Episode 138 – Holiday Playlist

Episode 138 – Holiday Playlist

In anticipation of the quickly approaching Holidaze, Rhonda and I invite fearless intern, Isabela, to join us for our holiday playlist episode. Starting an annual tradition, we make suggestions to help pass the time traveling to visit family and friends this year using your favorite electronic device or your favorite old-fashioned device like a paperback book. Let us know your recommendations to pass the time this traveling season in the comments!

Until next time, game on!
Regina, Rhonda, and Isabela

BOOKS – AUDIO

A Christmas Carol” read by Jim Dale
A Vision of Fire” read by author, Gillian Anderson
Born Standing Up” read by author, Steve Martin
Partials” by Dan Wells, read by Julia Whelan, first book in Partials series

BOOKS

“A Christmas Carol”, Charles Dickens, free digital download
The Secret History of Wonder Woman” by Jill Lepore
Vixens, Vampls, & Vipers” by Mike Madrid
Divas, Dames, & Daredevils” by Mike Madrid
The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines” by Mike Madrid
“The Stepsister Scheme” by Jim C. Hines, first in the Princess Series

COMICS

“Supreme Blue Rose”, Image Comics, Warren Ellis (writer), Tula Lotay (artist)
“Outcast”, Image Comics, Robert Kirkman (writer/creator), Paul Azaceta (artist)

GAMES – MOBILE

“The Simpsons: Tapped Out”, EA, Amazon, Apple, Google Play
“Dungeon Keeper”, EA, Amazon, Android, Apple
“Daddy Long Legs”, Set Snail, Amazon/Android
“Can You Escape”, MobiGrow, Amazon/Android
Puzzix“, Oz Machine, Apple, Android, Google Play

GAMES – TABLETOP

Anomia“, party edition, card game
The Resistance“, Indie Boards and Cards
Cards Against Humanity

MOVIES

Chef“, 2014, rated R, Aldamisa Entertainment, Amazon, Google Play
The Lord of the Rings” trilogy

MUSIC

“Letter to Laredo”, Joe Ely, CD
That’s Christmas to Me“, Pentatonix
The Black Keys

PODCASTS

CockTales, Don Diego, Podbean, iTunes
Welcome to Night Vale

TV – BINGE

“The Gilmore Girls”, Netflix
The Bletchley Circle“, PBS, Netflix, Amazon, Google Play
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

TV – GUILTY PLEASURE

Wonder Woman” with Linda Carter

WEB SERIES

Carmilla

Percy: Where are we?
Inez: This is Little Havana.
Percy:
Like in Grand Theft Auto?

“Chef”, 2014, rated R, Aldamisa Entertainment 

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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.

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