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How do you handle your morals regarding the entertainment you consume? This world is a wild place, full of dodgy people doing questionable things. So how do you navigate that?Some moral decisions are easier to make than others. H*rry P*tter and the TERF Queen? Yeah, walk away. Old Navy and their fatphobia or makeup brands and animal testing - these things maybe don't matter as much to you. Sexual harassment at game studios? Questionable. Fast fashion? Definitely a moral quandary that we can't fit into this episode!This is a big episode. There's a lot to discuss when it comes to this topic and we've really only scratched the surface. Some of our big points: you don't have to do it all choose your morals whenever it feels right put your money into causes or companies you support/who are doing good instead of corporations doing things against your morals there is no such thing as a moral billionaire don't let yourself get burnt out! take care of your emotional wellbeing in this wild climate What did you think? Join us in Discord to chat about your thoughts on this MASSIVE topic!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! Love Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Discussion: Our Break-Up with the Wizarding World Geek Discussion: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Cast Them Geek Girl Reviews Surviving R. Kelly: What a Piece of Sh*t Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & Monika ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
We watched Enola Holmes 2! And, in a rare surprise, we don't really agree on our opinion of the movie!Moni's biggest issue (and it's a good one!) is that the film portrays historical events in a not so accurate way. This brings up a discussion on the line between historical accuracy and creative storytelling - how much can you change history to suit a story?Here's what else we talked about: where is the line between historical accuracy and creative fiction the true story of the 1888 match girl strike humanising Sherlock Holmes Being your own person the importance of community and not doing it alone creating opportunities police corruption (#ACAB) diversity in role casting women preparing to save women moariarty reimagined EnolaFuckinHolmes!What did you think? Join us in Discord to chat your feelings!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Herring Reviews Enola Fxcking Holmes! Geek Girl Reviews Stranger Things 4: The Best and Most Traumatic TV Series Geeking Out About She-Hulk: The Power of Women Supporting Women Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
She-Hulk: Attorney At Law is the most fun we've had watching a Marvel show. Maybe ever.It uses comedy to talk about a huge variety of topical issues super relevant to our society today. Self-acceptance, toxic masculinity, the patriarchy, women supporting women, women dating, looks and appearances, one-night stands, double standards, being fucking awesome at your job, and so much fucking more.We think it's important to be critical even of the shows that we love, so we are quite critical about She-Hulk. But that in no way detracts from how much we fucking LOVE this and everything it stands for.What did you think? Join us in Discord to continue the chat!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Girl Reviews Ms Marvel: A Fun, Cultural Masterpiece with Jasmin Joe Star Geek Girl Reviews Moon Knight: Dissociative Identity Disorder, Arab Superheroes, and Egyptian Iconography Geek Girl Reviews WandaVision: A Story About Grief Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
After we get in a shocking debate about the correct use of planners, we talk about all the Halloween and October things we love!Costumes and trick or treating! Different cultures' approach to Halloween! Hocus Pocus! The Nightmare Before Christmas Horror movies - slashers, paranormal, classics, and more! Buffy the Vampire Slayer Charmed! Horror Books! Horror Games!And more!Check out Vicky's list of femme & queer horror books on TwitterPS Here's the Mazda commercial Amanda talks aboutCheck Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Discussion: All Hail the Scream Queens with Michael from AllHallowScream Geeking Out About Halloween: Costumes, Movies, and Cultural Appropriation Geek Girl Reviews Shadow and Bone: Into the Grishaverse with Vicky Brewster Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
