Episode 156 – Book Club – The Black Swan

Episode  – 156, Topic: Book club-The Black Swan

Recording Date:3/30/2020

  • Introduction

    • Linda Hosting

    • Hello and welcome to Episode 156 of Geek Grills.
    • The Geek Grills podcast is supported primarily by our Patrons www.patreon.com/grills
    • I am Linda and I am joined by my co hosts: September aka NineOf12.
    • Today’s Topic: Book Club: The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey
    • (say Hi or howdy or greetings or whatever at roll call?)
  • So, What have you been up to?:

    • Linda: Did some streaming while working on my Iduna shawl. Started watching Making the Cut on Amazon Prime and binged all of Next in Fashion on Netflix. Played Star Wars RPG. Dyed my hair! 
    • Ember: streaming jackbox and my husband playing music. Reading. Got turning hooks
    • theJEN:
  • I know we changed format but: https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/hundreds-rolls-toilet-paper-spilled-along-i-85-gastonia/7NDGO2LWJNFU3OUG26RISIHPOM/

 

  • Discussion Topic – The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey

  • So, Grills, what are you most anticipating right now?

    • Linda: D&D! On Friday more episodes of Making the Cut.
    • Ember: making masks and cutlery holders 
    • theJEN:
  • Live Show Reminder

    • Remember folks, you can always come watch us record live at twitch.tv/geekgrills on most Monday evenings – next one will be on 4/13/2020 at 5pm PST/8pm EST
  • Patron Updates and Amazon Pitch: Jen Does Patron Update

    • In addition to the subs and bits we get on Twitch, we are supported by our amazing patrons, the greatest grillfriends on the internet.  You can become a patron at: http://www.patreon.com/grills
    • And don’t forget if you have Amazon Prime you can sub to us for FREE every month on Twitch!
  • iTunes Reviews (Linda)

    • Another way to show your support is by leaving us a review! You can do so on any of your podcast catchers. Leaving a review is free, and they help our ranking -which can help other people find our podcast! Also you can join our Facebook page and follow us on twitter if you’d like to help spread the word.

 

  • Where can we find you on the interwebs?

    • Linda: You can find me on Twitch under the name MadCapMisc and on Instagram under madcap_misc.
    • Ember: I can be reached @nineof12 on Twitter and Twitch, and on the Heresy and Hearsay podcast.
    • Jen: @thejensays on Twitter, streaming on twitch.tv/thejenplays and find everything at thejensays.com because I own it.
  • Thanks for listening everyone, Good Game!

 

Majestic Derp – Episode 152

***Spoilers***

The Grills talk about the movie “Harley Quinn and The Birds of Prey”, formerly known as “The Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn”

HahahhahahHHHaaha!      Good times.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birds_of_Prey_(TV_series)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykEXrlyHTSM

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/09/arts/birds-of-prey-box-office.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birds_of_Prey_(team)

https://www.reddit.com/r/Feminism/comments/c6oh8x/harley_quinn_then_and_now/

Hard Core STEMinistas – Episode 150

The Grills relaunch after a hiatus with some fresh focus and talk about the changes in the Miss America competition.

Links to some other things we talked about:

http://www.twitch.tv/schwedy

https://heartcrate.org/

http://achewillow.com/

https://www.raisethedeadpodcast.com/

Music courtesy of :  https://www.thepeculiars.band/

400 Pipe Cleaners Of Blizzcon 2019 – Episode 148

TheJen and TruN00b discuss announcements from Blizzcon 2019

!!!SPOILERS!!!

Blizzcon misc:

https://www.dexerto.com/hearthstone/hearthstone-crowns-first-female-grand-champion-at-blizzcon-2019-1209435

 

Sparkly Vampires Don’t Exist – Episode 147

Cozy Horror with @jfdubeau and @daniora – Episode 146

The Grills chat with J.F. Dubeau and Amy Frost about the upcoming @achewillow storytelling podcast.

Check out Achewillow:

http://achewillow.com/

https://www.instagram.com/achewillow/

Soft Crinkles Was My Prince Cover Band – Episode 145

The Grills talk about ASMR, along with all the nerdy news and catching up on the deets of our geeklives.

Also, Please go support The Glitter Dice’s charity event while you still can!

https://www.extra-life.org/team/47714

Your New Best Friend – Episode 144

TheJen and TruN00b are joined by Curley of DKG to spoil the Steven Universe Movie.

http://dkgtv.com/