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From rebellion leaders to scream queens and everything in-between, women have shaped sci-fi and fantasy since its inception. Each week Fangrrls founder & managing editor Cher Martinetti, contributing editor and author Preeti Chhibber, and associate editor Courtney Enlow celebrate the countless badass women in geek culture through funny, witty, and unfiltered deep dives into the nerdverse.
 
Tasteless is a movie podcast that pays tribute to the films not enough people are talking about, from the underrated to the absurd. In each episode, Emily Higgins takes a highly regarded film and compares it to a similar but overlooked movie she recommends instead. A special bonus series called Strong Female Leads is released twice a month featuring interviews with the actresses who have inspired this podcast with their work, both on-screen and off.
 
Every week on Nerd Rage: The Great Debates, your moderator, Marc Abrigo, challenges the funniest stand-up comics, podcasters, and even pro-wrestlers to take sides and square off to settle some of geekdom’s hottest (and often times, weirdest) debates: how many muscle cars does Vin Diesel need to beat Captain America? Is Steven Universe a better frontman than Super Mario? And just what the hell will a lightsaber accomplish in the world of the Matrix? All will be settled -- are you ready to rage?
 
We are a podcast of the geeky pop cultural persuasion. Two intellectually curious and geekily inclined BFFs discuss stuff we like (and don't) and play silly games. Hilarity often ensues. We love movies, TV, books, comic books, games, conventions, fanfiction, t-shirts and general geekery. Follow us on twitter at @indoorswomen and on tumblr at indoorswomen.tumblr.com Our intro and outro music is "We are Highscore" by Krackatoa
 
Virginia Woolf is one of the most influential and controversial feminine figures in the literary life of the London society. Night and Day is one of her first novels published in 1919 which displays the moral and spiritual issues that people confront. The author herself was an emotionally unstable person, her episodes of mental illness and suicidal depression being recurrent and always brought into the public attention. The novel revolves around the life of the main character, Katherine Hilb ...
 
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Here we are, everyone -- the FINALE of this three-part tournament to crown Nerd Rage's inaugural Strong Female Character Champion. Between an intrepid explorer, a cold-blooded criminal, a post-apocalyptic savior, and a hilarious homemaker, only ONE can win it all. Down with the Patriarchy, and let's get ready to RAGE! Hosted By: Marc Abrigo Special…
 
Well, it's the second part of this anime one-two punch, and this week, we're back in the Rage Cage to discuss what anime is the worst to be caught watching by friends and family. Can "High School of the Dead" shamble its way past "Paranoia Agent?" Will "Food Wars" serve "Ouran High School Host Club" a loss on a silver platter? Yes, the Titty Factor…
 
Today we’re talking about WandaVision! This popular Disney+ miniseries follows the Scarlet Witch and her Synthezoid sweetie, starring in their own meta-sitcom. What is WandaVision all about, why did it set the internet abuzz, and what are its implications for the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe? We had A LOT of thoughts on WandaVision. So many that…
 
Attention, anime fans -- Marc Abrigo doesn't know SHIT, so don't get mad at him when he moderates this HILARIOUS debate between two of modern anime's biggest, shameless cash grabs. Will "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" hit the ground running, or will "Dragonball Super" be the show to soar to new heights? If you know what I'm Saiyan, get ready to R…
 
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (She's All That, Prison Break, Hit the Floor) is a dream of a human being who lets me gush about my favorite roles of hers as I mathematically prove she has the best career — from being a comedy powerhouse to the perfect kind of villain — and she shares the romantic gesture to end all gestures, plus gives me even more reasons to ad…
 
With our WandaVision episode on the horizon, here is our spoilerific discussion of Avengers: Infinity War, which is where Wanda and Vision's story ended, or so we thought... Original show notes: After a rousing game of TV tropes roulette, we dive back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a review of the latest installment. Spoilers abound! You'v…
 
Still celebrating Women's History Month, we've got the second of three parts of our tournament to crown the first-ever Strong Female Character champion -- the redemption round! If you were disappointed that your pick from last week didn't make it into the finals, fear not! We've given those debaters one last chance to get back into the running. See…
 
Brooke Smith (Big Sky, The Silence of the Lambs, Grey's Anatomy) becomes my favorite character in every project she joins, and this episode felt like a breezy chat with a close friend. Brooke answered questions about the satisfaction of bringing a character like Merilee to life on Big Sky, her relationship with Darla the dog aka Precious, and I cal…
 
To celebrate Women's History Month, we here at Nerd Rage are unveiling our newest title belt -- the Strong Female Character Championship! And to celebrate this month, we've got some of our funniest and most insightful female debaters to defend their favorite female characters in a three-part tournament. From post-apocalyptic freedom fighters to fru…
 
