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It's Monday, and Graphic Policy Radio is back at its normal time. This week we're going a little bit serious, and mixing it with some entertainment.
On this episode:
The nasty side of online geek culture again reared its ugly head as threats were made towards a respected female member of the community. You can read the original article posted here, as well as two follow up articles here and here.
We're discussing our favorite costumes in comic books! That's right, we go over what we feel are the best designs, both in look and actual use.
We discuss the latest hit BOOM! Studios/BOOM! Box series Lumberjanes!
Tomb Raider is up to issue three. We both thought the first issue was good, but how have the latest two issues been? Find out here!
So join us this Monday we want to hear from you! Call in with your thoughts or Tweet them to us, @graphicpolicy.
It has been the rise of the geeks! But who are they? Are they all just Science Fiction and Fantasy Geeks? Or do other genres like horror, mystery/thrillers, and romance have their geekdom as well and can we all just get along? Join The Write Pack as the explore geekdom, Comic Con, Bouchercon, gaming, role playing games, comic books, and the past and modern age of geekdom—including crowdsourcing films like Veronica Mars, Star Trek Axanar, and Star Trek Renegades.
Also, here is an article from the BBC about D&D as it was looked at 30 years ago, when there was a mania against parts of Geek culture: The great 1980s Dungeons & Dragons panic: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26328105
Jennifer and Luis discuss the ongoing trend of geek culture becoming chic and becoming more prevalent in popular culture. From music, to movies, to comics, and clothing, geek icons, references, and more are invading. If you know how to program, if you're a tech entrepreneur, or the founder of a start-up, these people are the new cool. There seems to be an entire shift in mindset over what used to be a blemish on your social status. Is this good or bad and how long can it last?
The Nerdy Miss Wellness Show is a show that focuses on helping women to cultivate radical self-love, self-discovery and self-acceptance, all while embracing their inner nerd.
Join Amélie Lamont, as she takes you on a fun and quirky journey about science, nutrition, skin care, pop culture and a whoooole lotta geekery. Geronimo!
Last week Apple had a semi televised news conference covered and live tweets by our own Darth Geekonius.
On the episode we get a complete download of all the nuggets that came out of the Apple Live Event.
But we will also discuss come of the contraveries that received a little less attention.
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FRIDAY 9/19 WILL BE THE SUMMA SUPA DUPA HERO SPOILA ALERT SHO!!! Come one, Come all. Join us as we review all the Geekgasm theatrical movies that made this one of the best summers for Geeks, Everything from Godzilla to Guardians of the Galaxy....All about the G's Chochin!!!
On this episode we pick up where we left off, talking about the Evolution of Comic books.
Pastors Will & Debbie Landy will help you understand what it means to live the culture of the Kingdom. Jesus preached and demonstrated the Kingdom but His goal was also to cause the character of God, His culture, Kingdom culture to be made manifest within each of us. The Landy's will help you discover the truth and eliminate the obstacles to Kingdom living.
Tonight On Culture Freedom Radio We Have SavannahBlack's Conscious Attack! On this episode Mr. Black will mix a little bit of music, poetry, and comedy to speak on how The System Of White Supremacy is taking over black culture, and also on events that happened during the week that effected the black experience of those living in Amerikkka and around the world..On this episode I will be live at a black-out rally on the scene talking to the Brothers and SiStars about the recent death of a brother by the Hands of a White Police Man In the City Of Savannah Last Thursday......My Savannahblack's Conscious Attack as Always say the things that Most People are Scared to say. I get into the Core of the problem and call it for what it is. We have enough teachers out here to teach knowledge of Self and Consciousness to the brothers and sisters that wanna learn. I take it upon Myself to show to you the Seriousness of the Situation and to let you know that Killing your Enemy with Kindness doesn't work. Its time to rise up Black Man and Stop being the Pinatas for the Other races to Beat on. It's not just about You and the knowledge of SELF You Are receiving from the UNIVERSE, Its Bigger that that......Each One, Teach One! If your a LION, Act like one and Stop being a KITTY Kat and a Coward......RISE UP BROTHERS and SISTARS!!!!! Callers Are Welcome To Partake In The Conversation....As A Matter Of Fact This Basically Is A Free Style.....The Call in Number is 1-347-850-8030....Oh Yeah, The Theme Is...I Am That I Am!