As we all know, I spend a lot of time watching horror movies, and arguably more watching horror documentaries. And it’s a truism of both horror and humor that a large part of what makes them work is surprise. But if that is all you have, then it only works once. The thing that makes… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #812 – What is Humor Anyway?
So this story was brought to my attention by someone in the GGR Discord server: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/how-to-know-youre-not-insane-and-how-a-cards-against-humanity-staff-writer-was-fired-40fe07fbbfe4 A Black writer for Cards Against Humanity was gaslit, silenced, and then forcibly committed after his bosses there convinced his family that his being unwilling to be silent in the face of their racism was a mental breakdown. … Read More Geek Girls Rule! #811 – What Will Make Me Quit You.
This is the problem with being nerds into anything literary. The comic book single issue collection isn’t too bad, just two long boxes, and a couple of short boxes, some stray issues kicking around. We do have a couple shelves of graphic novels. But just straight up fiction? Oh man… I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #810 – Damn, We Still Have a Lot of Books
I’m going to start posting over here again, I promise. Just, everything is so exhausting. Ugh. Pandemic, new job, and we’re moving… The new job was at the start of the pandemic, and I still mostly love it. I am trying to decide how to bring over a bazilionty older posts and still get the… Read More Ok, for real…
Guess who finally has the wherewithal to start cross-posting from her Patreon. For those of you who haven’t been following along, the last couple of years have been hellish, but I’m finally coming out the other side. I’m on a medication that stops all the migraines. I’m in a new department at work with non-sociopaths… Read More Prepare for a Bunch of Posts
Yet again the Geek Husband What Rules saves my life by not letting me follow through on impulse buys. The other day he was on Wish and saw a pair of pajama type pants printed with Nicholas Cage’s face all over them. My immediate instinct was, “How much are they? I am totally buying them… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #657 – Some Sort of Reviews
I know I’ve talked about the original Battlestar Galactica before, I mean, not even heavy narcotics could help that. The Martian just tried to watch the Buck Rogers TV show from the late 70s/early 80s. I think he lasted almost an episode. About 2/3 of the way through he came out to rant. There was… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #656 – Things That Have Not Aged Well.
First, has anyone else encountered Eugene in ACNH? He’s a Koala, who dresses like the Rat Pack, and feels a little, um, sleazy? In related news, my avatar in that game is currently dressed like a Korean Boy Band member. Sooo, my new obsession is Museum Secrets (Amazon Associates link) on Amazon Prime Video. I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #655 – Review: Museum Secrets
Yeah, I got nothing. I want to give you guys some humor and distraction, but I don’t think I can. I am so sad and angry at the same time right now. It swings from one to the other. Everyone at work is in the same boat for the most part. We’re all anxious and… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #666 – Oh, how charmingly apropo…
This post and the next one or two are being posted out of order to address what is happening right now in the world. I’m just going to say it: If you do not believe that Black Lives Matter, or want to come at me with that “All Lives” crap, just go. I do… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #665 – A Rare Political Post