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This week, we share our top five child characters from our favorite fantasy books, movies, and TV shows. Listen to hear both our favorites and some of the connections we make to each of these characters. REGINA Arya Stark – Game of Thrones Luna Lovegood – Harry Potter series Charlie – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Meg Murray – A Wrinkle in Time Alanna of Trebond – Song of the Lioness – Tamora Pierce RHONDA 5. Russell in UP 4. Coraline in Coraline 3. Morgan in Enchanted 2. Hermione in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 1. Alexandria in The Fall   Until nextRead More →

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Hubba hubba! Inspired by recent events on The Big Bang Theory, we talk about our favorite geeky romances on this week’s show. Listen to hear our top five romances and geeky love moments from movies, TV, and books. We’d love to hear about your favorite geeky romances and romantic moments! Leave a comment here and let us know! See Rhonda’s moments here. Until next time, Sheldon and Amy got their game on! Regina & Rhonda Regina McMenomy Regina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writing about geeks and geek culture is Regina’s favorite thing to do when she’s not readingRead More →

What fun will 2014 hold for Game on Girl? Give us your suggestions! This week, writer Mark and podcast editor Ryan join us to discuss our favorite TV shows, movies, games, and books from 2013. Listen and see if we included your favorite! If not, let us know in the comments! Until next time, game on! Regina & Rhonda & Mark & Ryan Regina McMenomy Regina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writing about geeks and geek culture is Regina’s favorite thing to do when she’s not reading student papers, dancing an excessive amount of calories away, or chasing afterRead More →

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This week, we discuss some of our favorites to listen to, read, and play on the road. We know many people travel for the holidaze so here are a few suggestions about how to keep your sanity while you are whiling away the hours on the road (or hiding from family…) AUDIO BOOKS “Coming Clean” by Kinberly Rae Miller “Wool” by Hug Howey Any of the Harry Potter series, read by Jim Dale   BOOKS “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline “The Long Halloween” by Jeph Loeb, ill. Tim Sale “The Stupidest Angel” by Christopher Moore   GAMES Candy Crush The Dark Knight Word SolitaireRead More →

WW Linda Carter by Dennis80 on DevitantArt Starting with the newsworthy casting of Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Superman vs Batman” movie, we discuss the movies we are looking forward to in 2014. Our discussion is inspired by these two articles about the casting of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. “Gal Gadot is History’s First Movie Wonder Woman” by Susana Polo with The Mary Sue. “I Still Don’t Want Zack Snyder’s Take on Wonder Woman” by Charlie Jane Anders with io9 Check out the links to all our recommendations here. What do you think of the casting of Gadot as Wonder Woman? What movies areRead More →

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This week we share our top five favorite robots. Some heroic, some dangerous, some beloved favorites, we discuss how robots help us better understand our own humanity. Listen and let us know who your favorite robots are in the comments. Until next time, game on! Regina & Rhonda Regina McMenomy Regina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writing about geeks and geek culture is Regina’s favorite thing to do when she’s not reading student papers, dancing an excessive amount of calories away, or chasing after her daughter. Inclined towards mobile and social gaming online, Regina also loves a good roundRead More →

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This week we were inspired by a Wired Magazine article: Geek Culture’s 26 Most Awesome Female Ass Kickers! Check out the gallery for full size versions of these pictures and short descriptions of the characters and the reasons why we love them. Also, Regina was on another awesome podcast. Make sure to check out Pixel Response and their new series, Breaking Balls: Gender Politics in Media. The Doc is on their first episode focusing on female video game characters. We would love to hear about your favorite female ass kickers! Make sure to comment here or follow us on Twitter. You can even like our page on Facebook. Game onRead More →

This week we talk about the hit holiday film, Wreck it Ralph from Disney Animation Studios. We talk about heroes, villains, good story development, and great characters. If you’re wondering how Wreck it Ralph is a feminist film, then listen in and find out. Until next time, Game on! Regina & Rhonda Regina McMenomy Regina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writing about geeks and geek culture is Regina’s favorite thing to do when she’s not reading student papers, dancing an excessive amount of calories away, or chasing after her daughter. Inclined towards mobile and social gaming online, Regina also loves aRead More →

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Extraordinary situations, outstanding actions. This week, we share our favorite heroes from some classic TV shows. Here are some clips from the top three lists we share in the episode. Rhonda’s #3 – Samantha Stevens, Bewitched Regina’s #3 – Wesley Crusher, Star Trek: The Next Generation Rhonda’s #2 – Will Robinson, Lost in Space Regina’s #2 – Miss Piggy, Pigs in Space on The Muppet Show Rhonda’s #1 – Andrea Thomas as Isis, Isis Regina’s #1 – Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman This is perhaps the most personal episode of Game on Girl so far. By sharing our favorite heroes, Rhonda and I both share an awfulRead More →