Recently I attended an event with Ph.D.s from around the country. As we shared our research interests I said, “Wonder Woman.” Some snickered. Some nodded. Some turned away. Wonder Woman? How is that a research interest? Some of them share my enthusiasm and ask me questions including, “Why doesn’t she ever get her own movie!?”… Continue reading Why Not Wonder Woman?
https://youtu.be/SXnDTKJqgTI Hello Everyone and Welcome to The Geek Embassy! Today we launch our new website, The Geek Embassy. Game on Girl was my first passion project and, like a lot of passion projects, it was a lot about me as an individual. I identified with the site, with our mascot, GiGi, and with the mission to identify… Continue reading Welcome to The Geek Embassy
Hey Everyone, If you missed our LIVE Google Hangout on Sunday, May 17, here is the YouTube recording AND a newly uploaded podcast episode for those of you who like to listen to us chat. We had a great time and send out a special thank you to our ONE live viewer. Please plan… Continue reading Game on Girl LIVE! Episode 147
Well, gamers, we've finally done it! We've gone and produced a video podcast. Check out parts one and two of our newest headline show where we talk about the latest in geek culture news and share some of our favorite geek memorabilia. Don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel! LINKS Star Wars Episode… Continue reading Episode 112: The VIDEO Headlines Show
This week, Rhonda and Regina talk about some recent news articles in geek culture. There is always something interesting... or annoying... or fascinating going on in geek culture so they take on a few of these topics this week. Check out the articles and our commentary on the show and let us know what… Continue reading Episode 109 – The Headline Show
Generally, I try not to think about episodes in terms of favorites but I have to confess that our guest this week has already become a favorite. Nika Harper joins us from the Geek & Sundry vlog channel. Her new show, Story Mode, combines game play and story telling - two of the things we love the most about… Continue reading Episode 102 – Nika Harper: Story Mode
If you have a geeky interest, there's a con out there for you. This week we discuss some of the cons we plan to attend and some we dream of attending. Here are some great web sites for con calendars: UpComingCons - cons listed by genre SciFiConventions - search by geographic region and time… Continue reading Episode 94 – 2014 Con Calendar: Register Now!
Yesterday, I gave this to my Valentine: There's been a lot of buzz lately around the internets about how geek women need to prove themselves, spawned by the idea that there are a large number of women faking their interest in geek culture now that it has gained a larger, more mainstream sense of acceptance.… Continue reading It’s a Good Time to be a Geek