Episode 67: Geek Girl Con + Geek Media Expo (2014)

Episode 67: Geek Girl Con 2014 and Geek Media Expo Vol 6
[When Feminists Attack presentation materials here. Dune the Musical casting coming soon.]

Topics chart:

Geek Girl Con
Community Building (00:04:00)
Genre Talk (00:17:05)

Geek Media Expo
Multiculturalism (00:32:48)
Herstory (00:45:05)
Celebrities! (00:52:37)

Geek Girl Con 2014 and Geek Media Expo Vol. 6NOTES:

GGC
* Tropes vs. Women in Video Games
* Backup Ribbon Project
* Amber Dawn
* Hungarian Wand Shop

GMX
* D&D gets inclusive
* Women in the Horror Films of Vincent Price
* Cosplay Queens and Tied Up Teens
* My Gimpy Life – Season 2
* The Marble Hornets (2014)
* Nashville Improv
* Body Count Podcast Horror Film Screenings
* Nashville Cares

Fond Object

“List of ethical concerns in video games (partial)” by Leigh Alexander

Upcoming: Geek Girl Con, Geek Media Expo, and Halloween at The Whorer

October’s a busy month for us this year and so we’re going to lay it all out for you:

October 11 & 12: Fem will be representing The Whorer Podcast at Geek Girl Con. Follow along on Twitter – #GGC14 @femfurry @thewhorer. If you’ll be here, make sure you check out “(Not So) Strange Appetites: Women and the Horror Fandom” with Ashlee of Graveyard Shift Sisters.

October 20: We’ll release our Halloween episode and discuss one of the most gruesome films Fem’s ever seen and one that’s undoubtedly influenced the creation of this very podcast – Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Salo or the 120 Days of Sodom.

October 24-26: Both Fem and Meredith will be at Nashville’s Geek Media Expo. Follow along on Twitter – #GMXv6 @thewhorer. If you’ll be here, come to our panels – “When Feminists Attack: Women and Horror Films” and “David Lynch’s Dune: Autopsy of a Hollywood Disasterpiece”

Expect a wrap-up episode of the 2 cons in early November. If you’ll be at either, let us know!