It's another episode of Ask Deep Questions! Join hosts Amanda and Moni as they get deep into their thoughts and opinions about their own lives and experiences. We just love these episodes. The ones we get to chill out and get vulnerable and ask each other Deep Questions.This week, we find out: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? What courageous conversation have you been avoiding? What is a piece of advice you have received, that you were glad to take? Have you had a spiritual experience? How did you get through the tough times in your life? What is one experience that changed your life? Love Ask Deep Questions as much as we do? Get your own deck at AskDeepQuestions.comCheck Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Herring & Chill: The Hosts Open Up With More Deep Questions! Geek Herring & Chill: Getting Supes Vulnerable with More Deep Questions Geek Herring & Chill: Gettin’ Cheesy With It Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: "YAY" or "OMG I can't believe that." The latest and greatest geek girl news from September 2022 covers the sad loss of Cherry Valentine, Twitch's latest outrage, Netflix's new in-house gaming studio, the final cities announced for Eurovision 2023, and the best Ryan Reynolds/Hugh Jackman news possible!What do YOU think about these news stories? We'd love your take! Let us know in the comments of wherever you see this episode!In this episode of Geek Girl in the News, we covered these news stories: Cherry Valentine, star of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, dies aged 28 Liz Truss congratulated Italy’s new PM Giorgia Meloni and people quickly pointed out the obvious What’s behind the protests in Iran? Twitch addresses revenue split for streamers, declining to change 50/50 split Report highlights examples of child abuse, grooming on Twitch Child Predators Use Twitch to Systematically Track Kids Livestreaming Netflix forming first in-house game studio Eurovision 2023: Final two cities in host shortlist announced Holy Crap! Ryan Reynolds Confirms Hugh Jackman Will Play The Wolverine Again—Alongside Deadpool! Check Out Geek Herring!Join us on Discord!!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Interview: Inclusive Games Journalism with Ed Nightingale Geeking Out About TwitchCon: What We Loved, What Could Have Been Better, and Queer Joy! Geek Interview: Geek Interview: Geek Joysticks with Ed and Ben from Swapping Joysticks Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Warning: Chaos level 1000. We laugh, cry, and groan, but we chat with two of our best friends about their podcast, Swapping Joysticks! Sit back and get ready to laugh, folks!In this episode, we all drink a bit too much, make fun of Ben and Moni, and have wayyyyy too much fun. But we do find out the history of Swapping Joysticks, why they have a queer focussed show, what it's like having a chaos gremlin for a co-host, and what the future of the podcast looks like.Really, this episode is FUN and will make you laugh and that is why you need to listen to it! Find Swapping Joysticks OnlineYou can find us Online / Twitch / YouTube / Twitter!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Discussion: Twitch and #MeToo with BiggusBennus! Geek Interview: Inclusive Games Journalism with Ed Nightingale Geek Discussion: Is it still fun when it makes you RAGE cry!? Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSpecial Guests: BiggusBennus and Ed Nightingale.Support Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
We wanted to spend some time talking about the amazing games we've been playing lately!Moni has joined a CULT. The Cult of the Lamb, that is! She's been deep diving into this cute, addictive little game that's taken Twitch by storm. Not only is she playing live on Twitch with her community, she has a second save just for her to play offline. Amanda's just completed Lord Winklebottom Investigates, a cute AF point and click mystery adventure starring a gentlemanly giraffe. This game was developed by Charlotte Sutherland of Cave Monsters and was worth the wait.Amanda's also been playing Call of the Sea. While she's not quite finished yet, it's an enjoyable first person mystery adventure around an island in the South Pacific. While it initially gave Amanada white colonizer vibes, it quickly became apparent that there was something else going on.What have you been playing lately? Let us know on social media or join us on Discord!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Herring & Chill: Our Video Game History & the Evolution of Geek Herring Gaming Geek Discussion: Is it still fun when it makes you RAGE cry!? Geek Interview: Inclusive Games Journalism with Ed Nightingale Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