Previous show notes: Hi all! Today we are chatting about Strong Female Characters. What does that mean? Who are they? (Everyone from Buffy to Ripley to Arya) Who aren't they? (Princess Buttercup and a myriad of sexy lamps and "leading ladies") Who are our favorites? Plus, we play your favorite game and ours, Wed/Bed/Behead (formerly Marry/Sex/Kill)…
 
The Nerd Rage formats continue to evolve as this episode, we debut the Nerd Rage Gauntlet? What does that entail? Well, we have three of your favorite ragers not only share HOSTING duties, but also DEBATE TOPICS in this chaotic round robin of rage. We talk sci-fi weapons, dinosaurs, and snack foods, so sit back, relax, and get ready to run the Gaun…
 
Nicole Bilderback (Bring It On, Mercenaries, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) is part of the very fabric of good teen movie making and has continuously graced our screens with laughter and action. We talked lip-synching to the earworm that is Mickey, the similarities between dancing and fighting, and the importance of being informed about the world around you. …
 
Nerds LOVE nostalgia, and nerds LOVE toys. So, on this episode, we talk some of our favorite toys and games from our childhood in a no-holds-barred donnybrook! Can the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles send My Little Pony galloping into obscurity? Can Neo Pets show Cabbage Patch Kids that Nerd Rage is THEIR yard? Whether you're counting potatoes or pizz…
 
We've got an all-new episode about EVEN MORE adaptations coming your way soon! In the meantime, enjoy this encore of our previous adaptations episode. Original Show Notes: At long last, we’re revisiting adaptations! In this episode, we explore adaptations that are as good as or even better than the original. These are films and TV shows that someho…
 
Today, we celebrate the "Legend of Zelda" franchise's 35th birthday with a very special episode dedicated to one of Nintendo's most enduring icons. In this old school format, we have two teams debate the best Zelda maps, the best equipment Link has ever used, and -- perhaps most importantly -- which game had the best story! When they go low, we go …
 
We've all been through break-ups of some sort, and on this episode, we're celebrating Valentine's Day with some of our favorite separations...? Why the question mark? Well, Tirumari's back to host and is finally witness to what happens when our guests go completely off the rails with their debate topics, somehow working in "Stephen Universe," the m…
 
Today we are talking about media on the move. Remember traveling? Well, some day we are going to be able to do that again. And in the meantime, we can reminisce and plan the perfect assortment of books, movies, etc. to accompany our travels. What do you like to watch/read/listen to on planes, trains, and automobiles? Random recs this week are Bunny…
 
With Valentine's Day around the corner yet again, it's one of our favorite annual shows to do -- yes, it's indeed our fan-favorite OTP episode! And on this episode, we discuss four more One True Pairings that have made our debaters get weak in the knees, themselves. Can Deadpool and Colossus's indestructible and unkillable relationship withstand th…
 
It's Wonder Dave's birthday, and on this episode, your favorite debaters talk about their favorite Daves in all of pop culture. From Solid Snake to King David, Dave Bautista to David Bowie, all the way to David from "Lilo & Stitch," the birthday boy, himself, gets to sit in the judge's seat. Same Dave time, same Dave channel, but ALWAYS be ready to…
 
We’re back with a brand-new topic: Franchise Flops. You know, those films that tried to jump-start beloved properties yet never even made it off the ground. In this episode, we chat about Matthew Broderick’s box office bummer, Godzilla (1998). Plus, we play a game of Geeky Ice Breakers. And as always, we end the episode with our Random Recommendati…
 
Marc's out this week with a sick cat and Komedio's "Science Kid," TIrumari Jothi" is in the driver's seat, as he finds out first-hand what happens when debaters go off the rails. On this episode, we were HOPING to get into "disaster movies" and very quickly moved into "disastrous ones," as each debater champions a movie with a lot of promise, only …
 
This week on the show, we bunny-hop into our classic format in a battle between two animated/live-action hybrid films that changed the landscape of filmmaking as we knew it. Both have rabbits. Both are hilarious. And both served as different sexual awakenings for one Marc Abrigo. Is "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" the detective movie we deserve, or can "…
 
Mara Wilson (Matilda, BoJack Horseman) truly feels like a best friend when chatting with her, and can talk about anything with ease and humor. We cover psychological studies, attractive 90s looks, and very specific movie genres in addition to discussing her acting career, her book (which I love) Where Am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accident…
 
Hi all! We are back from our holiday hiatus to bring you fictional presidents! The good, the bad, the... well, none of them are ugly. Join us in a little political escapism while we discuss fictional presidents in movies like Air Force One, Dave, The American President, Idiocracy, and Independence Day and shows like VEEP, House of Cards, Commander …
 
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