I do not actually get this question all that often anymore, mostly because all you have to do is point at CNN, MSNBC, or any news channel, newspaper, website, blog… There’s a lot to be angry about. And not just in the wider scheme of things. The Nerdiverse is going through some pretty sizable upheavals… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #553 – Why are you so angry?
The most annoying part of the migraines is that apparently movies in theaters is everything my brain hates right now, so I’m not going to them unless I feel very strongly about them. I finally saw Venom, and I loved it! Yes, it has plot holes and brings up something that completely frosts my cookies… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #551 – Review: Venom
Ok, I don’t feel like explaining at length why the guy who wrote the BoundingIntoComics article about what Fonda Lee said is a shithead. Go read his article, you can google it, I’m not linking that asshole. Then go read Jim Hines’s takedown of it. Short version, she said about Barnes & Noble that part… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #550 – Again with a Terrible Dude, and My Petty Annoyance #453487534687
Ok, some of you may have seen on Sunday my tweet talking about how if your knee-jerk response when a woman tells you to quit talking out of your ass is to call her a facist, you’re a dipshit. Seriously. I’m not going to sugarcoat this any more. Look, I get it. Getting called on… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #549 – Dudes, stop
Or conversely, everyone has to do some gatekeeping, but when it’s because someone has demonstrated through their actions that they are a douchebag, it’s no longer gatekeeping. Instead it’s boundaries. Yeah, I’ve seen these jackasses with their “I took a philosophy course my freshman year of college,” arguments, and it’s bullshit. Look, wanting to deny… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #542 – What Gatekeeping Is and Isn’t?
Ok, so I’ve spent the last 24 hours in migraine land, and hopefully this doesn’t tip me back in, but here goes. We have reached the stage of gaming’s #MeToo where people have started to realize that they, or people they know have pretty much all given cover to some pretty shady assholes in the… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #540 – Well, this is a Clusterfuck
Ok, so for those of you who might fetishize my typos, you can visit the original twitter thread here. For those of you who would like to see me be slightly more coherent than that, I want to talk about the consequences of assholes like Zak S. on the games industry and community re: marginalized… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #538 – The Result of all the Misogyny