Geek Girls Rule! #516 – Review: The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles

I discovered KJ Charles because of this article on Tor.com.  In it, the author Marina Berlin asks why Charles’s works are labeled Romance, not the SF/F they obviously are. Because they have gay relationships in them, and there is still a sizable portion of cis, het, white, male SF/F fans who are homophobic. Seriously, if… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #516 – Review: The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles

Geek Girls Rule! #515 – A General State of the Geek Update

First, the Geek Husband What Rules is recovering from his emergency tooth extraction last week, and tomorrow he goes in to check and see how it’s healing.  I knew it was bad when he bypassed cranky straight into pathetic.  In 24 years of marriage I have only seen that once before.  So it was a… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #515 – A General State of the Geek Update

Geek Girls Rule! #507 – I Might get a Little Too Attached to Fictional Characters

Ok, I was going to do this last week, but then the Arisia business happened, and I wanted to talk about that. I think I’ve probably mentioned that I spent a lot of time escaping from reality in books as a child and adolescent.  Because of that, I have a tendency to get really wrapped… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #507 – I Might get a Little Too Attached to Fictional Characters

Geek Girls Rule! #504 – Of Batwang and the Male Gaze

So, once again dudes are proving themselves the weaker sex by coming down with a case of vapors over realistic depictions of male genitalia in comics. Apparently DC’s decided that Batman isn’t gritty enough, so the’ve started a line called Black Label with an eye towards more “adult” and collectible comics.  The wang in question… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #504 – Of Batwang and the Male Gaze