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episode 101: moments in geek romance

Hubba hubba! Inspired by recent events on The Big Bang Theory, we talk about our favorite geeky romances on this week's show. Listen to hear our top five romances and geeky love moments from movies, TV, and books. 

We'd love to hear about your favorite geeky romances and romantic moments! Leave a comment here and let us know! 

See Rhonda's moments here

Until next time, Sheldon and Amy got their game on!

Regina & Rhonda

Episode 101


Rhonda's Geek Romantic Moments

Here are clips from the romantic moments I talked about on episode 101: Moments in Geek Romance.

5. Wikus Van De Merwe & Tania Van De Merwe - District 9

For better or worse. Much, much, much worse.


4. Wall-E and Eve - Wall-E

The power of love.


3. Leeloo and Corbin Dallas - The Fifth Element

Taking a second chance on life and love.


2. Neo and Trinity - The Matrix

Faith even when the building is literally crumbling around you.


1. David and Audrey Dunn - Unbreakable

Finding who you are can lead you back to each other.


Rape Culture 101: Victim-Blaming and Slut-Shaming (Part 2)

(Editor's Note: trigger warning for this series - rape and violence)

Victim-blaming and slut-shaming are two of the biggest aspects of rape culture, in my estimation, though victim-blaming holds more weight against victims if they are women rather than men. “Why would anyone blame a victim for being raped?” you might ask. It’s an excellent question. The sad truth is that victim-blaming happens all the time when someone is beaten, assaulted or raped, especially if the victim is a woman.

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Episode 100: Turning the Tables

We reach a significant milestone this week, dear listeners. 100 episodes of Game on Girl! Mark and Ryan join us to turn the tables and interview me and Rhonda about the last two years podcasting, our plans for the show and the site, and all the adfentures in between. Would love to hear your thoughts on the show so far. We are so glad you're listening!

Let us know what you think of the episode in the comments and if you have any suggestions for the next 100!

Until next time, game on!
Regina & Rhonda & Mark & Ryan

Episode 100!


Rape Culture 101: An Introduction (Part 1)

(Editor's Note: trigger warning for this series - rape and violence)

I initially wrote this series at the request of Sandra Glahn, a GOG podcast guest, for her blog to educate her readers. I believe that GOG readers would also benefit from it.

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“Rape culture.” These two words aren’t often thought of as going well together. Most people (sadly, not all) know that rape is a crime, and most associate culture with intellectual and creative pursuits. Putting these two words together completely negates the positive connotation of culture; when you strip that away, what do you have? I will start by defining both “rape” and ‘”culture”; as “culture” has a huge number of definitions depending on whom you ask and which dictionary you use, I will use two dictionary definitions that apply directly to this discussion.

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