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I’m Meeting Carrie Fisher! Here’s What I’d Like to Tell Her That I Won’t Have Time to
Conventions / Feminism / Movies / Nostalgia'd! / Plastic Kingdom

I’m Meeting Carrie Fisher! Here’s What I’d Like to Tell Her That I Won’t Have Time to

Gentle readers, I am excited. In a few days, I am meeting Carrie Fisher. She’s coming to FandomFest in Louisville, KY, which is about four hours from my house, and I’m going to do a photo op with her. I am not usually one to pay for the chance to meet a celebrity, but considering … Continue reading

Furiosa and the Triumph of Action Ladies
Boob Tube / Comic Bookery / Feminism / Movies / Nerdery / Pop Culture Analysis

Furiosa and the Triumph of Action Ladies

If you’re like me, you are anxiously awaiting this Friday’s release of Mad Max: Fury Road. I’ve been on board with this one ever since I saw the first trailer months ago. I didn’t need to know much about it, but in the time since, I’ve read several news items that make me even more excited. … Continue reading

On Being Non-Compliant (or, on Being a Female Geek)
Artsy Fartsy / Comic Bookery / Feminism / Nerdery / Pop Culture Analysis

On Being Non-Compliant (or, on Being a Female Geek)

If you follow me on Twitter (@geeky_vixen), you’ve seen me talk a lot about being a female comics fan. I’m going to attempt to organize those thoughts here, and thankfully I’m a lot calmer than when I initially wrote those tweets. To give you a little background, most of it was in response to discussions … Continue reading