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Author Archives: Mace
Roxanne Gay‘s review of the surprisingly feminist Magic Mike XXL is a real riot. Read it and giggle. We are ready and waiting for Creed. See you at the theater! A cute series of what the cast of Scooby-Doo would … Continue reading
Our thoughts are with the survivors of the Charleston, SC shooting, the loved ones of the victims, and the grieving community. At last, first photos from Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. Mad Max: Fury Road stunt doubles fell in love while on set. Aww! … Continue reading
TECHNE workshops bring electronic music to young women at select rock camps. Flame Con, New York City’s first queer comic con, is happening this weekend and the programming looks wonderful. Beloved Miss Piggy tells us why she’s a feminist. In response to … Continue reading
We love the #GirlsWithToys hashtag derived from a rather sexist comment regarding women in STEM fields. Denver Comic Con had a Women in Comics panel without any female panelists. Really? Tana French’s Dublin Murder Squad book series will be coming to … Continue reading
Marvel has been courting Ava DuVernay to direct one of their films, which is funny since there hasn’t been a Black woman lead in any of their movies. But we’re confident that if anyone can change that, it would be … Continue reading
Director George Miller brought in The Vagina Monologues‘ Eve Ensler to provide education and help in filling out the backstories for the abused women on the run in Mad Max: Fury Road. “Marvel knows girls” – SNL sends up Marvel … Continue reading
Aziz Ansari is co-creating a 10 episode Netflix show with Parks & Rec co-executive producer Alan Yang. A cute and clever A to Z book for all your tiny feminists out there. Cards Against Humanity’s newest expansion pack supports scholarships … Continue reading
Today is #BlackOutDay on social media. The hashtag speaks for itself beautifully, but here are some highlights. What a single SNL sketch tells us about women’s voices. Make your mark during Women’s History Month by participating in a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. … Continue reading
A discussion of intersectionality, Appropriation vs Appreciation, hip hop, and how it all relates to Fresh Off the Boat. Laverne Cox to star in CBS legal drama Doubt as an Ivy league educated attorney. We’re sad to see Jon Stewart go: who will cover … Continue reading
Watch the trailer for Appropriate Behavior, a rom-com about an Iranian-American bisexual woman, and be charmed! A sobering read about The Interview, with a perspective from a North Korean defector. The beautiful and detailed backdrops of the Star Wars movies. Idris Elba is developing … Continue reading
Scarlett Johansson has signed on for the starring role of Motoko Kusanagi in Dreamworks adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, and fans of the anime are not too happy about it. Director Ava DuVernay on Selma: “I wasn’t interested in … Continue reading
After today, we’ll be taking a break from Geeking Out for the next couple of weeks, so here’s a whole lot of links to tide you over. Coming soon: The Kingdom Of Dreams And Madness, a documentary about Studio Ghibli. We’re … Continue reading
A 22 Jump Street and Men in Black crossover movie? Tell us more… What happens when you combine 54 movies into 27 amazing looped gifs? This. Cosmos may be returning for a second season. If viewers want to see more, Seth … Continue reading
Krysten Ritter rumored to play Marvel’s Jessica Jones opposite Mike Colter. We have no idea what possessed someone to make Thor out of cups of coffee, but it’s pretty awesome. We’d totally support Stephen Hawking‘s dream to play a Bond villan! … Continue reading