GeekCross: 28: The Accidental Activist

GeekCross CoverJeremy speaks with activist Tanya DePass, creator of #INeedDiverseGames and cohost of the gaming podcast Fresh Out of Tokens. Topics include: “accidental” activism; the one year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death; race in America; the Emanuel AME shootings; the beliefs and practices of the Ásatrú faith; and representation of Norse paganism in Marvel comics and films.

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Note:
Tanya will be on two panel discussions at Wizard World Chicago, August 22-23, 2015

GeekCross is a McLearan Production

GeekCross: 28: The Accidental Activist

GeekCross 27: Can You Explain Tentacle Porn to Me?

GeekCross CoverJeremy talks with Seventh Day Adventist minister Kevin Kakazu on Adventist beliefs, diversity in the church and the giant robots of Kevin’s childhood. Topics include: the “disappointing” origins of Adventism, representation of Japanese culture in geekdom, anime’s broad thematic range, the connection between faith and geekdom and the importance of Sabbath.

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GeekCross 27: Can You Explain Tentacle Porn to Me?

GeekCross 26: Playing Mega Man on the Sabbath

GeekCross CoverJeremy talks with Isometric’s one and only Steve Lubitz about representation of Judaism in Geekdom. Topics include: contemporary experiences of antisemitism; Jewish stereotypes in pop culture; secular Judaism; celebrating Chanukah in a Christmas world; parenting and video games; the Jewish X-Men; and antisemitism in GamerGate.

WARNING: Contains Spoilers for X-Men: First Class.

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GeekCross 26: Playing Mega Man on the Sabbath