The Limited Acceptability of the Female Geek

Yesterday geek icon Felicia Day shared an article by Tara Tiger Brown on Forbes. She wanted feedback on the article and I felt compelled to comment. Not a "me too!" but an actual thoughtful comment.The point I was trying to make is that style is replacing substance in geekdom, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the expectations of geek girls. Felicia Day's projects sell merch through Jinx which, like many sites that cater to geeks, have only a limited range of women's sizes. An XL … [Read more...]

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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock… Pentagram!

I have reluctantly become a fan of The Big Bang Theory. I disliked Sheldon Cooper at first, but he has won me over with his quirky verbage.But if you only need one reason to love The Big Bang Theory, it's this diagram of Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock: … [Read more...]

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