Archive for the ‘Eyes and Ears’ Category

Road to the Hugo Awards: Fight the Future for Best Fancast

Fight the Future Hosted by: Dan Saunders and Paul Saunders First Published: March 30, 2015 Rating: For teens, with light swearing; one episode has a trigger warning Update Schedule: Fortnightly Current Status: Final episode airs March 29, 2016 [Updated with new details] Not long after I published my list of what kinds of works should […]

Posted on March 1, 2016 at 17:50 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Road to the Hugo Awards: Selected Fancasts, part 1

Finding the time to listen to hour-long episodes of podcasts which are eligible for the 2016 Hugo Awards wasn’t easy for me, but that’s what today’s article is about. The eligibility requirements state that the podcast must be a “non-professional” production—that is, no other company paid the podcaster(s) to make it—and at least one episode […]

Posted on February 13, 2016 at 10:48 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 4 Comments
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Geekly Speaking About… Planning an Intervention

As a newbie geek, a major event you learn about is the genre convention. When I started out, I thought it pretty amazing there was a gathering where you could leave your home and go to geek out with your friends or make new ones while enjoying the thing you loved. The more I went […]

Posted on August 11, 2015 at 09:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Trisha’s Take: How to depict female characters in webcomics

At this most recent CONvergence Con (a sci-fi/fantasy-based convention in Minneapolis, Minn.), I was one of the panelists on two different panels that sought to speak about where and how women can exist in formerly male-dominated genres and spaces. In The Smurfette Principle in Marketing panel, we tackled the idea that there isn’t often a […]

Posted on July 8, 2015 at 11:53 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Quote of the Day: The secret to Christina Applegate’s success

Advice to grow on, from triple-threat actor Christina Applegate.

Posted on June 6, 2015 at 11:48 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Around the Water Cooler: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – “T.R.A.C.K.S.” (spoilers!)

It’s less than a week until Christmas, so let’s dive into another episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., fresh off of my Netflix streaming queue:

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 19:24 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Around the Water Cooler: Doctor Who – “The Time of the Doctor” (spoilers!)

With Boxing Day having come to a close, it’s time to sit down and have a spoiler-filled discussion about the Christmas special episode of “Doctor Who”, now available to purchase on iTunes.

Posted on December 27, 2013 at 01:37 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Pop-Culture Catch-Up: Doctor Who — “The Day of the Doctor” (spoilers!)

Want to get excited about a new thing, but aren’t completely up to date on the fandom and don’t mind spoilers? We here at Geeking Out About are happy to help provide you with everything you need in order to stay current with your geeky passions in our new column, “Pop Culture Catch-Up.” “The Day […]

Trisha’s Take: How to properly issue and respond to a DMCA takedown notice (SFWA edition)

When I checked my email Monday morning, I was expecting to see the usual: job search referrals, ThinkGeek newsletters, Facebook notifications, maybe a notice from my local library telling me that my copy of Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance was ready for pick-up. I did not expect to see a notice from Scribd.com claiming that I had […]

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 15:33 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Around the Water Cooler: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – “Repairs” (spoilers!)

After a hell of a morning, I definitely needed to relax with this commentary on the latest episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, now available to watch on the official website.

Posted on November 27, 2013 at 16:53 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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