April 12th, 2019 | 48 mins 22 secs
documentary, feminism, geek feminism, geek feminist, geek girls, geek herring, geek podcast, geeks, intersectional feminism, masculinity, review, the mask you live in, toxic masculinity
While we're a geek feminist podcast, it's so important to understand why toxic masculinity exists. Though not the norm for most men, toxic masculinity is so hate filled and violent that it breeds and seeps its way through society and culture as a whole. But why does it happen?
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.
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 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 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!
December 21st, 2018 | 51 mins 24 secs
geek christmas, geek herring, geek holidays, geeks
Happy holidays from Geek Herring! Monika and Amanda are talking all things Christmas. From the latest controversies attacking historical holiday favourites, to Amanda's obsession with Hallmark Christmas movies, and gifts the geeky girls in your life will love.
November 23rd, 2018 | 31 mins 37 secs
fantastic beasts, geek girl, geek herring, geeks, harry potter
With Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald being released to the Potterheads of the world, we take the opportunity and talk about the involvement of Johnny Depp in this addition to the Wizarding World cinematic experience.
October 18th, 2018 | 57 mins 25 secs
geek girl, geek herring, geeks, harry potter, intersectional feminism, role models
Geek Herring hosts talk about the witches of Harry Potter: the what, why, and how that makes them incredible
October 12th, 2018 | 30 mins 54 secs
comic con, geek girl, geek herring, geeks, intersectional feminism, nycc
Geek Herring talks about New York Comic Con, Intersectional Feminism, and marginalised groups across geek genres.