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Category Archives: geeking out
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
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
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
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
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