Author Archives: Moxie

Who you gonna call? Moxie fancasts Ghostbusters

FANCASTBUSTERS!!!! Breaking news, if you live under a pile of ancient sea turtle shells: Paul Feig, who directed Bridesmaids, is making a new Ghostbusters movie, and this time it has GIRLS. I know…right?! For me, though, this is sort of where the excitement … Continue reading

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Hot Hot Heat: Music, Gender and Race in The Heat

As you probably guessed from the title, I recently saw The Heat. The movie is not without its flaws; there were definitely some examples of problematic humor. While that’s seems to often be par for the course in raunchy comedies, … Continue reading

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This One’s For the Purple People: Why Writing POC in NYC Shouldn’t Be Hard

So by now, everyone knows that Lena Dunham’s Girls hit the Golden Globe jackpot and is now in its second season. Cool, great, whatever you’re into. Eat a cake in the tub to celebrate on your own time, that’s not … Continue reading

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Late Night Chat: The Walking Dead Mid-Season Finale

Lois and Moxie had a water cooler chat about Sunday night’s The Walking Dead, because they’re just SO MUCH to say. Obviously: Spoilers and salty language lie ahead. Join in with your thoughts on the mid-season finale in the comments.

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Geekquality’s Favorite Horror Movies

This is Halloween! And we at Geekquality are pretty stoked about it, if you can’t already tell. It’s like Cosplay Christmas, what’s not to like! In the spirit of celebration, we have compiled a list of films we love to … Continue reading

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Girls On Film: A Fall TV Primer

As I was going through my color coded Excel spreadsheet for this fall television season, I began to notice something: this season, all the characters that people are REALLY talking about are women. OK, maybe not all, but a pretty … Continue reading

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Manic Pixie Dream Exhaustion

You guys, I just can’t anymore. I am tired of all these movies and TV series showcasing what has come to be known as the MPDG (Manic Pixie Dream Girl) aka Ol Quirky Bastard aka Ghostface Quinoa aka DJ Sheer … Continue reading

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Supersonic: Third Wave Feminism and the Importance of the “Hard Femme”-Cee

It’s a widely accepted idea that music, like fashion, social movements, and menstruation, runs in cycles. Sometimes this theory runs less true than others, but right now I think it’s pretty applicable. Because right now, in the year of our … Continue reading

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A chat with Justin Simien & Lena Waithe of Dear White People

We’ve mentioned previously on the site just how excited we are about Dear White People. The project speaks for itself, as you can tell from the trailer, and it’s obvious that it’s exactly the sort of indie film making that … Continue reading

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Just Trust Me On This One: Why Monica Rambeau Needs To Be In The Next Avengers Movie

I’ve said it before, and I will continue to shout it from the mountaintops: Monica Rambeau needs to be in the next Avengers movie. The Avengers is one of the hottest movies of the summer and there’s already talk and … Continue reading

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Moxie saw The Avengers and you should too (and look, no spoilers!)

This movie ain’t for everybody, only the sexy people, so all you fly mothers, get on out there and avenge! No but seriously you guys, I saw The Avengers last week, and it was everything I ever dreamed it would … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Amandla Stenberg and the Hating Haters Who Hate Her

Can we take a moment to bow our heads in memory of the late Whitney Houston and her hit single “The Greatest Love Of All” which I have been playing on a loop a) because it’s Thursday and b) because … Continue reading

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United Colors Of Albion: Race In Fantasy Media

This is going to be a post about Race in Fantasy media. I just wanted to get that out there, right off the bat, so we’re clear. If you would like to get yourself a glass of wine, maybe a … Continue reading

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Come Here Often?: Our Geekiest Pick Up Lines

Continuing on our series of romantic theme posts, we bring you a few pick up lines that might help improve your game, or in case you need a last minute e-card. These are guaranteed to work 60% of the time. … Continue reading

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I Love You, I Know: Romantic Quotes

It’s that time of year again. Can you smell the air, ripe with overpriced chocolate and cheap cologne? While your Geekquality editors have serious intentions with this blog (like Lois’ most recent post on why Glenn & Maggie’s relationship in … Continue reading

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