Furiosa and the Triumph of Action Ladies
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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)
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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

Thriller Thursdays: Carl Poppa
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Thriller Thursdays: Carl Poppa

If you haven’t seen Bad Lip Reading, you may not have seen the phenomenon that is my new favorite song, “Carl Poppa”. I first became familiar with BLR when someone shared one of the NFL videos on Facebook, but it’s so much more than that. There are videos ranging from films like Twilight to shows like Game … Continue reading

Weirdo Wednesdays: Afterlife with Archie
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Weirdo Wednesdays: Afterlife with Archie

If you were with me this time last year, you’ll recall that Afterlife with Archie was just getting underway, and we talked about Archie’s history with monsters. I was lucky enough to track down the first issue on my annual fall trek to Chicago, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Archie comics are how I learned … Continue reading