Girls in Capes

Women, men & minorities in geek culture and pop culture

Our Favorite Things: Samus Aran

I’d crash landed among mutated purple flowers, stemmed from vines rushing up the rock faces surrounding me. My spaceship lifted me from the pressurized airlock. I saw the flowers looking … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kara’s Malfunction

A year after IGN released Quantic Dream’s short film “Kara,” GIC staff writer Alan Beyersdorf examines how the game developer used its groundbreaking graphics engine to create a cruel but moving allegory.

March 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hopelessly Super-Male

GIC staff writer Alan Beyersdorf on action figures for kids – and what about them may need to change. Freshly Pressed January 27, 2013.

January 11, 2013 · 178 Comments

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