Looking for some good Queer content? The best Wednesday Club was Episode 19: Love is Love! with Marc Andreyko. They talked about the Love is Love anthology made in memory of the Pulse shooting and talked about the history of queer representation in comics. This is also the episode where Taliesin and Amy came out … Continue reading Transcript: Wednesday Club Ep19: Love is Love
G&S and Nerdist are who we are today because of the people, the men and women and the enbies, who enter this building each day, and work so that they can continue to make this a safe haven for a community of fans who come together to celebrate not just the things they love, but each other. And that's who the fuck we will continue to be. The fuck wasn't in there, but I'm angry. And lastly, we believe women, end of line."
I will hopefully circle back to a full transcript of this as soon as I can, but I’m in a production crunch right now, so here’s the meat of this crazy story. This was so crazy that I no longer think Taliesin is an actual person, but a fiction getting written into our universe. Wednesday … Continue reading Transcript: Taliesin and the Dolphins, Gather Your Party 2018-06-08
TW: Suicide It’s been a hard couple of years for me, between incapacitating disability, failing mental health, and the death of my grandmother. I’ve gotten more and more fascinated by death memento mori, and the macabre. The media that uplifted me the most became largely about death. I never had the right words for why … Continue reading Transcript Key Questions S1 Ep04: By the Hoary Hosts of Existentialism!
I rewatched this episode a couple of times this week for self care, and boy does this quote from @executivegoth seem even more relevant. In truth, I’ve been thinking about it for months. From the 2017-06-28 episode, Love is Love. Time stamp from Project Alpha. Art by @smidge-art [Image depicts the quote below with a … Continue reading Wednesday Club “Culture is not a rocket ship”
[SPOILERS for Shield of Tomorrow S02.E02 “Time Waits for No One - Part 1” & S02.E03 “Time Waits for No One - Part 2”] This was such an incredibly beautiful scene I had to transcribe it. On a day that was garbage for me, this particularly filled me with life (genuinely reduced a lot of … Continue reading Transcript Shield of Tomorrow S02 Ep03: Tristan and K’ven decide their future
chasetheeeling: Saw a useful question on the “Ask Your Black Geek Friend” Facebook page, and I don’t want to lose my answer to time. I’ve been trying to put this into decent words for months. Bless this show and Shield of Tomorrow for helping me articulate it. This framework and theory comes primarily from Octavia … Continue reading Essay: Describing division does not create division
On Twitch and Project Alpha Monday 8:30 pm PST. This show is a great example of the smart, funny, enlightening things that happen when you give often-marginalized voices a chance to just speak while you listen. Two friends discuss geeky stuff and Geek culture from a perspective most of us don’t get to hear so … Continue reading Transcript Ask Your Black Geek Friend Ep01: The exact reason why this show exists
Ep06: I Remember - Part 3 Shield of Tomorrow fans, if you found how Admiral Nash treated Rue to be offensive, please consider learning more about ableism. Those of us who are disabled, visibly or invisibly, get treated like this constantly. In obvious ways like this, and less obvious ways. What we are allowed to … Continue reading Essay: Shield of Tomorrow Confronts Ableism Perfectly
[No spoilers] Especially given the end of Dread Ep03, this set of contrasting quotes really intrigued me. Kayden isn’t saying much about himself directly, but there’s an awful lot of characterization in what he is and isn’t saying to other people. There’s a shift in his tone of voice when his mask is slipping. What … Continue reading Transcript Sagas of Sundry (Dread) Ep01, Ep03: Kayden – acknowledge you may be crazy, right, or wrong