Posts By: Amanda

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Sep 27
Banned Books Week: People Ban the Darndest Things

Banned Books Week: People Ban the Darndest Things

Books, Reading 0

Here at The Discriminating Fangirl, we read banned books. Every year, the American Library Association reports that concerned parties tend to focus their efforts on required reading choices in schools, school libraries, and public libraries. Many may mean well, stating reasons such as explicit content, offensive language, and/or being too mature for… Read more »

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Aug 20
The Zine is Out There

The Zine is Out There

Cool Stuff, Geek Girl Life 0

Calling all X-Files fans! We have a great fanart zine for you from our friend Autumn Crossman that features our two favorite FBI agents as crime-solving teens. This twenty page, hand-illustrated zine features a teenage Fox Mulder contemplating the mysteries of the universe (“Do you think bigfoots know how to kiss?”)… Read more »

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Jul 03
The Newbie’s Guide to The X-Files

The Newbie’s Guide to The X-Files

TV, Watching 0

Hello, X-Files newbies! This list came from one I threw together for a friend on Tumblr who wanted to get into the show without watching every single episode. One of the great things about this show is that it gives you plenty of places to jump in, even if you… Read more »

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Jun 26
Have You Heard? Smart is Sexy

Have You Heard? Smart is Sexy

Features, Geek Girl Life, Podcasts 0

History is full of odd practices and traditions, and the history of medicine isn’t any different. Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband, Justin, as they delve into the weird (and sometimes gross) medical practices of yesteryear on Sawbones. I spent the past couple days going through their entire backlog… Read more »

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May 30
Review: The Boss by Abigail Barnette

Review: The Boss by Abigail Barnette

Books, Reading, Reviews 3 ★★★★

The Boss by Abigail Barnette Sophie Scaife almost ran away once, trading her ticket to college for a ticket to Tokyo. But a delayed flight and a hot one-night stand with a stranger changed her mind, putting her firmly on track to a coveted position at a New York fashion… Read more »

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