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Being the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

I made an off-handed remark on my Tumblr one day about being the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. The Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope, abbreviated as MPDG from here on out, is a popular TV trope where the societally classified woman … Continue reading

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Black History, Nicki Minaj and Ms. Magazine

(No captions or transcripts found.) Coincidentally I found this video and a Ms. Magazine article about Nicki Minaj all in the same day. (You can find an HD version on MTV’s website; however, it requires watching a commercial.) I found … Continue reading

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Indie Game Spotlight: Life Flashes By

I came into geekdom late in life because of socio-economic factors, which makes games like Life Flashes By extremely important to me: it is available for free by download and is multi-platform. Life Flashes By is a game in which … Continue reading

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Free TV – The Guild & Dr. Horrible’s Sing-along Blog

(Video does have captions.) Felicia Day has taken geek to a whole new level. While the show tends to be on the mainstream side, it still leans enough towards radical to allow me to fall in like. I found this … Continue reading

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Free TV >> The Awkward Black Girl

There is a Huffington Post article that talks about how a web series called “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” written by Issa Rae and Tracey Oliver, was able to raise over $50,000 through Kickstarter to keep the series running. … Continue reading

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