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.
April 24th, 2020 | 59 mins 47 secs
acnh, animal crossing, animal crossing new horizons, gamer, geeking out, nintendo, nintendo switch, switch, video games
If you're living, breathing, and dreaming all things Animal Crossing - you are NOT alone. We're all in this together. Playing with breakfast, sneaking in some island clean-up at lunchtime, and, obviously, crossing our fingers for tarantula island before bed. We've brought our resident Animal Crossing expert, Birte Kahrs, on to give us the low-down on how this game works and why we're all addicted to it.
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.
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!
February 28th, 2020 | 36 mins 28 secs
gamer, gamer girl, geek herring, inner monologue, mental health, video games
This week, we're talking about our personal mental health journeys and how video games have helped us. From using them as a very welcome distraction in our lives to actually processing our thoughts and problems while playing, video games are so much more than colourful videos.
Geek Girl in the News: Media's racist hot takes, Professor Umbridge is WHO?, & Australia dominating eSports
February 7th, 2020 | 37 mins 8 secs
batwoman, esports, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, james bond, marvel, racism, star wars, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from January 2020 covers Australia's eSports dominance, why James Bond won't EVER be a woman, Professor Umbridge's new role, the media's racist hot takes, Batwoman's renewal, and the first look at what Disney+'s Marvel shows!
December 6th, 2019 | 43 mins 18 secs
game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, mental health, sacha baron cohen, star wars, teen genius, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from November 2019 covers the cancelled prequel to Game of Thrones, the next Star Wars trilogy (yes, trilogy!), Sacha Baron Cohen being an incredible human being, the 14-year-old girl who solved the blind spot problem plaguing drivers, the first leading trans character in a video game, and the game developers focussing on mental health problems in their releases.
November 15th, 2019 | 37 mins 56 secs
cassandra clare, gamer girl, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, indie developers, indie games, mortal instruments, 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, we really do just ramble on about what we've been up to in our lives!
Geek Girl in the News: Blizzard vs the USA vs China, Natalie Portman's call to action, & women in space!
November 1st, 2019 | 47 mins 36 secs
aoc, batman, blizzard, blizzard entertainment, catwoman, congress, delta, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, natalie portman, star wars, video games, women in aviation, women in space, women in tech, zoe kravitz
The latest and greatest geek girl news from October 2019 covers Blizzard's reality check from Congress, female directors for Disney+ Star Wars shows, the new Catwoman, Natalie Portman's call for women to fuck up and own their mistakes, Delta's women-led flight to NASA, and the first all-female spacewalk FINALLY happening!