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Author Archives: Tanya
Books We Read and Loved in 2015
2016 is steadily under way but we are still occasionally writing 2015 on our checks (do most people still write checks these days, even?), and looking back at some of our favorite media moments from last year. 2015 was a … Continue reading
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Yes, yes yes, we all have already about it but it bears repeating: a teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is here! Stan Lee and Steve Wozniak are teaming up to bring Silicon Valley Comic Con to San Jose, … Continue reading
Calling all X-Philes: looks like the show will be returning for a six episode arc. We don’t know what to do with ourselves. What does Marvel’s Secret Wars mean for your pull? (Further list of titles here.) This is the Uptown … Continue reading
We are all gutted this morning to have learned that Leonard Nimoy passed away. Our thoughts go out to his loved ones and everyone whose lives he touched. His last tweet a few days ago feels especially poignant now: The Hollywood Diversity … Continue reading
Dynamite Comics announced crossover comic Swords of Sorrow, to be created by a group of female writers. Gail Simone talks about her excitement for the project on her Tumblr. In an effort to improve accessibility, Comcast is launching its “talking guide”. The … Continue reading
The trailer for Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron is here! Based on this first look, Johnny Depp’s Wolf costume for Into the Woods seems… a bit cheesy. Meryl Streep slays as usual, though. Morena Baccarin joins the cast of Gotham as … Continue reading
Paul Feig’s lady-centric Ghostbusters reboot is on and will be written by The Heat collaborator Katie Dippold. For the Star Wars fan that has everything: fuzzy Ewok heels. At last! With the exciting return of Twin Peaks in 2016, do you know … Continue reading
(Not So) Strange Appetites
In preparation for our panel at GeekGirlCon – (Not So) Strange Appetites: Women and the Horror Fandom – here’s a bit of reading for you. What better way to spend your lunch break than immersing yourself in, say, an analysis of … Continue reading
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Geeking Out: GeekGirlCon edition
It’s almost time again for Seattle’s GeekGirlCon. This is our fourth year attending the convention and will mark the third time one or more of our staffers will be participating as panelists. Basically, GeekGirlCon has played a big part in helping us develop Geekquality. … Continue reading
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You know what we like more than fashion shows? Geeky fashions shows! Check out this gallery from SDCC. Racialicious bring us a recap of this year’s edition of The Black Panel at SDCC. The panelists include Tumblr fave Orlando Jones and Cree Summer. … Continue reading
Review: Molly Danger Audiocomic – Ep. 1: Mighty
It’s understandable why comics continue to be adapted to screen – the visual stories, with their motion lines and sound effect bubbles (POW!), are the perfect medium to be translated into moving action. The folks at AudioComics, however, have been … Continue reading
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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary: Tell us what you think!
The anniversary of the much watched and discussed British TV series is just around the bend. We’d love to know one thing you love and one thing you dislike (or a suggestion for how the series can be improved) about Doctor Who, classic … Continue reading
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Halloween links and entertainment round-up
This Halloween has found us tired, sleepy, and sitting in piles of tissues surrounded by cups of tea and bowls of soup because of the cold season. Don’t you feel it? Many folks have mentioned feeling especially tired these past … Continue reading
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We’re Back from GeekGirlCon!
Another GeekGirlCon has come and gone, and this time it was nice to visit the city of Seattle in October, when the air is cool and the trees are wearing their autumn finery. It was my second time at the … Continue reading
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Geeking Out: GeekGirlCon ’13
This weekend kicks off the third year of Seattle’s GeekGirlCon, a convention celebrating “the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design.” It is very much an event by the … Continue reading