Love Strong Women? Act Like It: Another Perspective On Renner/Evans Black Widow Descriptors

Last week, a Nerdy Minds writer penned an opinion piece regarding Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans jokingly calling Black Widow a slut and a whore. It stirred quite the controversy in the geek community. As with all controversial topics, we like to pass … Continue reading

Rate this:

How Far Disney Villains Have Come

“The bad guys are easily distinguished by their pointy horns or black hats, and, uh, we always defeat them and save the day. No one ever dies and… everybody lives happily ever after.” Who doesn’t remember their first ever Disney … Continue reading

Rate this:

See No Spoilers, Hear No Spoilers, SPEAK NO SPOILERS (A Crash Course In Spoiler Etiquette)

Three wise monkeys once said… See no spoilers. Hear no spoilers. Speak no spoilers. First of all, on behalf of those who LOATHE spoilers, THANK YOU for being here and for doing your part to rid the world of the … Continue reading

Rate this:

McDonald’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 Toys for Girls & Boys (OR Hey, Super-Feminists: Chillax Already)

Before you go nuts on us, let us first say that we do support women’s rights and equality, gender neutrality and metrosexuality, and all that good stuff. What we don’t support is extreme crazy. As grown adults, we always get … Continue reading

Rate this:

“Love for Venus”: An Indiegogo Charity Campaign to Help One of our Own Through a Tragedy

Over the next week or so, Nerdy Minds will be publishing a good bit of content on Anime Weekend Atlanta, a convention that took place last weekend. This article, though, while relevant to the convention, starts before the con. Last Wednesday, … Continue reading

Rate this:

The Myth of the “Fake Geek Girl”: Addressing The Discourse And Discontent

Over the past few days, I’ve gotten quite a reaction from an article I posted titled “The Myth Of The Fake Geek Girl“. Honestly, the reaction was quite a bit more intelligent and insightful than I expected. I read and … Continue reading

Rate this:

The Wrath of Con: This Convention Season… Be a Hero, Not a Villain.

Convention season has come around again, and I have noticed a troubling trend among some of the attendees. Con-goers see hundreds of superheroes and supervillains on any given convention day, from the steampunk Batman to retro Wonder Woman. Dressing as … Continue reading

Rate this: