July 17th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
#metoo, geek girls, intersectional feminism, lgbtqia+, sexual abuse, twitch
It's not every day that you get to hang out with one of Twitch's loveliest partners on your podcast, but here we are with the one and only BiggusBennus! He joins us to talk about his recent Twitch accomplishments and the recent outpouring of sexual abuse reports on the streaming platform.
July 3rd, 2020 | 52 mins 31 secs
feminism, geek feminism, geek feminist, geek girl in the news, geek girls, geek news
The latest and greatest geek girl news from June 2020 covers Rowling's publishing company employees not wanting to work with her, Mixer's racist culture and sudden demise, Twitch's history of not taking abuse reports seriously, the calls for a Twitch Blackout, Tina Fey call for 30 Rock's removal of blackface episodes, an FDA approved prescription video game, and TikTok Teens and K-Pop Stans living their best lives for all our futures.
June 19th, 2020 | 57 mins 11 secs
gamer girls, geek girls, nerd women, plus size nerd
For years, being plus size and nerdy has been linked to being unpopular and super uncool. Not anymore, friends! We are joined by the Plus Size Nerd herself, the wonderful Nancy Basile, to talk about reclaiming these words and honouring her nerdity.
June 12th, 2020 | 35 mins 13 secs
geek characters, geek girls, mario, nintendo, peach, princess peach, super mario, video games
Voted number 48 in a list of video game's hottest female characters, Princess Peach definitely evokes a LOT of feelings. Some good, some negative, and all definitely valid. We talk about what we actually think about Mario's leading lady and uncover the sordid truth of her identity.
May 29th, 2020 | 43 mins 33 secs
feminism, geek girls, interview, the feminist shop
You've heard us fangirl about the website and what it stands for. Now, we're absolutely freaking JAZZED to welcome Virginia Mendez, co-founder of The Feminist Shop, onto Geek Herring to talk all things feminism and being a professional feminist!
April 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
#geekherringchallenge, blizzard, blizzard entertainment, content creator, esports, gamer girl, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, hearthstone, indie games, interview, podcast, podcaster, positivity, twitch, twitch partner, video games
What do you get when you take the essence of pure positivity and combine it with wit, realness, and talent? You get the awesome being that is Ziggy! Ziggy is the co-co-co-host of 1600 Dust, a Hearthstone podcast, who brings us a totally unique viewpoint as a girl gamer literally surrounded by dudes.
Geek Girl in the News: Animal Crossing, Brie Larson is too pure for this world, and Celebs being Awesome!
April 3rd, 2020 | 41 mins 38 secs
brie larson, celebrity news, feminism, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, intersectional feminist, marvel, pop culture, thor
The latest and greatest geek girl news from March 2020 covers the world's obsession with Animal Crossing, films getting their released dates pushed back, Brie Larson being a true gem, Thor: Love and Thunder's new villain (you might be surprised!), and all these famous people being pretty awesome during this pandemic, especially Elton John and John Krasinski!
March 20th, 2020 | 39 mins 22 secs
coronavirus, covid 19, crisis, geek, geek girls, geeking out, intersectional feminism, pandemic
COVID-19. It's what's on everyone's minds right now. Because this pandemic that's sweeping the world is impacting everyone. Whether you're staying indoors, business as usual, freaking out, or that asshole who thinks none of these regulations applies to them - you're bound to be experiencing some kind of change.
March 13th, 2020 | 50 mins 56 secs
blizzard, blizzard entertainment, content creator, gamer girl, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, indie games, interview, mdi, podcast, podcaster, thyst, video games, warcraft, world of warcraft, wow
Being a woman in podcasting can feel like a really isolating experience sometimes. But being part of the minority in a super open and welcoming community makes it so much easier. Ali from Dungeon Fables joins us to talk about being a woman in Warcraft, her time podcasting, being an awesome part of the Warcraft community!
March 6th, 2020 | 41 mins 45 secs
batman, diversity, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, representation, the witcher, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from February 2020 covers the incredible new Twitter extension that blocks dick pics 🙌🙌, the shockingly (not shockingly) male-dominated UK games industry, the female gaze coming in hot to Hollywood, Battinson's new look revelations, and all the hype about The Witcher 2!