January 25th, 2019 | 51 mins 25 secs
conventions, cosplay, critical geek culture, fangirls, female representation, geek girl reviews, geeks, potterheads, sam maggs, the fangirl's guide to the galaxy, whovians
In the new format: Geek Girl Reviews we are talking about "The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy" written by Sam Maggs. As an introductory guide, the book helps geek girls and those who one to be one, to find their kind, identify other's like them, how to conquer conventions and much more. Tune in to hear what the hosts Amanda and Monika have to say about it.
January 18th, 2019 | 36 mins 52 secs
critical geek culture, geek culture, geek discourse, geek girls, geek herring, geeks
Geek girls - how often have you tried to buy clothes of your favourite geeky things only to find that they don't exist for you -- or the little girls in your life? Gendered and preferential clothing has affected all of us female identifying geeks at one point or another. And while things are looking up for us (hello Her Universe) what about for the little geeks in our lives?
January 11th, 2019 | 34 mins 17 secs
critical geek culture, female representation, geek girls, geeks, geeky movies, geeky series, marvel, videogames
What’s going on in the Geek world in 2019? Amanda and Monika get all excited about the movies, series, and general awesomeness (often lead by amazing females) that are going to hit us this year. Tune in if you want to be as excited as the hosts, and get some valuable tips on upping your geek girl feminism game as well.
January 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
critical geek culture, feminist, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek herring, geeks, intersectional, intersectional feminism, neil degrasse tyson, sexual misconduct, women in sport
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: "YAY" or "OMG I can't believe that." The latest and greatest news in Decebber 2018 covers famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson sexual misconduct accusations, Bethesda’s firm stance on homophobic assaults, gender neutral cocktails, women in sports and more!
December 14th, 2018 | 44 mins 56 secs
90s tv shows, buffy the vampire slayer, captain planet, cops, critical geek culture, geek girls on television
TV is an important part of Geek Culture and can be the foundation for many geek girls out there. Amanda and Monika definitely have their fair share to say about TV Shows in the 90s - the start of a golden era for strong female characters on television.
December 7th, 2018 | 47 mins 2 secs
critical geek culture, ellen pompeo, emma roberts, female representation, gabrielle union, geek girls in the news, geeks, gina rodriguez, grey's anatomy, jessica o. matthews, uncharted power, women in television
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: "YAY" or "OMG I can't believe that." The latest and greatest news in November 2018 covers America's midterm election, Facebook and females working in games, Women in Antarctica, Science and sexual harassment, Female actresses talk money and more!
November 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 27 mins
critical geek culture, geek culture, geek girl, interview, video games
The soundtracks that bring our video games to life are mindblowingly awesome and can be completely life-changing to listen to. Would it surprise you to learn that almost 90% of game music is written by men? Women, like today’s guest Karina Pardus from Coy Compositions, are challenging gender inequality in music composition.
November 16th, 2018 | 32 mins 15 secs
critical geek culture, female representation, feminism, geek girl, geek girl community, intersectional feminism, sisterhood
There are few things like the Geek Girl Community. It can be one of the most supportive environments to be in online, whether you're connecting through forums, in game, social media, or in person. This episode is dedicated to our lost geek girl sister, Cheryl Baker-Carre. Your fellow geek girls are thinking of you and your family <3
November 9th, 2018 | 41 mins 2 secs
critical geek culture, female representation, geek girls in the news, geeks, intersectional feminism
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: "YAY" or "OMG I can't believe that." The latest and greatest news in October 2018 covers Doctor Who, Superheroes, Scientists, GirlCons and more!
November 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
critical geek culture, fandom, geek, geek characters, geek stereotypes, geeks, world of warcraft
World of Warcraft has always been ahead of the curve, but latest expansion, Battle for Azeroth, has seen an explosion of strong female characters. Jaina, Sylvanas, Azshara, and Talanji all vie for the top spot in our hearts while side characters give us the girl power vibes we love.
This week on Geek Herring, we’re joined by Sil from Whispers of War to talk all about the Glorious Ladies of Warcraft.