We introduced you to the documentary Wonder Women and the companion game Wonder City in episode 65. This week, we take our love of the documentary one step further by interviewing the director, Kristy Guevara-Flanagan. Kristy takes us through her inspiration for the documentary, the process to make it, and what it’s like to interview some of the big name supporters of Wonder Woman, namely Gloria Steinem and Linda Carter.
We also WRaP this week, sharing with you what we are Watching, Reading, and Playing. Let us know your thoughts about the interview and the documentary in the comments!
Until next time, Game On!
Regina & Rhonda
Regina is a gamer, writer, teacher, and podcaster living in the Pacific Northwest. She completed her Ph.D. in 2011 from Washington State University in Vancouver and continues to teach there part time. Regina’s research interests focus on women and technology, and her dissertation discusses female gamers and identity in digital role playing games. A lifelong geek and technology enthusiast, Regina recently started a Girls Who Code club in support of their mission to close the gender gap in technology.
To continue the conversations about gender and gaming that Regina started during her research, she started a podcast called Game on Girl. Called the “NPR of game podcasts” by Chris Brown of The Married Gamers, the podcast features women involved in the game industry, and tackles some of the complicated issues in the gaming community. Season 2 began in the spring of 2018 and will premiere new episodes monthly.