Geek Girl in the News: Kristen Stewart, Scarlett Johansson, Amber Heard, Johnny Depp -- and Ms Monopoly!
October 4th, 2019 | 56 mins 58 secs
amber heard, discrimination, equal pay, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, johnny depp, kristen stewart, marvel, ms monopoly, scarlett johansson, sexual assault, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from September 2019 covers Kristen Stewart's sexuality, Scarlett Johansson's unfeminist takes, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp (again), Siri's stance on feminism, and the awesome new game, Ms Monopoly!
September 27th, 2019 | 47 mins 54 secs
blizzard, blizzard entertainment, bwoh, content creator, esports, gamer girl, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, grandmasters, hearthstone, indie games, interview, mdi, pathra, podcast, podcaster, twitch, twitch partner, video games
Rising up the ladder, hitting Legend, topping the Badass Women of Hearthstone league, and competing weekly in the Hearthstone GrandMasters is a journey, but not one without an emotional rollercoaster. We're joined by Pathra Cadness who's sharing her experience as a professional eSports athlete, currently competing at the GrandMasters!
September 20th, 2019 | 29 mins 18 secs
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Disney+ is coming and we couldn't be more excited! What the heck is better than all that Marvel goodness, every Disney movie ever, The Simpsons, and more!?? Nothing, that's what!
September 6th, 2019 | 55 mins 52 secs
coding, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, hearthstone, keanu reaves, nancy drew, online harassment, the matrix, twitch, twitch moderation, twitch streamers, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from August 2019 covers breastfeeding on Twitch, the newest female Hearthstone pros, banned commercials promoting gender stereotypes, inspirational women in TV STEM careers, teaching girls to code, and some awesome pop culture news!
August 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
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Running two successful Blizzard positive podcasts, building a super supportive community, and working in gaming, all while dealing with anxiety and depression can definitely be hard! But our guest today, the incredible Thyst of Lagging Balls, makes it all look easy and completely natural.
August 16th, 2019 | 26 mins 7 secs
a short hike, gamer girl, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, indie developers, indie games, under what?, video games, warcraft, world of warcraft
Because hanging out listening to us talk is the best half hour of your week, we've gone free form again! Geek Herring and Chill is just that, time to sit back, relax, and listen to us ramble on. This week, it's all the geeky gaming we've gotten into over the past week... and trust us, it's a lot!
August 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
bullies, coming out, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, girl power, netflix, stranger things, stranger things 3, toxic masculinity
Stranger Things has been giving us all a good dose of 80s nostalgia that we, obviously, desperately crave. Following a group of badass teens while they work to stop the grossest monster from taking over Hawkins is the most fun we've had with TV in a long time. But it's not just the plot that has us hooked this season.
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!
July 19th, 2019 | 37 mins 51 secs
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Period. End of Sentence. Is a documentary about living in rural India where stigma surrounding women's periods still exists. It's a recent Oscar winner, which is how it came onto our radar, and we knew we had to talk about it. In this episode, we share our reactions and whether or not we recommend it!
July 12th, 2019 | 58 mins 8 secs
afab, amab, body positivity, cosplay, geek culture, geek girl, geek herring, gender, genderfree, non-binary, sca, society for creative anachronism geek, trans woman, transgender
Have you ever wanted to live out your medieval life dreams in a safe and modern way? This is exactly what today's guest, Jamie Unrau, does with the Society for Creative Anahcronism. Today, we're talking about this cool, geeky hobby, their gender identity and journey, and the intersection of both.