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

The Emotional Depth of the Awesome Mix
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The Emotional Depth of the Awesome Mix

**Spoiler warning: If you have not yet seen Guardians of the Galaxy, run to your local theatre and remedy that! Otherwise, proceed at your own risk lest I spoil major plot points.**   If you’re like me, you’ve seen Guardians of the Galaxy multiple times. (I’ve only seen it twice so far, but I could honestly … Continue reading