The way media depict mental illness is problematic at best, and criminal at worst. I’m struggling with how to begin this, because there are so many problems with it, and some of them are specific to certain illnesses. Some are more general. I think the biggest misconception about people with mental illness is that we’re… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #627 – Mental Illness in Media
Luna Vachon, a wonderful wrestler in her own right, taught by the Fabulous Moolah, as well as the members of her own family, the Vachons, passed away in her home on August 27, 2010. She was short, stocky, with tattoos, funny hair and a voice like a poorly maintained chainsaw. A female wrestler who actually looked… Read More RIP Luna Vashon
Ok, so I have a vendor I deal with on a fairly regular basis, and he’s a really awesome guy.* We talk and laugh a lot when he comes in. He’s really funny. I don’t remember what got us started talking about SF/F yesterday, but after a few minutes of discussing that, he says, “Do… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #122 – Why do Nerds like NCIS?
Ok, so I am actually old enough to have seen the original series during it’s original run on network television. I also watched the late 70s/early 80s Buck Rogers series. I know, I’m dating myself. I even had an Apollo doll (one of the 13″ ones) and my sister had a Cylon. However, even with… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #51 – Battlestar Galactica