused Movies Matter

Apart from Rom-coms.  I can’t even with the majority of rom-coms. Or, more to the point, I will see more rom-coms when they quit making giant, glaring examples of toxic dating/relationship culture. See, the studio machine for the most part, Disney at least appears to have pulled their heads out of their asses, do this… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #618 – Why Seeing Women-Made and Focused Movies Matter