October 18th, 2019 | 1 hr 27 mins
blizzard, blizzard entertainment, cancel culture, censorship, current events, esports, grandmasters, hearthstone, hong kong, hong kong protests, politics
Geek Herring discusses a politically hot topic this week, giving an overview and our insights into Hearthstone streamer, Blitzchung's statement during the GrandMasters about the Hong Kong protests. Blizzard had made what seemed like a snap decision to delete the entire VOD of the stream, remove Blitzchung from the GrandMasters, revoke his prize money, and ban both him and the two casters from Blizzard eSports for a year.
Geek Girl in the News: James Bond Alternatives, How to Deal with Harassment Online, Stranger Things Female Power, and Exciting New Releases
August 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 18 mins
game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, online harassment, riot games, twitch, twitch moderation, twitch streamers, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from July 2019 covers a Woman of Colour as the new 007, Twitch streamers and gender discrimination, responsibility and moderation of abusive Twitch streams, permission to be nerds, all new Hitchhiker's Guide, Cyberpunk representation, the new Switch Lite, and more!
May 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
female game developer, game dev, game development, geek, geek girl, three extra lives, trivia, video game industry, video game trivia, video games, warcraft, women in game development
Female game developers are an important part of the game industry! Women have an active and substantial role in not just indie games, but AAA titles as well, including some extremely well-known games. We're joined by Thom Knight from Three Extra Lives to take in some trivia before chatting about women in game dev.