The Umbrella Academy is back for season 3, and after two seasons that Moni kept falling asleep during, this one held her attention like woah.Spoiler WarningThis entire episode is spoilers. You've been warned!We couldn't get enough of it. The character dynamics, the character growth, the sibling love/hate relationshps, and the incredibly positive trans representation! But seriously, this season showcases Viktor's transition in the literal best way possible. It's a 10/10 from us!We also talk about our favourite characters, least favourite characters, what we love about all the characters, and why Klaus is the best little shit. Enjoy! We'd love to hear your thoughts as well, let us know on social media or join our Discord!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Girl Reviews Stranger Things 4: The Best and Most Traumatic TV Series Geek Girl Reviews Ms Marvel: A Fun, Cultural Masterpiece with Jasmin Joe Star Geek Girl Reviews Moon Knight: Dissociative Identity Disorder, Arab Superheroes, and Egyptian Iconography Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Ms Marvel is just about the most fun Marvel has ever had creating their TV shows. #Fact. There is so much to love about this show: the characters, the relatableness, the sincerity, the hilarity, the diversity.We knew we HAD to get Jasmin Joe Star on to talk about her absolute bae of a superhero. Jasmin is THE Ms Marvel expert, and being both Muslim and Middle Eastern, we were even more excited to get her perspectives on what this show gets right. Which, great news, is a whole bunch!What a breath of fresh air Ms Marvel is! We have positive representations of Muslims. Just normal, everyday interactions of Middle Eastern families. A whole bunch of Partition history you probably didn't get taught in school. AND SO MUCH MORE LIKE ACTUAL SUPERHERO SHIT.Spoiler WarningThere are ZERO spoiler free moments in this episode. If you haven't seen it (stop what you're doing immediately and go watch it), skip this episode and we'll see you next week!Let's get into Ms Marvel! What we love, what we hate, what could've been improved. Jasmin is a wealth of knowledge and an absolute delight to have on!About JasminJasmin is a Marvel expert, specialising in Ms Marvel! She's a huge nerd, self-certified weeb, content creator, cosplayer, gamer, streamer, and photographer. She's a Muslim Iraqi American from LA who is a literal superhero in her dayjob trying to cure and treat cancer!Find Jasmin OnlineFind Jasmin on Twitch | Twitter | Instagram | TikTok | YouTubeCheck Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geeking Out About Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster, Feminist Geek Girl Reviews: Wonder Woman 1984…. Because -Someone- Has To Geek Girl Reviews WandaVision: A Story About Grief Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSpecial Guest: Jasmin Joe Star.Support Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Emma 'Emzii' Rose competed in the inaugural eSports championships at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and brought home GOLD for Northern Ireland. She joins us to talk about women in eSports, trans rights, her experience at the championships, and diversity & inclusion in eSports.We're so excited to have gold medal winner, Emma 'Emzii' Rose, on to talk about her recent experience competing at the Commonwealth Games! She talks about what it was like competing, her experience as a trans woman in eSports, diversity & inclusion in eSports, clapping back at the trolls, the future of eSports in Northern Ireland, and projections for inclusivity in eSports!... and SO MUCH MORE. You don't want to miss this one!Emma has also been invited to a few upcoming tournaments but has to pay her own way - she's started a gofundme to help her make it there!Quotes"Thumbs are thumbs."About Emma 'Emzii' RoseEmma 'Emzii' Rose is an eFootball eSports player who plays for Northern Ireland. At the innagural eSports competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. held in Birmingham, she went and brought home a gold medal for Northern Ireland!! Emma is a transgender woman who is passionate about trans rights and eSports. She's a champion for diversity and inclusion in eSports and promoting gender equality in eSports competitions.Find Emma 'Emzii' Rose OnlineFind Emma on Twitch | Twitter | Instagram | TikTok | Facebook | YouTubeCheck Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Interview: The Gayest Witch on Twitch with Psyche Geek Discussion: Attending Mass Events as Women and Marginalised Genders Geek Discussion: Coming Out, Pride, and Identity Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSpecial Guest: Emma 'Emzii' Rose.Support Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Spoiler WarningIf you haven't seen Stranger Things 4 yet and care about spoilers - do not listen to this episode! We don't even try to keep this spoiler free. There is your fair warning!Okay so we just get right into this and absolutely GUSH about how much we love Stranger Things 4.The characters, the drama, the everything.We will say that this season is GORY. It is TRAUMATIC. It doesn't have great Black representation. It's SAD. But it all comes together to make for some damn good TV watching.We reference these articles in this episode: As Someone With PTSD, Does Stranger Things 4’s Triggering Content Justify Itself? ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Finale Did Wrong by Max and Billy Steve Harrington and Eddie Munson: The Time the Two Should Have Had on ‘Stranger Things’ Twitter Thread: Anti-Blackness in Stranger Things 4 The strange racial politics of ‘Stranger Things’ What's Up With How 'Stranger Things' Treats Its Black Characters? The Antagonism of Blackness in Netflix's Stranger Things YouTube: Eddie Munson's Upside Down Guitar GOD Scene - Master of Puppets What did you think of Stranger Things 4? Let us know on social media or join us on DiscordCheck Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Interview: Being Black and Nerdy with Justin Williams Geeking Out About Self Care Geek Herring & Chill: The Hosts Open Up With More Deep Questions! Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
We went to TwitchCon! And this is what we thought about it!TwitchCon Amsterdam, July 16&17. We met up with so many streamers and community members we know from Twitch and it was the best time we've had in a long time.We talk about some of the amazing panels we went to, notably the High Rollers actual play DnD podcast recording, the drag showcase, and the drag panel. We get all mushy about how much we love our Twitch friends. And we talk about some of the things we think could have been improved at Twitch, mainly the LGBTQIA+ panel and accessibility.We also both came home with COVID-19 - sad times! But we would absolutely do it again, maybe with a few modifications, because the mental health piece of TwitchCon and hanging out with our friends far outweighed being ill for a week.Did you go to TwitchCon? We'd love to hear about your experiences!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Discussion: Attending Mass Events as Women and Marginalised Genders Geek Girl Reviews Heartstopper: Queer Joy & LGBTQIA+ Rep Done Right Geek Interview: Inclusive Games Journalism with Ed Nightingale Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
We're pulling out our favourite deck of Ask Deep Questions to get to know each other even better than we already do!In this episode, find out how to make Amanda feel the most seen and heard, how Moni deals with heartbreak, and so much more!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Herring & Chill: Gettin’ Cheesy With It Geek Discussion: Real talk! Our Girl Geek Highs and Lows 2020 and Before Geek Herring & Chill: Getting Supes Vulnerable with More Deep Questions Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
How do you stay safe at conventions? For women and people of marginalised genders, it's not as easy as just showing up. Listen to this episode for Twitchcon hype, our community's best convention safety tips, and more!With Twitchcon just around the corner, we thought it would be a great idea to talk about safety at conventions.We talk about our own experiences with conventions and how we've maintained our safety, but most importantly, we polled our listeners and community for their best advice.From making sure your devices are charged and you have important phone numbers written down to prearranged meeting points to keeping nasty hands free while cosplaying, our community has not let us down!Listen to this episode for Twitchcon hype, our community's best convention safety tips, and more!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Representation: NYCC and Beyond Geek Roundtable: Love in Every Form Geek Girl Stereotypes: How the World Sees Us Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Heartstopper just might be the very best show on Netflix right now... or in Moni's opinion, maybe ever!It follows a group of high school students who are all dealing with their queer identities in their own way.It's beautiful, candid, heartbreaking, and wonderful. This is the type of positive LGBTQIA+ representation that all shows need to have - and we WISH this was around when we were kids!!Have you watched it yet? Let's keep the Heartstopper joy going in our Discord!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Discussion: Coming Out, Pride, and Identity Geek Roundtable: Love in Every Form Geek Girl Reviews It’s a Sin: The Heartbreaking Reality of the AIDS Crisis Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Marvel's Moon Knight (available on Disney+) is over and we're in LOVE. Let's talk about Dissociative Identity Disorder, the Egyptian pantheon, and the introduction of Marvel's first Arab (and female!) superhero!Spoilers Ahead!We introduce just who the heck this relatively unknown superhero is, compliment Oscar Isaac on his incredible performance, and chat about the basic storyline of Moon Knight.We also HAVE to note that we're introduced to the very first Arab superhero, Layla as the Scarlet Scarab, who honestly is such a breath of fresh air. It helps that the director and much of the crew are Egyptian!Finally, and maybe most importantly, we talk about how Marvel Studies and Oscar Isaac have actually done a pretty spectacular job of accuractly portraining a character with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). We both recommend checking out Moon Knight if you haven't seen it yet!