Geek Girl in the News: Gender discrimination in game development, FFVII, & female representation in video games
July 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
equal pay act, ffvii, final fantasy, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, riot games, tifa, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from June 2019 covers gender discrimination in game development, FFVII Tifa's chest restriction, E3's sad state of female representation, girls wanting to avoid the "geek" label, and the Amazon/Netflix OTP.
June 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
anime, comiccon, convention, cosplay, dragon ball z, final fantasy, geek, geek culture, geek girl, geek herring, gender and cosplay, japanese culture, manga, sailor moon
Calling all our anime and manga lovers.... this episode is for YOU! We're joined by our guest experts, Jannie and Nat, who are sharing their views and thoughts after spending much of their lives involved with this community.
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.
April 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 16 secs
25 episodes, celebrate, geek, geek feminism, geek girls, geek herring, geek podcast, geeks
Our critical geek culture podcast is officially 6 months old! Thank you so much for joining us for the last 25 episodes. We're celebrating what it means to be a geek feminist and what avenues hosting Geek Herring has opened up for us.
December 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
body positivity, cosplay, final fantasy, geek, geek culture, geek girl, geek herring, gender
Cosplay, or costume play, is more than just dressing up as your favourite character for Halloween. The dedication cosplay artists put into their costume goes above and beyond anything you could imagine to get every details of their character’s costume right. From sewing custom outfits to melting bits of foam together to create those extra large fantasy swords, there’s no better way to describe it than dedication, passion, and talent. Today’s guest, Anna, has been cosplaying for over a decade and has some pretty impressive titles under her belt!
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.
October 5th, 2018 | 23 mins 40 secs
geek, geek culture, geek news, girl geek, intersectional feminism
What's Geek Herring all about? Who are Monika and Amanda? Find out in Episode 0!