Posts Tagged ‘Star Trek’

Courtney Stoker on Feminist Geek

Courtney Stoker is a blogger, gamer, and graduate student of Victorian science fiction who describes herself as "a science fiction fanatic of the H. G. Wells/Connie Willis/Octavia Butler/Joss Whedon/Doctor Who/Star Trek variety." In other words, she's a bit of a geek. She's also a feminist. And these worlds: They do not always [...]

Obama: First Trekkie President

Barack Obama, our sexy, hot-lady-marrying, jump-shot-making president-to-be is also a pathetic nerd. Time's Joel Stein warned against what he termed the "Urkel Effect" in the magazine's pre-election blitz, the power of those undecided voters who would "walk into the voting booth and suddenly think, I cannot take four years of listening to that giant-eared nerd." [...]