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Guest Blogger

Our Guest Bloggers are people who submit awesome things like videos, short pieces of fiction, essays and/or graphic shorts. Want to see your piece featured? Go to http://geekedmagazine.com/submit.html and we will get back to you if we see we can publish it!

Musical Heroes: Time and Conflict by Gabi Tartakovsky

Fandom is often misleading. The musicians who once graced your bedroom walls, staring down from colorful teenmag posters or artsy inner slee [...]

Review of Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz – Joanne Stapley

17-year-old Etta isn’t gay enough, sick enough, skinny or white enough for anything, it seems. Etta is bisexual, and the Disco Dykes, [...]

Travelling to the Stars: An Interview with Nicole Marie Burton of Ad Astra Comix

By Kodi Maier At this point it seems almost inevitable: in any debate about the demand for more – for better – representation of minorit [...]

Leading Ladies are Trickling Into Games by Aimee King

In a previous post here titled Confessions Of A Gamer, a writer alluded to conversations about the role of women characters in video games. [...]

Music to Our Ears: The Young Women’s Music Project by Helen L.

Remember what it was like being a teenage girl? Buying your favourite music magazines and hardly ever seeing coverage of female artists in t [...]

Could NXT propel the WWE Divas into a new era of wrestling? by Leigh Hewitt

One day in the early 2000s, I was flicking through the channels on our recently installed Sky box, trying to find something that could hold [...]

The Very Special Agent Scully by Riven Buckley

Ah, excellent! I’m glad you’re here, I’ve got someone I’d like you to meet – everyone, this is Special Agent Dana Scully. Dr. [...]

Atlantic City: a New Destination for Geek Pilgrimages by Aimee King

Anyone that’s driven by their local movie theater or looked at a screen in the last five years knows that the geeks have inherited the [...]

Dear Jill Lepore… Is That the Best You Can Do? By Riven Alyx Buckley

I’m not in the habit of writing ranty op-ed rebuttals. But in answer to this piece in The New Yorker, I have a few opinions I need to get [...]

Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill – a review by Joanne Stapley

Upon hearing about Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill, a feminist dystopia in which girls are bred for their beauty, I knew I had to re [...]

Breakout by Georgie Watts

Good friend to GEEKED, and author/illustrator Georgie Watts has once again put the proverbial pen to paper. Her new memoir, Cross Eyed Coco [...]

Are We Perverted or Being Baited? by Kevin Gannon

On October 16th of this year, Parisian workers erected an inflatable tree as part of the International Contemporary Art Fair that’s ta [...]

Is YouTube ‘Peppered’ With Older Men Who Prey on Teenage Girls? by Alice Ryder

The YouTube community has been put on high alert this year, first with two extremely popular YouTubers (Alex Day in particular having over 1 [...]

Things that go through my head regarding my appearance that jars with the usual things that go through my head by Francesca...

This is an attempt to honestly report on some frankly ridiculous thoughts regarding the way I look, which take up space in my head I frankly [...]

I saw Begin Again and now I’m pissed off by Riven Alyx Buckley

Well folks, I’ve just got back from seeing Begin Again at the cinema, and I have to tell you: I’m pissed off. I’m pissed off because I [...]

Georgie Watts on her Debut Novel: Owl Eyes

  ‘Twenty year old Sarah is struggling to cope with a stressful job, demanding parents and an eating disorder, when she is drawn [...]
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