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
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
Yeah, between the migraines, and my normal levels of Anxiety and Depression, it has been a laugh riot around the Geek Household What Rules. By “laugh riot,” I mean, I have been a complete wreck. A lot of the nerds I know have mental health issues, or mental illnesses if you prefer. And I think… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #555 – Mental Health and Being Kind to Yourself
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?
Well, the good news is that I have gone long enough between migraines that I’ve been able to start using my kettlebells again. Which is nice, but geez I’m sore. I continue to monitor the whole Gaming #MeToo situation, and while there are some heartening developments, the sheer number of stories coming out is more… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #541 – A Little Levity