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Episode 41: Geeking Out About Marvel’s Phase 4 Episode 120: Geek Girl Reviews WandaVision: A Story About Grief Episode 129: Geeking Out About The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: Your Current Most Important Watch Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
It's no secret that we absolutely adore Ed Nightingale, so if there's one interview you listen to EVER, it's this one. We thought we loved Ed before, but this chat seals the deal.Ed's journalistic integrity is everything we need right now. An absolute breath of fresh air in what is such a toxic, male-dominated industry. Yes, we know Ed's a white man, but he's doing so much to uplift marginalised voices in the games industry.We need more Ed's!About Our GuestEd Nightingale is a journalist currently working with Eurogamer to create news pieces focussed on his passions: diversity, inclusion, all things LGBTQIA+, representation, accessibility, and more!Find Ed Nightingale OnlineYou can find Ed Nightingale Online / Twitter / Twitch!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Interview: Life as a Professional Feminist with Virginia Mendez from The Feminist Shop Geek Interview: Plus Size Nerding it up with Nancy Basile! Geek Herring Reviews Feminists: What Were They Thinking? Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSpecial Guest: Ed Nightingale.Support Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Disney+ has recently released the documentary Hysterical, released in 2021, and we knew we had to watch and review it.We think everyone should take a look at this documentary, that, from IMDb:"is an honest and hilarious backstage pass into the lives of some of stand-up comedy's most boundary-breaking women, exploring the hard-fought journey to become the voices of their generation and their gender."Let's get critical about comedy and remember: women are fucking hilarious!!Check Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Girl Reviews Surviving R. Kelly: What a Piece of Sh-t Geek Girl in the News: Sexual Abuse & Racism in the Entertainment Industry – Marilyn Manson, Joss Whedon, World of Warcraft, & the Golden Globes Geek Interview: Redefining Genres with New York Times Bestselling Author Madeleine Roux Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
We had a few different news stories we wanted to talk about, so we're bringing Geek Girl in the News back!Join us as we talk about the Oscars - no, not that event that everyone else is talking about, the achievements that ACTUALLY matter. We're also talking about the importance of crediting women for their work, especially when it comes to video games! Our favourite heroine, Sam Maggs, was recently left uncredited for her major role as Lead Writer in Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.And we can't NOT talk about Elliot Page's character, Viktor Hargreeves, going through his own transition journey that will be celebrated in season 3 of The Umbrella Academy!In this episode of Geek Girl in the News, we covered these news stories: Every Winner at the Oscars 2022 History Made at the Oscars Quote from Troy Kotsur Cardi B's Incredible Platinum Achievement Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart lead writer claims work has been "erased" That Sam Maggs Thread Elliot Page Introduces Us to ‘Umbrella Academy’s’ Viktor Hargreeves Amanda also mentions Murdle - the newest, hottest Wordle-like WhodunnitCheck Out Geek Herring!Follow Geek Herring on Twitch!! | Join the Geek Herring Book ClubLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Support Geek Herring on Patreon!If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others! Geek Girl Reviews: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy by Sam Maggs Geeking Out About the Oscars Geek Interview: Gender Identity and Fluidity with Frazley and Sascz of Translucidity Find Out MoreLove Geek Herring, please hop over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!Join us on Discord!!You can find us Online / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Patreon!Geekily yours, Amanda & MonikaSupport Geek Herring ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
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