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Geek Herring

Critical Geek Culture

About the show

Geek Herring is the podcast talking about feminism in geek culture. Each week, we bring you geeky discussions and debates, news that matters to geek feminists, and interviews with inspirational folks in geek culture. Hosted by incorruptible women, Monika Rabensteiner and Amanda Sloan.

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  • Geek Interview: Tech Talk for Women with Ellie McBride

    November 13th, 2020  |  47 mins 6 secs

    New tech got you nervous? We've brought in our pal Ellie McBride to talk about how she helps women bridge the gap between their fear and succeeding in all the amazing tech advancements they can embrace!

  • Geek Girl in the News: US Election Anxiety; AOC + Among Us = Love; & Barbie, the Role Model

    November 6th, 2020  |  47 mins 22 secs

    The latest and greatest geek girl news from October 2020 covers the US Election (that we hopefully have results of by now!), AOC streaming Among Us, the Nobel Chemistry Prize, 2020's Gender Breakdown in Games, 1UP, Batwoman, Uncharted, Marvel, and Barbie being a damn role model!

  • Geek Herring Reviews Enola F*cking Holmes!

    October 30th, 2020  |  41 mins 44 secs

    Enola Holmes. Unconventional, badass, confident, intriguing, loving, mischievous, and all-around incredible. She is a feminist ICON.

  • Geek Herring & Chill: Holy Forking Shirt! We're 100 Years Old!

    October 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Join us for this 100 episode banterous celebratory shitshow! We say vibe WAY TOO MUCH, have all the laughts, reflect on what we've learned after 100 episodes, read out comments from our amazing community, share voice clips from Frazley and Thom, and have an all around joyful love fest.

  • Geek Interview: Being Black and Nerdy with Justin Williams

    October 16th, 2020  |  51 mins 58 secs

    Justin Williams from Super Tangent podcast joins us to get into the nitty gritty of being Black, being nerdy, living in Alaska, and raising a biracial daughter in a racist society. We talk all things politics, pop culture, and the all-important intersection of the two.

  • Geek Herring & Chill: Our Video Game History & the Evolution of Geek Herring Gaming

    October 9th, 2020  |  44 mins 25 secs

    Ever wondered what video games made us who we are? Well, your curiosity is hereby sated! In this episode, we're deep diving into our gaming past, present, and future!

  • Geek Girl in the News: Ruth Bader Ginsburg - May Her Memory Be a Revolution

    October 2nd, 2020  |  56 mins 2 secs

    The latest and greatest geek girl news from September 2020 covers the sad passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump's awful nomination to the Supreme Court, the NFL making HERstory, Mike Morhaime's new company: Dreamhaven, WandaVision, American Girl's latest doll, and saying so long to the Nintendo 3DS.

  • Geek Girl Reviews Mulan: The Good, The Bad, The Controversy

    September 25th, 2020  |  41 mins 6 secs

    Disney's live action Mulan is out! And oh wow has it caused a controversy. We took one for the team, gave it a complete watch, and come armed and ready to discuss it all: the good, the bad, and the terrible.

  • Geek Interview: Redefining Genres with New York Times Bestselling Author Madeleine Roux

    September 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    Serial killers and murder clowns? Nah. The real fear is sexual assault and living with trauma. We're joined by New York Times bestselling novelist, Madeleine Roux, who's redefining the horror genre one fear at a time.

  • Geek Discussion: Naked on the [Twitch] Set!

    September 11th, 2020  |  44 mins 7 secs
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    To clothe or not to clothe, that is the question. There's been such a conversation lately about whether some female streamers are only gaining popularity because of the amount of clothes they're wearing or not. In this episode, we attempt to answer the question and give our personal views!

  • Geek Girl in the News: Rest in Power, Chadwick Boseman, Enola Holmes, & The BEST Online Games for Women

    September 4th, 2020  |  43 mins 10 secs

    The latest and greatest geek girl news from August 2020 covers the heartbreaking passing of Chadwick Boseman, an absolutely quintessential list of the top 25 games women play (shame on you, E3!), Warcraft's Shadowland's release date, Kelly Marie Tran donning her Disney Princess crown, and us absolutely losing our SHIT about the Enola Holmes trailer.

  • Geek Discussion: All Hail the Scream Queens with Michael from AllHallowScream

    August 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 20 secs

    The leading ladies of horror have developed quite the reputation of being strong, independed, badass, and, usually, ALIVE by the end of the journey they're on! We're joined by horror expert and host of AllHallowScream Podcast, Michael Skarzynske, to preach it out to the Scream Queens we know and love!

  • Geek Discussion: WAP, Sexual Empowerment, and Feminism

    August 21st, 2020  |  37 mins 7 secs

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard, or at least heard OF, the new Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion song, WAP. But of course, with every song about women's sexual empowerment, middle-aged white men like to shake their finger of disapproval.

  • Geek Interview: Creating Geeky Art and Creative Expression with Molly O'Riley

    August 14th, 2020  |  59 mins 18 secs

    Combining a love of art and geekiness, Molly O'Riley creates a live of beauty, passion, and expression. This episode is the ultimate wake-up call you need to be you, own your weirdness, and honestly just create something every damn day.

  • Geek Girl in the News: Moqii Zoldyck leads Fortnite, down with Gamer Girl, and up with Blizzard's free gender changes!

    August 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins

    The latest and greatest geek girl news from July 2020 covers the girls who outnumber the boys at a national STEM competition, The Witcher's prequel, rising video gamer stats, that awful trailer for Gamer Girl we all puked at, Assassin's Creed minimising female protagonists (LAME), the first female Fortnite pro taking 1st place, and Warcraft dropping the £13 fee for gender change.

  • Geek Discussion: Learning and Growing in these Challenging Times

    July 31st, 2020  |  42 mins 28 secs

    We all know the world is kind of an intense place right now. This episoded started with the intention of our geeky highs and lows... but very swiftly descended into a conversation about life, the Universe, and everything. We had a lot on our chests!